Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Angela Carathers
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Angela Carathers

Spring Wildflowers in the Smoky Mountains

This year's annual spring bloom has brought an explosion of spectacular wildflowers to the Great Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg areas. With over 1600 species of flowering plants, there is certainly no shortage of opportunities to discover why Great Smoky Mountains National Park is sometimes called…

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Scenic Drive along the Foothills Parkway

The Foothills Parkway is a national parkway that traverses the foothills of the northern Great Smoky Mountains in East Tennessee, located in the southeastern United States. The 72.1-mile (114 km) parkway connects U.S. Route 129 (U.S. 129) along the Little Tennessee River in the west with Interstate…

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Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair

Enjoy a Craft Fair and Support Art Industry Businesses Made in the USA What does it mean to be an artist, a craft maker, a musician, a booking agent, or an event promoter in 2020? “You better believe it has been a long, hard road this year, but well worth it,” said Kelly Rusk, co-promoter with her…

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5 Secrets to Discover in Gatlinburg

Whether you’re traveling to Gatlinburg for the first time or you’re a seasoned veteran of the Smokies, there may be a few places in Gatlinburg that you haven’t been able to explore yet. These 5 secret spots are worth more than a passing glance. If you’re looking for something special to do while…

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What to Do on a Rainy Day in Gatlinburg

Even when the forecast calls for wet weather, Gatlinburg offers plenty of fun activities to fill your day. Discover everything from top-rated attractions to leisurely shopping outings. There is something for everyone to do here on a rainy day. Here’s a list of activities that will keep you and the…

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Live Music in the 'Burg

Gatlinburg Music Scene Get in the groove by discovering Gatlinburg's music scene. Whether you're looking to sit back and relax with some country tunes or southern rock, Gatlinburg has the perfect sound to accompany your evening. Check out the events calendars at the businesses below. Ole Red…

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