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Riverbend Festival – Chattanooga, Tennessee

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It all started with a group of community organizers who wanted to address the division in the city and lack of activity downtown. Their goal was to create an event that would draw from all walks of life in the community to gather together and enjoy a … [Read more...]

Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum – Chattanooga, Tennessee

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The Tennessee Valley Railroad is a museum and travel attraction in Chattanooga Tennessee. It's a family friendly getaway from Downtown Chattanooga and is the only regularly scheduled, full-sized train ride in Tennessee. Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum … [Read more...]

Southern Gospel Museum and Hall of Fame – Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

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Southern Gospel Museum and Hall of Fame - Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee This museum and hall of fame is operated by the Southern Gospel Music Association and was established in 1997.  It is composed of pioneers in the filed of Southern gospel … [Read more...]

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies – Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies - Gatlinburg, Tennessee The Aquarium of the Smokies teams with life with 10,000 exotic sea creatures made of more than 350 individual species.  It is a fabulous opportunity to see the wonders of the water in a … [Read more...]

American Museum of Science and Energy – Oak Ridge, Tennessee

The American Museum of Science and Energy Holds Plenty of Fun. In 1949, the American Museum of Atomic Energy opened in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. In 1978, the museum's name changed to the American Museum of Science and Energy. The museum is a great place to … [Read more...]

Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Explore the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on Horseback.  The spectacular Great Smoky Moutains National Park in Tennessee and North Carolina is a terrific place for horseback riding. There are so many trails at the Park, horseback riding is one … [Read more...]

Dollywood Theme Park – Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Excitement at Dollywood Theme Park The Dollywood theme park is located in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and is owned by the Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation and country music artist Dolly Parton. The theme park first opened in 1961 and was … [Read more...]

Ripley’s Believe it or Not in Tennessee

If you are a fan of the Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museums, you will be happy to know to that there are quite a few in Gatlinburg.  If you are an even bigger fan, then you know that they are all different.  Each museum has something a … [Read more...]

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Vacations do not always have to be at loud places with big crowds.  Lying on the beach and going to amusements parks is a lot of fun, but there are plenty of places that you can go that has excitement and fun, only is a little bit quieter.  … [Read more...]

Gatlinburg in the Winter

 So you didn’t get enough of Gatlinburg during the summer and you really want to come back.  The winter is actually one of the most beautiful times of the year to come.  The Great Smokey Mountains are covered in snow and the serenity … [Read more...]