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Female Hiker Enjoying the Gatlinburg Trail

The Smoky Mountain National Park attracts tourists from all over the world, making it the most visited National Park in the United States and here’s why:

The parks holds some of the most beautiful scenery and a wide variety of wildlife including black bears, elk,...

Here is a little history for one of the most recognized spots in Gatlinburg.  Thousands upon thousands of you have had your picture taken while riding the lift and for many it has become a family tradition.

In 1953 the owner of the Gatlinburg Inn,...

Ripley's Aquarium in the Smokies Sign

Did you know that Ripley’s of the Aquarium of the Smokies was voted the #1 Aquarium in all of the United States?  Here are just a few reasons why:

  1. Penguin Encounter – Indoor/Outdoor Habitat, you can pet a Penguin, have a souvenir photo with one and learn all about them
  2. ...
Travel Concept on Wooden Table

Knowing how to pack is essential for your Gatlinburg vacation and when staying at Mountain Laurel Chalets, we try to prepare our guests with how to pack.  The following is a suggested list of what to pack.

  • 1. Food (including salt and pepper)
  • 2. Coffee
  • ...

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