Things To Do

For your fall vacation in the Smoky Mountains, consider visiting some of the haunted locations Tennessee has to offer. Whether you are visiting popular towns such as Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge, the Smoky Mountains has plenty of frights to

Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Festival Easter marks the arrival of the annual arts and crafts festival in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Members of the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community work hard all year to make unique country crafts reminiscent of life in this Smoky Mountain community. Some of the wares offered include hand woven baskets, quilts, dolls,

Visiting the Smoky Mountains always seems more enjoyable when staying in a rustic log cabin, located in the heart of these beautiful mountains. One of the most beautiful places to stay is probably Ober Gatlinburg, because of its picturesque location and numerous activities, including the bear exhibit. Staying at Timber Tops Cabin Rentals can give you the

Did you know that the Smoky Mountains has a natural phenomenon that occurs only one other place in the world?  For a couple of weeks in early summer in mid June (4ththru the 12th), a rare species of fireflies come into the Smoky Mountains to do synchronized blinking.  This species has an internal sensor that lets them know when another firefly is lit.  The

Cades Cove was once a remote place in the Great Smoky Mountains. Nature abounds here and the loop affords spectacular views of the mountains and fields.  Many deer call the Cove home, and many people have seen bear here as well.  One of the few ways through the Smokies and into the cove was along Indian trails. Some

When you come to the Smoky Mountains, don’t forget to spend some time at Dollywood. The park was built in 1986 and includes over 150 acres of fun! Here are some facts about Dollywood and what’s new for 2011. Cabins Near Dollywood 1) Dollywood opens up this year on March 26th, and closes for the season on December 30th 2011. Their calendar varies

If you enjoy hiking, the Smoky Mountains are a great adventure. Located on the border between North Carolina and Tennessee, the Smoky Mountains are home to some of the most beautiful hiking trails in the country. There are many different hiking trails with different features and levels of difficulty. Some are known for their wildflowers, others lead

The Great Smoky Mountain National Park is a true American treasure. It is the most visited of all of the national parks, receiving more than 10 million visitors every year. Located on the border of western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee, the park was opened in 1940 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Its area is

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