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Cars stuck in a traffic jamGatlinburg is a wonderful place to vacation, however, traffic can often be a headache. Many of the locals have found ways to avoid traffic troubles. Here are some simple traveling tips to make your commute hassle-free. With some careful planning, you’ll enjoy your vacation without sacrificing time staring at tail lights.

View of downtown GatlinburgAre you planning to spend the day at multiple Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge attractions? There is no need to worry about expensive gas prices, or parking fees, when you use the inexpensive Pigeon Forge trolley and Gatlinburg trolley systems. Prices of trolley rides are budget friendly.  Vacationing guests can ride through Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge, stopping at local restaurants and attractions, for less than the price of a single gallon of gas.

The flowers are blooming, and temperatures are on the rise. Camping season is here, and it's time to slip into your hiking boots and pack the car with sleeping bags, tents and coolers. The Great Smoky Mountains, the mountain range lining the Tennessee and North Carolina Border, are home to America's most visited national park The Great Smoky Mountains for valid reasons. The Smokies are known across the world for the diversity of animals, plants and breathtaking views. If you're headed to the Smokies, whether you're going for

Family hiking and resting on the fenceEven though spring has just begun, families are looking for exciting and enjoyable summer vacation ideas. Why not plan to spend a week for a Smoky Mountains family vacation in East Tennessee near the most visited National Park. You can enjoy nature, have a great time at one of several water parks, enjoy the mountain culture and shop to your heart’s content in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg.  If you are thinking of what an ideal Smoky Mountains Family Vacation would be like we have a plan to include everything.

You may want to visit one of the three Great Smoky Mountains National Park visitor centers for information and maps the Spring 2013 operating hours are are open daily and the  Sugarlands Visitor Center, near Gatlinburg, TN, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Cades Cove Visitor Center, near Townsend, TN, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., and the Oconaluftee Visitor Center near Cherokee, NC, will be open 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Some of the facilities and secondary roads of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park close for the winter season as precautionary for inclement weather and

Imagine viewing majestic displays of The Great Smoky Mountains while cuddling on the couch in your pajamas before a roaring fire, or sipping hot cocoa on a rustic porch in the cool of evening surrounded by wooded serenity. When renting a cabin in the Smokies for your next getaway, these scenarios are a part of your trip. Cabins allow your lodging to be an integral part of your experience. Most cabins in the Great Smoky Mountains are equipped with fully functional kitchens, hot tubs and rustic charm not available

The area surrounding The Great Smoky Mountain National Park  is the ideal location for conventions, business meetings, and expositions. Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville not only provide some excellent convention centers for such functions, but they also provide plenty of lodging, food, and attractions for guests. Nothing compares to staying in one of the local log cabins, with their breathtaking views of the mountains. When not at their event, guests can enjoy a dinner show, outdoor adventure, or visit the area’s unique shops. Gatlinburg has two amazing convention centers.