Local Municipal Parks Info

Let’s say you come to the Smoky Mountains and have small children who won’t know a big, expensive attraction from a small, free one or simply want to give the kids somewhere to run around and play in without having to spend much of…

Smoky Mountain Riding Stables

Nothing captures the spirit of adventure in the South (or much of anywhere else, really) like taking a ride on the back of a majestic steed. Mankind’s been riding horses for travel, emergency, leisure and more for thousands of years and Smoky Mountain Riding…

NOC Great Outpost

What used to be one of the physically largest restaurants in Gatlinburg is now one of the physically largest hiking and adventure stores in Sevier County. NOC Great Outpost is not just a store but a center for all outdoor excitement in the Smokies….

Arrowmont in Gatlinburg

Accurately referred to as a national treasture here in the Smoky Mountains, Arrowmont is both a school for southern Appalachian arts and crafts as well as one of the hearts of the Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community. The Arrowmont school is culturally relevant to…

Great Smoky Mountain National Park Entrances

Where if the Smoky Mountain National Park Entrance, you ask? “Which one?” is what we would ask back as we have several places here that can bring you right to the threshhold of the National Park. The first and probably foremost is Newfound Gap…

Day Trip to Asheville

For those who don’t mind some driving through the woods, you could be able to find some genuinely funky things to enjoy at a popular day trip destination for Smoky Mountain denizens and visitors – hip and happenin’ Asheville, North Carolina. Asheville is no…

Cataloochee Valley

If you’re in the mood to take a day trip into the Smoky Mountains, we can recommend taking a journey to reach Cataloochee Valley in nearby North Carolina. Located about 65 miles from Gatlinburg, this is a historic National Park area similar to Cades…

Carver’s Orchard

If you want to find something unique, off the beaten path, low-key and wholesome, Smoky Mountain environment in one go, Carver’s Orchards in Cosby, TN is probably the best item you could list on your itinerary. The orchard is one of the more famous…

Rafting in the Smokies

Nothing in the Eastern United States compares to the thrill of whitewater rafting. Ziplining probably comes the closest, but braving rapids is something more natural to mankind… something more primal that calls back to our history of trying to tame the untamable. And when…

Climbworks

Out between Gatlinburg and Cosby, TN is where you and your group have the outdoor, Smoky Mountain adventure worth repeating with Climbworks. “Your feet won’t touch the ground for 2.5 hours!” This facility offers ziplines and mountain biking opportunities in addition to offering white…