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 Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community Trail

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 SkyBridge and SkyDeck at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park

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 Gatlinburg Attractions

Top Spas in Gatlinburg

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 Top Spas in Gatlinburg

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 Ober Gatlinburg ~ So Much To Do ~ Year Round

The Smoky Mountains Benefit Your Health

No matter if it is an outdoor adventure, a historic event or a and local festival, the Great Smoky Mountains is a favorite vacation and adventure destination. There are miles of attractions and peaceful mountain trails with mature forests.  If you want fresh air, low stress  and a lifestyle, even if it short lived to benefit … Read more The Smoky Mountains Benefit Your Health

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 Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge History

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 Everything you need to know about Smoky Mountain Black Bears

GATLINBURG MUSEUMS FOR FOLKS OF ALL AGES

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 GATLINBURG MUSEUMS FOR FOLKS OF ALL AGES

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

4 Reasons why the Smoky Mountains means “Prime Christmas Shopping”

#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 4 Reasons why the Smoky Mountains means “Prime Christmas Shopping”