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Things to Do in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg with Toddlers

Planning a vacation with toddlers can be a tricky. This isn’t the case in the Smoky Mountains! Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg have a wide variety of toddler-friendly attractions. These activities are fun to do for kids who are older, too! Here is a guide to some of the best things to do in Pigeon Forge … Read more

Planning a Day at Dollywood

Dollywood parks offer an amazing experience and escape into the Great Smoky Mountains with thrilling rides, a water park, food and the high-energy entertainment and expert craftspeople. Like other popular amusement parks, Dollywood can be crowded and require a part of your vacation budget. Keep reading for ideas to save. Dollywood covers 150 acres and has more … Read more

First Time Visitor Activities to the Smoky Mountains

The Smoky Mountains have everything you need for a dream vacation including world class theme parks and breathtaking views. The activities are endless in the area.  It can be hard fitting it all into one trip. To assist you having an amazing first trip,  these 6 must do venues in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge are … Read more

Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge History

  1. William Ogle Visits “The Land of Paradise” William Ogle traveled to the future site of Gatlinburg, TN, a place he called “The Land of Paradise” in 1802.  He was from South Carolina.  He, his wife, Martha Jane, and seven children, has a vision of a bright future.  He cut and hewed logs for … Read more

5 Must Do 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