Smoky Mountain Festivals in Winter

Winter is here already? I know we just saw the peak of fall foliage in the Smoky Mountains, but the Smokies starts their festivities off early. Early, like the second week of November! Gatlinburg Gatlinburg Winter Magic kicks off with a toasty Chili Cookoff from 5–8 p.m. on November 9th, which coincides with the start […]

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Tennessee Smokies Baseball Adventures

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Attend a Tennessee Smokies Baseball game with Erika, our Smoky Mountain Explorer. Their season runs April – September. They have an incredible fireworks show at their home games on Fridays & Saturdays. Check their website for the schedule.

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Eagle Springs Winery’s “Painting with a Twist” Adventures

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Accompany Erika, our Smoky Mountain Explorer, as she paints a masterpiece while sipping on wine at Eagle Springs Winery’s Painting with at Twist. Eagle Springs Winery offers fun and interactive events such as Painting with a Twist & different wine festivals. At Eagle Springs Winery, they feature honey-based wines that are made locally in Tennessee. […]

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Guide to Planning a Wedding in the Smokies

If you’re planning a destination wedding, the Great Smoky Mountains is a beautiful place you should consider. You can have everything here—from the flowers and hair to the ceremony and honeymoon. Outside of what we have listed here, if you have any questions, you should contact the Smoky Mountain Wedding Association. They are a non-profit […]

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Spring in the Smokies

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Spring is officially here, and the Smokies come to life with fishing and outdoor activities, great food, and wildflowers galore. Fishing You may fish year-round in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Park streams are home to 67 species of fish in 12 different families, although the brook trout is the only trout species native […]

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The Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community

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There is a hidden gem in the hills of Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains. Known as the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community, the 8-mile loop is the largest group of independent artisans in North America. The community has a rich history in finely made items including pottery, furniture, art and other unique crafts. Early […]

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Saddle Up in Pigeon Forge

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Pigeon Forge welcomes cowboys and cowgirls from February 17 through the 21st for the 16th Annual Saddle Up event. Rain, snow, or shine, you’ll be entertained by musicians like Kent Rollins, Sourdough Slim, and R. W. Hampton. Come join us and enjoy a host of festivities including the quilt trunk show, cowboy fun, and dance […]

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