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Posted on 3/19/2020

NEW GATLINBURG ALPINE COASTERS

The tourist industry is always moving forward looking to provide visitors with the latest and greatest in amusements. Lately here in Gatlinburg we’ve seen a downhill trend! Now normally that is a bad thing but for us it is an exciting time and something that... ...

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Posted on 3/19/2020

LIGHTNING BUGS IN SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK

Every year in June here in the Smokies we are treated to an awesome display by Photinus Carolinus or as they are more commonly knows – Synchronized Fireflies. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park was the first location in North America where this behavior was... ...

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Posted on 3/19/2020

THE BEST WATERFALL HIKES IN THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS

Many people pass by the entrance to the Tremont Institute on their way to Cades Cove. They never know what beauty and adventure they are passing up. Tremont Institute is an educational center for nature appreciation and ecology of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. They state in their literature “Connecting people and nature in GSMNP is their mission”. Please read about the programs and volunteer opportunities this fabulous center has to offer @ www.gsmit.org ...

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Posted on 3/19/2020

ALL ABOUT HALLOWEEN IN GATLINBURG

The last night of October is reserved for sweet treats and spooky surprises! Halloween is a fun experience in the downtown area of Gatlinburg as throngs of people jam the sidewalks taking ghosts, goblins, princesses and the latest Superhero trick or treating up the Parkway. You can... ...

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Posted on 3/19/2020

FANTASY OF LIGHTS CHRISTMAS PARADE

For a small town Gatlinburg knows how to host a crowd and our award winning parades are known throughout the country. The Annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade rolls through the streets of Gatlinburg to the amusement of over 60,000 spectators. The acclaimed ... ...

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Posted on 3/19/2020

6 NIGHTLIFE EXPERIENCES IN GATLINBURG

Gatlinburg is known as an extremely family friendly place, with lots of things to do for all ages. A place where children have numerous options to keep them entertained. While families are extremely important to our area we do understand that there will be times when.. ...

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Posted on 3/19/2020

6 REASONS TO USE MLC FOR PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Mountain Laurel Chalets opened its doors in 1972 and has served the Gatlinburg community with honor, honesty, and excellence since its inception. We have a proven track record of success. More importantly, we treat you like you are more than a financial transaction; we serve... ...

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Posted on 3/19/2020

GATLINBURG AND THE CIVIL WAR

These mountains are most often associated with peace and beauty, but during the Civil War that was not always the case. Even our beautiful mountain region was not immune to the effects of the War Between the States. Tennessee was one of the most divided... ...

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Posted on 3/19/2020

8 THINGS TO REMEMBER WHEN A BEAR IS SPOTTED

The symbol of the Smokies is the Black Bear. Found in all areas of the National Park and the surrounding towns of Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville and Townsend. Interactions with Bears are becoming increasingly common and they are most definitely not in the bear’s best... ...

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Posted on 3/19/2020

HOME GOODS BUYERS FLOCK TO GATLINBURG FOR TRADE SHOWS!

Those of you that are business owners outside of the Gatlinburg area need to be aware of some trade shows that happen here every year. The city of Gatlinburg plays host to the SmokyMountain Gift Show and also The Norton Show comes four times a year. These shows are... ...

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