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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