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Top Spas in Gatlinburg

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 best spas in Gatlinburg TN is the Fox Place Salon and Spa, which offers friendly service and a wide assortment of treatment options! Indulge and spoil yourself with one of the unparalleled facial packages, including the classic European Steam Facial. You can also choose the classic… Read more »

Ober Gatlinburg ~ So Much To Do ~ Year Round

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 »

The Smoky Mountains Benefit Your Health

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 your health, then the Smoky Mountains should be on your bucket list of destinations. A drive to destination for most of the country From the Midwest, the Great Smoky Mountains are only 500 miles and less than a two hour flight, making it an ideal… Read more »

Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge History

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 a new home. In 1803 he returned to South Carolina, he fell ill and passed away. Martha Jane brought her family to the Smokies in 1807 and finished building the cabin. This historic cabin, the first log home ever built in Gatlinburg, is still standing… Read more »

Everything you need to know about Smoky Mountain Black Bears

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 population density of approximately two bears per square mile. At one time, the black bear’s range included most of North America except the extreme west coast. However loss of habitat has resulted in a significant reduction in this range. Black bears in the Smokies are black… Read more »