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3 Easy Smoky Mountain Gift Ideas for ‘Hard to Buy for’ Friends and Family

Family shopping in a gift shopWe all know those friends or family members who are just too difficult to buy gifts for. This year, instead of going with the typical gift sets filled with candy and scented soaps, try something a little bit different, like a gift from the Smokies! We’ve put together a few great Smoky Mountain gifts for those ‘hard to buy for’ friends on your Christmas list.

1. Weekend Getaway

Are you looking for a perfect gift for that special someone? Share the Smoky Mountains with your friends this year! A romantic getaway to the Smokies is a great gift idea for your loved one, special family member or close friend. You can check out all of the great places to stay by looking at Visit My Smokies’ ‘Where to Stay’ page. There, you can find all of the great locations throughout Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Everyone loves those surprise trips to the Smoky Mountains, so you can’t go wrong with this idea!

2. Great Smoky Mountains National Park Souvenirs

When you’re visiting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park this holiday season, stop by one of the visitor centers and pick up some great souvenir gifts. The national park visitor centers have a retail section that can help you check a few items off of your lists! if you’re looking for stocking stuffers, they have small items like coffee mugs, magnets and other novelty items. When you need something a little bigger, take a look at all of the books about the Great Smoky Mountains or some of the great pictures and maps available for purchase. Looking to buy for kids? They’ve even got that covered! The retail stores have a children’s section with a variety of books, DVDs and stuffed animals. If you can’t make it to the Smoky Mountains this season, you can check out all of the great items available online.

3. Restaurant Gift Certificate

Do you have friends or family members that travel to the Smoky Mountain regularly? Smoky Mountain gifts, like gift certificates, are the perfect item for the travel-lover in your life. A gift certificate to any of the great Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge restaurants is a wonderful idea! They can relax in the Smoky Mountains while enjoying a delicious southern meal. For a list of the great dining options in the Smokies, you can check out our website.

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