Vacation

Waterfalls Make Your Smoky Mountain Vacation Memorable

Waterfalls Make Your Smoky Mountain Vacation Memorable

Smoky Mountain Waterfalls are some of the most spectacular in the South. There are waterfalls ranging from 25 feet to 180 feet! The waterfalls featured here are ideal for those who are more interested in the waterfall itself, than a hike to see it. However, there are some waterfalls featured that do require a few miles of hiking through beautiful nature and scenery. The amount of water tumbling over the rocks at Smoky Mountain waterfalls make them desirable.  Abrams Falls Abrams Falls is one of Gatlinburg’s more popular and shorter waterfalls. At 25 feet tall, the height is not what makes it… 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 »

A Smoky Mountain Cabin Vacation Makes You Better at Your Job

A Smoky Mountain Cabin Vacation Makes You Better at Your Job

  Is it true?  Taking a vacation makes you better at your job? Many studies show that employees who take frequent vacations perform better than those who don’t. If your boss still needs convincing, just tell her about these four ways that taking a Smoky Mountain cabin vacation improves your skills:   1. My Bearfoot Cabins Gives You a New Perspective   Getting away at My Bearfoot Cabins in the Smoky Mountains both literally and figuratively will give you a new perspective. When you sit on your cabin’s deck, high in the foothills of the Smokies, you will be able to enjoy… Read more »

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

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 time in how people vacation, and how they reserve a Vacation Rental.  There is an unlimited amount of stupendous choices, and more are springing up. However, the winds of change are blowing.  The large Vacation Rental listing sites are now charging travelers service fees when… Read more »

Things to Consider When Searching for the Perfect Smoky Mountain Vacation Getaway

Things to Consider When Searching for the Perfect Smoky Mountain Vacation Getaway

Your Decision  So you’ve decided that renting a cabin in the Smokies is the most economical and enjoyable option for your upcoming mountain getaway. Great choice! Before beginning your hunt for the perfect cabin, check out these 8 useful tips.   Book Early  Folks generally start planning their Smoky Mountain summer getaways early in the year – especially for the larger family/group properties. Many regular Smoky Mountain vacationers book their favorite cabin up to a year in advance; take this into consideration when making your Smoky Mountain vacation plans. What Does Your Family Want?  Before searching for the perfect cabin,… Read more »