Front Page News2018-05-04T21:36:01-04:00

Front Page News | All the News We Care to Share

When we started My Smoky Mountain Guide we decided to include helpful news and information. We figured visitors want to know what’s going on in our neck of the woods before they get here.

This blog page is where you can read “all the news we care to share”. Sure, there are more news stories out there, but these are the ones we thought you would like to read. We hope they are helpful.

Oh, we know it’s not actually the front page; but we reckon that’s okay with most folks.

7 Absolutely Free Things to Do in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Gatlinburg is a great place to shop, go to attractions and museums, as well as be entertained. But did you know that there is plenty to do that won't cost you anything? That's right, Gatlinburg has some great FREE things to do. Here is our list of the top seven.

By |2 August 2018|

The National Park Service is Looking for Volunteers

GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK - The National Park Service is looking for volunteers to help clean the roadsides and auto pull-offs in Tennessee and North Carolina. Get more information about how you can help out during Spring Cleaning Work Days .

By |30 April 2017|

Discount Coupons vs Discount Advance Tickets

You planned your Smokies vacation, now you need to get tickets for the shows and attractions. Do you download discount coupons to take to the ticket office or purchase discount tickets in advance? We help you decide.

By |7 April 2017|

Annual Smoky Mountain Overnight Relay

Spring is almost here and that means it's time to start thinking about the annual Smoky Mountain Overnight Relay in North Carolina. Beginning at Pink Beds State Park in Brevard with a finish line at the Nantahala Outdoor Center in Bryson City, runners in this relay will face a challenging 212 mile course through the mountains.

By |10 February 2017|

What is the Difference Between a Hotel and a Motel?

You may be wondering, "What is the difference between a hotel and a motel?" That's a legitimate question for someone planning a trip and needing to secure a place to sleep, eat, shower, etc. Well, wonder no more, my friend! Our explanation below may just help you decide in which type of facility you want to stay, a hotel or a motel. We also threw in a little history because I thought it was interesting.

By |8 January 2017|