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Olympic Torch

The Day the Olympic Torch Passed by the Historic Gatlinburg Inn

The Centennial Olympics occurred in the summer of 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia. Over 10 thousand athletes from nearly 200 countries competed while the world watched. As is traditional for the Olympics, the Olympic torch relay carried the Olympic flame to the site of the games. And on June 26, 1996, the torch passed through Gatlinburg,…

Ogle Cabin

Noah Ogle Farm – Visit a Piece of Gatlinburg History

The Noah “Bud” Ogle Farm in Gatlinburg, also known as “Ogle Place,” is a historic location maintained by the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1977, it is a wonderful place to visit to get a true sense of what life was like for the early settlers…

Double Decker Bus

European Style Double Decker Bus Tours Now in Gatlinburg

There is a new way to get around the Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge areas that really looks like a lot of fun. Decker Double Bus Tours is a business that operates a European-style double decker bus that runs a route from Pigeon Forge to Gatlinburg and back, with many stops in between. The thing that…

Bennett's BBQ

Gatlinburg Restaurant Review: Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que

For this week’s Gatlinburg restaurant review, we visited Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que, an outstanding barbecue joint that serves hickory and mesquite-smoked meats in generous portions. The restaurant also has a breakfast buffet and is situated in the same building as Big Daddy’s Pizzeria. When you walk into the building, turn right for pizza or left for…

Breakfast at the Historic Gatlinburg Inn

Meet the Ladies Who Prepare the Best Breakfast in Gatlinburg

Without a doubt, one of the things that separates the Historic Gatlinburg Inn from other local hotels is our breakfast. We serve our guests what we consider the best breakfast in Gatlinburg, and it is FREE to our guests. But breakfast like this, that consists of eggs, sausage or bacon, made-from-scratch biscuits, home-made white gravy,…

Halloween in Gatlinburg

Halloween Night in Gatlinburg

  It was a dark, cold and rainy night in Gatlinburg…the perfect night for Halloween spookiness. The rivers ran high that day, the water cold and black. All over town, terrifying creatures lurked (click the thumbnail to view the full size image). While inside the Historic Gatlinburg Inn, every child in town was loaded up…

Meet Room 232 at the Historic Gatlinburg Inn

In this video tour, you will get an inside look at Suite 232 (the Gold Room) at the Historic Gatlinburg Inn. As you can plainly see, this is not your typical hotel room, and this is not your typical hotel!

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…

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