4 Spring Hikes in the Smoky Mountains You Need To Explore This Year

spring hikes in the Smoky Mountains

We could not be more excited to begin to welcome the spring weather in the Smoky Mountains. Not only does this mean that we get to wave goodbye to all the cold and dreary winter weather, but it also means that all of the beautiful Smoky Mountain wildflowers are about to bloom. That being said, what better place to find the flowers than by enjoying a spring hike in the Smoky Mountains? Continue reading

Earthquake Strikes in the Smoky Mountains

Summertime view of the Smoky Mountains

Early in the morning on Wednesday, February 26, 2015, a minor earthquake shook up the Smoky Mountains. Continue reading

What Your Boss Doesn’t Want You to Know About Taking a Family Smoky Mountain Vacation

what your boss doesn't want you to know about a family Smoky Mountain vacation

It’s not secret that at Visit My Smokies we think that everyone should take a family Smoky Mountain vacation at least once a year. Not only are there a ton of family-friendly activities that you and your loved ones can enjoy, but we also offer some of the most picturesque mountains views in North America. Continue reading

The Best Places to Find Gatlinburg Coupons and Discounts Travelers Need to Know

where to find Gatlinburg coupons and discounts

Looking to save money and have fun on your family’s next vacation in the Smoky Mountains? Be sure to check out our favorite places to find Gatlinburg coupons and discounts below for a chance to save you and your loved ones hundreds of dollars on your next trip! Continue reading

What’s New For Dixie Stampede Dinner Show In Pigeon Forge In 2015?

Dixie Stampede in Pigeon Forge in winter

The most fun place to eat in the Smoky Mountains recently got an upgrade, and we have all the details. Read below to find out what you and your family should expect to find when you visit the Dixie Stampede dinner show in Pigeon Forge in 2015. Continue reading

2015 Dollywood Festival Schedule Announced

Dollywood sign

Every year, Dollywood features an exciting variety of festivals, with delicious foods from all over the world and even new shows throughout the season. In this article, you’ll find the inside scoop about the Dollywood festival schedule and what to expect at each event. Continue reading

Gatlinburg Family Vacation Named Among Top 10 Small Cities to Visit in 2015

Gatlinburg family vacation

Big news for one of the biggest small towns in the Smoky Mountains, Bustle.com recently named a Gatlinburg family vacation among the top 10 best small cities to visit in 2015. Continue reading

Beyoncé Passes Dolly Parton to Become Most Grammy Nominated Woman

Statue of Dolly Parton in downtown Sevierville near the courthouse

With 46 nominations each, Dolly Parton was tied with a current pop vocalist for the ‘Queen of Grammy Nominations’ spot. Continue reading

Night Hiking in the Smoky Mountains Made Simple

night hiking in the Smoky Mountains

Night hiking in the Smoky Mountains is an extraordinary experience. Not only do guests have a greater chance of seeing wildlife, but they also give you a whole new perspective on the Great Smoky Mountains. Continue reading

Smoky Mountains Bucket List: 15 Things To Do in the Smoky Mountains in 2015

things to do in the Smoky Mountains in 2015

What is one thing that you have always wanted to do in the Smoky Mountains but have not had the chance? Have you wanted to take a helicopter ride over the Great Smoky Mountains National Park or whitewater rafting in Gatlinburg? Continue reading