Upcoming Events in Sevierville, Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg for February 2020

With so much to see and do in The Smokies – we thought it would be helpful to create this little February round-up of upcoming local events throughout Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg! For a complete events calendar, check out our events calendar page. Want to add your event to the list – contact us […]

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Seasonal closures in the Smokies, what you need to know about Cades Cove, Dollywood, Anakeesta, Titanic

With so much going on year-round in the Smokies it’s almost strange to say that we are officially in the “off-season”.  But with two of the Smokies’ most popular attractions now closed through early March – Cades Cove and Dollywood – and Anakeesta officially running on a limited schedule, if there is an “off-season”… this […]

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Top 6 bizarrely out-of-place attractions in the Smokies 

It was the Great Smoky Mountains that turned Sevier County into a tourist mecca. But, the locals found out early on that tourists needed more than motels, restaurants and the great outdoors. As it turns out, there’s only so much nature one Midwestern family can absorb before they need a different level of stimuli. In […]

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It’s not easy bein’ cheesy: Top 5 quirkiest places in the Smokies

One might assume the bedrock of Sevier County’s tourism industry is the natural beauty which surrounds Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. And yes, the flowing streams, the quiet forest, wildlife encounters and the living history of the region are undoubtedly keys to the region’s attractions, but underneath that bedrock is a flowing river that carries the […]

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Your Smokies Playlist: Top 7 tunes to cruise through Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg

There’s a section of Alabama south of Birmingham, West of Montgomery and North of Mobile known as the Black Belt, named for the region’s dark, fertile soil.  The inhabitants of the Black Belt had an annoying habit of not supporting the political powers that be and, as punishment, when it came time to lay interstate […]

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