Smoky Mountain Riding Stables Adventures

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Join Erika as she rides through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on horseback. Smoky Mountain Riding Stables is the only riding company that has access to the park. Enjoy the beautiful views and serenity on horseback.

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Foxfire Mountain Adventures

Fly through the sky with Erika at Foxfire Mountain. Check out their impressive ziplines, swinging bridge, climbing wall and more!! They have something for everyone, including cider that’s made right there!

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Waterpark Adventure at Dollywood’s Splash Country

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May is one of those special months for me. We’re edging ever closer to the official start of summer, and it’s the time that waterparks start to open for the season. Last year, our family went to Dollywood’s Splash Country. If you’ve never been, it’s a waterpark experience like no other! Nestled in the mountains, […]

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River Smallie Adventures

Catch some fish and some rays with Erika and River Smallie Adventures! Let Jay take you on a guided fishing trip where you can catch bass, walleye, sauger and crappie. Whether a first timer, or an avid fisherman, you will have a great time out on the water!

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Visiting Gatlinburg for Three Days

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For the second year in a row, we took a trip to Gatlinburg just prior to the Easter holiday. Even though we’ve been to Gatlinburg more than 10 times now, we are giddy with excitement every time we make the trip here from Ohio. Every year brings new surprises and also some old favorites are […]

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First Whitewater Adventure At Rafting in the Smokies

In August of 2016, I went on vacation with my husband and three-year-old daughter. I had been to the Smokies on plenty of vacations growing up and was always a bit interested in whitewater rafting. I knew due to my daughter’s age, she couldn’t experience the full whitewater rafting adventure, but I was aware of […]

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Celebrating Earth Day in the Smokies

Caring for the Earth is backed by the people of the Smokies.  From April 17 through the 21st, you’ll find several activities you can participate in to help the Earth’s health and your own. Spur Clean-Up—April 18, 2017 From 9 a.m. until noon, you can support the Spur area as volunteers reign in the trash. […]

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5 Places to Visit off the Beaten Path in the Smokies

If you have a sense of adventure and you’re not afraid to try new things, then this list is just for you. We’ve highlighted five places you should visit if you want to step off from some of the typical tourist routes when you’re visiting the Smokies. Greenbrier A great place for viewing spring wildflowers, […]

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Ober Gatlinburg Tubing Adventures

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Go snow tubing with Erika at Ober Gatlinburg! They offer 90-minute sessions and you can sled down as many times as you would like! No need to huff back up to the top, let the Magic Carpet do the work for you. You may now purchase your tubing tickets in advance, which isn’t a bad […]

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Things to Do in the Smokies in the Spring

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While we chip away at the last remaining weeks of winter, we thought we’d share some great things to do in the spring while you’re here in the Smoky Mountains. It’s a wonderful time to be outdoors! St. Patrick’s Day Festivities Technically St. Patrick’s Day falls during winter, but it’s sure to put a spring […]

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