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Best Hiking Trails In Elkmont

Elkmont Campground one of the most scenic spots in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The area has historic structures. It’s the perfect way to explore this logging camp and resort community. Little River Trail Highlights: Historic Structures, Wild Flowers, River Views The 5 mile Little River Trail is an easy hike that climbs steadily into the … Read more

Horseback Riding in the Smoky Mountains

Gatlinburg Horseback RidingExploring the Great Smoky Mountains on horseback is one of the most breathtaking experiences in the United States. The area has a host of wildlife and picturesque mountain scenery. Smoky Mountain Riding Stables Smoky Mountain Riding Stables is an authorized concessionaire of the National Park Service. The staff helps you saddle up on a … Read more

Seafood Restaurants in Gatlinburg, TN

You may not think of seafood when you think of the Smoky Mountains, but there are several seafood restaurants in Gatlinburg.  Landshark Bar and Grill Landshark Bar and Grill brings you something new, the buffalo sriracha shrimp as an appetizer, or get an old favorite like spinach and artichoke dip. If you are looking for … Read more

BEST BBQ IN THE SMOKIES

The South is known for many foods, from fried chicken and sweet potato pie to casseroles and fried okra. But a favorite in the South is juicy barbecue. Whether it’s dry-rubbed ribs or saucy pulled pork shoulder, barbecue is piled high in the restaurants of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. If you’re looking for a hearty … Read more

Mexican Restaurants in the Smoky Mountains

Although Pigeon Forge, TN isn’t remotely near the border, it is home to some excellent Mexican restaurants! Whether you’re looking for Tex-Mex or authentic Mexican cuisine, you are sure to find all of your favorite dishes while you’re on vacation. To help you make the most of your next getaway, Heritage Cabin Rentals has put … Read more

How To Avoid Crowds in the Smoky Mountains

Though the Smoky Mountains is one of the most popular and vibrant destinations in the southeast, there are easy ways to get away from crowds in Pigeon Forge and the Smokies during your vacation. To enjoy a peaceful and authentic Smoky Mountain experience, just follow these tips to avoid crowds in the Great Smoky Mountains! … Read more

ROMANTIC GATLINBURG RESTAURANTS

Are you looking to have a romantic dinner during your vacation to the Smoky Mountains? These romantic Gatlinburg restaurants will create an unforgettable evening for you. Park Grill TThe Park Grill restaurant has a rustic interior that is perfect for a romantic Gatlinburg evening. The menu items are delicious; their steaks are fresh and never frozen. They also carry … Read more

SAMPLE OF RESTAURANTS IN PIGEON FORGE AND GATLINBURG

The Smoky Mountain area is home to some of the very best restaurants in East Tennessee. With hundreds of eateries to choose from, it can be hard to decide. We suggest eating where the locals eat. The are local favorite restaurants in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Pottery House Cafe & Grille Located across from Pigeon … Read more

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

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

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