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Autumn Colors Paint the Smokies

The Smoky Mountains are world renowned for their year-round beauty but the autumn months are particularly notable for the spectacular scenery they provide. Coloration in the leaves begins to appear in September and by the middle of October…

Oh, Oh…It’s a Bear!

Some of our most favorite memories of Pigeon Forge are our family drives up into the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Our summer trip this year was no exception. We started our morning off by filling our tummies with a yummy breakfast at…

Wonderworks: An Amusement Park for the Mind

As soon as you enter Pigeon Forge, TN you're likely to notice one of the most bizarre buildings in the world. There is an 82-foot-tall three-story house, sitting upside down right along the Parkway. WonderWorks is a giant laboratory that…

Operation Pigeon Forge: A Family’s Story

I just finished watching Operation Pigeon Forge: A Family's Story on GAC, with a friend. Oh my goodness...what a sweet way to bless a military family who is about to go through another separation as the dad is being deployed for the 6th…

Ahhhh….Sweet Tea

Pigeon Forge holds many special memories for me and it even helps to drum up a few from my childhood. From Bennett's Pit Bar-B-Que to Old Mill Restaurant, and McAlister's Deli any time I take a sip off a tall, cool glass of sweet tea I am…

Hollywood Wax Museum

One of newest attractions to arrive in Pigeon Forge this summer is the Hollywood Wax Museum. This mommy is super excited for our next trip so that we can check this place out! I saw the construction going on when Mom and I were there for…

Mellow Mushroom

Pizza Like No Other! Our first trip to Mellow Mushroom was on our getaway trip to Pigeon Forge without the little divas. We loved the food and loved the 80's music playing in the background. The atmosphere is fun and hip, kind of story book…

Giving the Gift of the Smokies

Christmas List: 1. A weekend stay in a mountain setting 2. Handmade pottery dishes 3. Southern comfort foods 4. Ariat cowboy boots 5. Tickets to a fun/adventurous theme park If your Christmas gift giving list looks like this, then you are…

A Mom’s Guide to Cabins

Cabins and chalets are the perfect accommodations to offer the down home mountain feeling during your stay in Pigeon Forge. Log cabins and rustic log framed furniture exude coziness and peacefulness. Many of the cabins offer great views of…