Valentine’s Day is THIS FRIDAY! Fear not, we gathered this list of events as our gift to you 

Whether you’re single or taken, love Valentine’s Day or hate it, it’s a winter holiday that has the tendency to sneak up on you. At least, it certainly feels like it snuck up on me this year — but maybe that’s because we experienced a year’s worth of extreme weather in one week. It’s enough […]

Read More

Shake things up at the Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum of Gatlinburg

Ready to shake up your vacation? Want to add a little spice to your day?  That’s right, we’re talking about Gatlinburg’s Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum, one of only a handful of salt and pepper shaker galleries in the country, featuring a collection of over 20,000 shaker sets and 1,500 pepper mills from around the […]

Read More

Before the national park, there were the Walker Sisters: How they became a live tourist attraction

In some places, history lives in the great cities. It lives in the magnificent achievements of man, great cathedrals, towering skyscrapers, engineering marvels like pyramids and aqueducts.  In the Great Smoky Mountains, history is in the hollers, in the lingering crannies found in the shadow of giant mountain ridges.  History resides near where desperate people […]

Read More

Looking for a romantic date night? Look no further than The Peddler in Gatlinburg

Treat your valentine with a trip to one of Tennessee’s most acclaimed upscale steakhouses. Delicious food, unique ambiance and its location make this the “go to” place for romance. The Peddler building began in a cabin built by the Ogles, a legendary East Tennessee family whose name is attached to many meaningful locations in and […]

Read More

Anakeesta reveals plans for $6 million tower, set to be the tallest in downtown Gatlinburg

It takes a certain kind of attitude to stand atop a mountain, looking out over one of the true visual wonders of the world and think, “You know what this needs? More height.” The folks at Anakeesta are that kind of innovative thinkers. So they begin the 2020 season with a $6 million expansion that […]

Read More

Get Updates & More

Thoughtful thoughts to your inbox