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Find out about the latest news in Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountain area.

We’re excited to report that country superstar Blake Shelton has announced plans to open a new restaurant and entertainment venue right here in Gatlinburg, TN! Known as Ole Red, this eatery will be the third location for Shelton’s growing restaurant chain. In the official press release, Shelton said, “Gatlinburg is one of my all-time favorite places. This part of the country is full of people who love good food, great music, family, and most importantly, a good time. That’s what Ole Red is all about, and I can’t wait to give my fans another place to have fun in Gatlinburg.” Read on to learn everything we know about Ole Red Gatlinburg.

As you’ve probably noticed, gas prices are currently lower than they’ve been in years! The national average for a gallon of gas is $2.05, as of January 21, 2015. Prices are more than a dollar less than they were a year ago. The city of Gatlinburg, Tennessee is enjoying particularly cheap gas prices, at only $1.85 per gallon. Low fuel costs make now the perfect time to take a road trip to the Great Smoky Mountains area for an affordable Gatlinburg cabin vacation!

When you think of premier honeymoon destinations, you probably think of exotic spots such as Hawaii or big cities like New York. However, Facebook just announced that the lovely mountain resort town of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, made its top 10 list of best honeymoon destinations! It's really no wonder that such a beautiful part of our country made this list, and you too can enjoy a romantic honeymoon cabin in Gatlinburg amongst the Great Smoky Mountains. Here are five of our most popular mountain getaways for newlyweds: