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

Parking Your Vehicle at My Bearfoot Cabins

Where Do I Park? How Do I Park? Let’s Look at the Cabin where you are Staying  BEARFOOT PARADISE Bearfoot Paradise is located in Smoky Cove Resort about 8 minutes from Light #3 on the Pigeon Forge Parkway and 25 minutes from the Cades Cove entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Bearfoot Paradise will accommodate … Read more Parking Your Vehicle at My Bearfoot Cabins

THE TRACK in Pigeon Forge

The Track in Pigeon Forge Racing go-karts is a time-honored tradition for the whole family in the Smoky Mountains, and The Track in Pigeon Forge is a popular venue in the region. The Track is home to several different go-kart experiences, enough for every member of your family. The Track isn’t just about go-karts: there … Read more THE TRACK in Pigeon Forge

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 … Read more Everything you need to know about Smoky Mountain Black Bears

What’s up with VRBO, AIRBNB, FLIPKEY, HOMEAWAY Service Fees?

Have you booked your vacation through one of the popular vacation listing sites? Have you noticed something called a Service Fee on your invoice? We believe guests should know the costs before booking. And before leaving on your well deserved vacation.   The vacation world is growing and changing.  We are living in an exciting … Read more What’s up with VRBO, AIRBNB, FLIPKEY, HOMEAWAY Service Fees?