While summer and fall are two of the most popular seasons to visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the area has something to offer during all four seasons! Winter is a great time to visit the Smoky Mountains and see gorgeous views, like snow-capped mountains and frozen waterfalls, and be able to explore the park … Continue reading Vacationing to The Great Smoky Mountains In Winter
WINTER AT OBER Ober Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s #1 Skiing, Snowboarding and Snow Tubing Destination There is no better place to spend a winter day. Ober Gatlinburg offers snow activities for anyone interested in playing in snow AND plenty of things to do inside for those who prefer to stay warm! The opportunity to Ski, Snowboard, … Continue reading Ober Gatlinburg Winter
Ober Gatlinburg opened their snow tubing attraction to the public on Saturday for the winter season. Source: Ober Gatlinburg opens its snow tubing park for the winter season
A short drive from the western entrance to the park at Gatlinburg rewarded my family with a winter wonderland not predicted by the weathermen. The temperature was dropping to freezing as we climbed, and suddenly snow covered the trees and branches on the higher ridges. This was a total surprise.
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These pictures are so beautiful! I love the way the Pigeon Forge Parkway decorates for every season. Thank you for sharing
There are many places where you can welcome the New Year, but to be in the Great Smoky Mountains has to be one of the most rewarding.
Resorts, like Riverstone Resort and Spa in Pigeon Forge, can be found throughout the area. It might be winter, but all the rooms were taken, and restaurants had two hour waits for a table. Go figure….
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Great summary. Ober Gatlinburg has a lot of things to do besides skiing. Thank you
I am caught in a sea of cars eager to escape the Atlanta’s grey sprawl of buildings and return to their cold garages for the weekend, while mine revs up for the 200-mile drive to the little mountain town of Gatlinburg, Tennessee nestled at the edge of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Gatlinburg welcomes more than 11 million visitors a year to its hundreds of family-friendly activities, oddball museums and unique shops selling arts and crafts made by the nation’s largest organization of independent artisans. But I plan to spend my time riding down the snowy slopes of the ski resort at Ober Gatlinburg.
While Ober Gatlinburg’s nine ski trails covered in man-made snow are no match for the huge resorts in the West, Ober Gatlinburg is a popular destination for beginner to advanced skiers and snowboarders alike. The slopes get packed during weekend and twilight times, so it is…
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