Holidays – My Bear Foot Cabins

Santa and Company

(WEBSITE LINKS ARE IN BOLD, GREEN PRINT) Each Christmas season Santa Claus makes his appearance in and around town. Sometimes he even has his green grinch with him. Santa Claus and Company offers a guided light tour in his big bus. This may be just the first of your children’s highlights during a Smoky Mountain … Read more

Winterfest Wonders Of Light Walking Trail

WEBSITE: CLICK ON BOLD, GREEN PRINT The above video is representative of all years of the Winterfest Wonders of Light Walking Trail. Pigeon Forge comes to life with twinkling lights and delightful displays each year during Winterfest. This holiday spectacular will be brighter and bolder than ever thanks to the all-new Winterfest Wonders of Light Walking … Read more

Skyland Ranch, Sevierville, TN

WEBSITE: CLICK ON BOLD, GREEN PRINT Set on a 100 acre farm in the heart of Sevierville, SkyLand Ranch provides both relaxation and fun just minutes from lodging, restaurants, and one of the largest outlet centers in the South. Hop on the Horizon Skyride and enjoy a scenic ride to the top, where hours of … Read more

Independence Day Parade and Celebrations

Starting one minute after midnight of the 3rd, for the Fourth of July Midnight Parade begins. This mile-long stream of parade entrants will work its way along Parkway led by a perfect Grand Marshal each year. Gatlinburg always shows its love of country by honoring front-line medical workers and all first responders, veterans and military personnel. … Read more

The Riverwalk Greenway

WEBSITE: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT Riverwalk Greenway is a paved trail in Pigeon Forge. The trail starts at Patriot Park, goes to The Island and further. There are benches, bathrooms and water fountains along the trail. Walkers, runners, baby strollers, bikes, and pets on a leash use this trail. It is open 24 hours … Read more

Anakeesta

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD, GREEN PRINT Located in the heart of downtown Gatlinburg is Anakeesta. There is a zip line adventure, gem mining, roller coaster, treehouses, garden walks and a splash pad. Enjoy wonderful spots for selfies, viewing the scenery, watching downtown Gatlinburg. What could be better than southern foods with a view? Ziplines The Dueling … Read more

Gatlinburg’s Space Needle

WEBSITE: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT The Gatlinburg Space Needle is an all steel observation tower served by two elevators with a capacity of 20 people. Ride the glass elevator over 400 feet and step out to a breathtaking 360 degree view of the Great Smoky Mountains. The Smokies are best known as the home of … Read more

Halloween Events and Activities

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT At Halloween, we can all look forward to spooky thrills, trips to pumpkin patches, and the beautiful sight of the leaves changing their color. The Smoky Mountains are a spectacular place to spend the fall season and Halloween. Pigeon Forge Community Center Halloween Party This family-friendly Halloween party at … Read more

December Activities

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT December is truly a beautiful time of year to visit Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains. Cool weather, Christmas lights, and special events to make something your family will remember for a lifetime. The Smoky Mountains at Christmas is one of the best Christmas destinations in the nation. Beautiful … Read more

5 Reasons Smoky Mountains is Valentine’s Day at it’s BEST

WEBSITE LINKS: CLICK ON BOLD, GREEN PRINT  ON AVERAGE, SLOPES OPEN EARLY TO MID DECEMBER AND CLOSE EARLY TO MID MARCH. EXACT OPENING AND CLOSING DATES FOR THE SKI SLOPES ARE DETERMINED BY MOTHER NATURE … NEVER THE SAME DATES FROM ONE SKI SEASON TO THE NEXT … AND USUALLY NOT PREDICTABLE UNTIL JUST DAYS … Read more

Winter Activities in the Smoky Mountains

Gatlinburg Trolley – Be Wowed by Winterfest Holiday Lights The trolley route departs the Mass Transit Center at Light 5 for a 45 minute ride throughout Gatlinburg’s Winter Magic displays 3 times nightly from November 22 through December (excluding Thanksgiving, the first Friday in December, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s … Read more

Experience Christmas in the Smoky Mountains

#1 – Diverse Shopping Venues In the Smoky Mountains the folklore is everywhere, and so is Christmas cheer beginning the third week of November when Winter Fest begins every year.  From Sevierville to Gatlinburg, the streets are adorned with millions of festive LED lights.  The transformation will take into a winter wonderland.  A Smoky Mountain … Read more