Many Ways to Relax While in The Smokies

While on vacation in The Smokies there are numerous ways to relax and forget about the everyday grind that you have left behind at home. For the outdoorsman there are miles of streams and rivers to be fished, in and outside of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. There are hundreds of miles of...

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Best deal of the year at Dollywood

This week from today through August 10th, you can get the most bang for your buck at Dollywood. They have temporarily extended their hours of operation from 10am - 10pm. This in conjunction with their yearly special where you buy your ticket after 3pm one day and the same ticket is valid all day...

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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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Arts & Crafts of Gatlinburg andThe Great Smokies

As most seasoned Gatlinburg visitors know, the 37th Annual Gatlinburg Craftmen's Fair is coming from July 20-29. For those of you who have not had the opportunity to attend this event it should definitely try to check it out. There are over 200 artisans from across the nation that set up booths to display and sell just about any...

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TOP 10 THINGS TO DO IN PIGEON FORGE (FALL/AUTUMN 2011)

1. Dollywood 2. Titanic Museum 3. Wonderworks 4.  Ziplines 5.  Horseback Riding 6.  Outlet Shopping 7.  Walking along the Pigeon River 8.  Staying in a Log cabin rental 9.  Attending Auto Show 10. Celebrate Thanksgiving with the Family

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AUTUMN IN THE SMOKIES (Gatlinburg, Tennessee)

The notion that peak color season in Great Smoky Mountains National Park happens in mid-October is a misconception. The marvelous colors of autumn actually light up the Smokies for seven weeks or more as the peak elevations move down the mountainsides from the highest elevations to the foothills.Autumn in Great Smoky Mountains National Park...

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Should I Stay or Getaway? (Gatlinburg Family Vacations)

USA Today/Gallup poll recently found that more than 6 out of 10 Americans say it's important that they get away from home this year, even if it means finding ways around high gas prices, airfares and hotel rooms to do it.  The poll indicated that Americans are prepared to pay more to get away...

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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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