ELK IN THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS

Did you know Elk are prevalent in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park?  It has been about 150 years since elk wandered throughout Tennessee. Early records indicated that elk were abundant in the state prior to being settled by European explores and colonists. As these settlers moved westward the elk population declined. The Tennessee Wildlife...

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SMOKY MOUNTAIN BBQ CHICKEN RECIPE

BARBEQUE CHICKEN is a great American family recipe!  Southerners take a special pride in cooking this meal for friends & family.  Why not try it on your next visit to the Smoky Mountains?  Here's a recipe you can cook at home or the next time you visit us in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Ingredients 4 tablespoons water ...

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10 REASONS FOR TEENAGERS TO ENJOY THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS

As a travel planner, I always get asked by parents, "what is there for my teenage kids to do in the Smokies?"  I would say the list is pretty infinite.  Here are 10 quick ideas: River Rafting is fun for the family! 1.  Dollywood & Splash Country 2.  Hike the Smoky Mountains & the Parks' trails 3.  Horseback...

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