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

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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

6 Gatlinburg Cabins with Amazing Indoor Swimming Pools

Mother with baby at indoor pool

If your family loves to go swimming, an indoor pool is a real vacation treat! Located right in your cabin, an indoor pool is the ultimate luxury amenity for people spending time in the Great Smoky Mountains. With your own private pool, you can enjoy a relaxing swim no matter what time of day it is or what the weather is like. Read on to learn about six of our favorite Gatlinburg cabins with indoor swimming pools: Continue reading

The Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair Returns With Even More Handcrafted Art

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One of the most popular events in Tennessee is gearing up for its 39th year! The 2014 Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair will be held from July 18-27, and organizers are planning some surprises this year that your whole family will love. Head down to Gatlinburg during these ten days to view and purchase magnificent crafts made by artists from all over the nation. Quality and originality in craftsmanship are assured as each artist is approved by a jury of experts. Over 180 artists are expected at the fair this year. Read on to learn everything you need to know about this year’s Craftsmen’s Fair. Continue reading

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

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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

7 Amenities You Can Only Find in a Gatlinburg Cabin Rental

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Vacationers have a lot of options when they come to the Smoky Mountains. There is no doubt that there is a large abundance of things to do, places to eat, shops to explore and places to stay.

The trick is to find things that are unique and will make your Smoky Mountain vacation as memorable as possible. An example of this, is all the unique things visitors can find inside a Gatlinburg cabin rental that they cannot find anywhere else. Continue reading