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.

Explore the Galleries of the Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community

Pencils, brushes, paint, and other arts and crafts toolsJust three short miles from downtown Gatlinburg, visitors can enjoy many shops filled with Gatlinburg arts and crafts. In the Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community, they will find hundreds of items made the old-fashioned way — by hand. The independent artisans who call the community home produce ceramics, fine art, basketry, candles, wearable fashions, quilts, treats, leather crafts, woodwork, glass products, jewelry and more. Many will visit with their guests, answer questions, demonstrate their skills, and explain their love for Gatlinburg arts and crafts. Continue reading

Pigeon Forge Theater Pays Tribute to Elvis and Friends

Theater stage with lights shining on stageElvis Presley, one of the greatest entertainers in history, may have left the building in 1977, but his spirit still lives on in Pigeon Forge. The memories and recordings of Elvis Presley remain strong at the Memories Theatre in Pigeon Forge. Visitors with a love for Elvis who are looking for things to do in Pigeon Forge should definitely reserve a seat at this Pigeon Forge theater! You will not regret the opportunity to listen to entertainers and enjoy the true spirit of Elvis! Continue reading

Best Places for Whitewater Rafting in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge

Group of men and women white water raftingWhitewater rafting in Gatlinburg is a favorite activity for visitors. While whitewater rafting in Gatlinburg, everyone can enjoy the majestic and breathtaking scenery as well as the amazing adventure. If you aren’t sure which place for whitewater rafting in Gatlinburg is the best for you, here are the most popular rafting adventures in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Continue reading