Our Top 6 Attractions in the Great Smoky Mountains

ripley's aquarium of the smokies

According to worldatlas.com, the most visited national park in America is the Great Smoky Mountains. The Smokies are famous for a natural phenomenon that the Cherokee called the “blue smoke” of the mountains. What makes the Great Smoky Mountains “Smoky?” Here’s the brief explanation, without getting bogged down in too much of the scientific terminology. […]

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Spend Your Spring Break With Summit Cabin Rentals!

couple looking out at the mountains

If you’re looking to break out of the snow and have a Spring Break that’s not only well deserved but particularly memorable, Summit Cabin Rentals would like to invite you to one of our luxury vacations located all throughout the Sevier County Smoky Mountains, especially since we have a new special to go along with […]

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Valentine’s Day is Coming Up!

love spelled out with scrabble pieces

During the post-holiday Winterfest season, the Smoky Mountains become far more quiet and dignified due to the hibernation of nature that expands throughout the mountains, and thusly it becomes a wonderful atmosphere for romantic getaways. We all know that the big date of this month is Valentine’s Day (February 14th, for those of you guys […]

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Christmas Parades in the East Tennessee Smokies

gatlinburg christmas parade

As most of you know, last year’s Christmas in the Smokies was quite a wild, emotional, and very different sort of holiday than we see in our area. Pretty much the entire holiday, and Winterfest itself for that matter, was impacted by the Smoky Mountain Wildfires of 2016 that started just before the month of […]

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Thanksgiving Events Coming Up Next Week

girls dressed as elves with snowman

It should come as no surprise that the Smokies have quite a lot of things going on during Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving weekend – when the best family-friendly vacation destination is joined to one of the biggest family get-togethers on the calendar, it’s to be expected there will be plenty of things to take the family […]

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Veteran’s Day Celebration in Gatlinburg

ceremony with people in uniforms holding flags

Gatlinburg is celebrating Veteran’s Day with a proper tribute at Ripley’s Aquarium in the Smokies: From their website: “Gatlinburg is formally honoring the valiant men and women who have served and are currently serving our country during this year’s Veterans Day Celebration on November 11 at 11:00 a.m. at the Plaza at Ripley’s Aquarium of […]

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Thanksgiving In The Smokies 2017

turkey dinner

It’s almost time to call Harvest Festival a close for this year and very shortly after that, we will begin the holiday Winterfest season here in the Smokies. We’ve talked some about the Winterfest Kickoff events going on, so we’re going to look further at another very popular special event occasion – Thanksgiving. There are […]

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Upcoming Winterfest Kickoff Events

While Halloween and the peak colors of the mountains get closer in our month of October, we wanted to take a minute to look ahead at the next truly big event coming up in the Smokies – the Winterfest kick off! Most of you know that all three cities have a party within very short […]

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