gatlinburg – My Bear Foot Cabins

Gatlinburg Trolley

Do you want to sightsee without having to find parking spots or drive in traffic? The Gatlinburg Trolley should be a consideration! There are several locations to board the trolley. From May 1 through October 31, the Gatlinburg Trolley System operates from 8:30 a.m. until midnight to provide residents and visitors a free, safe, reliable … Read more

Live Music in Gatlinburg

It’s not a secret that bluegrass and other forms of country music are almost everywhere in the Smokies. Still, among the many fun things to do in Gatlinburg, you’ll find different genres of music, so everyone in your group is sure to find something appealing. Ole Smoky Moonshine Holler Ole Smoky Moonshine Holler and distillery is … Read more

Anakeesta

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 Zipline Adventure has three zips that offer … Read more

GATLINBURG AND PIGEON FORGE FACTS YOU MAY NOT KNOW

The towns of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge both have interesting histories. Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge To be in a Different State From around 1784 to 1788, eight counties that would one day be part of East Tennessee formed their own independent territory called Franklin. This small area applied to be the 14th state in the … Read more

Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community Trail

Gatlinburg, Tennessee, is noted for its wealth of arts and crafts, and its many artists and craftspeople, with one of the largest communities of independent artisans in the country. Nowhere is this more visible than along the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community Trail – an 8-mile scenic drive on the outskirts of Gatlinburg that contains a … Read more

SkyBridge and SkyDeck at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park

The Gatlinburg SkyLift Park has added more attractions that will make you want to ride this Gatlinburg tradition! In addition to the SkyLift, visitors can walk across the Gatlinburg SkyBridge and relax on the SkyDeck. After riding to the top on the Gatlinburg SkyLift, you will exit onto the SkyDeck to see incredible mountain views. The suspended … Read more

Top Gatlinburg Attractions

With so many candy shops, thrill rides, and sight-seeing opportunities, it can be overwhelming when planning the family vacation. The following list will hopefully guide you, and ensure a Gatlinburg favorite will not be missed. Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies Stingrays and sharks fly overhead. Jellyfish float about, their orange translucent bodies in contrast. Friendly … Read more

Top Spas in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge

If your Smoky Mountain vacation goal is to feel relaxed, there are some spas in Gatlinburg you will want to partake! The environment and unique scenery of the Smokies can instantly relieve stress, but a massage or foot soak will certainly add to your enjoyment and experience! Fox Place Salon and Spa One of the … Read more

Ober Gatlinburg ~ So Much To Do ~ Year Round

Ober Gatlinburg in Gatlinburg, TN offers year round fun and excitement for the entire family.  The beauty is an added plus, and you can do all activities and adventures at one location.                                               … 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

Everything you need to know about Smoky Mountain Black Bears

  Bears in the Smokies Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one of the largest protected areas in the eastern United States where black bears can live in wild, natural surroundings. Bears inhabit all elevations of the park. Though populations are variable, biologists estimate that roughly 1,500 bears live in the park. This equals a … Read more

GATLINBURG MUSEUMS

The Great Smoky Mountains are home to a wide variety of outdoor activities … but there’s also plenty to do indoors, other than enjoying a hot tub at your cabin. Looking for something out of the ordinary to add additional excitement to your Smoky Mountain vacation? Look no further than museums in Gatlinburg. You’ll find … Read more

Activities to do with your Children in Eastern TN Smoky Mountains

“Hey Mom, Hey Dad What’s Next”?Your kids will love the Smoky Mountains Any one of the My Bearfoot Cabins are perfect for families.  Each cabin has a different floor plan and designed for all age groups.   No matter the ages of your group, there is something for everyone.  This blog is designed for the smaller people … Read more

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

Ice Skating  Ice skating is one of the most romantic things to do in Gatlinburg during the winter season. One of the best places to ice skate in Gatlinburg is Ober Gatlinburg.  Ober Gatlinburg is home to a spacious ice rink which is perfect for you and your significant other to hold hands and skate … 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