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Everything You Need to Know About Winter Sports at Ober Gatlinburg

As the winter season approaches, Ober is preparing for winter sport lovers from all over to hit the slopes. Ober begins making their snow weeks in advance of opening so you can count on plush, smooth snow for your first trip down the mountain. Here is everything you need to know about winter sports in Ober Gatlinburg: ...Read More
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10 Things to Do and Places to Eat During Thanksgiving in Gatlinburg

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and you may be trying to decide what you will do and where you will eat when you're in town! There are plenty of fun activities to try when you're here for the holidays, so there's something for everyone in your group to enjoy! Check out these 10 things to do and places to eat during Thanksgiving in Gatlinburg: ...Read More
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5 Things You Need to Know About Black Bears in the Smoky Mountains

If someone mentions the Smoky Mountains, you probably think of the cities, fun attractions, and, of course, black bears! As the unofficial mascot of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, several hundred black bears call this area home. How much do you know about these magnificent creatures though? Here are 5 things you need to know about black bears in the Smoky Mountains: ...Read More
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4 Reasons to Stay at Our Hotel in Gatlinburg During Your Fall Vacation

If you’re planning a trip to the Smoky Mountains during this Autumn season, then you need to come stay with us! Not only do we offer you gorgeous views of the sought-after fall sights, but we also provide our guests with an exceptional lodging experience that you won’t find elsewhere. Here are 4 reasons why you should stay at our hotel in Gatlinburg during your fall vacation: ...Read More
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Top 4 Unique Shops at The Village in Gatlinburg

As one of the premier shopping destinations in the area, The Village offers guests the choice of 27 unique stores to choose from. The coolest thing about the area is that it is designed to mimic an old European village atmosphere. With so many stores in one area, you will want to get an idea of what all is there before you go! Here are 4 of the most unique shops at The Village in Gatlinburg: ...Read More
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4 Reasons to Grab Brunch at Crockett’s Breakfast Camp

We know that after a long day exploring the Smokies, shopping downtown or visiting all the attractions in Gatlinburg, all you want to do is come back to the hotel and rest. If you want to take the next morning to sleep in but don’t want to miss breakfast, we have the perfect recommendation for you! Here are 4 reasons why you should go grab brunch at Crockett’s Breakfast Camp: ...Read More
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6 of the Best Hikes in the Smoky Mountains for Beginners

One of the most popular things to do in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is hiking! People come from all over the world to explore the trails, but you don’t have to be an avid hiker to go out and romp around in the woods! There are plenty of easy hikes you’ll be able to enjoy while you’re in town! Here are 6 of the best hikes in the Smoky Mountains for beginners: ...Read More
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4 Reasons Why You Should Visit the Ole Smoky Distillery in Gatlinburg

A trip to the Smokies wouldn’t be complete without tasting some of that Appalachian moonshine! Luckily for you, Gatlinburg is home to the Ole Smoky Holler and Barrelhouse. Next time you visit downtown, you have to try this ‘shine for yourself! Here are 4 reasons why you should visit the Ole Smoky Distillery in Gatlinburg: ...Read More
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3 Reasons Our Hotel is the Best Place to Stay in Gatlinburg for Couples

Every year countless couples visit Gatlinburg and the Smokies in hopes of adding some extra romance to their relationships. Many folks find themselves falling in love during a first trip to the Smoky Mountains with a sweetheart. We’ve lost count of the marriage proposals on the Gatlinburg SkyBridge and at Anakeesta over the past few years. Honeymooners have made the first memories here for decades and will continue to do so. And, time after time we welcome guests that arrive for a traditional stay here at Old Creek Lodge to celebrate their wedding day. If you’re planning a trip with your significant other this year, we’d love to welcome you too! Here are 3 reasons our hotel is the best place to stay in Gatlinburg for couples. ...Read More
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4 Reasons Why You Should Visit Old Dad’s General Store

Are you planning a trip to Gatlinburg and the Smokies this year? If so, there’s no better place to start your trip than at one of our local favorites, Old Dad’s General Store. Located in downtown Gatlinburg near the entrance of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Old Dad’s is a quick and easy stop but one that you’ll make every time you’re in town after you’ve had your first experience there. Here are 4 reasons why you should visit Old Dad’s General Store in Gatlinburg, TN. ...Read More