Compete for $1,000 at the Smoky Mountain Cornhole Tournament in Pigeon Forge

The Old Mill

If you’re a cornhole playing pro, you could win big this August! As part of the  Stringtime in the Smokies bluegrass festival, The Old Mill Square will host the 5th Annual Smoky Mountain Cornhole Tournament in Pigeon Forge. This year’s grand prize is $1,000! Taking place on Saturday August 2 at 11 a.m, the Cornhole Tournament is a can’t miss event for the bean bag champion in your family. Continue reading

2014 Tennessee Tax Free Weekend Coming This August

Tax Free Weekend road sign

If you love saving money when you shop, you don’t want to miss the 2014 Tennessee Tax Free Weekend! From 12:01 AM on the first Friday in August until midnight on the following Sunday, locals and visitors alike can shop tax free in Tennessee. This means that from August 1-3, you can save the standard Tennessee tax rate of 7% on a wide range of items. We’ve got the scoop on everything you need to know. 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

Your Guide to the 2014 Pigeon Forge July 4th Patriot Festival

Red and yellow fireworks display

There’s nothing like Independence Day in the Great Smoky Mountains! If you’re going to be in the area for America’s Birthday, the Pigeon Forge Patriot Festival is a can’t miss event. The famous country group Lonestar will headline a day full of music, food, and (of course) fireworks. Read on to learn everything you need to know about celebrating July 4th in Pigeon Forge. Continue reading