Gatlinburg TN Area Information

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

58 Annual Spring Wild Flower Pilgrimage

Better Late than Never...
This year the 58th Annual Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage is April 23-27, 2008. This 5 day Pilgrimage celebrates the beauty of wildlife with a large array of wildflower’s. Take walks, go on motorcades, do art classes, take seminars or take photos while doing a tour. Come to Gatlinburg TN to see all the beautiful wildflowers as they grow in the protected wildlife habitat. Most all the programs take place outside at the Smoky Mountain National Park. The programs you have options of taking are morning, afternoon, evening or all day. They are all at different times and locations and all have different walking distance, trail difficulty and registration limits. There are indoor programs that will be held at the W.L. Mills Conference Center located in downtown Gatlinburg. You can sign up in advance for all these exciting programs or you can wait until you get to Gatlinburg to decide if you really want to go. On site registration will be held at the W.L. Mill Conference Center. To see a list of all the programs that are being offered at this years Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage go to Also on that website will be a place for online registration and the phone number to call if you prefer to make reservations online.
Make sure to have transportation to the Conference Center because if you miss your chosen program no refunds will be issued. However, all funds do go towards the Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage expenses. Drive your car to downtown and park near the Convention Center and take the trolley to trailheads where your presentation begins. If you do choose to drive your own car to the trailheads please be advised that there is limited parking available. Cabins For You does offer several cabins that can sleep anywhere from 1 to 32 people that are walking distance to downtown Gatlinburg TN so you could leave your car at the cabin and walk to the Conference Center. Grab a group of friends to split the cost and everyone go on down to celebrate with the 58th Annual Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage.

Monday, April 21, 2008

Gatlinburg Vacation in 2008

Summer 2008 is approaching. Do you have any summer vacation plans? Gatlinburg TN has become a popular vacation spot. This city has a laid back atmosphere, everybody is friendly, beautiful scenary and many Gatlinburg cabins. Southern hospitality is everywhere and waiting on you to visit. Cabins For You has many Gatlinburg cabins with pool access or a pool in the yard. There’s no need for the tan that everybody thinks they must have for the beach. With plenty to do in Gatlinburg TN on your summer vacation you’ll want to come back to visit time and time again.

Nobody wants to be indoors when the weather is warm and sunny. You don’t have to be either. Gatlinburg has many outdoor activities that you can do. During the day there’s hiking, cycling, camping, golf, fishing, horseback riding, rafting, tubing, etc. Most outdoor activities won’t cost you and arm and a leg either. There are several places where you can do most of the above activities for less that $10 per person. Fishing can be done with a Tennessee fishing permit and on most any river. There are plenty of places that take you on guided fishing trips that take you to an exact spot where you’ll catch what you are sure is the biggest fish ever. There are plenty of trails for you to explore so don’t waste your time at the cabin watching TV. This is vacation! Go do something! Nighttime is just as entertaining. There are shows, Gatlinburg restaurants, visit local shops, or walk through town.

Many people believe summer is the best time of year to visit Gatlinburg TN. There are more people on the weekends so to avoid larger crowds try visiting during the weekdays. The weather is in the mid 80’s. Sun is shining, rivers are flowing and there’s no need to worry about freezing weather. Since it’s beautiful at that time go outside and enjoy the outdoors and breathe in the mountain air. Don’t forget to call Cabins For You to book your stay at one of the beautiful Gatlinburg cabins we have available. Remember, we do have cabins that are within walking distance to downtown Gatlinburg TN so you can leave your car at the cabin and get some exercise by walking to town. Not only does it save money and gas but it’s good for your health. Come and enjoy Gatlinburg.

Saturday, April 12, 2008

Mother's Day

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and you can make this year the best ever for the woman you love so dearly. You may call her your nurse, friend, teacher, leader, chef, therapist, bank teller, or your disciplinarian but in the end it all means “mom”. To you, she is the hardest working woman in the universe, but she never gets paid for her job. She’s more of a giver than a taker and you’re always more important than anything in the world to her. It’s time to repay her for being your helping hand.

By sending your mom to the Gatlinburg Tennesee and the Smoky Mountains for a weekend getaway, you can provide her with the perfect amount of relaxation she needs. After all, with all the jobs your mom has at home, a vacation is just what she needs. Why send her to Gatlinburg? Well, because it is the most beautiful vacation spot in the south.. There are so many amenities, shopping outlets, restaurants and Gatlinburg cabin rentals, your mom will have a ball.

Your mom can start her relaxing vacation in a Gatlinburg cabin rental by Cabins For You. Cabins For You has basic and premier Gatlinburg cabin rentals. With so many choices you can let mom decide or you can surprise her with one of your favorite cabins. She can choose between a beautiful cabin with breathtaking view, a cabin close to downtown Gatlinburg, a cabin with a river view or a cabin with a more private view. Most of our Gatlinburg cabins have hot tubs so all you have to decide is getting an indoor or outdoor hot tub. With a wonderful cabin to stay in your mom can spend all day reading, watching movies, or soaking in the hot tub.

Tell your mom to bring some friends so they can enjoy some of the activities downtown Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge Tennessee has to offer. There are several places to catch some funny family entertainment shows. Some top shows in the area that your mom must see on Mother’s Day would be: The Comedy Barn, Dixie Stampede, Black Bear Jamboree, Country Tonite, Fiddler’s Feast, or even enjoy a show at the Memories Theatre. With so many shows your mom (and her friends or family) will have plenty to do for a full day of fun.

If comedy or dinner shows just are not enough then your mom and her friends can play putt-putt golf at one of the many miniature golf courses in town. Gatlinburg Tennessee is best known for its empire of Ripley’s Empire. Your mom and her friends can spend a day in town visiting the Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum, Ripley’s Aquarium and for those adventurous moms, Ripley’s Haunted Adventure.

After a day of fun in downtown your mom and her friends can enjoy one of the many delicious restaurants in the area. Some suggestions for mom on these fine Gatlinburg restaurants would be: The Peddler, No Way Jose’s Cantina, Bullfish Grill, Alamo Steakhouse, Bubba Gumps, Huck Finn’s Catfish. Each place will provide your mom a delicious and well prepared meal, that she does not have to cook. She can just sit back, relax and eat.

The weather is warm is great. Your mom would love a vacation in Gatlinburg TN for the one day that is dedicated to her. Show your mom just how much you appreciate everything she does for you by sending her to Gatlinburg Tennessee for a well deserved, and relaxing vacation.