Would you like to celebrate spring in old-fashioned style? If so, the annual Townsend Spring Festival and Old Timer’s Day is planned for May 2 and 3. Featuring bluegrass music, wildflower walks and cast iron cooking, this Smoky Mountain event is the first of many to celebrate the new season and the quieter side of the mountains.
One of the best known areas of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is Cades Cove. With diverse wildlife, a long looping auto-tour and variety of hiking trails, this area has some of the best things to do in the Smokies. Now, guests of the National Park have the opportunity to view the night sky in Cades Cove while under a full moon with experienced guides.
Dolly Parton has announced her Blue Smoke World Tour will continue through the U.S. this year, with a special charity concert near her hometown of Sevierville in May. Read more to learn how to win free tickets to the Dolly Parton concert. Enter to WIN!
Spring in the Smokies means many things. It is the time of year where the bears and the wildlife in the Great Smoky Mountains national park begin to wake up. It is also the time where locals and visitors can wave goodbye to drab and heavy winter coats, and say hello to light and comfortable warmer-weather clothing. However, most importantly this is the time of year where everywhere you look your eyes are met with the vibrant hues of the thousands of beautiful Smoky Mountain Wildflowers!
It’s March Madness in the Smokies! Next month is absolutely jam-packed with great festivals and shows in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. To help you keep track of all the fun, we’ve put together a handy guide to all of the upcoming Smoky Mountain events.
Planning for a wedding can be one of the most exciting times for any couples. Deciding the colors, flower arrangements, dress designs, all to make sure that your special day is one to remember for a life time. Timber Tops Luxury Cabin Rentals is inviting brides and couples to plan their special day with them at the exciting East Tennessee Brides’ Bridal Spectacular!
Come one, come all to the 2014 Wilderness Wildlife Week event in the Smoky Mountains! One of the most highly anticipated Smoky Mountains events, Wilderness Wildlife Week is a great way for friends and families to spend a week together learning about the vast and rich history of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park will be holding their 7th annual ‘Music of the Mountains’ celebration this April 8th through April 10th, in the beautiful town of Townsend, Tennessee. Featuring the beautiful smoky mountains as the backdrop, this three day concert of music and fun is a great family get-away especially for music lovers.
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
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