Located 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.
The beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains attracts many visitors each year. Visitors and residents alike enjoy incredible scenery, hiking, shopping and fine dining. Now everyone can also sample healthy local food at the Gatlinburg Farmers Market.
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.
Sure, eating burgers and hotdogs while relaxing in the backyard or at a Gatlinburg cabin rental with your family and friends is a traditional way to spend the Fourth of July. However, why not page homage and respect to the true meaning of the holiday at the Pigeon Forge event known as the Patriot Festival?
The Gatlinburg Farmers Market is a jewel within a gem that is Gatlinburg TN. It sits in the famed tourist destination hotspot that is nestled between Knoxville and Asheville. The Gatlinburg Farmers Market is open for the summer season and can be visited for 3 hours every Saturday morning (8:30 - 11:30). Fresh vegetables and handmade crafts can all be found on location.
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.
More than 100 gospel musicians and groups will entertain over five days April 30 through May 5 in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee at the 8th annual Southern Gospel Music FanFair.
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.