5 Ways To Save Money On Your Next Smoky Mountain Vacation
Vacations are fun, but they can also be really expensive. Cut costs on your family or group’s next Smoky Mountain vacation by following a few of these simple tips.
3 Ways to Save Money on Parking in Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge
When you visit the Smoky Mountains, the last thing you should be worrying about is racking up hundreds of dollars worth of parking fees. Fortunately, you won’t have to worry about having all of those parking costs when you use our strategies for saving money on parking in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg:
Plan A Stress-Free Smoky Mountain Vacation in 3 Easy Steps
No one likes the feeling of being stressed out, especially when you are planning or taking a vacation. To help ensure that visitors to the area enjoy a relaxing Smoky Mountain vacation, we at Visit My Smokies have put together a list of the top three ways vacationers can guarantee a stress-free vacation.
Top 3 Reasons To Vacation in the Smoky Mountains
The Smoky Mountains are by far one of the most exciting places for families and groups to spend time together. To help families see why over 9 million visitors choose the Smoky Mountains each year, we at Visit My Smokies have put together a list of the top three reasons your family should pick the Smoky Mountains for your next vacation destination, and if you think there is a reason we missed be sure to let us know in the comments below!
Top 3 Things to do in the Smoky Mountains in January
Happy New Year! Are you and your family ready to start planning your first Smoky Mountain vacation of the year? Visit My Smokies has compiled a list of the top three things to do in the Smoky Mountains in January to help make sure your first family vacation of the new year is as memorable as possible.
The Truth About Newfound Gap Road and Driving Through the Smoky Mountains
Everyone who visits the Smoky Mountains knows of the 33-mile long Newfound Gap Road. This roadway, more specifically known as U.S. 441, is the main route through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to connect Gatlinburg, TN to Cherokee, NC. We've got the details about Newfound Gap Road and driving through the Smokies this winter:
3 Things You Won’t Want to Forget for Your Winter Smoky Mountain Vacation
Are you planning a Smoky Mountain vacation this winter? When you visit the mountains during this season, you’ll want to make sure you have a few specific things packed for your trip. To help you get ready for your winter vacation, we have made a list of things you won’t want to forget to pack:
How Did ‘The Spur’ Get Its Name?
We’ve all driven on it. You would know what it is as soon as you saw it. Commonly referred to by locals and visitors alike, The Spur is the road that connects travelers from Pigeon Forge to Gatlinburg, and vice versa. It is the road that cuts through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and is lined with vibrant trees and a beautiful mountain stream. But the question remains, how did this popular roadway earn it’s name?
What Do an Onion and the Great Smoky Mountains Have in Common?
Have you ever been told to “dress like an onion” when you go hiking in colder weather?
Thanksgiving in the Smokies: Who’s Open?
Are you spending Thanksgiving in Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg this year? It’s time to start making your Thanksgiving Day plans! We want to make sure your family has a wonderful time when you visit the Smoky Mountains, so we’ve put together a list of the restaurants and attractions that are open on Thanksgiving Day. Each of the restaurants offers carry out options, in case you want to pick it up and take it back to your Smoky Mountain cabin. Keep checking back for updates, and SHARE this list with your friends, so everyone can plan their trip to experience Thanksgiving in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg!
Autumn in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park: What Is Your Fall Color?
With the fall foliage in full effect, some visitors to the Smokies may be curious as to which trees are responsible for the glorious mountain sceneries in front of them. We all know that the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is home to over 100 species of trees, but which trees produce which color?
How Much Is A Scenic Smoky Mountain Picture Worth?
Some might say the answer to this question is ‘a thousands words,’ but how can you put a price on the lifelong memories each photo holds? With just a quick tap of the finger a babbling creek, a sleeping bear, or a smile is forever documented. Want to capture your own memories? Below we have compiled a list of just a few of the most photogenic places in the scenic Smoky Mountains.
Five Easy Ways to Predict the Smoky Mountain Weather
Everyone wants to know what the weather will be like on their trip to the Smoky Mountains. At Visit My Smokies, we offer vacationers a consistent weather update. Although we don’t predict the Smoky Mountain weather months in advance, we decided to share a few weather predicting secrets with you.
The Easiest Way to Save Money on Your Smoky Mountain Vacation
Visitors to the Smokies return, year after year, to see the beautiful colors of fall. The brightly-colored leaves are filling the trees and families are exploring the great attractions throughout the area.
At Visit My Smokies, we understand that taking your family to all of the restaurants and attractions can add up to quite a cost.
How to Decide Which Activities are Best for Your Vacation
Your family is anxiously awaiting your vacation to the Smoky Mountains. Planning your trip to the Smoky Mountains should be an exciting time. So, we, at Visit My Smokies, decided to help vacation-planners by putting together a few things that will help you decide which activities are perfect for your trip.