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 […]

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12 brand new attractions coming to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg in 2020 – including a Dollywood expansion, boozy ice cream and double deckers

There’s something about a new decade that brings with it fresh beginnings, and it seems that the Great Smoky Mountains is getting some new life as well. With so many new attractions coming to the Smokies, there will be plenty of new activities to add to your list of goals and resolutions.  Here are some […]

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Time for a spot of tea, y’all; Now you can tour jolly old Gatlinburg from a double decker bus

It’s a classic scene. Tourists load into a bus saying hello to the driver who is seated on the right side of the bus, steering wheel in hand. The tourists then climb to the second level to get a better view of the historic sights all around them and settle in for a pleasant tour […]

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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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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 […]

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