Favorite Picnic Areas in the Great Smoky Mountains

family at picnic tableA quiet afternoon with loved ones gathered under the shade sounds like the perfect afternoon in the mountains. Families who dream of getting away from the noise and the rush of the city can find just this scene in the Great Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee. So, pack a cooler, and grab a seat for our three favorite spots to explore the National Park while enjoying a family meal. Continue reading

More Than a Ski Resort: Summer Fun at Ober Gatlinburg

View from the Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway

View from the Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway

When you think of Ober Gatlinburg, you probably imagine skiers and snowboarders jetting down a mountainside covered in powder white snow. But did you know that Ober is also open for the summer? During the off season, Ober Gatlinburg becomes an awesome family fun center featuring some of the best rides and activities in the Smokies. Read on to get the scoop on all of the excellent things to do at Ober Gatlinburg in the summer. Continue reading