Smoky Mountain Outdoors Whitewater Rafting

The Pigeon River, located in the heart of the Smoky Mountains, offers breathtaking scenery and exciting whitewater rafting thrills! This magnificent river begins in North Carolina and continues through Tennessee. Experience white water rafting in Tennessee and raft through class 3 to 4 rapids. I have heard good reviews about white water rafting in the … Continue reading Smoky Mountain Outdoors Whitewater Rafting

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“Michelle’s Weekly Pet Challenge.”

We visited Cades Cove in late August 2013.  We turned off the main road onto a side road.  There was a mother deer and her baby frolicking in a field.  It was really cute to see them play together like that. We headed back onto the loop to go to the area where they have a … Continue reading “Michelle’s Weekly Pet Challenge.”

Great Smoky Mountain Railroad

The train ride is along side the Nantahala gorge and Fontana Lake.   The ride is great weather you are a "TRAIN" lover or just a lover of Nature.  Scenery is beautiful.  Great trip during October when leaves are changing.  Meals in first class are very good according to the reviews. By the time you get tickets and … Continue reading Great Smoky Mountain Railroad

Dollywood

Dollywood, the Smoky Mountain family adventure, is Tennessee's number one attraction with more than 130 acres of incredible rides, spectacular shows, heritage crafts and fun for the whole family. Enjoy the variety of rides, from thrilling roller coasters and daring water excursions to family rides and things for the little ones. Experience the Smoky Mountain … Continue reading Dollywood

Cherokee Indian Reservation

We went to the Chrokee Indian Village early in the morning. The "indian reservation" is basically an outdoor museum, at each booth people explain what they are doing. There is a village set up with a guide at each stop. You will be given a walking tour with a personal guide as well. Then, you … Continue reading Cherokee Indian Reservation

Gatlinburg Municipal Golf Course – Public

The Gatlinburg Municipal Golf Course is open year-round with modern facilities, fully equipped pro shop and food services area. This beautiful 18-hole course was designed by noted golf course architect William Langford. In 1993 it underwent a major renovation by Bob Cupp & Associates of Atlanta. The course has been acclaimed as one of the … Continue reading Gatlinburg Municipal Golf Course – Public

Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame and Museum

This museum is located in Dollywood, but there is no extra fee to visit. It chronicles the history of Southern Gospel music and has sections of the museum dedicated to different artists and eras. Each year, the Southern Gospel Hall of Fame inductions are held at Dollywood so it draws in a lot of different … Continue reading Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame and Museum

GATLINBURG SPORTSMANS CLUB

Gatlinburg Sportmans Club's Skeet and Trap facility is open to non-members, by appointment. Friday, Saturday and Sunday noon - 6:00 pm. Winter hours by appointment. In trap shooting, the targets are launched from a single "house" or machine, generally away from the shooter. In skeet shooting, targets are launched from two "houses" in somewhat "sideways" … Continue reading GATLINBURG SPORTSMANS CLUB

Biltmore Estate

George Vanderbilt created Biltmore as an escape from everyday life. It was built between 1889 and 1895. A visit to the 8,000-acre estate in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina provides limitless activities. The Biltmore Estate consist of a house, gardens, Antler Hill Village, and the winery. The house and gardens are three miles from … Continue reading Biltmore Estate

Andrew Johnson Historic Site

Andrew Johnson was presided over the American government during the turbulent years immediately following the Civil War. He did not fare well, nearly becoming the first president removed from office by Congress. The Andrew Johnson Historic Site in Greeneville is a place that puts in perspective his life and the era in which he lived. … Continue reading Andrew Johnson Historic Site