Great Smoky Mountains National Park, located in East Tennessee and
Western North Carolina, provides an unforgettable setting for
family reunions, vacations, weddings,
and corporate business meetings.
malls, restaurants, music
theaters and attractions
provide the perfect combination of fun, excitement and relaxation.
Named the official "Wedding and Honeymoon Capital of the
South," the Smoky Mountains were awarded the "People's
Choice Award" in 2002 by Southern Living magazine, as the
most popular mountain vacation destination!
lodges, log cabins, chalets, bed and breakfast inns, hotels,
campgrounds, motels and
condominiums, located throughout the valleys and mountainsides, provide
accommodations ranging from rustic to lavishly elegant.
supply an endless array of recreational activities. Visitors come
through the ancient forests, fish
in the pristine creeks, whitewater raft, camp
in the backcountry, horseback
ride, and photograph the beautiful, scenic
outside the Park are the towns of Gatlinburg,
Pigeon Forge and Sevierville
featuring an unlimited supply of incomparable shopping, dining, wineries
and breweries, amusements, events and entertainment.
of life-sized dinosaurs in the world, take an aerial tram to the
top of the mountain, learn to skydive indoors, shop for handmade
mountain crafts or take the family to the ballpark. Everything
your imagination can think to do is located in the valleys of the
operate throughout Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg offering
affordable, air-conditioned transportation to hundreds of
locations. Exact change is required, but the inconvenience of
looking for parking is eliminated. Routes
and fares vary.
known as the "Peaceful Side of the Smokies" is a quiet
oasis away from the hustle and bustle and is an ideal
location for tranquility. Rich in Appalachian history and mountain
life, Townsend features numerous galleries, arts and crafts
demonstrations, museums, antique shops and annual
activities include swimming, tubing, bicycling, hiking, golfing,
horseback riding and fly fishing. Mix that with some of the finest
resorts in the area and you're ready to experience the Smokies
at their best.
springs, seeps and moist areas. Blooms July - October.
in the Smokies
Parton's Lumberjack Adventure is due to open in May of 2016.
This dinner attraction features lumberjacks, aerial acts,
local folk and food!
does it again with "Lightning Rod", the world's
fastest launching wooden roller coaster!