Best of the burden: Smokies mules make backcountry operations possible- Part 2

Click here to read the first part. ‘It’s all about the mules’ Of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park’s 11 million annual visitors, very few will ever encounter a passel of pack mules while out hiking the trails, but most will — though unknowingly — reap the benefits of the animals’ hard work.  Trail work … Continue reading Best of the burden: Smokies mules make backcountry operations possible- Part 2

Tall Tales From The Great Smoky Mountains – part III

The Origins of "Boogertown" There are many communities in the Smoky Mountains with strange names, but none of them rival Boogertown. Located in Sevier County, this area is officially known as Oldham, but it is far more famous for its unusual nickname. So, why would anyone choose a name with “booger” in it? The answer … Continue reading Tall Tales From The Great Smoky Mountains – part III

Feature Friday – Smokin’ View

Smokin' View is a great 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom cabin in the Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg area. You can lounge on the upper deck and take in the beautiful views of the smoky mountains. Walk through the double doors and entertain your family in the fully stocked kitchen. The main level has a nice open floor plan … Continue reading Feature Friday – Smokin’ View

Weddings in the Great Smoky Mountains

The Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee are a top destination in the country for weddings due to the gorgeous scenery of Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Peaks and valleys provide breathtaking views that mirror the promise of lifelong wedded bliss. Every year, over 10,000 brides plan Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg weddings in and around … Continue reading Weddings in the Great Smoky Mountains

Ogle log cabin

Gatlinburg, Tennessee is a place which boasts a very rich history. Of course, all the attractions and shops lining the Gatlinburg Parkway are fun, but behind all the touristy stuff lies quite a few historic sites you can visit to experience the essence of what makes our quaint Smoky Mountain town so special. In about … Continue reading Ogle log cabin

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

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

The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel

The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel sits at the center of The Island in Pigeon Forge, a new shopping, dining and entertainment destination at the heart of the city. Rise 200 feet above the city for the best view of the mountains in one of the climate-controlled, enclosed gondolas on The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel! Don’t … Continue reading The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel