Museums

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These are the Best Museums in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg

TN native lists top attractions in the Smoky Mountains, with coupons No trip to the Great Smoky Mountains is complete without checking out at least a couple of museums and walk-through attractions in the area. With so many to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to spend your vacation dollars. Remember that any pricing mentioned in this

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3 Cheap Things To Do in Gatlinburg – Less Than $7 Per Person!

A full-time Gatlinburg resident shares his secrets and insider tips on cheap things to do in Gatlinburg, TN Traveling can be quite expensive. With the costs of everyday life adding up, it can be difficult to save money for vacation. But as a local, I can personally attest that when you visit Gatlinburg, there are a few ways to stretch

the biltmore estate and cornelia vanderbilt on her wedding day

Biltmore’s Dark History: Odd Happenings at the Asheville Landmark

Just as there are Titaniacs in the world, attracted to the intersection of wealth and tragedy, so are there Biltmoriacs As someone who has written extensively about the Biltmore Estate, I find the darker parts of its history appealing. The trappings of power and extreme wealth and decadence are seemingly attractive to those of us whose nature leans a little

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Is the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge Worth It? A Local Weighs In

What to expect when you board the Titanic The Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge is hard to miss when driving down the Parkway. After all, the outside of the Titanic Museum is, in fact, half the size of the real RMS Titanic. It’s a celebration of the ill-fated ship, its passengers and crew. IN THIS ARTICLE What can you do

the walker sister place and the sisters

The Sisters Who Lived Inside the Smoky Mountains Park for 20 Years

The Walker Sisters Place and the women who lived within, surviving off of the land, selling trinkets to tourists In the Great Smoky Mountains, history is often found in the hollers, in the lingering crannies found in the shadow of giant mountain ridges. It’s in these historic places that the great passage of time, which in our everyday lives is

Biltmore Estate Asheville North Carolina

What Tragedies Happened at the Biltmore Estate? 6 Fascinating Stories

Mysteries and rumors surrounding Biltmore as passed down through generations When I visit Biltmore, I always think about how we are trained to think of great houses as places of secrets and mystery. And when we think of the enormous North Carolina estate, a playground for people with enough money to buy their way out of trouble, the mind tends to wander.

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7 Fascinating Facts About Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC

Things you never knew about the Biltmore Estate: $100 loans, pink hair and family drama Every time I visit Biltmore I am amazed. Amazed by its beauty, the architecture and its rich history. I’ve been fortunate enough to take the tour many times now – both self-guided and with audio. Below, are some of the fascinating facts I learned along

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9 Most Likely Ghosts, Haunted Places at the Biltmore

The Biltmore estate has been a place of beauty, wonder and mystery since George Washington Vanderbilt II committed his fortune to create a mansion and grounds worthy of the best houses of Europe in the mountains of Western North Carolina. The Biltmore House and estate – which was 125,000 acres at its peak – is many things. It’s a testament