Springtime Snacks with the Kids

Kids measuring and mixing in kitchen

As an adult, I look back on my family vacations with a great fondness. It was a time for my family to be thrown out of our usual routine and share an experience that was different than our everyday lives. More than anything I remember the time I spent with my parents, my grandmother

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A Fly Fisherman’s Wife Learns the Ropes

Gatlinburg Fly Fishing

I’ve been enchanted with fly-fishing ever since I saw the movie, A River Runs Through It, as a teenager. It wasn’t Brad Pitt’s devilish good looks; it was the surrounding nature, the serenity of the water, the rhythm and peace he seemed to feel as he cast his fly rod.

I had no way of knowing

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Going out in Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg Brew Pubs

For a small mountain town Gatlinburg has a lively nightlife. So when you’ve got cabin fever and are ready for a night on the town, there’s a variety of hot spots, both family friendly and twenty-one and older, within several miles of Elk Springs Resort sure to delight.

Sherlock Holmes Pub ”

 

One of the newest additions to

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Mark your Calendars for Smoky Mountain SpringFest in Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg Spring Fest

Birds are chirping, flowers and trees budding, and old man winter is saying adieu! It’s springtime in the Smoky Mountains, and there are many reasons to celebrate a new spring and summer fun to come. Smoky Mountain SpringFest offers three months of special events, celebrations, and contests to commemorate this special time of year and

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The Great Smoky Mountain Arts and Crafts Community

Arts and Crafts Community

During my last visit to Elk Springs Resort I was blessed with a rainy day. I enjoyed relaxing in the cabin, sitting in a rocking chairs on the wrap around deck, playing billiards with my husband, and just not having a schedule for the day. After some hours inside, however, I decided to set out

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