Category Archives: Tennessee Info

COVID-19 Update: What’s Closed in the Smoky Mountains

We’re Open – and so is the Smokies!
We are thrilled to say that many Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge businesses are open again, including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! Reduced occupancy and additional safety measures will be in place, so you can continue to maintain distance while supporting area businesses. 

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Pigeon Forge For the Outdoorsman

With fishing season open and hunting seasons approaching in the fall, it’s time to start planning that weekend fishing trip with the guys, the kids’ first hunting trip, a relaxing birdwatching tour for an anniversary, or a quiet cabin escape with a special someone who also loves outdoor sports. Enjoy waking up early from cozy beds, fill your Yeti cups with hot, freshly brewed coffee, and enjoy the stress-free drive into some of the most fertile fishing, hunting, and birdwatching grounds in the Smokies!

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Top Things to Do in Sevierville, TN

You may already know that Pigeon Forge, TN and Gatlinburg, TN have plenty of things to do. But you may not know much about the neighboring mountain town of Sevierville. While a bit slower and maybe sleepier than its bustling neighbors, Sevierville, Tennessee, still has a wide range of things to do. It’s relaxing yet packed with options for having fun and exploring! It’s also home to the Tanger Outlets, a place you’ve no doubt heard of (or spent a little too much money at…) if you’ve ever visited the Great Smoky Mountains.

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How Summer in the Smokies Beats Summer at the Beach

Struggling to claim a spot to park your beach umbrella, catching a sunburn after only 30 minutes by the sea, finding sand everywhere for years to come…we’ve got a better idea — plan your next summer trip to the Great Smoky Mountains! Okay, there might be some obvious perks to visiting the mountains, but how does summer in the Smokies beat summer at the beach? From live performances on the streets and delectable dishes around every corner to exciting local events, a stunning natural landscape, and top-notch cabin rentals, we’re more than prepared to answer that question!

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FAQs | Vacationing in the Great Smoky Mountains

Wanting to head to the Great Smoky Mountains but have questions or concerns? Never fear, Cabins for YOU is here — with answers to frequently asked questions about vacationing in the Great Smoky Mountains, from how to get around to the best indoor attractions to what to do if you see a bear! Read on to collect your thoughts, ease your mind, and step away with a sense of preparedness for your vacay in the Smokies.

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5 Historic Places You Should Visit in the Smokies

The Smoky Mountains are well-known for their majestic appeal, their flock of tourist attractions, their unique culture, and their country charm. What you might not realize about the Smokies is that they are also full of history. They have a rich cultural background that played a large part in shaping the area into what it is today, and you can find that history all over Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and the surrounding areas.

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Smoky Mountains Featured on Fox News

The most visited national park in America, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park brings in millions of visitors each year. The park, covering a staggering 521,085.66 acres (244,741.78 in Tennessee), is home to historic sites, scenery not found anywhere else, and a rich and diverse collection of wildlife. More than 800 miles of trails wind throughout the park, and more than 400,000 hikers visit annually. Of those more than 800 miles of trails, 70 miles are part of the Appalachian Trail. There are also 342 structured maintained within the park, with 78 historic structures in five historic districts. Elevations in the park range from about 875 feet (the mouth of Abrams Creek) to 6,643 feet (Clingmans Dome). There are also more than 2,000 miles of streams. All of this is to say nothing of the diversity of flora and fauna, with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park named the Salamander Capital of the World!

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12 Fun Facts about Tennessee

There are dozens of fun and interesting facts about Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and the Great Smoky Mountains. From unique beginnings to famous residents, there are stories behind every piece of trivia below. Have you ever wondered what causes the Smoky Mountain mist or why Tennessee is called the Volunteer State? Read below to find out!

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