Soaky Mountain Waterpark coming soon (And the name isn’t even the best part)  

Somewhere in the Wilderness Resorts and Waterparks corporate structure, there lurks an evil genius. You see, there are bad dad puns. There are terrible dad puns. And there are dad puns so unfathomably sinister that they will bend your mind’s will, making you question the very fabric of reality. In short, I hope whoever came […]

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Ahoy! The Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show sets sail for a new season today

Ahoy! Swab the decks and ready the pirate puns! The Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show is setting sail for its second season in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. After a successful maiden voyage that saw more than 600 shows in seven months, the swashbuckling second season officially kicks off January 31. “The response and feedback from guests […]

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Top 5 less obvious destinations for kids in the Smokies (Parents can come, too)

You’ve brought the family to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Now what? Great news person who doesn’t do a hell of a lot of planning for family vacations! There are quite literally hundreds of fun things to do in the area and not all of them cost the gross national product of Bolivia! First and foremost, […]

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River Rat Tubing celebrates Year of the Rat with 25% OFF Splash Passes – TODAY ONLY!

It’s 2020 and the 12-year cycle of the Chinese Zodiac has reset itself. It is, once again, the Year of the Rat. Rats are clever, quick thinkers; successful, but content with living a quiet and peaceful life. The rat represents the beginning of a new day. That seems appropriate to the folks at Smoky Mountain […]

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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 […]

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