PawPaw’s Cajun Kitchen

If you're looking for something local and off the beaten path, PawPaw's Cajun's Kitchen is a must try!

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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

Minister’s Tree House

Long live the world's largest treehouse! As Minister Horace Burgess tells the story, in 1993, the Minister was praying when God told him, “If you build a tree house, I’ll see that you never run out of material.” Inspired by this vision, the quiet Minister set out to build the largest treehouse in the world. … Continue reading Minister’s Tree House

Greenbrier Road Auto Tour

This route follows the Little Pigeon River to Trillium Gap. No trucks, trailers or RVs are allowed. The road leads to the John Messer Barn and the trailhead to Ramsay Cascades, arguably the best waterfall in the Park. The hike is 8 miles roundtrip and is challenging. A lesser visited area of the Park, the … Continue reading Greenbrier Road Auto Tour

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

Chattanooga attractions

Lookout Mountain is a high, wide plateau located on top of a mountain and surrounded by perpendicular cliffs Lookout Mountain is home to three exciting attractions: Incline Railway, Ruby Falls (500+ ft underground tall waterfall) and Rock City (above ground water fall) .  Chattanooga is about 3 hours from our cabin.  But sounds like a great … Continue reading Chattanooga attractions

Mills Park

Nice little play area for young kids.  The whole play area is covered in rubber pavers. Has a nice covered area with picnic tables and bathrooms (with changing tables!), other picnic tables under trees, a disc golf course, track, basketball courts, small football field,  a horseshoe pit, softball field and several charcoal grills. The playpark has seen … Continue reading Mills Park

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

“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.”