Time for Renewal

The Christmas season is a time for joyous celebration and the New Year is a time when we resolve to become better people. The Faith and Family Retreat is a perfect time for both celebration and renewal. This unique event takes place June 11, 2017 and is a time for families to reset, connect, and make lasting friendshi

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The bright twinkling lights and a festive parade that culminates with the appearance of Santa Claus can make anyone feel like a kid again, and that is why Christmas in Gatlinburg is so special. Image via Flickr by Jim R Rogers The Christmas seasonal fun begins with the Winter Magic Kickoff and Chili Cookoff o

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End of Summer Getaways

The summer is coming to a close, but there is still time for one more getaway to Gatlinburg. For music lovers, the Smoky Mountain Songwriters Festival is the perfect opportunity to hear outstanding performances from some of the nation’s best songwriters and artists. The Smoky Mountain Songwriters Festival takes pla

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“The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul.” The artisans and craftsmen in Appalachia have deep roots and a reputation for creating some of the most amazing pieces of art. Visitors to Gatlinburg can see these craftsmen and their work during the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair from July

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The Great Smoky Mountain National Park is a sight to behold and one of the best ways to experience the mountains is by taking a hike. To ensure that your Gatlinburg vacation goes smoothly, it is wise to make sure your hiking trip is safe. Before you begin your Smoky Mountain hiking adventure, research the different tr

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Memorial Day in Gatlinburg

Memorial Day is traditionally spent remembering those who served our country, celebrating the beginning of the summer, and spending time with family and friends. There isn’t a better way to spend the Memorial Day weekend than visiting the scenic Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg. The mountains of East Tennessee are bur

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Fishing in the Smokies

Whether you are a professional angler or someone looking for a relaxing day of fishing, the rivers and streams throughout Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains make for a perfect destination. Outfitters, like Smoky Mountain Angler, can help you familiarize yourself with the local rules and regulations. Local experts ar

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[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] Image via Flickr by faungg[/caption] Some say it’s because of the food, while others say it’s the adventure or the scenery. Perhaps, it’s a combination of reasons, but the secret is out and Gatlinburg has been named as the Top Travel Destination on the Rise in the US

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4 Ways to Be a Romance Ninja

With advance planning, anyone can be a romance ninja and score major brownie points with their special someone. Here are four suggestions that will make Valentine’s Day or any special anniversary one to remember. Location. Nestled in the Smoky Mountains, Gatlinburg is one of the top destinations for romantic getaway

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