Looking for indoor fun? Indoor Fun in the Smoky Mountains

Indoor Fun in the Smoky Mountains

There are some amazing things to do in the Smoky Mountains, even indoors!  Here are just a few:

Adventure Golf 2925 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 (865) 453-9233

Flyaway Indoor Sky Diving 3106 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 (865) 453-7777

Star Tracks 2757 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 (865) 908-1097

Ultra Zone 3053 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 (865) 428-2444

Zorb Inc 203 Sugar Hollow Road, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 (865) 428-2422

Mountain Park Paintball 454 Lonesome Valley Road, Sevierville, TN 37862 (865) 453-8171

Del Gatlin Games 1339 Ski Mountain Road, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (865) 430-7555

Earthquake The Ride 653 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (865) 436-9765

Fannie Farkle’s Amusement Emporium 656 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37862 (865) 436-4057

Fort Fun 716 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (865) 436-2326

Games Of The Smokies 115 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (865) 430-8449

Space Needle 115 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (865) 436-4629

Terror Ghost Shows 716 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (865) 436-4636

Ripleys Attractions in Gatlinburg, TN  www.ripleys.com

Spin City Skate Center in Pigeon Forge, TN  http://www.spincityusa.com/

Smoky Mountains, TN November & December 2010 – Winterfest

Smoky Mountains, TN November & December 2010

Timber Tops Cabin Rentals




The best way to enjoy Winterfest in the Smoky Mountains is to have a Log Cabin Experience…watching the snow fall outside your cabin window, enjoying the hottub on the back porch, or having a coffee next to the fireplace… choose Timber Tops Cabin Rentals for your Smoky Mountain vacation!

Timber Tops Cabin Rentals has 344 cabin rentals to choose from. Our inventory has some of the best cabins in the Smoky Mountain TN area. Staying in a Timber Tops cabin has numerous advantages; Close proximity to the numerous area attractions including the Smoky Mountains, shopping and entertainment in Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, TN. Also, the amenities in the cabins range from breathtaking views, secluded settings, pet friendly cabins, outdoor pools and even fishing ponds! Our beautiful cabins have game rooms, pool tables, even indoor pools and home theater systems in some of the high end cabins. Of course, our cabins are clean and well stocked with all of your kitchen preparation needs, towels and bedding are also included. All of our cabins include outdoor hottubs for the ultimate in relaxation while you enjoy the amazing Fall color display in the mountains.


The cool, crisp temperatures of late fall in the Smoky Mountains are refreshing and signal the beginning of one of the best times of the year to visit the beautiful Smoky Mountains! Winterfest begins November 9th, 2010. It’s full of great shopping, millions of beautiful lights, concerts, live entertainment, craft shows, skiing, ice skating, all surrounded by the natural beauty of the Smoky Mountains! Whether you see yourself sitting next to a river enjoying the peaceful sound of the water flowing over the rocks, or going on a trolley ride to enjoy the beautiful lights… there is plenty to enjoy in the Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville area! Are you looking for just the right gift? Try the Arts and Crafts area in Gatlinburg for some original art by craftsmen in the Smoky Mountain region. There is a great craft show going on in December as well. Pigeon Forge and Sevierville has amazing Outlet stores, you can find just the right gift for everyone on your list for the holidays! If you are looking for entertainment, the Smoky Mountain area will thrill you! Everything from gospel and country music, to Dollywood and the Ripley’s Attractions and the new Titanic museum! Something for everyone! And for the sports enthusiast, there is skiing and snowboarding, ice skating and even indoor sky diving!


There are some amazing things to do and see at Winterfest in the Smoky Mountains! Everything from great shopping, events, shows, exhibits, music, food and attractions, just to name a few! You will never run out of things to do in the Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg TN area. Here is a list of some exciting upcoming events:



Winterfest is kicking off in style!! Starting on November 8th, 2010, Sevierville kicks off their lighting ceremony in 3D! On November 9th, 2010, Pigeon Forge kicks off their winter lights at Patriot Park. And on November 10th, 2010, Gatlinburg has their Winter Magic and Chili Cookoff! For more information, go to www.pigeonforgewinterfest.com/,http://www.eventsgatlinburg.com/http://www.visitsevierville.com/.



