With over 8,350 caves, Tennessee has more caves than any other state in America. The Forbidden Caverns are an ideal attraction for travelers any time of the year since they remain at a cool 58 degrees year round. The site is around a 35-minute drive from Gatlinburg (45 minutes if you’re traveling from Knoxville), and the drive should be enjoyable in itself as you cruise by picturesque views of Mount LeConte and English Mountain in the Great Smoky Mountains.
While some are relaxing beside a cozy fire or slip in and out of consciousness in a hammock overlooking the beauty of nature in one of our Gatlinburg cabins, others are chomping at the bit to get out and experience the thrills life has to offer! If you are a thrill seeker, do not think that there is nothing for you in cozy Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
Most often when you think of wineries, Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee aren’t the first locations that come to mind. But, if you look beneath the mist of the Smoky Mountains fog, you will find they are making wine with a southern twist. The Gatlinburg Pigeon Forge area has four charming wineries that welcome the whole family: Smoky Mountain Winery (Gatlinburg), Mountain Valley Winery (Pigeon Forge), Apple Barn Winery (Sevierville) and the newest addition, Hillside Winery (Sevierville).
There Is New Show for Lovers of Country Music In Pigeon Forge TN
Tennessee is very well known for the amount of country music stars that come out of the beloved state and there’s definitely no lack of country music talent in Gatlinburg. Recently, a new country music show announced its grand opening. The show, called Kick’n Country, features country music hits and a contemporary feel. Continue reading
The Hummer Tour – My Favorite Attraction Yet
I’ve always wanted to take a Hummer tour in Gatlinburg! I wasn’t really sure if it would be fun or not but I’m an adventure lover and like to try everything at least once. I’ll go ahead and tell you that my complimentary Hummer tour ride with Outdoor Adventures of the Smokies was my absolute favorite attraction/adventure in Gatlinburg to date. I have to mention that there’s a lot I haven’t done yet, but the Hummer tour was so amazing that I had to take the time and give Outdoor Adventures of the Smokies some recognition.
On your next vacation to Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge TN take time and visit the “Rocky Top Wine Trail.” You will see some of areas finest, award winning wineries located just minutes from the thrilling attractions of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. You could bring back a bottle of wine and sit by a warm fire while enjoying the illuminating glow? Or maybe take and afternoon tour of all the wineries with a loved one? There are three wineries on the “Rocky Top Wine Trail.” They are Mountain Valley Winery, Hillside Winery, and finally, Apple Barn & Cider Mill.
Warm weather is finally here and the summer activities are in full swing. Pigeon Forge Tennessee has so many summer activities for everyone in your family to enjoy while vacationing in the Smokies. For the adventure seekers there are outdoor attractions and for those that are a little more laid back you can enjoy plenty of indoor activities. Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is packed full of fun attractions for any age group and these attractions make your vacation so much more memorable. Below is a list of some Pigeon Forge attractions that will get you started in the right direction so you can have fun on your vacation. Continue reading
Summer in Gatlinburg offers each visitor coming to the area with plenty of opportunity to enjoy outdoor activities in either Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. All of the local attractions are in full swing during the warmer spring and summer months. A lot of the attractions are family friendly so you can bet there is something for everyone! If your family loves the outdoor and new adventures or if your family would rather enjoy more low key and indoor attractions Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge has it covered. Below is a list of great attractions for your entire family to enjoy indoor or outdoor while vacationing in the Smokies. Continue reading
Every year thousands upon thousands of people come to the Gatlinburg Tennessee area. People come from around the world to see the beautiful Smokies in all of their splendor. Not only is Gatlinburg popular, but the Tennessee State Park is the most visited national park in the United States! People come to Gatlinburg for many reasons. Some come for family vacations, some come for honeymoons, others come for group retreats, and others come for anniversaries.
Gatlinburg in the Summer is lots of fun! Part of the wonder of Gatlinburg in the Summer are the beautiful sunshine and the view of the Smoky mountains. But, every once in a while, there are challenges for families seeking fun. For instance someone gets a sunburn, not everyone wants to be hot, the family can’t agree on one thing, it rains, etc. It can be challenging to find the perfect thing that pleases everyone. This is where the water park near Gatlinburg comes in handy.