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Harvest Festival Events In The Smokies

It’s nearly October! Harvest Festival season and the rewards it brings are just around the corner, and we’re finally getting some tastes of the new season with the lower temperatures and some colors already beginning to change over.

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New Developments in the Smokies For April 2016

It’s Springtime, so those of you looking for attractions and reasons to come to the Smokies probably have a decent idea of what’s going on right now – Festival of the Nations at Dollywood, the Spring Rod Run, Ripley’s Aquarium and so on. We could use this blog space to talk about them the same as most other area information blogs, but there’s so many new that have come in this season and still coming in that we’d like to share with you news on that instead for now.

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Dolly To Buy The Island, Make It Float By 2020.

At a press conference today, Dolly Parton’s management company announced plans to purchase the entire 23-acre property, as well as the businesses and people therein, and infuse it with breakthrough technology to turn it into an airborne attraction by 2020. It will be re-branded as “Dolly Parton’s Island In The Stream”.

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Savory Solutions Personal Chef

One of our new friends in the Smokies is Savory Solutions in Morristown and we wanted to share a link to them on our website here. They’re a personal chef and catering company our of Morristown and we recommend you check them out if any of those services sound like something you’d need in the oncoming future. 🙂

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Outdoor Adventure in Pigeon Forge, TN

We are excited when families come to stay with us near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Because of our location we have many opportunities for outdoor fun for families and couples, even for reunion groups! If you need some of the best gear available to make that all day trip to Metcalf Bottoms, Cades Cove, The Tail of the Dragon or wherever be sure to visit the Smoky Mountain Jeep Outfitters! Coolers, Hammocks, Fun in the Sun gear, cool T-shirts and more await those who visit the store. You can rent a Jeep to make the day complete!

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Rocky Top Sports World in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Rocky Top Sports World in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, is the country’s newest indoor/outdoor sports tournament destination. With state-of-the-art facilities and amenities, Rocky Top Sports World is bigger, better and more accommodating than any other venue in the region. Visit http://www.rockytopsportsworld.com to learn all about this fantastic facility.

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Are there New Things to do in Pigeon Forge?

Always! Pigeon Forge seems to be in another strong growth pattern! New restaurants, attractions and souvenir shopping seem to be popping up all throughout the area. We are excited to see the new things our guests can discover when they come to Pigeon Forge.

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What is The Ripkin Experience in the Land of More?

Well, Good Question. Let’s answer those separately to start with. The Ripken Experience is Ripkin Baseball. This is an area in Pigeon Forge where they have built acres and acres of baseball fields for youth sport tournaments. This is the Ripkin Baseball website.

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Why do people love to vacation in Pigeon Forge, TN?

If you have ever been to Pigeon Forge, you likely know the answer to the question. Still we are often asked what it is about Pigeon Forge that brings so many people here year after year. We thought we would like many of the reasons we hear from our guests who often return year after year to rent one of our Pigeon Forge Cabins and spend the week enjoying the area.