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Cades Cove Sunset July 2016

10 Tips For Taking Vacation Photos that are Worth Sharing


Lots of planning goes into having the perfect vacation. We plan for our accommodations, activities and even the route we are

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The Best Light Show of the Year!


Photo credit: Robb Hannawacker on Flikr The Heavens will be ablaze during the months of July and August as the stage

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Where to “Pick” for a great family activity


Have you heard about Agri-tourism?  What does this term mean?  First let me tell you it’s not about Aggravated Tourists, not when

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41st Annual Craftsmen’s Fair


Image courtesy of Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair Facebook On July 14th, the 41st Annual Summer Craftsmen’s Fair will be coming to Gatlinburg.

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Welcome Cozy Creek Cottage to Our Rental Program!


Many of our guests come to the mountains for the beautiful scenery.  They picture themselves in a cabin with a beautiful

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The Origins of Bluegrass


Photo modified from Teeejayy on Flickr.com One of the biggest things people think of when they hear “Great Smoky Mountains” is

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Searching for Wildlife


Photo modified from Switz1873 on Flickr.com In the Smoky Mountains, everyone goes off looking for bears. With a high population density

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A Walk to the Park


Photo courtesy of Brian Stransberry via Wikimedia Commons The Walker Sisters, Margaret, Polly, Martha, Nancy, Louisa and Hettie, lived in what

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Lucky D III’s Unique Style


Mountain Laurel Chalets definitely has many interesting styles of cabins. Some are round. Some are A-Frames. Some are small. Some are

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Mountain Laurel on the Frontline


On Wednesday, June 8th, 9 Mountain Laurel Chalets employees were given an exclusive Frontline tour of Gatlinburg hosted by the Chamber

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