Tuesday Tidbits

Here’s this week’s roundup of Smoky Mountain activities:

  • Thanksgiving dinners in Pigeon Forge — A great little post from PigeonForge.com about five local restaurants offering Thanksgiving dinner.
  • Christmas shows in Pigeon Forge — And, from the same blog, info about Christmas shows you can attend in Pigeon Forge. Including the Black Bear Jamboree, which is in its last season.
  • Invasion on exotic earthworms in the Smokies — I’ll tell you, the Smoky Mountain Hiking Blog guy always has the most interesting, unique stories. This one is about a recently released report detailing new earthworms that are eating all the leaves and affecting wildlife. Also, info about a bat disease affecting the area. Interesting read.
  • Cataloochee Stream — Love this photo by GoSmokies.com.
  • Transportation in Gatlinburg — A good time to revisit this always-important topic, since the holiday season makes traffic even worse. From the CabinsForYou blog.
  • Help your kids sleep while on vacation — A great little blog post by TravelMamas.com — interview with Davis Ehrler, author of “3-Day Sleep Solution.”
  • National Park-related legislation – NationalParksTraveler.com gives an informative list of pending legislation regarding national parks. A good read for the informed nature lover.
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