Dollywood - Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival
November 6, 2010 – January 1, 2011. 
Dollywood is known for having amazing live shows, over 4 million lights at Christmastime, and lots of family fun for all ages! For more information call 1-800-DOLLYWOOD or www.dollywood.com



Enjoy a Trolley Ride to view the Winterfest lights!! For information, please contact

City of Pigeon Forge Trolley Tours

Where: Pigeon Forge Funtime Trolley Station at Patriot Park.
When: November 10 thru January 29 (Mon. – Fri. only) at 6:30 p.m.
How much: The guided tour costs $5 per person.
For more info: Call the Pigeon Forge Fun Time Trolley at 865-453-6444 for reservations and departure times.

City of Gatlinburg Trolley Tours

Where: Gatlinburg Welcome Center at Ripley’s Aquarium, stoplight # 5 on the Parkway.
How much: The guided tour costs $5 per person.
For more info: Call the Gatlinburg Welcome Center at 865-436-0535 for reservations and more details.


Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community Holiday Arts & Crafts Show; December 1 – 5, 2010–Unique handcrafted gifts made by members of Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community are offered as they host their annual holiday show at the Gatlinburg Convention Center. For more information, go tohttp://www.eventsgatlinburg.com/event_detail.aspx?id=63

City of Gatlinburg Fantasy of Lights Parade; December 4, 2010–The City of Gatlinburg and Land O’ Lakes Half & Half invite you to bundle up and generate a spirited dose of holiday cheer and soak up Gatlinburg’s 35th annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, December 4 including marching bands and giant helium balloons taking to the streets. For more information, go tohttp://www.eventsgatlinburg.com/event_detail.aspx?id=17

Sevierville’s 48th Annual Christmas Parade; December 4, 2010–A traditional hometown parade with baton twirlers, pageant winners, marching bands and floats leading up to the appearance of the Grand Marshal – Santa Claus! Parade begins at 11am and can best be viewed on Forks of the River Parkway and Court Avenue in historic downtown Sevierville, TN.

Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge, TN; has amazing wintertime events! Every evening, they will be creating snow! They are having a professional ice carving contest this year! For more information, go to http://www.titanicpigeonforge.com/titanic-pigeon-forge-news-events.php



If you are interested in vacationing to the Smoky Mountain area, please consider staying at a Timber Tops Cabin. Timber Tops is locally owned and operated. It has been in business for over 15 years, and is unique because we are open 24 hours a day! The company’s creed, “to be the best overnight rental company in Sevier County” is based on their philosophy of not just meeting their client’s needs, but exceeding them. Testimonials abound over how they do just that!


Discover the Great Smoky Mountains and Timber Tops Cabin Rentals today!


Timber Tops Cabin Rentals

1440 Upper Middle Creek Road

Sevierville, TN 37876


Contact us to make a reservation at 1-877-553-7413 or visithttp://www.yourcabin.com

21st Annual Winterfest Kickoff 2010-2011

21st Annual Winterfest Kickoff
Tuesday, November 9th at Patriot Park


More than 5 million lights displayed all over Pigeon Forge


Have our professional photographer take your picture with Santa in his sleigh with his reindeer.  $5 per photo.  Photos will be printed on site.   Perfect for Christmas cards!


Games for the children!  Fireman Fred!  Santa’s Elves with Candy!

Santa and Mrs. Claus with their Sleigh and REINDEER!

Complimentary Trolley Tours of Lights *** Depart from Patriot Park and see many of the wonderful light displays of Pigeon Forge.

Stage entertainment will begin at 4:00 pm with our community groups:

Pigeon Forge Middle and High School Dance Teams
Pigeon Forge High School Show Choir
Pigeon Forge Middle School Show Choir
Pigeon Forge Middle School Honor Band
Pigeon Forge High School Marching Band

Featured Entertainment!      

The Pigeon Forge Community Chorus
Dollywood Appalachian Christmas Ensemble
Jimbo Whaley and Greenbrier

Reasons for a Vacation in the Smoky Mountains

Take a trip to the Great Smoky Mountains and you’ll be visiting one of the richest, most diverse ecosystems we have in the United States. There are more than 1,600 species of flowering plants in the national park. Because of the great altitude varieties in the Great Smoky Mountains, you can hike through the major forest zones of eastern North America on a single trail, from cove hardwood forests in lower drainages to spruce-fir associations on 6,000-foot peaks.  Whether you choose to hike a trail, ride a bike, tube the rivers, go camping, white water rafting, skiing, rappel, rock climbing, horse back riding, or a motor tour in your car… The Smoky Mountains have an activity for every age and energy level!  Go to http://www.nps.gov/grsm for more information on the Smoky Mountains.

The Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville area are known for their amazing shopping opportunities. From the outlet malls to specialty shops to large marketplace stores, they have it all!  For more information, go tohttp://aboutthesmokys.com/_shoppin/shopping.htm.

If you are looking for entertainment on your Smoky Mountain vacation, you have come to the right place!  From The Ripley’s Attractions in Gatlinburg, to Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, to the amazing museums and theaters and local attractions in Pigeon Forge and Sevierville… there is plenty to do in the Smoky Mountains!  Visithttp://www.bestreadguidesmokymountains.com/attractions.html for more information!

One of the best ways to visit the Smoky Mountains is to stay in a luxurious cabin.  Rustic relaxation with all of the amenities, Timber Tops is the place to go to find your vacation cabin today!  Visit www.yourcabin.com for more information.

If you are a country music lover, a visit to the Smoky Mountains may be right up your alley!  Between concerts, museums and country music performances, you will be sure to find just what you are looking for!  Visithttp://www.allsmokymountainvacations.com/music-theaters.html for more information.

Have you ever wanted to mine your own gemstones?  The next time you come to the Smoky Mountains, try “panning” for your own gems!  Go to http://www.pigeon-forge-attractions.com/mine.html for more information.

Winter Fun in Gatlinburg 2010-2011

Are you ready for ice skating, snow skiing, tubing, louging, snow ball fights and hot cocoa by a roaring fire?  Gatlinburg TN has all of that and more in the Winter season!  Winterfest goes through the holiday season, with plenty of activities and millions of glowing lights!  If you are planning a Winter getaway to Gatlinburg TN, here are just a few activities you may want to check out;

Festival of Trees, November 23 – 27, 2010 Festival of Trees and weekend performances of a holiday classic presented in Gatlinburg. Location: W.L. Mills Conference Center Admission: Yes.  For more information go tohttp://www.gatlinburgfestivaloftrees.com/.

Winter Magic Kickoff & Chili Cookoff, November 10, 2010;The City of Gatlinburg kicks off Gatlinburg Winter Magic tm from 5 to 8 p.m. on the Downtown Parkway by turning on over three million lights. Location: Downtown Gatlinburg Admission: Yes. For more information go to http://www.eventsgatlinburg.com/event_detail.aspx?id=11.

Gatlinburg Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade, December 3, 2010; The City of Gatlinburg and Land O’ Lakes Half & Half invite you to bundle up and generate a spirited dose of holiday cheer and soak up Gatlinburg’s 35th annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, December 3 including marching bands and giant helium balloons taking to the streets. Location: Downtown Gatlinburg Admission:Free.

Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community Holiday Arts & Crafts Show, December 1-5th 2010; Unique handcrafted gifts made by members of Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community are offered as they host their annual holiday show at the Gatlinburg Convention Center. Visit www.gatlinburgcrafts.com or call (800) 568-4748. Location: Gatlinburg.

Gatlinburg Winter Magic, November 10, 2010 – February 28, 2011; The City of Gatlinburg magically lights up the winter nights with millions of spectacular lights and lighted displays from November through February. Location: Throughout Gatlinburg

The Nutcracker “Sweet”, November 26 – 27, 2010; Presented by the Smoky Mountain Dance Theater Company, enjoy this holiday classic presented in Gatlinburg, with performances at 7 p.m. in the W.L. Mills Auditorium. (GSE) Call (865) 680-7369 for information and reservations. Location: Gatlinburg Contact Info: (865) 680-7369

Trolley Ride of Lights, November 10, 2010 – January 30, 2011; Enjoy a guided trolley ride of the spectacular Gatlinburg Winter Magic lighting displays. Location: Downtown Gatlinburg Contact Info: (865) 436-0535 Admission: $5.00

Tennessee Winter Special Olympics, January 30 – February 2, 2011 Watch and cheer as Special Olympics athletes compete for the gold in their annual Winter Olympics day.  You can ski, shop, skate and do many other activities in Ober Gatlinburg throughout the winter months!  Location: Ober Gatlinburg Ski ResortWebsite/Link: http://www.obergatlinburg.com