Some cabins are made for two, perfect for a couple, at their best as a romantic getaway. High Expectations is such a cabin, a 1-bedroom jewel nestled in the hills above Gatlinburg, Tennessee, in Hidden Valley Resort. How would you love it, you and your loved one? Let us count the ways. (more…)
Posts By: Lindsey Stallings
The 12th Annual Evergreen Ball takes place this Saturday evening, forming a fitting celebration at the end of another year’s Wilderness Wildlife Week.
Organized by Friends of the Smokies, the Evergreen Ball is a way for supporters of Great Smoky Mountains National Park to celebrate and meet friends new and old, over cocktails and dinner, with benefit auctions, and live-music dancing. (more…)
The last week in January marks the time of the 25th Annual Wilderness Wildlife Week. Based in LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge, the massively popular event is also incredibly huge in scope. Lasting 8 days from Saturday, January 24, 2015 through Saturday, January 31, the event is totally FREE and open to all.
With literally hundreds of experts and talents in practically any field you can think of, conducting hundreds of classes, demonstrations, tours and performances through the week, it is simply impossible not to find something each day that enthralls you. This is perfect family fun, informative and entertaining at the same time. (more…)
Here’s a great family 2-bedroom luxury rental cabin by Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. With over 2,000 square feet of vacation space nestled in the Smoky Mountains, “Eye On The Smokies” enjoys a spectacular view of Mt LeConte. (more…)
The holiday season in the Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge area of the Smoky Mountains literally glitters, with millions upon millions of Christmas lights strung everywhere, many of them animated and some of them even synchronized to music. (more…)
Indigo Moon Lodge is a spacious 1-bedroom luxury cabin with three levels offering room to sleep up to 8 people comfortably. It has one master bedroom with an open plan loft area second bed, two full bathrooms with an extra half bathroom, and amenities that include a deck hot tub, an indoor jacuzzi, and even your own private sauna. (more…)
“Bet that Pigeon River is colder than the sea.
Christmas in the Smokies that’s where I want to be”
Hey it’s Christmas, let’s have a Bluegrass Festival – of course! And the Smoky Mountain Convention Center in Pigeon Forge is the place to go for the 2014 Christmas in the Smokies Festival, Wednesday through Saturday, December 10-13, 2014. (more…)
This weekend Ober Gatlinburg ski area celebrates Christmas with its annual Christmas on Ice show.
The event is FREE, and held at the ski area’s year-round Ice Skating Arena, centerpiece of the resort’s indoor shopping mall on the mountain.
Christmas on Ice features two evening shows, on Saturday at 6pm and Sunday at 5pm, December 6-7, 2014. Our local area skaters again put on a colorful and dynamic show set to Christmas music and themes. (more…)
Friday, December 5, 2014, marks the date of Gatlinburg’s 39th Annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade. It will also be a Guinness World Record event, if 20,000 people wear a red nose!
The parade starts at 7:30 pm at Traffic Light 1A at the north end of Parkway. Some 80,000 people are expected to throng Parkway to watch the parade, and they’ll have to fight to get their red noses, because there’s only 20,000 of these to go around. (more…)
There’s a spectacular fireworks show this Thanksgiving evening in Pigeon Forge at the Titanic Museum. For the 3rd year running, the acclaimed attraction plans to give us the biggest fireworks show of the year anywhere on the Smoky Mountain Parkway. Even more, the big ship will provide a real, live SNOWFALL from snow making equipment mounted in the bow.
Scheduled for 7 pm on November 27, 2014, the free event draws several thousand people, but you can watch it perfectly from the large parking lot. It will be a very busy visitor day inside the museum, so if you’re thinking of taking a tour you should book ahead. (more…)