The 2015 Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales in Gatlinburg, TN takes place June 12 - August 1 each night beginning at 6pm and lasting until 11pm. Gatlinburg Tunes & Tales features costumed musical performers, storytellers and artisans portraying characters from as far back as the 1800's. The performers arrive nightly and setup in various parts of downtown Gatlinburg to perform free, family-friendly entertainment that people have increasingly enjoyed over the past few years since it began.
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The Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, TN is one of the most popular attractions in Gatlinburg and has been rated the #1 aquarium in the USA. The Gatlinburg aquarium has numerous exhibits including Tropical Rainforest, Ocean Realm, Systems Controls, Coral Reef, Shark Lagoon, Discovery Center, the Gallery of the Seas, Stingray Bay, Touch a Ray Bay and Penguin Playhouse. They also offer the ability to host birthday parties, corporate events, school field trips, and more. A variety of … [Continue Reading...]
The 2015 Gatlinburg Beans and Cornbread Festival is one of the few "locally" operated events in the Smoky Mountains where you can get a taste (literally and figuratively) of Appalachian life that dates back over 100 years! This special event takes place on Thursday, May 14 between traffic light numbers 6 and 8 right on the Parkway in downtown Gatlinburg from 4pm to 8pm. They shut down the Parkway and redirect traffic as vendor booths and tents line the street offering up some amazing beans and … [Continue Reading...]
If you want the absolute best deal on some of the best things to do in Gatlinburg, TN then be sure to grab this fantastic combo deal on Ripley's attractions in the Smokies! This special package includes admission to the massively popular Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies as well as tickets to two or more Ripley's attractions of your choice for a savings of $19! The Aquarium plus 2 Ripley's Gatlinburg attraction package would retail for $58.97, but through the link below you can grab a huge … [Continue Reading...]
Gatlinburg cabin rentals have become the favorite choice of lodging for people visiting Gatlinburg, TN and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. There are numerous Gatlinburg cabins to choose from whether you are on a tight budget and need cheap Gatlinburg cabins or are looking for fully-loaded Gatlinburg luxury cabins filled with a hot tub, jacuzzi, home theater, indoor pool, pool table, game room, etc! Also, there are Gatlinburg cabins for groups of all sizes whether you're looking for a … [Continue Reading...]
If you want to witness one of the most amazing sights that the Great Smoky Mountains have to offer, then be sure to check out the incredible synchronous fireflies in Elkmont beginning early June2, 2015 and lasting through June 9. Many people refer to them as "lightning bugs" or "lighting bugs", but the Photinus carolinus is an amazing synchronous firefly that finds its way to a special spot in the Great Smoky Mountains each year near Gatlinburg in the first part of June. Elkmont is one of the … [Continue Reading...]
If you like adventure and want the biggest thrill during your visit to Gatlinburg, TN then absolutely consider a white water rafting Smoky Mountains experience! There are a variety of outfitters to choose from and different trips that range from class I to class IV rapids (basically meaning how calm or challenging the rapids are). There are even trips that can allow children as young as 3, which makes a white water rafting Smokies trip perfect for the whole family! The prices and rates are … [Continue Reading...]
Gatlinburg, TN is an extremely popular place for special events throughout the entire year and many events are lined up for 2015! Some of the most popular events are the Craftsmen's Fair, Gatlinburg 4th of July Midnight Parade, Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales, Winter Magic Kickoff & Chili Cookoff, and so many more! The 2015 Gatlinburg Calendar of Events below provides a quick overview of the numerous Gatlinburg events along with their dates, phone numbers, websites, and locations. We hope this list … [Continue Reading...]
There are numerous live webcams in Gatlinburg, TN and the Smoky Mountains available to give you a peek at what downtown and the surrounding Smokies look like right now! No matter where you are in the world, you can get a glimpse of the weather, traffic, snow, leaves, etc in Gatlinburg any time you wish! We list some of the most popular webcams below with a description of what each one shows. Bookmark, like, and share this page with others to share the beauty of the Smoky Mountains through these … [Continue Reading...]
The 2015 Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair will take place twice during the year...one in the summer and the other in the fall. This popular event attracts craftsmen from all over the nation to display their talents and sell their merchandise. This is a fantastic opportunity to see and purchase all sorts of handmade products in one location as well as see how many of them are made as craftsmen often make their products and do demonstrations at the Gatlinburg Craftsman Fair!
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