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

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 one step closer towards finishing the “missing link,” a 1.65-mile section of the Parkway between […]

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

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 along the Parkway at no charge. The shuttle service will extend from traffic light #1 […]

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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.
Us 441 Great Smoky Mountains reopened

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. Crews have been working since then to re-stabilize the land and repair the roadway. Park […]

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

“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 cultural history of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The event opens with a luncheon April […]

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Paws N’ Claws: A Magnificent 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Luxury Pigeon Forge Smoky Mountain Vacation Home
Paws N' Claws

Paws N’ Claws near Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tennessee is offered exclusively by American Patriot Getaways. If you are looking for an Amazing Pigeon Forge getaway, this is the place to stay. It is located in the Sky Harbor Resort, which allows you to be secluded, but still close to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg by […]

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