About Timber Tops

Thomas Greene loves to travel and enjoys writing vacation guides about the Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville. He is a regular contributor to many Smoky Mountain area blogs.

Celebrate America’s Heroes at the Gatlinburg Midnight Independence Day Parade

People writing USA in sparklers

Of course, every day is a great day to be an American, but July 4th might be the most fun! With fireworks and barbecues, Independence Day celebrations are the highlight of the summer. In addition to all of the entertainment and food, it is important that we remember the incredible sacrifices people have made to keep America safe and free.

The Gatlinburg Midnight Independence Day Parade celebrates the fun of July 4th while also honoring America’s veterans and other heroes. This year’s parade will feature the 572nd U.S. Air Force Band and members of all military branches. Continue reading

Summer Packing Tips for a Comfortable Cabin Stay in Gatlinburg

friends laughing together in grass

The long-awaited summer is finally here! And while many will be heading to the beach, we suggest folks to come visit the Smoky Mountains for a nice getaway from the beach crowd, whether for a weekend or a nice, long stay. To make the visit even better, there’s nothing quite like a secluded cabin in Gatlinburg for a true retreat from the everyday. Continue reading

Caves in Gatlinburg Offer Timeless Beauty

Dimly lit cavernMost people know that Tennessee is an excellent destination for all kinds of attractions and entertainment. However, many people don’t realize that some of the state’s most beautiful sights are found underground. In fact, Tennessee has more caverns than any state in the union. Even with such a wealth of caves in Gatlinburg and the surrounding areas really stand out from the rest. Continue reading

Cabin Cooking Made Easy With These Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge Grocery Options

Woman grocery shopping down One of the perks of staying in one of Timber Top’s Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg cabins is the ability to cook and eat meals without spending extra money to eat out at a restaurant. In order to do this, however, you’ll need to have access to local grocery stores from which you can stock your cabin’s pantry and refrigerator. Luckily, there are many Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg grocery options, both large chain and small local stores, that give you access to the items you need no matter the budget. Continue reading