Just to name a few!

Great Smoky Mountain National Park


Great Smoky Mountains National Park straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee. The sprawling landscape encompasses lush forests and an abundance of wildflowers that bloom year-round. Streams, rivers and waterfalls appear along hiking routes that include a segment of the Appalachian Trail. An observation tower tops Clingmans Dome, the highest peak, offering scenic views of the mist-covered mountains.

Did you know: The Park was officially dedicated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1940. mysmokymountainvacation.com



Dollywood is a theme park jointly owned by entertainer Dolly Parton and Herschend Family Entertainment. It is located in the Knoxville-Smoky Mountains metroplex in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

In 1986, Dolly Parton, who grew up in the area, bought an interest in Silver Dollar City. As part of the deal, the park reopened for the 1986 season as "Dollywood." In 2010, Parton said she became involved with the operation because she "always thought that if I made it big or got successful at what I had started out to do, that I wanted to come back to my part of the country and do something great, something that would bring a lot of jobs into this area."[2] 

Dollywood has approximately 3,000 people on its payroll, making it the largest employer in the community.[6] From 1986 to 2010, the park doubled in size to 150 acres (61 ha). On November 16, 2010, Dollywood earned the industry's most prestigious award, the Liseberg Applause Award, which was accepted by Dolly Parton during a ceremony at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2010 in Orlando.[7] 

Parton said in 2010 that she would like to open more Dollywood parks in the future. "We definitely want to expand with new things every year, eventually with a resort," she said. "We may eventually have Dollywoods in other parts of the country, where we can kind of be true to whatever's going on in that part of the world."[2] On August 21, 2013, Parton announced Dollywood's DreamMore Resort and Spa,[8] which opened on July 27, 2015.[9] 

Dollywood Splash Country


Dollywood's Splash Country is the perfect mountain oasis for families to cool down and chill out this summer. Located adjacent to Dollywood theme park, Dollywood's Splash Country features a variety of water attractions for both the thrill-seekers and pool-loungers in your family. Add in a private retreat and a delicious poolside treat, and your crew is set for the perfect day of togetherness in the Smoky Mountain sunshine



Cades Cove is an isolated valley located in the Tennessee section of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, USA. The valley was home to numerous settlers before the 

formation of the national park. 

Did you know: The Cove drew the Cherokee Nation back again and again with its abundant wildlife and good hunting. cadescove.net

The Old Mill Restaurant


1830 gristmill anchors a complex with 2 country cooking eateries plus pottery, candy & toy shops.

Address: 164 Old Mill Ave, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Dolly Parton's Stampede


Southern, 4-course feast followed by a show featuring music, comedy, live animals & pyrotechnics.

Address: 3849 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Phone: (865) 453-4400

Parent organizations: Herschend Family Entertainment, A Dolly Parton Company, Dolly Parton Productions