Miss Black Friday? Never fear, Cyber Monday deals are here!

So, you were in a turkey coma and missed Black Friday. We’re not here to judge.  Never fear, my friend. Here’s the scoop on some local Cyber Monday deals, as well as a few offers still available in-store that are worth noting:    Big Top Arcade $100 Family Arcade Package (45% savings)  Visit website   […]

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Top 9 things explore in the Smokies during the winter (Including indoor activities that will warm ya right up)

Fresh snow on mountains, moonshine with cinnamon; bright Christmas lights and warm homemade mittens — these are just a few of my favorite things. In my opinion, nobody does Christmas like the Smokies. If you’re visiting the area in the winter, you’re in for a real treat. Here are some of the best things to […]

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A casino in Sevier County? This illicit mountain tradition may soon see the very taxable light of day

Gambling? In Sevier County?  I’m shocked. Shocked. Having legalized – and profited from – one of East Tennessee’s most famous vices in moonshine, there’s a move afoot that may help take another illicit mountain tradition into the very taxable light of day. Though it’s not a done deal by any stretch of the imagination, it […]

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Ober Gatlinburg, a blast from the past: A breakdown and review of Tennessee’s only ski and snowboard destination

Ober Gatlinburg is a ski and amusement park area, and it is the state of Tennessee’s only ski and snowboard destination. Ober Gatlinburg is mostly known for its winter activities, but many of its attractions are open year-round. And as a bonus, the off seasons are typically good opportunities to see the what the park […]

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Do you know what to do if you see a black bear in the Smokies? Commit these 3 safety tips to heart

There is a lot of wildlife to see in the Smoky Mountains – and it can be exciting to see animals in their natural habitat. But it’s important to remember that these beautiful creatures are wild animals, and you are a guest in their home. Since black bears are among the most notorious animals in […]

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