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.”

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

Mingus Mill

Just a few hundred feet off of US441, and just a 1/2 mile north of the Oconaluftee Visitor's Center you'll find the Mingus Mill. The mill still works and is water powered (it is not a water wheel). The Park Service Volunteers grind both wheat and corn and sell the fruit of their labor. Youngsters … Continue reading Mingus Mill

Blackwoods Morning Variety Show

The Blackwoods Morning Variety Show is located at the state of the art Smoky Mountain Opry Theater in Pigeon Forge, TN! This is the ultimate way to jump start your morning! The Blackwood Singers have won 8 Grammy awards, 27 Dove Awards and 5 All American Music Awards. Sit back, relax and enjoy the incredible … Continue reading Blackwoods Morning Variety Show

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