Cabin Rental Tips

Cabins offer opportunities for privacy and closeness to nature that hotels simply can’t match. To ensure a pleasant stay, however, you want to ask some questions of the rental agency before you commit to anything. Here are some cabin renter tips to keep in mind: If you plan to cook in the cabin, be certain […]

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

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There are numerous attractions in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, both indoor and outdoor. From sepia-toned photos of saloon girls and bandits to 3D mini golf, visitors are sure to find something to enjoy about this beautiful city. One way to avoid the packed streets and summer heat (while also scoring some free parking) is to visit one […]

Ripley’s Davy Crockett Mini Golf

One of the great Gatlinburg Tennessee attractions is the Ripley’s Davy Crockett Mini Golf course, located on the Parkway at stoplight number 1. This Gatlinburg attraction is open daily throughout the year; patrons can ride the trolley, or drive and park free in the large parking lot behind the course. When you walk into the […]

Ripley’s Marvelous Maze

For those who are looking for adventure, family fun, and maybe a thrill or two, the Ripley’s Marvelous Maze and Candy Factory is an experience visitors of all ages will absolutely love. This Gatlinburg Tennessee attraction will not only satisfy a taste for excitement but a sweet tooth as well; a perfect place to visit […]

Ripley’s Super Fun Zone

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Ripley’s Super Fun Zone in Gatlinburg, Tennessee is great place to try out the newest arcade games. Located directly on the Parkway just before traffic light #8, this convenient Gatlinburg attraction is open year round. A giant open storefront with both walls stacked high with plexi-glass candy containers make the entrance to the Ripley’s Super […]

Shopping

Shopping in Gatlinburg, Tennessee is an awesome experience. You can watch woodcarving or candy making free within the span of five minutes. There are numerous varieties of shops along the main Parkway, offering anything from children’s toys to stately grandfather clocks, from taffy and T-shirts to quilts and jewelry. There are shops to interest every […]

Smoky Mountain Springfest

Smoky Mountain Springfest

The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and wildlife is waking from its winter-long slumber. The weather in Gatlinburg is about as perfect as it can be. We all know what this means! The Smoky Mountain Springfest is here! During this three month long celebration of all the Smoky Mountain’s incredible beauty, the city […]

Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament

Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament

When it comes to the great outdoors, there is one activity that screams “the great outdoors” more than anything else, and that is fishing! Yes, fishing, the age old sport that has delighted so many people, male and female alike. Nothing quite reflects the great outdoors like this relaxing sport; but, sometimes, a little competition […]

Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales

Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales

This seventh annual presentation of Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales is back by popular demand! It will be held in downtown Gatlinburg on June 21, 2013 and run through August 11; and, just like every year, it will bring the music and performances that everyone—Gatlinburg resident or no—truly enjoys! This event is a summer-long street […]

Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage

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As the winter months fade, the snow melts into oblivion, and the landscape wakes from its season long slumber, the colors of Gatlinburg begin to sparkle like no other community. Red, green, blue, purple, and colors beyond description blossom into existence throughout the town, and, during this time, Gatlinburg, Tennessee the heart of Tennessee’s awe-inspiring […]