Maryville’s Vibrant Downtown Attracts New Businesses and Residents

Nestled in the foothills of the scenic Smoky Mountains with a quaint yet vibrant downtown, it’s no wonder Maryville, Tenn.,...

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Hand-Made Quilted Items to be Displayed in Townsend Visitors Center in March

During the month of March, the Foothills Quilters Guild Showcase will be on display at the Townsend Visitors Center, located...

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Once Closed to Public, RT Lodge in Maryville Now Welcomes Guests

Gary Doyle didn’t want this treasure to remain hidden. For 20 years, RT Lodge in Maryville, Tenn., hosted corporate retreats,...

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Blount County TN Reminds Visitors of Smoky Mountain Destination Availabilities

As Gatlinburg, Tenn., seeks to rebuild while attracting visitors back to areas that were not impacted by recent wildfires, neighboring...

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Rising from the Ashes: Dancing Bear Lodge Resurrects Powerful Memories

Mark Oldham faced a dream disguised as a dilemma. He had sold his business and traveled the world for six...

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Butterfly Gap Retreat: An Iconic Couples’ Getaway in the Smokies

When realtors Mike and Becky Johnson were charged with the task of selling a stunningly scenic 1,000-acre property along the...

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Smartphones and Tablets help leaf peepers make the most of a Smoky Mountain visit in the fall

Every autumn travelers journey to the Smoky Mountains from all over the world to experience the crisp air, comfortable temperatures...

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Harley-Davidson Dealer Contributes to Smoky Mountains Tourism

With attractions like the Great Smoky Mountains National Park; Ober Gatlinburg; University of Tennessee athletics; and Dollywood; hundreds of hiking...

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Trains in Townsend: The History of The Little River Railroad and Lumber Company

Townsend, Tennessee is known as “the peaceful side of the Smokies,” and for good reason. As visitors drive toward this...

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