If you love the outdoors, then the place to be on your next getaway is the Smokey Mountains of Tennessee. And the Appalachian Trail. And the Cherokee National Forest. And more. With such an abundance of outdoor vacation attractions like canoeing, kayaking, white water rafting, camping, hiking, climbing, fishing, swimming and boating, you’ll have to make sure you make time to relax and refresh by the waterfall before your trip is over.

Music that has influenced the world historically came from Tennessee, including striking moments in rock and roll, blues, country, and rockabilly. Cities like Memphis have a variety of destinations for you to tour, including the Rock and Soul Museum, and the Country Music Hall of Fame. Legends like Elvis and Johnny Cash left part of their stories in the halls of Sun Records, who offers guided tours to the public in their amazing studios. And of course no Tennessee getaway would be complete [...]

South Central TN is fun.

March 4,5,11,12,18,19- High School Musical on Stage at the Staar Theatre & Center for Arts in Pulaski, TN www.antoinettehall.com March 12 -Elk Valley Crafters Annual Spring Craft Show at LCHS 9 am – 5 pm www.elkvalleycrafters.com  March 12 – Milky Way Farm Hayride & Easter Egg Hunt from 1 pm – 4 pm www.milkywayfarm.org  March 12 & 19 – A House in Mourning at the Lairdland Farm House, 10 am – 5 pm www.lairdlandfarmhouse.com  March 17-26 – Annual Fabulous 50’s Show at Ninth Grade Academy in Fayetteville. Tickets 931-433-3933.  March 19 – Celebrating Spring with a Daffodil Flower Show & Tree City USA in Bell Buckle, TN www.bellbucklechamber.com  March 20- Bridal Fair from 1-4pm Rippavilla Plantation, Spring Hill www.rippavilla.org  March 25 & 26 – Annual Blooming Arts Festival in Linden www.bloomingartsfestival.org  March 25 & 26,April 1&2 – STAAR Theatre presents “Rope” a play about a murder case. Pulaski, TN www.antoinettehall.com [...]

Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area offers a variety of outdoor recreation and environmental education opportunities in western Kentucky and Tennessee. Enjoy 170,000 acres of forests and open lands, as well as 300 miles of undeveloped shoreline.

Whether you tour The Homeplace living history farm, see wildlife at the Elk & Bison Prairie, explore the universe at Golden Pond Planetarium or discover nature programs and outdoor excursions at Woodlands Nature Station, we offer an attraction for everyone.

Hundreds of miles of hiking, biking, equestrian and off-highway vehicle trails wind through LBL. Nature watch areas let you get closer to wildlife. Water recreation, boating, swimming, fishing and hunting opportunities abound. Enjoy the conveniences of developed campgrounds – including special campgrounds for horse and off-highway vehicle enthusiasts – or experience the solitude of lake shore backcountry camping.

Come outside and play at Land Between The Lakes! [...]

Clarion Inn & Suites Gatlinburg: Sleek and Sophisticated

The newly renovated Clarion Inn & Suites Gatlinburg has a new look that is both sleek and sophisticated. Located downtown on the Parkway, the Clarion is convenient to shopping, dining, attractions and is only 100 yards from the entrance to the national park!

Our standard deluxe rooms have two queen beds and are equipped with refrigerators, microwaves and private balconies – on the parade route. For additional luxury, consider our king suites. Each features the amenities of our deluxe rooms but has a king sized bed, Jacuzzi and a separate living room with a fireplace. For the ultimate in luxury, the Clarion features the only rooftop penthouse suites in the city.

The Clarion is definitely a cut above with a complimentary, full hot breakfast served daily, an enclosed pool with a hot tub and an exercise room. A new level of luxury awaits you at the Clarion [...]

Welcome to the Best Western Toni Inn

The very finest in accommodations are right in the heart of Pigeon Forge, TN. The Best Western Toni Inn offers Family Rooms, Whirlpool Rooms, Queen and King Rooms. Amenities include seasonal fireplaces, in-room coffeemakers, microwaves, color cable TV, free WiFi and more. Free Continental breakfast is available to start your day.

The Best Western Toni Inn is ideally located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. You will experience all the comforts, excitement, local events, entertainment, food and shopping to make your visit memorable. The hotel is one mile from the entrance to Dollywood theme park and just steps from Dixie Stampede Dinner Theatre.

For that special occasion, romantic weekend or well-planned family vacation, Best Western Toni Inn in Pigeon Forge is sure to please all travelers.

Best Western Toni Inn

3810 Parkway

Pigeon Forge, [...]

Mountain House Inn

Located in Gatlinburg, TN in a quiet mountain setting, Mountain House Inn offers a selection of accommodations including spacious king room, room with double beds or two queen beds, Jacuzzi suite with fireplace, efficiency suite with two full baths and a one bedroom condominium.

All accommodations include hi-speed Internet, remote control cable TV, free local calls, refrigerator, microwave, hair dryer, iron and ironing board.

Amenities include free morning coffee bar, two pools (one heated) with kiddy pools and a picnic area.

We are perfectly located to give you immediate walking access to Downtown Gatlinburg, The Village Shops,Gatlinburg Parkway and just one block from Ripley’s Aquarium of The Smokies.

Mountain House Motor Inn

247  Newton Lane
P.O. Box 217
Gatlinburg, Tennessee  37738

865-436-6626

Toll Free: 800-462-7298

www.mountainhousemotorinn.com

Sevierville’s sixth annual Bloomin’ Barbeque & Bluegrass will take place May 14-15, 2010. This family-friendly event will once again bring barbeque cook teams from all over the United States to Sevierville to compete for $15,000 in cash and prizes and the title of Tennessee State Champion. Rounding out the event is toe-tapping bluegrass music, incredible arts and crafts, kids’ games and the Mountain Soul Vocal Competition honoring Sevierville’s favorite hometown girl, Dolly Parton.

Take a little time to visit with the barbeque cook teams you’ve seen on cable channels like the Food Network as you stroll through the “Que Zone.” Altogether, the teams will cook an estimated 2,832 pounds of meat including 20 pounds of pulled pork, 24 pounds of brisket, 5 pounds of chicken and 10 pounds of ribs each. Winning teams will receive recognition in Chicken, Ribs, Pork and Brisket as well as specialty categories like [...]

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