10 Things to Pack for a Short Hike

We talk a lot about hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains and most of us, like me, enjoy going for a short hike. But, even if you are doing just a short 3 or 4-mile hike, it's best to be prepared. You never know when the weather may change suddenly or you may trip and … Continue reading 10 Things to Pack for a Short Hike


Ober Gatlinburg

From downtown Gatlinburg, hop onto the largest aerial tramway in the U.S. for a ride to this ski resort with a 600-foot vertical drop, eight beautiful trails and an amusement park complete with indoor ice skating, miniature golf and water rides.  Ober Gatlinburg is a popular attraction for skiing and snowboarding.  It also has a 400 foot … Continue reading Ober Gatlinburg

Smoky Mountain Opry

Exciting performances you won't see anywhere else in the Great Smoky Mountains! The Smoky Mountain Opry is a family theater/show/attraction in Pigeon Forge. There are Singers, dancers, magic, juggling, comedy, lions and tigers. The show crosses many types of music... country, pop, broadway, gospel, etc. Address - 2046 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 Website - … Continue reading Smoky Mountain Opry

The Salt & Pepper Shaker Museum & Smoky Mountain Spices

The only Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum in the world with over 20,000 shakers and growing. Take home spices and whimsical shakers. Do you remember which ones your grandmother had? See the smallest shaker to the largest Pepper Mill. Good Reviews Website - http://thesaltandpeppershakermuseum.com/ Located in winery square 1/2 mile on 321 from traffic light … Continue reading The Salt & Pepper Shaker Museum & Smoky Mountain Spices

The First 5D Attraction in the World – Castle of Chaos

Where can you find the first 5D attraction in the world? At the Castle of Chaos, part of the Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center! This brand new haunted attraction in Pigeon Forge, TN, combines the experiences of a 3D film, a ride, and a video game in one scary fun adventure. The mission: explore a … Continue reading The First 5D Attraction in the World – Castle of Chaos

The Old Mill Square History

History of The Old Mill, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee In the early 1800's, a water-powered gristmill on the banks of the Little Pigeon River became one of the main hubs of activity in the small mountain community of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. In those days, the mill faithfully produced the meals and flours that were crucial for … Continue reading The Old Mill Square History