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5 Fun Facts About Gatlinburg

If there’s one thing that Gatlinburg revolves around, it’s fun! So to celebrate our love of fun, we wanted to share with you the following fun facts about our little corner of the Smoky Mountains! Read More

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What to Expect When You Do the Rocky Top Wine Trail

Whether you consider yourself to be a wine expert or you just want to try a few new flavors, the Rocky Top Wine Trail should be at the top of your vacation bucket list! The best part about it is that it’s completely free to do! The only time you have to spend any money is if you want to purchase some of your new favorite wines to take home with you. To help you make the most of your trip, here is what to expect as you make your way along this wine trail. Read More

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Top 5 Fun Things to Do When You Visit Cades Cove

No trip to the Smokies is complete without a stop at Cades Cove! There are plenty of activities and sights to see at this popular destination in the national park that are sure to keep you and your family occupied for hours! To help you make the most of your trip, here are 5 fun things to do when you visit Cades Cove. Read More

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4 of the Best Places for Breakfast in Gatlinburg

Everyone knows that the best way to start a fun-filled day of vacation is with a hearty breakfast. Our downtown Gatlinburg hotel does provide you with a free continental breakfast each morning. However, if you’re looking for stacks of hot pancakes, piles of bacon, the best donuts in town or a mega-delicious cinnamon roll, you’ll want to check out one of the following 5 restaurants that we’ve listed for you. Read More

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Top 3 Restaurants in Gatlinburg TN for a Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner

If you are planning to spend Valentine’s Day in Gatlinburg, you will be excited to know that there are several fantastic restaurants in town where you can enjoy a romantic dinner! After exploring the unique shops in downtown Gatlinburg or hiking through the National Park, there is nothing like ending this special day with a delicious meal with your sweetheart! Here are the top 3 restaurants in Gatlinburg TN for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner: Read More

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Top 4 Things You Need to Know Before Snow Tubing at Ober Gatlinburg

One of the best things about a winter vacation in the Smoky Mountains is the unique opportunity to go snow tubing at Ober Gatlinburg! This fun family activity is just minutes from the Old Creek Lodge via Ski Mountain Road or you can take a short walk to the Aerial Tramway station in downtown Gatlinburg for a scenic ride up to Ober Gatlinburg! Here are the top 4 things you need to know before snow tubing at Ober Gatlinburg: Read More

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4 Fun Things You Can Do to Celebrate New Years Eve in Gatlinburg

Whether you want to join a festive celebration with your friends or enjoy a special evening alone with your sweetheart, there is something for everyone to do on New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg! It’s the perfect destination to ring in the new year and to take advantage of all the wonderful restaurants, shops and activities that Gatlinburg has to offer! Here are 4 fun things you can do to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg: Read More

Ripley's Believe It or Not in Gatlinburg

Top 3 Museums in Gatlinburg That Are Fun for the Whole Family

If your kids think the idea of visiting a museum during a family vacation sounds boring, they have never seen one of the amazing museums in Gatlinburg! These museums are not just rainy day destinations to pass the time, but some of the top attractions in the Smoky Mountains! With unique interactive exhibits and fascinating displays, there is truly something for everyone in the family to enjoy! Here are the top 3 museums in Gatlinburg that are fun for the whole family: Read More

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5 of the Best Places to Go Shopping in Gatlinburg

No trip to Gatlinburg is complete without a shopping spree! Luckily, there are tons of great places to find souvenirs, gifts and more. Now the only thing left to figure out is where to go first! To help you make the most of your trip, here are 5 of the best places to go shopping in Gatlinburg. Read More