Category archive: Smoky Mountains

Romantic Getaways in the Smoky Mountains – Love is in the Air

Heart shaped Jacuzzi in a romantic Smoky Mountain cabin

Romance seems to come naturally against the backdrop of the Smoky Mountains. The area is tailor-made for romantic getaways, with secluded mountain cabin hideaways that are also close to entertainment and town life, and with activities and amenities at hand to suit every whim. (more…)

Peak Fall Colors in the Smokies 2012

Fall Colors in the Smokies 2012

image courtesy of GSMNP

Ah, Peak Fall colors in the Smokies! Technically we think we’ve just passed the peak – the National Park Service says several areas reached peak this past weekend. But don’t worry, it’s still a mass of color and will be for some weeks to come yet. And even after that, it’ll go back to plain old gorgeous all winter 🙂 (more…)

Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival 2012 – and Fall Colors in the Smoky Mountains

image courtesy of NPS

Fall is coming and nothing alerts us to the change in seasons like the Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival, which runs from September 13 through October 31, 2012. This is a county-wide celebration with a huge number of attractions including festivals, hay rides, live entertainment, music, food, apple picking, hot cider, all manner of pumpkins & scarecrows, and an outpouring of unique arts and crafts. (more…)