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Spring Hiking in The Smokies

The warm weather, blooming wildflowers, and the sprouting trees mean it’s time to head for the mountains. Most roads within Great Smoky Mountains National Park have opened for the season, including Clingmans Dome Road that opened a week…

Fall Color Report Update

The peak week is finally here! After a slow start, leaves all over the Smoky Mountains have turned and created spectacular views. This weekend, almost anywhere you go in Great Smoky Mountains National Park you will see a full-fledged…

Deer in the Smokies

Have you ever seen a deer in Cades Cove? Chances are if you’ve ever been there you’ve likely spotted a white-tailed deer. The best time to look for deer is usually in autumn when bucks are out and about fighting for the right to mate, but…

Perfect Family Picnic Spots

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…

Tourist Tuesday: November 5

It’s time for Tourist Tuesday once again! Today’s guest, Greg Dobbs, comes from Decatur, Alabama. Greg and his wife Cheryl are here on vacation for the fourth time in six years. “We travel a lot and Pigeon Forge is one of those places that…

Tourist Tuesday: August 27

Today’s guests are Jill and Chloe Guenette of Blacksburg, Virginia. This mother and daughter are visiting Pigeon Forge for the very first time after hearing a great recommendation from some of their neighbors. “We went to Splash Country…

Tourist Tuesday: July 16

It’s Tourist Tuesday again! Today’s featured guests, the Grant family, came all the way from Fort Wayne, Indiana. The Grants have been to Pigeon Forge several times before. In fact, they said this was quite possibly their fourth or fifth…

Tourist Tuesday: July 2

I caught up with this week’s special Tourist Tuesday guests at the new Mellow Mushroom at The Island in Pigeon Forge on Thursday evening. Wayne and Shirley Bast from Jackson, Mississippi were taking in a meal at the famous restaurant with…