Coming Soon: Intense Fall Colors

Of all the different reasons there are to visit the The Smokies throughout the year, there is one that stands out among all others, fall foliage season. Every species of tree that grows from Northern Georgia to Maine grows somewhere here in The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. That makes for a very diverse...

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Fall Events in Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge

Autumn in the Smokies has always been a special place to visit for families across the World.  If you haven't been to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park during the Fall, I highly recommend taking in the amazing displays of color.  You will be awed by the fantastic assortments of leaf change, as well...

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LOCAL SECRETS: TIPS FOR SMOKY MOUNTAIN VISITORS

Here are a few tips, secrets, & recommendations to those looking to come to Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge in the Fall or Winter season. 1.  You can enjoy one of the most amazing Winter Holiday & Christmas light displays in the U.S. by visiting Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge. It's absolutely free.  22nd Annual Winterfest Nov 7, 2011...

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Smoky Mountains, Tennessee: A Memorable Destination

Come to the Smoky Mountains for the most scenic, engaging landscape in the Eastern United States.  The activities, both natural and commercialized, are limitless for your family's vacation.  The Smokies are the core subject of many poems, books, and country songs that have entertained people throughout the years.  The Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge towns...

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Moonshine, Nascar, & East Tennessee (Thunder Road, Smoky Mountains)

Tennessee has a very elaborate, colorful history with simple, but artistic people.  From the Thunder Road of Prohibition, spawned the Sport of Nascar.  The TVA & the creation of the Great Smoky Mountatin National Park brought commerce and business that has given jobs to thousands.  Whether it's music, arts, or crafts, Tennesseans have contributed as some of the most...

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Winter Quotes from Gatlinburg, Tennessee (The Great Smoky Mountains)

 When you imagine the raw tenacity & endurance that 19th Century settlers had while surviving some harsh winters in the mountains, you give credit to their human spirit.  There is amazing beauty to winter storms, and their aftermath.  While driving through Cades Cove, you can see the cabins of a time long ago before...

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10 Clever Quotes from the Smoky Mountains (Gatlinburg, Tennessee)

"It is never the fall that kills, it's the sudden stop at the end." - Mountain Guide's Handbook" The Beauty of the Mountain is hidden for all those who try to discover it from the top, supposing that, one way or an other, one can reach this place directly. The Beauty of the Mountain...

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