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Cades Cove

The Unexpected Cades Cove History

Cades Cove, as experienced today, is an extremely popular valley located in the Great Smoky Mountains. It’s an area that, because of the natural beauty and peacefulness, attracts many every year. The Cades Cove history is unusual, however, as a thriving mountain community was reduced to a historical attraction by the creation of the national…

The Historic Gatlinburg Inn

Forbes Names the Gatlinburg Inn as One of the Best Hotels in Gatlinburg

A recent article from Forbes.com listed what they considered to be the best hotels in Gatlinburg. The Historic Gatlinburg Inn made the list! Here is what Forbes had to say about us: This historic hotel has been hosting visitors to Gatlinburg since 1937, and still maintains old-fashioned Southern hospitality, like its front porch full of…

Best Italian Salad & Garlic Roles

Best Italian – Gatlinburg Restaurant Review

Best Italian restaurant has been a staple in the Gatlinburg dining scene for years, and it is no wonder. It has three big things going for it: Fantastic location, situated right on the main strip at 710 Parkway (which is, of course, a very easy walk from the Historic Gatlinburg Inn). Super friendly service. Fantastic…

Gatlinburg Harvest Festival Decorations Go Up

It is Harvest Festival time in Gatlinburg, so businesses all over town will be decorating their storefronts with Fall-themed decorations. The Charlie Barker family decorated the Historic Gatlinburg Inn this past weekend with scarecrows and hay and cornstalks from their own farm. The Inn is a family-owned business (having been in the same family since…

Smoky Mountain Brewery

Smoky Mountain Brewery – Gatlinburg Restaurant Review

I recently had dinner at Smoky Mountain Brewery & Restaurant in Gatlinburg and thought it was worth a restaurant review in our little blog here. Located at 1004 Parkway, Smoky Mountain Brewery & Restaurant is an easy walk from the Historic Gatlinburg Inn. You will, however, have to cross the street. It is situated a…

Ole Red

Gatlinburg Restaurant Review: Ole Red

Recently I had lunch at Ole Red, a restaurant and live music venue in Gatlinburg owned by country music superstar Blake Shelton. The place has a tremendous atmosphere, and it looks like Blake’s designers did a fantastic job blending high end with red neck (ala, a vintage International Harvester tractor suspended upside down from the…

Swimming Pool

Reliving and Enhancing the Past

We have begun the task of digitizing some of the photos in our archives. We think it is absolutely fascinating to look back at old photos like these, especially if you compare them to what Gatlinburg looks like today. You could say the town has changed a little bit! While we’re at it, we are…

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