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Remembering the Gatlinburg Fires: One Year Ago Today

November 28, 2016. This is a date that brings back many different feelings for those that live and work in Gatlinburg, as well as the millions who visit this scenic mountain town in Tennessee. Of course, I'm referring to the... Continue Reading →


The 2017 Version of Winterfest and the Chili Cook-Off in Gatlinburg

Yes, the time is fast approaching. It seems like just yesterday that folks were sweltering in the summer heat but enjoying everything that Gatlinburg offers to its millions of guests every year. But now that the leaves are changing their... Continue Reading →

2017 Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg

I know most of you will be visiting Gatlinburg to see the beautiful Fall colors soon, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't be taking advantage of some of the other activities going on here. Gatlinburg really starts unveiling its Fall events soon with... Continue Reading →

2017 Smoky Mountain Songwriters Festival

This is the time of the year that some of the most famous hit songwriters in country music history come to Gatlinburg to perform. Many of them have written songs for legendary country artists including Garth Brooks and  Johnny Cash... Continue Reading →

Coming Soon to Gatlinburg: New Attractions and Our June Trip

We are now in the middle of May, so that means less than three weeks until our annual summer trip to Gatlinburg. I just wanted to say a few random things about what I've observed from seven hours away as... Continue Reading →

April 2017 Events in Gatlinburg

Yes, this guy is planning another Gatlinburg trip next month, and while the first three months of the year are generally quiet as far as tourism is concerned, April means Springtime is upon us bringing in the dollars for a... Continue Reading →

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