Top 5 Fall Smoky Mountain Hiking Trails in Wears Valley

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When it comes to fall in the Smokies, the question on everyone’s mind is always about where they can find the best view of the Smoky Mountains fall foliage. Now, if you have ever visited the Smoky Mountains this time of year, then you already know about all the great scenic overlooks and attractions that offer incredible views of the fall leaves. However, one place you may not have visited is the peaceful Wears Valley. Continue reading

Don’t Miss This Inside Look: CLIMB Works Mountain Biking in Gatlinburg

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Have you ever been mountains biking in Gatlinburg? At Visit My Smokies, we took a trip to CLIMB Works in Gatlinburg to experience their popular mountain biking trail, and we wanted to share our experience with you. So, keep reading and learn all about the CLIMB Works mountain biking trail in Gatlinburg. Continue reading

Now Open: Brand New Segway Attraction in Pigeon Forge

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Are you looking for a new and unique way to experience the beauty in the Smoky Mountains this fall? If so, then look no further than the newest attraction in Pigeon Forge, Segway of Pigeon Forge. Continue reading

Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg Winery Release Limited Edition Wines to Benefit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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In an effort to raise $10,000 to help the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and its black bears, a Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg winery have teamed up with local artists to develop two special wines Continue reading

Opening Soon: 3 New Attractions at Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort

View from the Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway at Ober Gatlinburg

Since it opened in 1962, Ober Gatlinburg has been a favorite attraction of Sevier County residents and visitors alike. This is, in part, thanks to the ever changing nature of the attractions that are located at the resort. Coming this year are three changes that are sure to excite guests who are well versed with the resort as well as those who have yet to experience it for the first time. Continue reading

Starbucks Opening A Brand New Gatlinburg Coffee Shop

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Recently the mega-coffee chain Starbucks announced that it was surprising its customers with an early release of their popular seasonal drink, the Pumpkin Spice Latte. However, the surprises don’t stop there for visitors to the Smoky Mountains. Continue reading

How to Survive Your First Hike in the Smoky Mountains

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Hiking in the Smoky Mountains is one of the best activities that people can enjoy in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Not only is this a great source of exercise during your vacation, but it is also a good way to experience the beauty of the area like never before. Continue reading

4 Reasons to Drop Everything and Go Ziplining in Wears Valley

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Calling all thrill seekers! We at Visit My Smokies have found one of our new favorite ways to spend the afternoon, and it involves ziplining in Wears Valley. Not only does this adventure offer incredible views, but it is also one of the easiest ways to add a whole new sense of adventure to your family’s next Smoky Mountain vacation. Continue reading

Everything You Need to Know About the New Smoky Mountain Music Venue in Wears Valley

close up on guitar at Smoky Mountain music venue

We at Visit My Smokies have been pretty excited to see all of the new development coming out of Wears Valley lately. Previously, we have already told you about all the delicious places to eat in Wears Valley, but it looks like the area is now home to a whole never style of entertainment in the form of the Wears Valley Music Barn. Continue reading

2014 Smoky Mountains Fall Foliage and Forecast

Smoky Mountains fall foliage

Fall in the Smoky Mountains is one of the most beautiful times of year. This is when the air begins to cool off a little and visitors from all across the country come to witness the Smoky Mountains fall foliage transform from deep greens to vibrant shades of red, yellow and orange. Continue reading