Category Archives: Gatlinburg Info

Going “Green” in the Smoky Mountains

It seems that almost everyone these days has some sort of claim to the green revolution that our country is seeing. In the past several years, individuals and businesses have begun to put an emphasis on the idiom, “reduce, reuse, recycle.” Whether it is in an effort to make our planet better for the next generation, to grow business, or to make a political statement, making our world a cleaner, more sustainable place is certainly a good thing. But for the residents (and visiting lovers) of Pigeon Forge, TN, preserving nature is not a new idea or a passing fad.

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Gatlinburg’s Favorite Campsites

Camping is no doubt one of the most popular things to do in Gatlinburg. It’s a great way to get out in nature and there are few places as beautiful as the Great Smoky Mountains to do that. While there are dozens of places to camp in the area, returning guests and even locals have found that there are a few that top the rest. Check out a few of Gatlinburg’s favorite campsites.

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Alewine Pottery in Gatlinburg TN

At the age of 19, Robert Alewine began doing something that no one else around him was doing – making pots. His love for art began early, but it wasn’t until he made a pot in a college art class that he realized his true talent and passion. During the 1970s he studied with renowned artists Bob Munro, Charles Counts and Lewis Snyder. After his move to Gatlinburg, TN, in 1983, he began creating a name for himself, and over the years, his own work has developed into some of the most sought after pottery in the area.

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Visit Gatlinburg’s Farmers Market

One of my favorite things to do on nice days during the spring, summer, and fall is to spend the morning at the Farmers Market. While I’m no master chef, I do enjoy learning to cook new things, and I particularly love working with local, fresh ingredients. Fresh ingredients make a home cooked meal even better, and buying local is great for your community. Every Saturday from 8:30 am to 11:30 am (May 19th through October 13th), the Gatlinburg Farmers Market is open to the public in the Alamo Steakhouse parking lot.

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5 Things You Wouldn’t Expect to Find in Gatlinburg

When most people think of Gatlinburg, they immediately think of the changing leaves of fall in the Great Smoky Mountains, the rushing waterfalls at the end of wooded trails, and beautiful lights draping the city during Christmas. The hundreds of shops, great restaurants, and dozens of variety shows and attractions are also a huge part of the allure of the city. So, while there are many things that visitors expect to see and do while they are in the area, there are also several things Gatlinburg offers that you might be surprised to find.

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5 Reasons Gatlinburg Should Be On Your Bucket List

So you probably already know that Gatlinburg is a bustling mountain resort town surrounded by the Great Smoky Mountains. Wondering why you should visit? Gatlinburg, Tennessee offers opportunities and experiences like no place else in the country. With breathtaking views and exciting attractions, visiting this city is definitely something you should add to your bucket list! Check out these five reasons why Gatlinburg is a must-visit.

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Gatlinburg Nightlife

Gatlinburg is a wonderful family friendly place that has tons of stuff to do while the sun is up. But what does Gatlinburg have to offer for the night owl and the party lover? Chances are, if you decide to wonder down the street you will struggle to find the action. Read this and you won’t have to search for the action like a pirate for buried treasure.

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