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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Top 5 things to do in the Smokies for an adults-only vacation 

Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge are known worldwide as family attractions. As such, the majority of entertainment, attractions and dining are designed to include the young or young at heart.  But what about that couple on a romantic getaway? What about the group of friends looking for a fun night on the town? What about mom […]

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Unpopular Opinion: The good, the bad, and the ‘just ok’ — A review of Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen

Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen opened in Pigeon Forge in 2015, seemingly on the heels of Deen trying to reinvent herself after being let go from The Food Network. You could say that this restaurant is one that might feel out of place in the area, but for the sake of this review, I’ll simply focus […]

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

With so much to see and do in The Smokies – we thought it would be helpful to create this little January 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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6 tips to consider BEFORE you rent a cabin in The Smokies

One of my favorite holiday traditions is renting a cabin in the Smokies. What started several years ago as a way to blow off a little post-Christmas steam and play board games with a handful of old college friends has turned into quite the production as we’ve gotten older, moved around and in some cases […]

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