August 23, 2018
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Vacation Rip-Off or Money Saver for Travelers?

Do Online Travel websites save money or rip you off? According to an article in the Asheville Citizen-Times in January 2018, bookings for short-term rentals in Tennessee are growing at a faster rate than for hotels. HomeAway and VRBO are among the online travel agencies offering short-term rentals, but Airbnb […]
August 16, 2018
Tennessee Caves

Tennessee Caves – The Dark, Hard Underbelly of the Volunteer State

Writer: Kimberly Martin   A haven for spelunkers, there are more than 8,350 documented Tennessee caves. According to the National Caves Association, that is more than any other state in the country. This rich assemblage of caves, sinkholes, and underground waterways is collectively referred to as karst topology. It originates […]
February 25, 2018

Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud

Originally, the Lumberjack Feud opened in 2011. This popular and very fun dinner show centered around the competition of two (2) teams of ESPN’s professional lumberjacks. Showcasing their distinct skills of tree climbing, ax swinging, chainsaw carving, and the ever popular log rolling, and other logging related events, this one-of-a-kind […]
September 14, 2017

buying a cabin in the Smoky Mountains?

Are you considering buying a cabin to use as a vacation home? Have you considered whether or not it’s a good investment?  Do you just want a place to go, relax and enjoy when you get a chance or maybe a place to spend the summer.  Maybe you want a place to […]
August 10, 2017

Pay it Forward

Every year the date of September 5 has been declared to be the International Day of Charity and wouldn’t it be the perfect time to Pay it Forward and help your neighbors in need? Most everyone knows what the term “Pay It Forward” means but for those who don’t, it’s doing something […]
July 28, 2017

Things to do in the Smoky Mountains

Things To Do in the Smoky Mountains Welcome to The Great Smoky Mountains! Now that you have decided that this is where you would like to spend some quality time with your closest friends and/or family, it’s fair that you want to know some of the best places, sights, and […]
May 31, 2017

Top 5 FREE and FUN Kid friendly things to do

Top 5 FREE and FUN kid friendly things to do while visiting Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge Gatlinburg Tennessee is one of the most visited vacation destinations in the United States. Are you looking to find kid friendly things  to do when you get here? Well, Gatlinburg will not disappoint! We’re listing the […]
May 14, 2017

Traveling “The Quartet” in The Smoky Mountains

Traveling “The Quartet” in The Smoky Mountains Traveling “The Quartet,” includes the towns of Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Wears Valley, and Townsend. Does your bucket list include visiting one or more of these world famous places? Have you already made a legitimate stop over in each? And by a legitimate…not just […]
May 6, 2017

Townsend, the peaceful side of the Smoky Mountains

Townsend, Tennessee If you’re looking for history, heritage, and log cabins, then Townsend Tennessee is for you. Did you know the the Smoky Mountains were mostly clear cut to make way for cabins and other lumber uses?  According to local historians they were. The beautiful mountain forest that you see […]
April 24, 2017

Pet Lodging, Hiking Trails and more

Pet Friendly Lodging, Hiking trails and Dog Sitters You don’t have to leave your pet at home when going on vacation to the Smoky Mountains. There are many options available for you to bring along your dog. From pet friendly restaurants and cabins to dog sitters and boarding. You can […]
March 22, 2017
Welcome to Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg Tennessee – A drive through Town

   Gatlinburg Tennessee – A Drive through town This video takes you on a tour of the bustling tourist destination of Gatlinburg, Tennessee. It is populated with visitors that come from all over the United States to see the beautiful scenery of the Smoky Mountains and take in all the […]
March 18, 2017

Renting a Cabin for profit in Gatlinburg

Renting a Cabin for Profit Individual Cabin Owner Vs. Vacation Rental Companies Cabin owners are looking for increased earnings now more than ever. Vacation rental companies are jousting for the same revenue. There is a virtual tug of war between the standard 60/40 rental split that’s shared between cabin owners […]