It’s hard to believe it, but it’s true. The first snow has officially fallen in the Smokies. Three inches touched ground on Mt. Leconte on Monday, October 4th. Leconte Lodge staff reported on Highonleconte.com that this was the biggest first snow in over thirty years. On Sunday, temperatures reached a high of 39 degrees and a low of 24 degrees which ushered in the snow the next morning.
Come to Gatlinburg and have “A Spooky Good Time” this October
The Fall season is a popular Gatlinburg visiting time for people who love beautiful weather and amazing views. During the Fall, Gatlinburg comes alive with beautiful colors. The views in Gatlinburg are already amazing, but taking them in when the leaves are changing is just breathtaking. Not only are there great views, Gatlinburg also has a lot of events during the Fall months that can keep visitors very busy. The amazing weather and gorgeous fall colors create the perfect ambiance for family fun.
The 35th annual Gatlinburg Craftsmen Fair will be going on October 7-23, 2010. If you’ve missed the past 34 Fairs then now is the time to make it up! This Craftsmen Fair highlights the many unique talents of local artisans. They will have their goods on display for purchase and will even do demonstrations of the works. This event has been a Top 20 Event in the Southern US by the Southeast Tourism Society for many years so you know it has to be good!
Every day, every month, every season, and every year seems to bring something new and exciting to the city of Gatlinburg. Activities and events are constantly available for visitors of our beloved town in the Smoky Mountains. October of 2010 is slated to be a month of celebration of the colors of Fall. From cookouts, to decorating contests, the events in Gatlinburg during October are all centered around the beautiful season. Event planners focus on getting people out and about. We’re a friendly city, and October is a month full of friendly activities.
On Saturday, September 25, 2010 sharks will enter the Little Pigeon River and race downstream for the chance to win $10,000 for their sponsors. The sharks aren’t real sharks, they’re rubber sharks that will have been purchased by donors wishing to support a good cause.
The Vintage Views of Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains will occur on September 25, 2010. It will be held in the John Sevier Room at the Gatlinburg Inn that is located at 755 Parkway in Gatlinburg. The Gatlinburg Inn was the third major hotel built in the Gatlinburg area and is a perfect location for the Vintage Views event since so much history surrounds this structure as well.
August is a great time to head to Pigeon Forge Tennessee because it gives you that last minute of family fun before the kids go back to school.
For the past 35 years Gatlinburg Tennessee has held a Midnight Independence Day Parade. It is one of the most anticipated events for Gatlinburg locals and attracts nearly 100,000 visitors every year. The streets of Gatlinburg are closed late on July 3rd and at the stroke of midnight on July 4th the parade will start winding it’s way through downtown Gatlinburg.
On July 4, 2010 be sure to get your spot in downtown Gatlinburg for the Stand Here Fireworks Finale. There are thousands of people that make their way to downtown for this event. It was voted as one of the top 20 events by the Southeast Tourism Society. The fireworks will start shortly after 10 pm and last about 20 minutes. No seat is a bad seat, you might even be able to see fireworks from your Gatlinburg cabin (if it has a view of downtown, of course).
Blogger Challenge – Winner Takes Home $300 & 2nd Place Receives $200
Good afternoon friends! We would like to announce our latest contest giveaway. Cabins For You is hosting a Blogger Challenge. The contest is simple. Participants are being asked to post an article on their personal blog based on the topic “Top 10 tips for Traveling.” Next, they should submit the URL of the blog posting to our contest coordinator at [email protected] Your email is the only way to officially enter the contest. The first place prize is $300 and second place prize $200. We will also be recognizing the next 5 entries by posting a snippet of their post and a link to it on our blog, Twitter, and Facebook page so that our readers can enjoy the great entries.