More Smokies MUSTS

2. You MUST stay at the Brookside Resort. Returning to the Smokies as an adult, I think the Brookside had to have been one of the nicest places you could possibly stay in Gatlinburg. It’s right by the stream. Downtown, but not in the center of town. But as I looked at...

Things You MUST Do

When I was a kid, it seemed like all of our family vacations were to one place: the Great Smoky Mountains. I remember siting down with our family and reviewing all of the possible destinations for summer vacation. Then, it was decided. Gatlinburg! This is the second...

Animal Count

We have been keeping track of all of the live animals we have seen since we entered the Pigeon Forge city limits on Sunday afternoon. Horses: 1 Dogs: 4 Cats: 1 Bears: 1 Owls: 1 (spotted only by Andrew) Parrots: 2 Raccoons: 1 I also had a big black bug in my shoe, but...