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Ski resort at nightOber Gatlinburg is a prime skiing destination within Tennessee. With it's grand opening in 1962, this winter sport attraction and amusement park continues to thrive today. When thinking of planning a trip to Tennessee during the winter or summer months, there is truly no better spot than Gatlinburg. Experience the Great Smoky Mountains unlike ever before with amazing scenic views, fun and excitement just waiting for you around every corner. Be sure to visit during Night Magic Skiing at Ober Gatlinburg held from January 2, 2013 to January 31, 2013 for a completely new experience.

Tourists thinking about visiting Gatlinburg, Tennessee will appreciate the numerous activities from which they can choose throughout the year. Hiking, skiing and shopping are just some of the interesting and enjoyable things to do in Gatlinburg. However special Gatlinburg events are also a part of the Smoky Mountain area traditions during every season of the year that make visiting the town an even more inviting destination.

Winterfest lights at nightWinterfest in Gatlinburg, Tennessee begins November 5 and runs through February 17, 2013. That gives visitors time to choose days before Christmas or after to enjoy a get-away. Gatlinburg is a favorite tourist spot all year around but when the lights are turned on for Winterfest, it turns into a magical wonderland.

Gatlinburg skyline at nightWhat to do in Gatlinburg at Night After the sun goes down Gatlinburg stays alive and is a showcase of twinkling lights nestled in the base of the Smoky Mountains.  Whether you are arriving for your stay late in the evening , making the most of everyday of your stay, or you are just a night owl – if you are wondering what to do in Gatlinburg at night we have several suggestions for you.  A walk along the main parkway of Gatlinburg offers many specialty shops, candy shops, restaurants, and several attractions most of which are open until late in the evening.

Trail in Cades CoveLocated just 27 miles from Gatlinburg, Tennessee, Cades Cove is a scenic valley in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Home to beautiful mountains and abundant wildlife, it’s a great place to visit if you want to hike, bike, horseback ride, camp, or sample some local history. The Cove contains historic buildings harkening back to the first European settlements in the early 19th century. The area is also known as an old Cherokee hunting ground.

Going to the Smoky Mountains has never been less expensive. There are several things that you can do with your family that can save you money. When you go out to eat, try to find a restaurant that has a buffet. You will only pay one price for your meal, and you can get as much to eat as you want.

Arguably, the worst and most frustrating part of any vacation comes before the actual trip is taken. Preparing - and packing - for the trip can be stressful, confusing, and even sometimes downright awful. The worry of forgetting something, that no outfit will work for a specific situation, or that the clothing and shoes brought will be uncomfortable and inappropriate are all fears that many people have, and rightly so. There are ways to skip all of these problems and pack for vacation without stress, so that they can concentrate on the destination - especially if it is to a beautiful location like cabins in Pigeon Forge.

This May, from the 25th to the 28th, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is hosting a sidewalk sale at Pigeon River Crossings. This is one of the best Pigeon Forge events for Memorial Day 2012. Shoppers can find great deals on everything from clothing to house wares. Shop this Memorial Day in a friendly atmosphere while also paying respect to this national holiday in Pigeon Forge. For more information on the event, call 1-865-453-7316.

For 14 music-filled days, the Smoky Mountains come alive with Dollywood's Barbeque & Bluegrass Performances. Located in Pigeon Forge, TN, Dollywood Amusement Park will feature over 300 musical performances from bluegrass artists from across the country. From May 26 thru June 10, 2012, the park's admission provides access to this amazing musical event, delicious East Tennessee barbeque, and all the shows, games, and rides Dollywood features.

Mark your calendars for “A Night to Remember: An Original Musical Tribute to the Titanic” premiering Saturday, April 14 at the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. This exciting premiere marks the 100th anniversary of the evening the ill-fated ship struck an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean.