Smoky Mountain Guide

April 2, 2021

Wedding Venue Spotlight: Honeysuckle Hills

Honeysuckle Hills is a premium, secluded and inclusive wedding venue located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in Pigeon Forge, TN, with a number of gorgeous places onsite that all can make a gorgeous setting for a wedding or elopment reception. Honeysuckle Hills is a barn wedding venue in the […]
March 11, 2021

Dollywood Grand Opening For 2021

Dollywood has sent out announcements and emails that it will be opening to their 2021 season on March 13th as well on information on their Spring season festival. Here is what they provide from their website and email: “At Dollywood we celebrate the best of life as we light up the Smokies […]
February 17, 2021

Dollywood Opening Announcements

Dollywood has updated their website with information on opening for 2021. We thought we should let the website speak for itself with these snapshots from www.dollywood.com.
January 30, 2021
Sips & Sharks

Ripley’s Sips & Sharks

Here’s something new that would inspire some of the adults-who-are-kids-at-heart-but-like-something-harder-to-drink to get out of the house and come to the Aquarium: Ripley’s Sips & Sharks. From the main Ripley’s website: “Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies will be hosting Sips & Sharks events! Sips & Sharks is an adult (21+) sleepover that gives […]
January 30, 2021

Wilderness Wildlife Week For 2021

Pigeon Forge is going virtual for Wilderness Wildlife Week this year. Here is what their official page has to say on it: “Celebrate the natural features, creatures and cultures of the Smokies with online speakers, panels and more fun online content. Join us Feb. 2-4 as we celebrate the natural features, creatures […]
January 21, 2021

Pigeon Forge Official Travel Guide

For those who would be interested to see/have a printed Travel Guide for the city of Pigeon Forge, the city provides one that you can have sent to you by putting in your address on a form of their tourism site, www.mypigeonforge.com. A digital version for 2021 will be available at a […]
November 21, 2020

Winterfest Events 2020 Starting Today

It is officially and effectively winterfest in the Smokies! During this time, people come to the mountains for a variety of reasons, not the least because of the holidays, the romance opportunities and just a badly needed break from the routine, but one slightly less obvious reason is that we have capabilities […]
November 12, 2020

Synchronous Fireflies

We wanted to repost an article from the main Great Smoky Mountain National Park website that we felt was worth your reading. Check it out! “Synchronous fireflies (Photinus carolinus) are one of at least 19 species of fireflies that live in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. They are the only species in […]
November 12, 2020

Bears in the Smokies

We wanted to repost an article from the main Great Smoky Mountain National Park website that we felt was worth your reading. Check it out! “Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one of the largest protected areas in the eastern United States where black bears can live in wild, natural surroundings. Bears […]