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Springtime in the Smokies 2015

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It’s an earthy time of year in the Smoky Mountains right now. The springtime period after Easter marks the magical time in Great Smoky Mountains National Park when millions of wildflowers bloom for a brief time, one step ahead of the trees blooming, which will cover the skies above with foliage and plunge the forest floor back into deep shade.

Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage

For a few weeks, 1,500 species of wildflower cover the ground everywhere, and April 21-25, 2015, marks the time of the 65th Annual Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage. (more…)

Carles-Witt Events: Wedding Planners and More

Wedding Planners Extraordinaire: Carles-Witt Events

When you’re planning to get married, that’s exactly what’s involved: planning. Many people turn to a wedding planner to help with the enormous amount of details required to make sure the special day is perfect.

At Gatlinburg Falls Resort, where many couples come to be married in our scenic wedding facility, people often look for help with their wedding, and we always turn to sisters Julie Witt and Janene Carles. Julie and Janene are the owners of Carles-Witt Events, and planners of flawless weddings. (more…)