Where To See Snow in the Smokies

Where To See Snow in the Smokies

We hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and New Years, either here in the Smokies with us or where you call home. Now we enter the second half of Winterfest in the Smokies and what can effectively be considered the quietest season on the calendar.…

Ober Gatlinburg’s Winter Sports Scene

Ober Gatlinburg’s Winter Sports Scene

By now, you likely know that Ober Gatlinburg becomes a center of Winter season excitement for its sledding, snowboarding and snow tubing accommodations. If not, this is a great time to introduce you to what they can offer. Rather than a long article as usual,…

Restaurants Open For Thanksgiving 2019

Restaurants Open For Thanksgiving 2019

The following is a list of restaurants that will be open tomorrow on Thanksgiving Day for 2019.   Alamo Steakhouse (Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge) Hours of Holiday Operation: 4:00PM – 9:00PM Address: 705 East Parkway, Gatlinburg, 37738 3050 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN, 37863 Website: https://www.alamosteakhouse.com/  …

Visit Anakeesta in Gatlinburg

Visit Anakeesta in Gatlinburg

One of the biggest and most significant new things to come into Gatlinburg in the last few years has been the Anakeesta Theme Park Village in the highlands overlooking the city. We now have two attractions you can spend a few hours at that you…

Carver’s Orchards Near Cosby Hollow

Carver’s Orchards Near Cosby Hollow

It’s been a hot minute or two since we last talked about one of Cosby’s most noteworthy community items – the most famous apple orchard in East Tennessee with Carver’s Orchards and Applehouse on Cosby Highway. Carver’s has been in business and growing the best…

Upcoming Fall Festivals in East Tennessee

Upcoming Fall Festivals in East Tennessee

Here’s a big collection of Fall Festivals going on in our part of the state of Tennessee that we think you’d like to know about. Some of these are very close by and some of them are quite a distance out, but for those coming…

Winterfest Surprise Update

Winterfest Surprise Update

Some surprise news about Winterfest this year as reported by WVLT.com: “SEVIER COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) — Sevier County leaders announced they’ll delay the start of Smoky Mountain Winterfest this year. The three cities have decided to hold off turning on the 15 million winter lights…

Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales 2019

Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales 2019

Who would’ve thought Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales would become a tradition in Gatlinburg? Maybe not that surprising considering tradition is everything there is to the event – when Tunes and Tales is going on, the night turns back the calendar some decades and allows…