Image via Flickr by Snassek There’s no better place to spend a summer vacation than in the Smoky Mountains. Gatlinburg is the ideal destination for travelers who want to spend their time amongst the beautiful, picturesque mountain scenery. Along with outdoor activities and local attractions, summertime means p

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Image via Flickr by allenran 917 Experience the crisp mountain air and scenic wonder of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Don’t miss the 67th Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage, April 11th – 15th.  The National Park Service says the park is home to over 1,500 kinds of flowering plants, more than in any oth

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Time for Renewal

  • November 22, 2016

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

  • August 15, 2016

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 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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