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:
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.
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!
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.
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:
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?
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!
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Are you planning to see all of the fall colors in the Great Smoky Mountains? It’s helpful to know when and where those beautiful fall colors can be found, so we have created a list of what you need to know before you head into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.