Review of Tennessee’s Wilderness at the Smokies: 3 Pros and Cons, What to Know Before You Go

Wilderness at the Smokies Waterpark Resort includes an impressive list of amenities, including Tennessee’s largest indoor waterpark, two outdoor waterparks, an adventure ropes course, laser tag, mini golf, an arcade, on-site restaurants and much more.  The resort opened in the late 2000s, so unfortunately, I never had the pleasure of experiencing it as a kid. […]

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Alcatraz East review: A fascinating crime museum with surprisingly little on Alcatraz

Let’s start out with the elephant in the room. Why is there a crime museum in Pigeon Forge named after the famous San Francisco island prison? We’re not sure either. Their website says the architecture blends together a mixture that represents both Tennessee’s first state prison in Nashville as well as the original Alcatraz. It […]

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Smoky Mountain Pink® Jeep® Tour Review: I thought we were on a run-of-the-mill tour, until we met Beth

Beth is a grandma.  She is sweet, unassuming and happy to tell you all about her kids and grandkids. She’s also the type of grandma who is young, spunky and makes you feel like she could probably outrun you in a marathon. Most notably, she’s a savage behind the wheel of a Jeep®.   Beth […]

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