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Smoky Mountain Businesses who honor Veteran and Current Military Discounts as a Thank You and a Welcome to the Great Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee.
Smoky Mountain Fudge Shops

Fudge Shops In The Smokies

Want to know what some of the most varied unsung heroes of Smoky Mountain tourism are? Smoky Mountain Fudge Shops. From downtown Gatlinburg to midway through Sevierville, the main connected road has more than a few cocoa confectionary places with a variety of flavors to suit tastes, along with sugar-free fudge available at many of the stores. Most fudge that can be purchased come in candy stores that offer even more taste-tackular options for the sugar-craven. Here are some fudge…

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Knoxville Wedding Coordinator

For those who are interested in having the wedding of their dreams in Knoxville, Knox County, Maryville or nearby, finding a concentrated list of recommended vendors in the respective area can be challenging. Meeting this need for visitors and betrothed couples coming to East Tennessee is what Knoxville Wedding Coordinator is for! Some of our preferred vendors include: Chef Tony Catering East Tennessee’s Premier catering co. and Wedding Specialist. Offering Gourmet Southern Comfort foods and Trendy buffets. Chef Tony Catering…

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Where To See Snow in the Smokies

Now that the Winter Holidays are done for another 10 months or so, we enter a quieter season of the other half of Winterfest in the Smokies. Don’t think that there isn’t anything worth coming to Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Wears Valley, though, with the special events no longer the big focus of the season, there are different things that these Winter months provide visitors and locals alike. And the biggest one of them is snow. Although we do often…

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Business Spotlight: Canopy Ridge

We want to take a minute to introduce you to a company in Pigeon Forge that offers a very different kind of accommodations experience for those who want something more unique and creative as a vacation opportunity. Canopy Ridge in Pigeon Forge offers “luxury camping” experiences for those who want to find a way to mix the often incongruent elements of sleeping out in the woods and having, well, a luxury vacation in Pigeon Forge! From their website: Come experience…

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The Legend of Hallow Mountain at Anakeesta for Halloween

Have you seen this new Halloween event being offered for the Halloween season by Anakeesta? “Enter a world of whimsy and scares at Anakeesta’s Legend of Hallow Mountain. From kid-friendly Halloween fun to pulse-pounding scare zones, everyone will find their level of fun….or FEAR….at Anakeesta. For all ages throughout the day, Autumn at Anakeesta will offer family-friendly crafts, games, activities, not-so-spooky character visits, and fall-inspired treats for all. As the nightlife awakes, the Treetop Skywalk with 16 sky bridges transforms…

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Where are the Most Popular Places in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park?

The Great Smoky Mountain National Park is filled with wonderful locations your family can access to experience the Smokies. There are endless websites of information about many of the wonderful places to visit in the Smoky Mountains. We have selected these locations due to their proximity to Chalet Village and our area. When you stay with Chalet Village you will have close proximity to these most popular areas of the Smokies. Chimney Tops The chimneys top a sheer rise of…

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Guest Post: Driving Through Wears Valley

The following blog post was sent to us by a couple that recently visited Wears Valley for a rainy afternoon and took a drive through part of the new Foothills Parkway addition that connects Wears Valley to Townsend through the new extension. They wanted to tell us about their visit and showcase some pictures and video they took: “Hello! We recently had the opportunity to take a little afternoon drive through Wears Valley as my husband and I hadn’t been…

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Gorgeous Roaring Fork in the Smokies

Just for some viewing pleasure, we had recently licensed a new set of nature and location photos at Roaring Fork in Gatlinburg. This, as you will see, is a really beautiful and popular location to see views of the National Park, historic cabins and some wildlife and they were shot and brought to life by local photographer extraordinaire John Saunders. More on John Saunders can be found at https://www.pigeonforgechamber.com/listing/john-saunders-productions/.

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