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The Lottery To See Synchronous Fireflies in the Smoky Mountains
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The Lottery To See Synchronous Fireflies in the Smoky Mountains

The synchronous fireflies are an amazing natural spectacle, lighting up the Great Smoky Mountains National Park each year. The fireflies are so popular now that the National Parks Service has a lottery reservation system to see them. The 2024 Firefly Season Elkmont Campground is one of the best viewing spots, and the event is so…

This Summer, Some Gatlinburg Hotels Cost More Than Flying The Whole Family To Europe
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This Summer, Some Gatlinburg Hotels Cost More Than Flying The Whole Family To Europe

This summer, a week-long stay at some of the more expensive hotels in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, can cost more than a family trip to Europe. This isn’t a secret deal; it just compares how expensive some hotels are currently (during peak times) compared to how reasonable some airfare has remained, even internationally. In a different article, we…

The Most Visited National Parks in the U.S. (Updated For 2024)

The Most Visited National Parks in the U.S. (Updated For 2024)

The National Parks Service has released its 2023 data, with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park holding the #1 spot by a huge margin. From the Smoky Mountains of the East to the dramatic canyons of the West, these parks draw millions of visitors yearly. Based on the most recent National Park Service data, here’s…

Gatlinburg Skybridge tickets on sale: 30% off now due to construction

Gatlinburg Skybridge tickets on sale: 30% off now due to construction

About a week ago, we paid $37.95 per adult to visit the Gatlinburg Skypark and Skybridge for last-minute same-day tickets. This has been the normal price for tickets booked within the next several days, with discounts of $5 per person booking a few days in advance. We think the price has been too high for…

What’s New in Pigeon Forge For 2024?
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What’s New in Pigeon Forge For 2024?

Here’s what’s brand new in Pigeon Forge this year for attractions and places to stay. #1 Dollywood’s New Attractions Dollywood’s making a few changes for 2024! #2 Wilderness at the smokies wild waterdome The largest indoor water park in Tennessee’s 40,000 sq ft expansion is complete, with the outdoor slides opening in Spring! The expansion…