New to the Smokies? Here’s What You Should Know

Is it your first time visiting the Smokies? Ready to dip your toe in the streams of the Great Smoky Mountains, gallivant around Gatlinburg, or play in Pigeon Forge all day? If you’ve never been to Pigeon Forge before, we have some helpful tips and tricks for navigating the area – from shopping, dining, and cabin rentals to events, shows,…

NEW for Spring 2020: Pigeon Forge

There are plenty of long-standing attractions and annual events in the Great Smoky Mountains – staples that come to mind when you think of Pigeon Forge or neighboring Gatlinburg. You probably think of Dollywood, the upside-down WonderWorks building, go karts and laser tag, miniature golf, creamy fudge, and old-time photos. And while we LOVE the staples in the area, we…

Pigeon Forge Fun: 20 Ways to Play!

Festivals devoted to food, art, music, culture, holidays…there is no end to the fun events going on in the Great Smoky Mountains. The Pigeon Forge community calendar is packed with things to do year-round. If you’ve been here, you know. And if this is your first time planning a trip to Pigeon Forge in the Smokies, you’re in for a…

15 Things We’re Thankful for in the Smokies

Hardships exist everywhere in the world, and while they may seem to overwhelm us at times, it’s always important to shift our focus to the positive. Thanksgiving is the perfect time to reflect on what’s great in our lives, so this year we want to share 15 things we’re thankful for in the Smokies. From cabin fun and exciting attractions…

Celebrate Universal Children’s Day with Kid-Friendly Fun!

In 1959, the United Nations established Universal Children’s Day as an annual global holiday to create international awareness for children’s rights, improve the welfare of children, and promote togetherness. It was a part of a movement they began 5 years earlier in 1954 to ensure all children have the opportunity to be happy, healthy, and successful. It falls on November…

Valentine’s Day — A Romantic Cabin Stay in Pigeon Forge

Swooning at the mention of a romantic cabin stay in the Great Smoky Mountains for Valentine’s Day? If you answered yes, we like the way you think. If no was your response, then we 99.9% guarantee you’ll love the idea by the end of this blog. Give us 5 minutes — you won’t regret it and may even thank us…

Romantic Ideas in the Smokies: 7 Ways to Reconnect

1. Have a movie night – in your cozy cabin. Movie night out is fun, but it’s not always romantic. Sitting next to strangers, sticky floors, popcorn spilled everywhere, no chance to take a break and talk…it’s not exactly ideal for rekindling romance. But what about a movie night in the cabin?! Several of our Pigeon Forge, TN Cabins have…

Spotlight On: Dolly Parton in the Smoky Mountains

Dolly Parton is a Smoky Mountain native who’s brought fun, family, and philanthropy to the Smoky Mountains for many years. While she doesn’t currently reside in the Smokies, her giving presence is still felt through her charity work, attractions, and dinner shows. Everything she does is larger than life, and her mark on the Smokies is no different. If you’re…

No Need to Fly to Germany – Head to the Smokies for Oktoberfest!

Celebrating the one of the world’s largest festivals, Ober Gatlinburg is joining in the German celebrations, too! From mouthwatering Bavarian-style foods and crisp German-style brews to authentic folk music and dances and fun activities for the whole family, head to the Smoky Mountains and experience OktOBERfest! You can also host your own Oktoberfest party in your Pigeon Forge, TN Cabin…

End Summer on a Peak – In the Smoky Mountains!

Labor Day sales, whitewater rafting, scenic mountain picnics, and laid-back cabin cookouts – what better way than to spend your Labor Day Weekend, the last days of summer, in a fun Pigeon Forge, TN Cabin amongst the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains? From budget-friendly chalets to luxury log cabins, you can tailor your vacation to fit whatever fits your wallet! Your…