What’s New

Learn what is new and fun in the Smoky Mountains. There are always awesome things to explore and new things to discover when you visit the Smokies!

March 20, 2023

Cabin Spotlight: “Finding Bigfoot”

East Tennessee’s favorite mythical Smoky Mountain figure not named “Dolly Parton” (as far as we know) inspires this new vacation cabin rental “Finding Bigfoot” by Smoky Mountain Dream Vacation! Their website writes: “Does Bigfoot live in the Smokies? We invite you to come and explore our unique Bigfoot inspired cabin. This mystical […]
March 11, 2023

Great Smoky Mountains Park It Forward Program

It is possible you’ve heard the news already, but if not, we’ll be happy to introduce you to it here. Beginning March 1st, 2023, the Smoky Mountain National Park will require parking tags on vehicles for parking accessibility at National Park destinations. Daily passes are $5 and weekly and yearly passes are […]
December 9, 2022

Why Choose Three Jimmys For Dinner In Gatlinburg?

The city of Gatlinburg has no shortage of restaurants to serve just about every taste under the sun, but one of our favorite places that we like to post on our network of websites about every so often is the Three Jimmys on Highway 321 in Gatlinburg. We have gotten to enjoy […]
March 9, 2022

Vacation Planning for the Great Smoky Mountains

Vacation planning for your trip to the Great Smoky Mountains can get overwhelming. The sheer volume of things to do, places to visit, and stay can make it difficult to decide what is right for your trip.  We offer insight from the perspective of having lived and worked in the area for […]
January 30, 2022

A Taste of Old Gatlinburg: Ogle’s Chair Shop

I got to thinking the other day that many of the folks who visit the Smokies simply take the place at face value and don’t realize the remarkable history behind what they are seeing. I, myself, grew up coming here twice a year, spring and fall because my grandparents got us started […]
January 27, 2022

Smoky Mountain Wedding Venue Spotlight: Foothills Farm

There are a handful of farm wedding venues in East Tennessee, but those who would like to get married in a less trafficked area of the Smoky Mountains should consider the exquisite and amenity-rich Foothills Farm just off of Cosby Highway. Everything you, your bethrothed, your caterer, and entourage/family/whatever you call the […]
January 8, 2022

These Menus At Sunliner Diner Restaurant in Pigeon Forge

In this small article, we wanted to highlight a recent trip to the Sunliner Diner restaurant in Pigeon Forge and their clever integration of Pigeon Forge identity and the listing of food items and services commonly referred to as a “menu”. We just wanted to highlight this bit of creativity you can […]
December 14, 2021

Business Spotlight: American Recycled Plastic

Imagine outdoor furniture & site amenities you can rely on – no more costly replacements or maintenance! Our family business, American Recycled Plastic will treat your bench, picnic table or sheeting order as if it’s our own. We work hard to complete your projects on time & within budget. We offer commercial, […]
December 7, 2021

Business Spotlight: All Pro Group

We wanted to take a moment to highlight one of our business partners and friends with a blog article introducing you to them. Here’s a look at All Pro Group in Sevier County: All Pro Group All Pro Property Management Services is your local professional real estate management solution for ANY property […]