Spring Break Vacation in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

The wonderful Spring weather is here in the Smokies, after a brutal winter that ended with multiple days of rain and flooding throughout the Eastern United States.  Tourists and locals alike are celebrating the Sunny weather with temperature in the mid-70s.  This is perfect weather for hiking, photography, ziplining, shopping, go-carts, and all outdoor...

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Black Bears in Gatlinburg, Tennessee (The Smoky Mountains)

Did you know that although they are called black bears, colors can range from black to cinnamon brown, silver-blue and, occasionally, even white? The white bears are called "Spirit" or "Kermode" bears. Ten Fast Facts About Black Bears 1.  eat mostly berries, nuts, grasses,carrion, and insect larvae 2.  have color vision and a keen senseof smell 3. ...

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10 GREAT PLACES TO EAT IN GATLINBURG

  Gatlinburg, Tennessee is a photogenic village that serves as Gateway to the Smoky Mountain National Park.  You will love how quaint and charming it is for a family getaway.  I recommend many of the restaurants, ice cream, and fudge shops along the Parkway.  The Little Pigeon River flows just beside the Parkway, all the...

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10 THINGS TO DO ON YOUR ROMANTIC GETAWAY TO GATLINBURG

Relax & Communicate -- When you decide to getaway, choose a log cabin rental with amenities that will enable you to relax, make conversation, and allow for some romance.  These amenities might include a fireplace, jacuzzi for bubble baths, and outdoor hot tubs. Enjoy the sight-seeing -- The Smoky Mountains are extremely beautiful.  You...

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Luxury Cabin Rentals in Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

  Have you ever stayed in a luxury cabin rental in the Smoky Mountains, which includes Sevierville, Gatlinburg, or Pigeon Forge (Tennessee)?  With family reunions, holiday gatherings, & special events, the Smoky Mountains is an amazing destination to stay with your group of friends or family.  The luxury cabin rentals come standard with full kitchen, hot tub,...

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Fraser Fir in Gatlinburg, Tennessee (Smoky Mountain National Park)

Fraser fir trees grow only in the southern Appalachian Mountains and about three-quarters of their native population is in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  They are grown commercially as Christmas trees and are highly regarded for their sweet fragrance.  Since the 1950s, many trees have been killed by a tiny insect from Europe. The southern...

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Travel Tips for your Smoky Mountain Vacation in Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg, Tennessee

    When you take a vacation there are always certain tools and information you must have when planning your trip. That's why we put together our top vacation tips and travel tools to ensure your trips are most relaxing, memorable, and completely enjoyable. We have compiled this list through our own research and experience as we've had...

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