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5 Basic Things You’ll Learn When You First Visit Gatlinburg

I think I can speak for all of us when I say we all remember the first time we visited Gatlinburg. For some, it has been decades ago—when the town obviously was much different—but for the others, such as ourselves,... Continue Reading →


My Top 3 Restaurants for Pancakes in Gatlinburg

Recently, I wrote about where I thought were the best places in Gatlinburg to get a pizza. Now I would like to specify that these were not necessarily the best restaurants overall, since we only usually visit these places for... Continue Reading →

4 Restaurants in Gatlinburg I Want to Visit (But Haven’t)

There is an ever-growing list of restaurants in Gatlinburg that I haven't visited, but are on my radar to visit in the future. These restaurants have received my attention through social media, Trip Advisor, and by talking to the helpful... Continue Reading →

Shopping in Gatlinburg for T-Shirts

As I mentioned in previous blog posts, the one thing I find a bit tacky in the beautiful town of Gatlinburg is the number of t-shirt shops that line the Parkway downtown. I have entered them a few times on... Continue Reading →

Parking in Gatlinburg Doesn’t Have to be Cumbersome

If you're in town visiting for a holiday or staying in a cabin in the mountains, you may have to drive into town in order to experience Gatlinburg. I have read many comments on forums detailing the nightmarish traffic in... Continue Reading →

Gatlinburg Traveler Advice: Take A Morning Walk

Maybe I am a little too sentimental when it comes to Gatlinburg and The Great Smoky Mountains. I like to come here every year to slow things down and stop to smell the air and realize all that I miss... Continue Reading →

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