5 of the Best Things to Do in Pigeon Forge in August

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August is your last chance to enjoy some summer fun in Pigeon Forge! With average highs in the mid-80s and lows in the mid-60s, the weather is perfect for relaxing by the pool and soaking up the sun. In addition to the wonderful climate, August also brings a variety of fun events to the Smoky Mountains. To help you make the most of your vacation, Visit My Smokies has put together a guide to all of the best things to do in Pigeon Forge in August: Continue reading

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Harry Potter Birthday Bash Coming to the Smoky Mountains

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If your kids are fans of the Harry Potter series, they will definitely want to visit the Smoky Mountains this July 31st! As any devoted book reader can tell you, the 31st is Harry’s birthday, and the Anna Porter Public Library in Gatlinburg, TN is marking the occasion with a special celebration. To help you plan your trip, Visit My Smokies has put together a guide to everything you need to know about the Harry Potter Birthday Bash in Gatlinburg. Continue reading

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Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers to Sing Together One Last Time

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Country music legends Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers have been friends and collaborators for over three decades. This fall, the two stars will perform together one last time. While Dolly has no plans to stop touring anytime soon, Kenny has decided to hang up his spurs so he can spend more time with his wife and teenage sons. To celebrate his retirement, Rogers will headline a farewell concert that will feature appearances by Parton and other special guests. Visit My Smokies has all the details on Dolly and Kenny’s final duet. Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Have Your Family Reunion at Large Cabins in the Smoky Mountains

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Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains are the perfect place to have your next family reunion! Located just a day’s drive from 60% of the nation’s population, the cities of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge are a convenient meeting place for your far-flung relatives. When you rent one of the large cabins in the Smoky Mountains, you’ll have an incredible home away from home for your family. Here are the top five reasons to choose a cabin for your reunion: Continue reading

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New Bluegrass & Gospel Festival in Sevierville to Benefit Veterans

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This fall, visitors to the Smoky Mountains will have the chance to hear some great music while supporting a worthy cause! The Sevierville branch of the American Legion is organizing a Bluegrass & Gospel Festival that will raise money for programs that benefit veterans and their families. To help you plan your fall vacation, Visit My Smokies has put together a guide to everything you need to know about the new festival. Continue reading

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Couple Takes Epic Year-Long Road Trip to All 59 National Parks

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Last year marked the 100th anniversary of the founding of the U.S. National Park Service, and one American couple decided to celebrate the occasion in a big way. Stephanie Payne and Jonathan Irish set out to visit all 59 national parks in 52 weeks! From January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016, Payne and Irish crisscrossed the country in an SUV and Airstream trailer, stopping at a new park each week (and sometimes, multiple parks per week). Continue reading

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11-Year Old Girl Launches Hot Dog Business in Sevierville: Teagan’s Tasty Dogs

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With over 11 million annual visitors, Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains are a great place to launch a business. Like many entrepreneurs in the area, Teagan Huskey is starting small but has big plans to expand. Unlike most local entrepreneurs, however, Teagan is only 11-years old! Continue reading

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6 Things You Don’t Know About the Tennessee Tax Free Weekend

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Do you love saving money when you shop? From Friday, July 28 through Sunday, July 30, Tennessee Tax Free Weekend will be in full swing across Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. You can save up to 10% on certain items while shopping during the tax free holiday. Find out more below! Continue reading

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Back for the Summer: The Gazillion Bubble Show at Dollywood

A butterfly flower arrangement at the entrance to Dollywood in Pigeon Forge.

One of Dollywood’s most popular visiting shows is back for the summer! From now until August 6, 2017, guests at the theme park can enjoy the Gazillion Bubble Show, a one-of-a-kind performance that your whole family is guaranteed to love. To help you make the most of your next vacation, Visit My Smokies has put together a guide to everything you need to know about the Gazillion Bubble Show at Dollywood. Continue reading

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Why 1 Bedroom Cabins in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge Are Perfect for a Romantic Getaway

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The Great Smoky Mountains are one of the nation’s most popular destinations for romantic retreats! Each year, millions of couples come to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, TN to celebrate weddings, honeymoons, anniversaries, and other special occasions. Tucked away in the foothills of the Smokies, a cabin rental is the perfect place to stay with your sweetheart. To help you plan your next couple’s getaway, we have put together four reasons you’ll love vacationing at one of the 1 bedroom cabins in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Continue reading

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