Sustainable Travel: Going Green in the Smokies

Today, many people are looking for at least some ways to “go green.” What does going green mean? It means reducing your carbon footprint (your impact on the earth) through the 3 Rs method: Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. It’s all about finding ways to ensure our beautiful earth stays beautiful, safe, and healthy for generations to come. The less waste we produce, the better. But going green doesn’t have to be a big thing. Little steps make a big difference.

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5 Spine-tingling Reasons to Celebrate Halloween in the Great Smoky Mountains…

And by spine-tingling, we mean happily frightening…or is it horrifically terrifying? Either way, Halloween in the Great Smoky Mountains is memorable to say the least — with scary events, mounds of candy, haunted mansions, tours starring ghosts, and the beautiful color-changing landscape in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Get ready to attend hair-raising parties, stuff your face with sweets galore, scream at the top of your lungs, make phantasmal friends, and enjoy nature as it fades into fall when you book your October stay for Halloween 2019 in the Smokies!

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I Don’t Want to Leave the Cabin…Now What?

Looking forward to relaxing, playing, and making memories at your cabin rental in the Great Smoky Mountains? After your travels, the first thing you’ll want to do is unpack and unwind. And while there is tons to do in town and in the national park, from riding roller coasters, horseback riding, and hiking to fine dining, moonshine tasting, and country chic shopping, we have a hunch you won’t want to leave your cabin…

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Celebrate Dolly Parton’s NEW Christmas Movie — Featuring Dollywood!

Snowcapped peaks, twinkling lights, cocoa by the fireplace, gingerbread cookies…it’s never too early to plan your Christmas vacation in the Great Smoky Mountains. In fact, Dolly Parton (our local lovely) is taking her holiday plans up a notch by appearing in an all-new Christmas movie with Hallmark — featuring her very own Dollywood theme park! Centered around a blossoming love story between two unlikely characters that must work together to create a hit show for the 20th anniversary of the Smoky Mountain Christmas festival, Christmas at Dollywood will show just how magical Christmas truly is at Dollywood. Sound like a beautiful Christmas story? Write your own when you experience the magic of Smoky Mountain Christmas at Dollywood during your holiday stay in the Smokies!

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Top Picnic Spots in the Great Smoky Mountains

When summer turns lush and fall paints the leaves in the Great Smoky Mountains, one of the best ways to enjoy the picturesque landscape is to go on a lovely picnic with your loved ones. Plop on a blanket under a tree, dine at a table by a flowing river, or throw a picnic party at a pavilion! Picnic areas are aplenty in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and in nearby Gatlinburg, TN. Simply choose which spot best suits you and enjoy an affordable and fun experience in nature. Need a few suggestions? We’ve listed our fav picnic spots for YOU!

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Finally Coming Back to the Smokies? Here’s What You Missed…

Missing the awe-inspiring beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains, the pine smell throughout the log cabin, the sound of bluegrass beats lining the mountain air, the excitement of unique attractions in town, and the Southern flavors that make your mouth water? Yeah…Smoky Mountain withdrawals are real, and you’ve got ‘em bad. But there’s good news — you can always return! And if you haven’t been to the Smokies in a while, check out what’s NEW in the Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg area.

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For YOUR Gatlinburg Cabin: Easy Grilling Ideas this Summer

 

It’s summertime in the Smokies! That means you’re almost obligated to grill out at your Gatlinburg cabin! And with everything from charcoal to electric to gas options, it’ll be easy to toss on burgers, steaks, kebabs, and more. And when you’re on vacation, we know you want something easy, so we’ve found some tasty and easy grilling ideas for you to try at your Cabins for YOU cabin!

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Gatlinburg’s 21st Annual Taste of Autumn 2019

As the first hints of yellow and red begin to creep through the Smoky Mountain forestry and the cool morning air lingers just a little longer, it’s time to make your way to the Smokies for our favorite time of year: fall! Beyond the famous fall foliage, autumn ignites a 12-week season of festivals, harvest time décor, events in the Smoky Mountains.

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August Is Family Fun Month!

Love hearing your little ones laugh, seeing your teens crack a smile, watching your parents play with the kids, or catching your grandparents steal a sweet kiss? Family is special — and spending time with them is so important, which is why a national 31-day holiday was established. Celebrated across the nation annually is Family Fun Month in August! This year create priceless memories with your loved ones in the Great Smoky Mountains. There’s tons to do, more to explore, and lots of fun to be had together! Splash in your cabin’s private pool, wander through a multi-level aquarium, play mini golf on a rooftop, cheer for your favorite pirate crew at dinner, enjoy Southern favs from Paula Deen, hike to waterfalls in the national park, and bring home country chic souvenirs! And that’s just the start to your family getaway in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, TN.

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