FOOTBALL TIME IN TENNESSEE!!!!

   Yes, it is that time of year again. The University of Tennessee Vols football team kicks of the 2012 season Friday August 31st against the Wolf pack of NC State in Atlanta, GA. If you can't getaway to Atlanta to watch the game in person then come to the mountains of Tennessee and rent...

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Restaurants and Goodies of The Smokies

Whether you are looking for a steak and lobster dinner or a freshly made caramel covered apple, both of these and just about everything in between can be found in Gatlinburg, TN and Pigeon Forge, TN. Most everyone has heard of the beauty of The Great Smoky Mountain National Park but, not everyone may...

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Ramsey Cascades water fall in the Smoky Mountains.
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Water Falls and Swimming Holes of the Smokies

Summertime is a great time to visit the waterfalls and swimming holes of the Smokies. On average, June, July, and August have highs in the upper 80s to lower 90s. These warm and humid conditions make it the perfect time to put on your swimsuit and take a dip in the pristine waters of the Smokies! There are numerous areas inside the national park to spend the day cooling off in the 65-degree waters. That’s right, 65 degrees! On a day when the temperature is 90 and the humidity level is 90%, you won’t want to get out of the water. Check out a few of the most popular waterfalls and swimming holes in the Smokies:

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Top 25 Log Cabin Rental Amenities in Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge

The vacation rental home market in the Smokies keeps upgrading their luxury cabin rentals each year.  These log cabins and chalet rentals have newer, more entertaining amenties each year that the entire family can enjoy on their vacations to the Smokies.  At Aunt Bug's Cabin Rentals, the gamerooms, private indoor swimming pools, and home...

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10 THINGS NEVER TO FORGET ON VACATION (GATLINBURG, TENNESSEE)

    Driver's License/ ID -- This could get you in trouble with a police office or disallow the fun nightlife Camera --Don't you want proof of your fun & memories?  Well, at least, most of them! Sunglasses -- It's never cool to squint Cell Phone including Charger -- This is good to have for...

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The History of Gatlinburg, Tennessee (Great Smoky Mountains)

  Gatlinburg, Tennessee Nestled in the valley of the Little Pigeon River's West Fork and surrounded on three sides by the majestic National Park, Gatlinburg has evolved from a rural hamlet to a thriving gateway community. Settled in the early 1800s, it was first named White Oak Flats for the abundant native white oak trees covering the...

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3 TRAILS TO HIKE WHEN VISITING GATLINBURG (SMOKY MOUNTAINS, TENNESSEE)

When visiting the Smoky Mountains, I always make it a top priority to hike the beautiful trails of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.  Some of the trails are more scenic and challenging than others, but it seems it always make it worthwhile to visit the Gatlinburg area after my successful hike.  Here's three...

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autumn colors in newfound gap in the smoky mountains
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10 Clever Quotes from the Smoky Mountains (Gatlinburg, Tennessee)

There’s a reason the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited national park in the country. Its popularity stems from its 850 miles of hiking trails, wildlife viewing opportunities, scenic drives, and more! To help you learn more about the Smoky Mountains, we’ve put together a list of 10 clever Smoky Mountain quotes. Read them below:

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Why Vacations are Healthy For You! (Smoky Mountain Vacations)

    Many people don’t take vacations often enough. And now with increasing frequency, when we do take vacations, we often bring work along with us, keeping ourselves essentially still in the work mindset we’re trying to escape. This is unfortunate for several reasons: Vacations Promote Creativity: A good vacation can help us to reconnect with ourselves,...

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