Posts By: Tony Perez

About Tony Perez

I'm a people person, and I enjoy the atmosphere that working with Cabins Of The Smoky Mountains entails, interacting with different types of people and trying to relate to each one uniquely. From Michigan originally, I've been coming to the Smoky Mountains since I was a child, with family in Wears Valley. Summer fun for me is exploring the Cades Cove area, swimming in the creeks, and hiking Mount LeConte and many other trails. I love the Smoky Mountains.

Immersive Theaters in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge

We’ve had virtual reality for some time, but immersive theaters are fairly new – this is where the screen image moves and so do you, in your moving seat. Immersive technology continues to grow, so this roundup of all the immersive experiences available in the area will expand over time. It’s a moving target – rather like most of the sights and sounds in the immersive attractions.

Here’s a brief roundup of the immersive theaters in the area.

Image courtesy of Ripley’s 5D Adventure

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Homeschooling Activities in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge

The Smoky Mountains area of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge offer a feast of wonders for homeschooling parents who want to pack a semester’s worth of learning into so much fun that kids will value their education forever. Even better is that many of the attractions also offer homeschool rates.

From the natural wonders of Great Smoky Mountains National Park to the museums and attractions of the towns, a trip to Gatlinburg packs in more opportunity for adventure and learning than anyone can take in just in the one trip. That’s why so many people make it a favorite for the kids (and parents) to return to often.

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What’s Happening in February in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge

February in the Smoky Mountains means the action is on the slopes for ski season, or out on the hiking trails with their special appeal in winter. It’s cold outside, but it’s cozy warm in the cabin, made for snuggling with Valentine’s Day happening and a romantic getaway in the snowy mountains on the calendar.

Read on for all that’s happening in the area in February.

Image courtesy of Ober Mountain

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What’s Happening in January in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge

January in the Smokies is the time for winter sports, both on the slopes and along the trails, as well as wildlife adventures, indoor attractions – and extra time in the hot tub, courtesy of shoulder-season cabin specials, for that winter getaway in the mountains.

The Winterfest and Winter Magic festivities and lights will continue all through January in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville, and the towns are bustling as ever through the winter activities.

Some images courtesy of Ober Mountain

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What’s Happening in November in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge

November is the month when fall¬† definitely turns to winter, the fabulous fall colors remain for a week or two, but the season’s festivities are looming large, with millions of lights everywhere, live music on the street, gift shopping from the arts & crafts community, winter bluegrass, and snow tubing on the mountain.

Images courtesy of original sources

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