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June 2017

Rowdy Bear Mountain Coaster Has Opened

There is a new mountain coaster in Gatlinburg, and so far, it has opened to the delight of thrill riders visiting the Smoky Mountains. Unfortunately, we missed out on opening day, which was on June 9--the very morning that we... Continue Reading →


Gatlinburg June Vacation: Part Three

I'd like to begin Part 3 by adding something I forgot to mention in my previous post. On Wednesday night my son and I went up on the Space Needle. He had visited this centerpiece attraction in Gatlinburg earlier in... Continue Reading →

Gatlinburg June Vacation: Part Two

Tuesday Day 3 was Tuesday and that meant it was time to explore the majestically beautiful Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Our hike this year was Laurel Falls--our second time here but our son's first. The day started out perfect... Continue Reading →

Gatlinburg June Vacation: Part One

The time had finally come for us to make our way to the Smoky Mountains. June has always been our family Gatlinburg vacation time, and the sure sign that it has finally arrived is when school lets out for the... Continue Reading →

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