Most Popular Family Vacation Activities 2011 (Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge, TN)

People only have the luxury of taking a family vacation once or twice a year, if at all, because of their busy work schedules, kids' school, and other at-home activities.  So when they do get to visit a travel destination, it is important to outline some fun activities for the entire family to participate...

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Gatlinburg Municipal Parks for Families

Herbert Holt Park is a creekside park and the first one you come into as you enter Gatlinburg from Pigeon Forge. There is a large pavilion, playground equipment, a handicap accessible fishing pier and a trout facility for the kids' entertainment. Herbert Holt is a great place for a picnic too with its own...

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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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