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Smoky Mountains Legends

Supernatural tales and myths. The Smoky Mountains are full of them. Smoky Mountains Gold Mine Here’s the story of Perry Shults and the lost Smoky Mountains gold mine. Somewhere in upper Greenbrier Cove near Webb Creek during the time of the Civil War, Shults discovered a shallow streak of pure gold on the ground. In … Read more Smoky Mountains Legends

Halloween Events and Activities

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 the Pigeon Forge Community center is … Read more Halloween Events and Activities

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 GATLINBURG AND PIGEON FORGE FACTS YOU MAY NOT KNOW

WonderWorks in Pigeon Forge

WonderWorks in Pigeon Forge has so many fun things to experience at this interactive museum. This is a great experience for small children and adults alike. WONDER ZONES There are six Wonder Zones in the WonderWorks museum that shows various kinds of science and art. The first is the Extreme Weather, where you can feel … Read more WonderWorks in Pigeon Forge

Hikes with the Best Views

Andrews Bald Andrews Bald has an elevation of 5,920 feet, making it the highest grassy bald in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The mountain is one of two grassy balds maintained in the range by the park service. The other is Gregory Bald, in the western Smokies. The hike is about 3.6 miles roundtrip. … Read more Hikes with the Best Views

Picnic Areas in the Great Smoky Mountains

When visiting the Great Smoky Mountains, one of the best activities to do as a family, couple, or with friends is to have a picnic. After you eat, you can explore different parts of the national park. CADES COVE One of the most popular picnic areas is Cades Cove. The picnic area is located on the left … Read more Picnic Areas in the Great Smoky Mountains

Free Things To Do in the Smoky Mountains

Everyone likes to go on vacation in the beautiful Smoky Mountains. Fortunately, there are plenty of free things to do in the Smoky Mountains that are both fun and exciting. You will be able to go back home with memorable experiences. Things to Do in Pigeon Forge The Smoky Mountains includes a broad area that covers multiple towns. … Read more Free Things To Do in the Smoky Mountains

Pigeon Forge Go Kart Tracks

Pigeon Forge has a large selection of go-kart tracks in the Tennessee Smoky Mountains. It certain you’ll find the ride you’re looking for. Adventure Raceway Pigeon Forge2945 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863(865) 428-2971http://adventureraceway.com Adventure Raceway is a woody coaster style go-kart track. You will climb this multi-tiered track, then you will come down and over … Read more Pigeon Forge Go Kart Tracks

Comedy Barn Theater

A long time favorite in Pigeon Forge, Comedy Barn Theater offers the kind of comedy that’s hard to find these days, family friendly. Filled with a variety of acts for everyone and opportunities for audience participation. Laugh your Socks Off You will have your picture taken when you enter The Comedy Barn. These pictures will … Read more Comedy Barn Theater

Smoky Mountain Fall Activities

See A Smoky Mountain Fall Festival This gorgeous time of year offers fall events in the Great Smoky Mountains. Here are just a few of fall festivals you can enjoy in the Smokies! Dollywood Harvest Festival – In October, Dollywood is decorated to celebrate harvest time. You can enjoy gospel music shows and see live craft … Read more Smoky Mountain Fall Activities

Best Hiking Trails in Tremont

Tremont is a region of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park that’s only a short drive from Gatlinburg, TN. Tremont is not the most popular or well-known area of the national park, so you can explore the treasures of Tremont without having to deal with the crowds. Tremont is a beautiful region of the park … Read more Best Hiking Trails in Tremont

Christ in the Smokies Museum & Gardens

Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens in Gatlinburg is one of the nation’s most acclaimed inspirational attractions. Take a walk through the Holy Land back in the time of Christ, amid lifelike scenes portraying the greatest story ever told. 3D dioramas create life-size settings with lighting, sound and special effects to create a moving … Read more Christ in the Smokies Museum & Gardens