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Halloween in the Smokies: Thrills, Chills, and Fall Beauty

The Smoky Mountains of Tennessee are known for their breathtaking beauty, but as the leaves change and autumn sets in, the region also transforms into a spook-tacular Halloween paradise! If you’re looking for a exceptional and exciting way to celebrate this year’s spooky season, then look no further than the Smokies. From festivals filled with […]

The Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center – A Gateway to the Past

Nestled in the heart of Townsend, Tennessee, lies a cultural and historical gem that offers visitors a captivating journey through the chronicles of the Smoky Mountains’ rich heritage – the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center. As you step onto the grounds of this remarkable attraction, you’ll find yourself transported back in time. Explore diverse exhibits […]

Culinary Adventures Coming to The Smokies

Nestled amidst the breathtaking beauty of the Smoky Mountains, lies an array of culinary adventures that promise to entice your taste buds and immerse you in the flavors of the region. Over the next few months, Sevier County is set to host a series of delectable events that will not only captivate your senses but […]

Bear-Varian Fall Festival at Anakeesta: A Guide

Though it may not feel like it now, autumn will soon be making its way to the beautiful Smoky Mountains and rendering the landscape even more breathtaking than during the summer months. With the arrival of fall in the Smokies, will come cooler weather, festive events and the eagerly anticipated spectacle autumn colors. To celebrate […]

17 Things to Do on a Rainy Day in The Smokies

Every year, the Smoky Mountains region of Tennessee can see anywhere from fifty-five to eighty inches of rainfall, depending on the elevation. This means that, sometimes, those exciting plans for mountainside hikes and canopy ziplining will have to wait for a clearer day to come to fruition. With that said, there’s no reason for the […]

Enjoy the Perfect Day at Douglas Lake, TN

Nestled amongst the stunning landscape of the Smoky Mountains, and located less than an hour from hustle and bustle of Pigeon Forge, Douglas Lake presents visitors with picturesque waters, countless recreational activities and stunning landscapes that are teeming wildlife to explore. Known for its quiet and scenic beauty, Douglas Lake offers a wonderful backdrop for […]

Labor Day Weekend in the Smoky Mountains

As summer winds down and the season hints at the upcoming change, there’s no better time to enjoy a long weekend getaway than Labor Day weekend. And what better destination to celebrate the holiday than the majestic Smoky Mountains? With its breathtaking natural beauty, thrilling variety of escapades to experience, and family-friendly attractions to enjoy, […]

How to Spend the Perfect Summer Day in the Smokies

There’s something magical about the Smoky Mountains in the summer (well, if we’re being honest, the Smokies are always a bit magical). The air is filled with a sense of adventure and excitement as the beautiful landscape comes alive with vibrant colors, lush greenery and the buzzing of nature, hard at work. The Smokies offer […]

Summer Music Escapes: Smoky Mountain Edition

Nothing says summer more than a warm evening out in the sun, dancing to live music as you sip on a cold beer and laugh with friends. Now image enjoying that great music, drinks and company while being surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the Smoky Mountains. With its stunning natural beauty, rich history, vibrant […]

The Great Smoky Mountain Hot Air Balloon Festival: A Complete Guide

Every year, for the past five years, on one enchanted summer evening, the Smoky Mountain sky comes aglow with spectacular hot air balloons. These vibrant balloons float overhead, dotting the horizon with splashes of festive color during The Great Smoky Mountain Hot Air Balloon Festival in Townsend, Tennessee. The festival has become a beloved attraction […]