What does Ole Smoky’s 4.5 million visitors in 2019 mean? Mostly money – and lots of it

Moonshine, once the scourge of revenuers, Bible thumpers and prohibitionists from Turtletown to Bulls Gap has come out of the hollers and set up shop on the biggest stages of East Tennessee.  There was a time, not that long ago, that if you wanted moonshine you had to know a guy – and more often […]

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Dollywoodgate: Did Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman REALLY spend Valentine’s at Dollywood?

Keith Urban shared a photo of himself and Nicole Kidman with the caption “HAPPY VALENTINES DAY❤️🔥💋” on his Instagram on Valentine’s Day eve, and it didn’t take long for the headlines to start pouring in about the couple’s sweet V-Day date at Dolly Parton’s namesake park, Dollywood in Pigeon Forge.   View this post on […]

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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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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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