Swimming in the Smok...

Playing in the water is synonymous with family vacations in the summer. Pigeon Forge provides plenty of places to do that. Families can choose between various pools at their hotel or cabin, Dollywood’s Splash Country, or taking a short trip into the mountains to check out the streams and...

Fun Time Trolley

How does no driving, not having to find a parking spot, and yet still getting to see and do everything on your Pigeon Forge vacation to do list sound? The Fun Time Trolley can make this happen for you!!  It is a safe, very affordable, and convenient way to experience all that Pigeon Forge has...

Twin Creeks Trail an...

The Twin Creeks Trail, Noah Bud Ogle Cabin and the adjacent nature trail are now open to visitors after a brief closure due to bear activity. Earlier in the week, two women were approached by a bear on the Noah Bud Ogle Cabin Nature Trail. Despite efforts to slowly back away from the bear and...

Hiking Andrew’...

Beating the summer heat while on vacation in Pigeon Forge is a task that many visitors are faced with. One of the most fun and efficient ways to do this is to head up to the higher elevations (and cooler temperatures) of Great Smoky Mountains National Park located just a few miles away. Hiking...

Perfect Family Picni...

One of our favorite things to do in the summer is have picnics together as a family.  The little divas love to fill the picnic basket with sandwiches, chips, and fruit, lay out their favorite blanket, and then set up a special place setting for each of us.  We have even been known to have...

24th Annual Patriot Festival July 4th 2014 Jun26

24th Annual Patriot ...

We’re gearing up in Pigeon Forge for one of our favorite events of the Summer- the 24th Annual Patriot Festival next Friday, July 4th. Each year we celebrate Independence Day in extravagant fashion in Patriot Park. The fun begins at Noon with games for the children. Admission to the Patriot...

Group Fun in Pigeon Forge Jun25

Group Fun in Pigeon ...

What’s better than planning for your own family vacation?  How does planning for four softball teams and their families sound?  In just a few short weeks, four youth softball teams from South Texas will be hitting the dirt to play in the SEAA World Series softball tournament to be held...

Dollywood’s Gr...

Dollywood’s second annual Great American Summer has officially begun and will continue through August 3. This event marks several seasonal changes for Dollywood, the biggest of which is the extended hours of operation. Over the duration of the Great American Summer the park will be open from...

5 Tips for Planning ...

School is out, and the summer season officially starts in a week……..both of which make our household happy, happy, happy!!! Summer is a time to relax, take a break from school routines and enjoy vacations together as a family. Pigeon Forge gears up all year long for this time of...

Rhododendron, Mounta...

June is an important time of year in the Smokies. This is when thousands of families take their summer vacation, so park visitation is usually close to its peak. It’s also the time of year when some famous flowering shrubs native to the Smokies begin to bloom. Rhododendron is a relatively...