Grains & Grits Festival: Townsend’s Annual Outdoor Event

Any East Tennessee history buff can tell you plenty about the long history we have with liquor and bootleg in...

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Peak Leaf Peeping Season in the Smoky Mountains

We’ve finally made it to that anticipated time of year when the weather cools down and the fall foliage hits...

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The Spooky Side of the Smokies

Halloween is just around the corner, and even with less scheduled events, there is no reason to miss out on...

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Wildlife Viewing and Safety Tips

One of the best parts of visiting the Great Smoky Mountains is all of the wildlife unique to this region...

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Walls for Women in Maryville: Meet Nicole Salgar’s Mural, Senderos

Murals have become a growing trend in East Tennessee, and for good reason. Public art brings communities together by creating...

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Visit Cades Cove

Cades Cove is one of the most popular destinations in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Visitors can explore a...

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Smoky Mountain Coffee Houses

Almost every vacation, no matter how relaxing or well planned, needs the occasional pick-me-up. There is no easier and more...

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Search for Veterans Buried in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park

When Joe Emert agreed to a speaking engagement at Blount County’s Tennessee Veterans Business Association, he probably didn’t realize the...

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Terminal 1346: Smoky Mountain Staycation

TERMINAL 1346: SMOKY MOUNTAIN STAYCATION We found an East Tennessee jewel for your Smoky Mountain Staycation. Terminal 1346 is an Airbnb...

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