Pigeon Forge, Tennessee: Dollywood Sweeps 2013 Golden Ticket Awards with Five ‘Best of the Best’ Honors

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Dollywood won five “best of the best” awards, ranked as finalists in five additional categories and landed two coasters on Amusement Today’s annual Best Steel and Best Wooden Coaster lists at the magazine’s prestigious 2013 Golden Ticket Awards on Saturday, …

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Fall is Breathtaking in the Great Smoky Mountains

Spectacular fall getaway in the Great Smoky Mountains for you and your entire family.

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Spend Labor Day in the Great Smoky Mountains with Patriot Getaways

Enjoy the rest of summer in style with Patriot Getaways. Make a reservation for two nights in July or August and receive 25% the nightly rate.

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Shop til You Drop During Tax Free Weekend in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

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The 9th annual discounted shopping weekend will begin at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 2, 2013 and end at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 4, 2013.

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Rare white lion takes the stage in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee at The Smoky Mountain Opry

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A rare white lion, one of only 300 in existence in the world, is now performing in the cast of the Smoky Mountain Opry. The lion, named Tsimba-Vaati, is 7-years-old and weighs approximately 500 pounds. He was born in captivity …

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Stars and Stripes Forever in the Great Smoky Mountains

Celebrate Independence Day with Patriot Getaways. July is one of the most spectacular months to spend in the Great Smoky Mountains, especially when you reserve your luxury cabin with Patriot Getaways. The annual Festival on the Fourth takes place in …

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A Step Closer to Completing the “Missing Link” of the Foothills Parkway from Waland to Wears Valley, Tennessee

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park celebrated the completion of Bridge 2 on the Foothills Parkway near Wears Valley, TN with a ribbon cutting event on Monday, June 24. The completion of Bridge 2 marks a significant milestone bringing the park …

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Gatlinburg Tennessee in The Great Smoky Mountains rolls out free trolley service for the summer!

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For a third season, the City of Gatlinburg is offering free trolley service to summer visitors along the length of the Parkway during the peak tourist season. Visitors and local residents can board the specially designated trolleys at numerous stops …

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Surprise Dad This Year With A Patriot Getaway

Patriot Getaways welcomes June and the first month of summer with a bang! Book your luxury cabin today and get ready for the time of your life. The Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee always has plenty to offer, but especially …

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Patriot Getaways This Mothers Day

The last month of spring promises to be filled with great activities for the whole family in East Tennessee. Book a lovely cabin, chalet or lodge for Mothers Day and discover why the Great Smoky Mountains are one of the …

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