What are the Cades Cove Hours?

There is no Great Smoky Mountains National Park entrance fee at Cades Cove.

The Cades Cove Loop Road is one of the most popular places to visit in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Cades Cove Loop Road circles the cove so drivers have a chance to see all of the historic points along the way. If you plan to go driving through Cades Cove, there’s a few things you need to know about Cades Cove hours, so you can choose the best time to visit. Continue reading

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6 Smoky Mountain Towns You Need to Visit Before the Year is Over

Stunning view of Gatlinburg in the Smoky Mountains.

The Smoky Mountain area is known for having a little bit of the “small town” environment, even though the entire area has grown into a vacation destination. These are the towns that make the Smoky Mountains so great. Have you visited all 5 Smoky Mountain towns? Continue reading

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New at the Gatlinburg Aquarium: Ripley’s Glass Bottom Boat Adventure

About the New Pearl Harbor Ripley’s Aquarium Exhibit

We love the Gatlinburg aquarium and they just completed a new addition – Ripley’s Glass Bottom Boat Adventure! Continue reading

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Is There Free Parking in Gatlinburg?

One of the most common questions we receive – “Is there free parking in Gatlinburg?” Even though finding free parking in Gatlinburg can be tough, there are a couple of places and things you can do to save money on parking. Here’s a few ideas and the best free parking places in Gatlinburg: Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: New Dollywood Rides & Changes at the Park This Year

A butterfly flower arrangement at the entrance to Dollywood in Pigeon Forge.

We already knew there were going to be new Dollywood rides and shows for the 2017 season, but there’s actually a lot more work being done and more changes being made! Continue reading

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park Breaks Record Number of Visitors (Again!)

Great Smoky Mountains National Park record breaking year for 2016

2016: Great Smoky Mountains National Park Breaks Record Number of Visitors AGAIN!

Once again, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park saw the largest number of visitors in its history! In 2016, over 11 million people visited the national park, totaling 11,312,785 which was a 5% increase over 2015.  Continue reading

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7 Country Roads & Smoky Mountain Scenic Drives You Don’t Want to Miss on Your Vacation

Beautiful photo of the Smoky Mountains taken from Newfound Gap Road.

When you’re looking for a relaxing drive while you’re on vacation, there’s many great roads in the Smokies to choose from. Take a look at all of our favorite Smoky Mountain scenic drives and country roads for your next getaway: Continue reading

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Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Show is Flooding (But They’re Still Open!)

Photo of the outside of the Hatfield and McCoy dinner show in Pigeon Forge TN

They said it themselves – the Hatfield and McCoy dinner show in Pigeon Forge flooded on January 23 – but it was the best flood ever! Continue reading

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Is Gatlinburg Open?

Aerial view of the Gatlinburg TN parkway

Many of you are still wondering “Is Gatlinburg open?” and the answer is – YES! Gatlinburg is definitely open for visitors! Continue reading

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How Far is it From Pigeon Forge to Cherokee NC?

Mingus Mill in Cherokee NC

Are you thinking about making a day trip from Pigeon Forge to Cherokee NC? If you’ve never seen the Cherokee side of the Smokies, we recommend making a day trip just to experience all that the Great Smoky Mountains National Park has to offer. Continue reading

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