Breathtaking views of the fall foliage in the mountains from the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail.

Top 5 Smoky Mountain Tours Where You Can Explore the Smokies with a Guide

One of the best ways to explore the Smoky Mountains is on a guided tour with a professional guide! Whether this is your first time to Gatlinburg or you have visited many times in the past, this is the perfect opportunity to learn more about this beautiful area of the country! Here are the top 5 Smoky Mountain tours where you can explore the Smokies with a guide:
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Ripley’s Super Fun Park Joins Lineup of Ripley’s Smoky Mountain Attractions

Ripley’s has once again added to their collection of Smoky Mountain attractions with the Super Fun Park in Pigeon Forge! This new family entertainment center joins Ripley’s Old MacDonald’s Farm Mini-Golf as the only other Ripley’s attraction outside of Gatlinburg, although both are just a few minutes north of town! Here is everything that you need to know about one of the newest Smoky Mountain attractions, Ripley’s Super Fun Park:
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Outdoor pool at Sidney James Mountain Lodge

4 Reasons Families Love the Swimming Pools at Our Hotel in Gatlinburg TN

One of the things that families love most about staying at our Gatlinburg hotel is all of the exciting swimming options! We not only have two seasonal outdoor pools, but a beautiful indoor pool area where you can splash around all year long! Whether you are planning a Smoky Mountain vacation during the heat of the summer or in the colder months of winter, bring your bathing suit for a refreshing dip! Here are the top 4 reasons why families love the swimming pools at our hotel in Gatlinburg TN:
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Top 3 Celebrity Restaurants in the Smoky Mountains

Dolly Parton isn’t the only celebrity to leave her mark on the Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge area. In recent years, many celebrities have been opening up attractions and restaurants throughout the Smoky Mountains for visitors to enjoy. From country music’s Blake Shelton to the Food Network’s Paula Deen, flavors from all over the nation are being brought to the Smokies. Here are the top 3 celebrity restaurants in the Smoky Mountains:
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The very popular Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in downtown Gatlinburg TN.

3 Reasons to Try the Glass Bottom Boat Adventure at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is not only home to an amazing collection of sea creatures, but several extra attractions that can make your visit even more memorable! One of these attractions is the Glass Bottom Boat Adventure, a boat ride that actually takes you into the aquarium’s famous Shark Lagoon! Here are the top 3 reasons why you need to experience the Glass Bottom Boat Adventure at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies:
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