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Top 3 Things You Need to Know About the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

If you have talked to other folks who have visited Gatlinburg, you have probably heard them rave about the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail! This scenic 5.5 mile loop road is a narrow, winding trail that allows you to slow down and enjoy the forest and historic buildings of the area! Here are the top 3 things you need to know about experiencing a drive along the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail:
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6 Awesome Outdoor Activities in Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains

If you love being outside, you can’t beat a vacation in Gatlinburg TN! Located at the doorstep of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, our charming city offers a variety of wonderful outdoor adventures. When you stay with us, you will be near all of the best things to do in the great outdoors. To help you make the most of your vacation, look at these 6 outdoor activities in Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains:
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Top 5 Things You Need to Know About the Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage

Whether you are a serious botanist or a weekend gardener, the Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage offers a fabulous opportunity to experience professionally guided walks, exhibits, and other learning opportunities to explore the region’s rich natural and cultural resources! Altogether, there are more than 150 programs that you can join throughout this wonderful event. Here are the top 5 things you need to know about the Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage:
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The Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen candy shop in Gatlinburg.

5 Gatlinburg Fudge Shops You Need to Visit

Gatlinburg is famous for its wonderful fudge and candy shops. No vacation in the Smokies is complete without sampling the area’s signature treat! When you stay at Sidney James Mountain Lodge you will be minutes away from all of the superb candy shops in Gatlinburg. To help you make the most of your getaway, we have put together a guide to 5 of the very best Gatlinburg fudge shops.
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3 Reasons You Should Stay at Our Pet Friendly Hotel in Gatlinburg TN

Finding lodging for your dog while you’re on vacation can be hard. Do you put your dog in a kennel for the week? Or do you ask a friend or family member to watch your furry pal while you’re gone? When you stay at our hotel in Gatlinburg, you don’t have to leave your pooch behind! Our hotel is one of the few places in Gatlinburg that offers dog friendly rooms. As long as your four-legged family member is less than 35 pounds, he or she is welcome to join you in our pet friendly rooms. Here are 3 reasons you should stay at our pet friendly hotel in Gatlinburg TN:
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