About Jason Fishman

Jason Fishman is a writer and editor specializing in history, dining, travel and tourism. In his spare time, he enjoys science fiction, breakfast food and bad puns. To read his latest vacation tips, click the Google+ follow button below!

Brand New Moonshine Distillery Arrives in Pigeon Forge

Moonshine barrels

Fans of moonshine will be pleased to know that another distillery is proudly serving white lightning in the Smokies. This July, the Old Forge Distillery made its debut in Pigeon Forge. Serving up genuine Tennessee whiskey, this unique store is housed in a century old barn seconds away from the Old Mill Square.  Read on to learn everything you need to know about the latest place for moonshine in Pigeon Forge. Continue reading

Learn How to Craft a Chart Topping Hit at the Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival in Gatlinburg

Young man teaching smiling young woman how to play the guitar

Want to learn how to write a hit song? Musicians planning a vacation to Gatlinburg will be thrilled to hear that the Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival is back for another year of great music and education! Whether you’re a fan of pop, rock, country, bluegrass, or gospel, this annual event will make you appreciate music like never before. Continue reading

KIDabra in Pigeon Forge Brings World Class Children’s Entertainers to the Smokies

Puppet show with sock puppets

If you are a children’s entertainer or are thinking about entering the field, you don’t want to miss KIDabra in Pigeon Forge. This weeklong conference is one of the largest kids show gatherings in the nation. Featuring  balloonists, clowns, historians, magicians, inventors, puppeteers and ventriloquists, KIDabra is a real treat for adults and children. Continue reading

3 Reasons to Visit Parrot Mountain in Pigeon Forge This Summer

Little girl with blue macaw on her shoulder

If you are looking for a fun vacation spot that your whole family will enjoy, look no further than the picturesque Parrot Mountain and Gardens.  At Parrot Mountain in Pigeon Forge, you will  make lifelong memories as you explore glorious gardens alongside beautiful birds.  If you are not convinced you will enjoy the Gardens, check out the three reasons we love to visit Parrot Mountain and Gardens below: Continue reading