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Bear in Field

Bears, bears everywhere!

This year has been a year of bears. Recently, the Great Smoky Mountain’s National Park Service issued a park alert of increased bear activity. Although these furry creatures appear cute and cuddly, it’s important to keep in mind that they are wild...

History is everywhere here in East Tennessee! A walk down the Gatlinburg Parkway, consists of live folk and bluegrass music, old family recipes of homemade candies and shops filled with original artwork crafted by local artisans. Many of these skills and recipes have been passed...

Snowy Road with Forest Landscape

Winter has officially arrived here in Gatlinburg!

Snow has fallen which means road conditions can become a little unpredictable on these mountain roads.

Provided are some resources for visitors planning a winter escape to the Great Smoky Mountains.

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Just imagine spending one of the most special day of your life in the most beautiful place in the south.

Gatlinburg is knows as “the wedding capital of the South,”  and if you’ve ever been to the Great Smoky Mountains, you can understand why

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The weather is starting to warm up and the flowers are starting to bloom which means that spring is just around the corner!

You don’t have to venture far into the park to enjoy a hike. If you’re a beginner hiker looking for a leisurely walk...

Happy Birthday to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park!

To honor our favorite park, here are 6 reasons why we love the Smokies:

Most visited park in America

The Great Smoky Mountains attract between 8 and 10 million visitors each year! That’s more people than...

Ever wonder why there’s a bell over the Holy Branch beside Mountain Laurel’s offices? Modern technology and meteorological advancements have made its purpose useless, but it carries with it a piece of Gatlinburg’s history.

Allow us to tell a story.

Heavy rains pound the mountainside....

Spending time with that special someone or with family is a big part of the Gatlinburg cabin experience.  Special occasions occur in all of our lives and guests often want to provide their loved one with some special way to mark events such

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You’ve planned your vacation, made your cabin reservation in Gatlinburg, packed the luggage and the kids are in the car.  GPS or Siri is telling you every turn to make  to get you to the Smokies and tells you that you will arrive in 30...

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