Xtreme Racing Center in Pigeon Forge

Xtreme Racing Center could be an amazing attraction, but it has mixed reviews. We think it's best for teens and adults.

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The Escape Game – Pigeon Forge

  If you like to do puzzles and are up for a challenge I would highly recommend this game.  Groups all work together to figure out the clues.  The staff is very friendly and helpful.  Don't be afraid to ask them questions during the game too.  You may be paired with other groups if you … Continue reading The Escape Game – Pigeon Forge

The Best Swimming Holes in Gatlinburg and The Great Smoky Mountains

Metcalf Bottoms Swimming Area This picnic area located between Gatlinburg and Townsend offers great access to the Little Greenbrier River. Several shallow swimming holes are scattered along this picnic area. The area is wide and makes for a perfect spot to throw a tube into the water and relax. It’s also the perfect swimming area … Continue reading The Best Swimming Holes in Gatlinburg and The Great Smoky Mountains

road trip: gatlinburg, tn

Great trip. It sounds like you had an awesome time. Great pictures too.

I believe you meant Clingman’s Dome when you said Cades Cove

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the summer road trip continued. the drive from charlottesville, va to gatlinburg, tn was six hours.

we made it to gatlinburg without getting lost : ) we stayed at Smoky Bear Campground in the teddy bear cabin. it was thankfully not in the hubub of gatlinburg. it was tucked away off route 321. there were a few other cabins on the campground alongside rv’s and thee pool. our cabin had a loft, futon in the living room (for gr3 to sleep on), a kitchen, full bath, and bedroom. the bonus was the faux fireplace that gr3 fell in love with. he sat by it and watched the glow. he turned it on every chance he had.

the first full day we did the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. you could hear the “roar” of the water. we stopped at jim ogle’s log cabin, an old appalachian home where fellow…

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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

Bob Nelson Comedy Show

Watching Bob Nelson is like watching several different top comedians all rolled up in one. His family oriented comedy shows are filled with spontaneity and zaniness. Your entire family is certain to love this one of a kind comedy experience. The show is a good show without any foul language. He is funny without being … Continue reading Bob Nelson Comedy Show

Smoky Mountain Llama Treks

It's a truly unique way to enjoy the Smokies--a llama trek! It's a fun outdoor adventure for you and your family, seeing the spectacular scenery with the help of trained pack llamas. Spend your day hiking with a beautiful, clean llamas, and find that they are very easy to lead (NOT RIDE!), and no matter … Continue reading Smoky Mountain Llama Treks

Forbidden Caverns near Sevierville TN

Forbidden Caverns, near Sevieerville, is one of America's most spectacular caves. It provides the visitor with an entertaining and educational 1 hour walking tour past sparkling formations, towering natural chimneys, numerous grottos, and a crystal clear stream. The history of the Indians and moonshiners is interesting. The fast flowing underwater river is really neat. The … Continue reading Forbidden Caverns near Sevierville TN

River Romp Tubes and Kayaks Rentals in Sevierville, TN

This rafting center is located on Pitman Center Road.  I have found that it is sometimes easier to get around Pigeon Forge by this road.  It is much less congested and parallels the Pigeon Forge Parkway (it is about 6 miles off the Parkway) and turns into Birds Creek Road at Upper Middle Creek Road.  Birds … Continue reading River Romp Tubes and Kayaks Rentals in Sevierville, TN