The MacGyver Guide to Packing for Vacation

The MacGyver Guide to Packing for Vacation

There’s an art to packing for vacation. Your go-to list for family travels and weekend getaways with friends surely covers the adventures you plan for, but what about the unexpected moments? If there’s one thing we can learn from Mr. MacGyver, it’s...
DIY Travel Souvenir Ideas for Mountain Vacations

DIY Travel Souvenir Ideas for Mountain Vacations

DIY Travel Souvenir Ideas for Mountain Vacations It always seems like a great idea to buy souvenirs on your vacation until you return home and those mementos begin morphing into clutter. Sometimes, the best vacation keepsakes are the ones you create yourself or with a...

Tour Cades Cove in the Smoky Mountains

Cades Cove is the most visited area in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and is home to beautiful waterfalls, historic sites and even wildlife viewing.   John Oliver Cabin Wikimedia Commons The family home of the Oliver family built in the early 1820s is the...

5 Amazing Things To Do in the Smokies Before Summer Ends

Summer is coming to an end, but there’s still plenty to do and see in the Smoky Mountains!     Biking in Cades Cove Pixabay During the summer, the 11-mile Cades Cove loop is closed to motor vehicle traffic on Wednesday and Saturday mornings to allow visitors to...

5 Ways to Celebrate Independence Day in the Smokies

The Great Smoky Mountains are gearing up for a fantastic Independence Day full of great food, fun parades and patriotic festivities.     First Independence Day Parade in the Nation Gatlinburg, Tennessee has the special opportunity to host the very first Independence...

4 Fun Activities at Ober Gatlinburg

Ober Gatlinburg combines fun family activities with the gorgeous mountain sightseeing. Here are the best activities to get the most out of your day at this Gatlinburg favorite.     Ober Gatlinburg Tramway Getting to Ober Gatlinburg is half the fun on the Ober...