It’s a New Season in the Smokies!

The trip of a lifetime is waiting this spring in the Great Smoky Mountains

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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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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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Newfound Gap Road in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park near Gatlinburg, Tennessee reopened to traffic Monday April 15th, 2013, one month ahead of schedule.

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Newfound Gap Road in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park reopened to traffic Monday April 15th, 2013, one month ahead of schedule. The road was shut down in January, after a massive landslide washed away the land supporting the road. …

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Dollywood Pigeon Forge, Tennessee – Summerlong Extended Operating Hours with Nightly Fireworks, Season-Long Marquee of New Shows Lead the Biggest Entertainment Year In Dollywood’s 28-Year History

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From spring’s Cirque Shanghai to Dollywood’s A Christmas Carol, and The Great American Summer in between, Dollywood’s award-winning entertainment takes center stage. Pigeon Forge, TN – March 2013 / Hospitality 1ST / Dollywood treats its 2013 guests to more shows …

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63rd Annual Great Smoky Mountain Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage is fast approaching, April 23 – 27th, 2013

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“The pilgrims are coming! The pilgrims are coming!” Join the 63rd Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage’s enthusiastic participants April 23-27 in Gatlinburg. Activities during the much-anticipated event include educational hikes, motorcades, photography tours, and indoor programs, all celebrating the flora, fauna, and …

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Contract Issued For Repairs To Newfound Gap Road In Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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If all goes as planned, visitors will be able to cross Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina and Tennessee on the Newfound Gap Road by mid-May, the date set for completion of repairs to a stretch of road …

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Spring in the Smoky Mountains near Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tennessee

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During the spring time of year, the Smoky Mountains begin to bloom! Spring break trips to Pigeon Forge will be filled with fun for all ages.   From Car Shows to Bar-B-Que and Bluegrass, the Smoky Mountains has something to …

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Clingmans Dome to be open early for visitors this Friday February 15th, 2013

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In a change from the norm, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park has decided to open Clingmans Dome Road to visitors starting this Friday, February 15th, 2013. The road is a popular high elevation destination and typically closes in winter …

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