Yearly Archives: 2016

Dollywood’s 2016 Festival of Nations

Dollywood opens its 2016 season with its annual Festival of Nations, a smorgasbord of talent from around the world gathering in the Smoky Mountains for a month of exciting shows each day from March 19 through April 18.

Each year, Dollywood reaches out across the globe for some of its finest talent, bringing a world mix of traditional sound and color, updated into stunning and often newly created performances. Food and craft-works mingle with costume, dance, song, acrobatics and funny jokes and antics from more than two dozen countries around the world.

Image courtesy of Dollywood

Image courtesy of Dollywood



2016 Spring Corvette Expo

Start your engines for the spring season of muscle cars, hot rods, classics and customs, and first out of the gate in 2016 is the annual Spring Corvette Expo in Sevierville.

The Corvette Expo happens Friday and Saturday, March 18-19, at the Sevierville Convention Center. The show features an auction with lots of hot cars, a swap meet, a Corvette Cruise, and cash prizes in several categories for entered cars.

Images courtesy of the Corvette Expo

Images courtesy of the Corvette Expo


A Mountain Quiltfest 2016 in Pigeon Forge

Springtime in the Smoky Mountains means it’s time again for the massively popular Mountain Quiltfest in Pigeon Forge. 2016 marks the 22nd year of this annual event, held March 15-19 at the LeConte Center.

The festival attracts 20,000 people from across the country and the world, who come to admire the unique and stunning quilts on display. Many attendees will also compete in over 20 categories of quilt design, for more than $22,000 in prizes.

images courtesy of A Mountain Quiltfest

images courtesy of A Mountain Quiltfest


Country Tonite Theatre Coupons: Get a Free Ticket On Us

Country Tonite in Pigeon Forge is one of the longest running shows in town, consistently wining awards for its high-energy performance. In 2016, the show enters its 20th year of delighting show goers of all ages, from young to old. Country Tonite  is acclaimed as The One Show You Don’t Want to Miss!

And to help YOU catch it, Cabins of the Smoky Mountains offers a Free Adult Ticket to the show as part of our Trip Cash book of free coupons worth over $400.


Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies Coupon – Get a Free Ticket On Us

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg is the most visited aquarium in the country, and voted #1 on TripAdvisor. It’s a large and exotic place, containing several different marine environments from around the world, teeming with more than 10,000 sea creatures from more than 350 different species.

Cabins Of The Smoky Mountains offers a Free Ticket to Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. It’s all part of our Trip Cash book of Free Coupons to local attractions. Every guest booking one of our cabins receives this coupon book worth over $400.

The created environments include both salt water and freshwater domains, and range from deep ocean to shallow lagoon habitats, from coral reef to shoreline, and even an Amazon Rain-forest environment. The colors of the many creatures are brilliant and dazzling, with perfect lighting.

Images courtesy of Ripley's Aquarium

Images courtesy of Ripley’s Aquarium


Ober Gatlinburg Special Ski Events: Freestyle on the Mountain

Winter in the Smoky Mountains turns into the best of fun at Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort, just an Aerial Tramway ride away from downtown Gatlinburg.

During the ski season, Ober Gatlinburg holds a number of special events, fun to participate in if you’re an advanced skier, and fun to watch at any level of skill.

Check out this view of the ski area from the air:

A one of a kind view of what Ober Gatlinburg looks like from above! #OberGatlinburg

Posted by Ober Gatlinburg on Wednesday, February 17, 2016



Tomorrow’s Memories Cabin in Starr Crest Resort

How can such a large cabin only be a 1-bedroom cabin? That’s the kind of question you hear when guests arrive at Tomorrow’s Memories. Once they’re inside, it’s either dead silence or else, “Omigosh…the view.”

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Welcome to this luxury cabin outside of Pigeon Forge, close to Dollywood, perched nicely on a hill slope in the Smoky Mountains, in the renowned Starr Crest Resort. Let’s take a look inside.


Weddings in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge

hp-wedding2 Love in the Smoky Mountains – the center of it all is the wedding, and here’s everything you need to know about getting married in the Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge area.

It’s February in the Smoky Mountains and this is a popular month to get married. May and June are the busiest time of all – now, could it be that’s because somebody proposed back on Valentine’s Day? And maybe the couple will come back to their same romantic getaway cabin for a honeymoon? Well, it easily could be.

Love goes around and around in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, between engagements, weddings, honeymoons, anniversaries and vow renewals – people fall in love with the Smoky Mountains too, and return again and again. See our latest article: Valentine’s Day 2016: Love in the Smoky Mountains.