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Planning Your Trip to Gatlinburg

So, it’s decided, the family is ready for the next vacation to Gatlinburg. It could be just the two of you, or maybe the kids get to come along on their Spring break, and maybe Grandma and Uncle Danny want to come too. What about the family dog? No matter what your group size, Elk More...

Gatlinburg Breakfast Guide!

After a restful night’s sleep, what better way to start a vacation day than with a hearty breakfast? Since you’re on vacation let someone else do the cooking for you. Pamper yourself by taking the time to enjoy a leisurely meal and think about how to spend your time relaxing and having fun in the More...

Going out in Gatlinburg

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 More...

3 Great Winter Hikes in and Around Gatlinburg

Wintertime is one of the most underrated seasons of the year to hike in and the Great Smoky Mountains. For this reason, while staying at the resort,  you will be able to enjoy the serenity and solitude of these majestic mountains with fewer crowds. Though you may have to layer up and don some extra More...

Forbes Rates Gatlinburg, TN Among Top Prettiest Towns in America

Have you been contemplating a visit to Gatlinburg but haven’t yet made the time? Well, maybe you will change your mind when you hear all about what Forbes had to say about us! While we have long been touting the beauty of our quaint town, we were thrilled when Forbes placed Gatlinburg on its list More...

Top 5 Winter Activities in Gatlinburg, TN

  Here is our insider list of the Top 5 Winter Activities to do while visiting Gatlinburg.  Not afraid of some snow on the ground and a chill in the air? Then you will love visiting our beautiful mountain town during the winter season. While the spring and fall seasons are stunning, and many will More...

4 Fantastic Fall Overlooks not to miss near Gatlinburg

Every fall as the leaves explode into an array of burnt oranges, crimsons, and lemony hues, people flock to the mountains to take in this natural work of art. Gatlinburg, situated just outside the Great Smoky Mountains, is a prime destination each fall, as travelers far and wide seek to vacation in the midst of More...

Gatlinburg Webcam

It’s another chamber of commerce day in Gatlinburg.  (watch is streaming live gatlinburg webcam)  Here is a live view of downtown Gatlinburg:

Best Bicycling Near Gatlinburg

Bicycling is great exercise and an excellent way to get up close and personal with nature and the Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge area offers many exhilarating options for bicycle enthusiasts. For those who love to churn the wheels, get a good work out, and ride through scenic landscapes there is no better place. While cyclists are not allowed More...

6 Must Have Trail Mix Recipes for your next Gatlinburg Hike

For your next Gatlinburg hike, you definitely will want to try one of these great trail mix recipes. Maybe your were a Girl Scout or Boy Scout and remember nature walks or camping trips with your troop and special foods you prepared. Or maybe your mom was the ever prepared mother with a stash of More...

Top 6 Recommended Shows in Gatlinburg

A vacation in Gatlinburg, TN. It is a time to relax, have fun, and to be entertained. For those vacationers that want big city entertainment without the big city expense, the Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge area offers a great variety of live shows. During your next Smoky Mountain Vacation at Elk Springs Resort cabins, take a break after More...

How To Prepare For Your Summer Vacation To Gatlinburg

When you begin to prepare for your summer vacation to Gatlinburg, one of the first things to do is start planning early! We’ve found that many visitors started making their plans and reserving cabins back in October of last year. As winter turns to spring, more and more vacationers are reserving cabins, condos and hotels More...

A Sneak Peak at Dollywoods New Wild Eagle Roller Coaster

Travel over 3,000 feet from 21 stories high at over 60 mph!  That’s dollywoods newest roller coaster named “Wild Eagle”.  Details were recently released and the new coaster is targeted to open in March 2012. This unique roller coaster features riders sitting suspended on the outside of the track.

Oktoberfest in Gatlinburg, TN

What’s better than a weekend festival? A celebration that lasts all month, of course! No matter when you visit Gatlinburg, TN this month, you can enjoy the festivities of Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg. Situated high up in the Great Smoky Mountains, Ober Gatlinburg offers exciting events all year long, including the traditional German festival of More...

Search For Treasures at the Gatlinburg Craftsmen Fair

Admit it: when you go on vacation, one of the things you look forward to is buying souvenirs for friends, family – and yourself! If you have already booked a vacation rental cabin for, or are thinking about booking a cabin for, the middle of July, then you are in luck. From July 15 to More...

Mingle With Artists at the Gatlinburg Fine Arts Festival

Every year artists from in and around Gatlinburg gather for the Fine Arts Festival held in May. Although Gatlinburg is well-known for its proximity to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, making it ideal for nature enthusiasts, it is also a haven for artists, painters, sculptors and musicians as well. Gatlinburg is home to several More...