Happy New Year!

Wow! I’ve always heard that the years go faster the older you get. It’s really true. 2010 flew right by! We at CabinConnection.com are getting geared right up for 2011. We are so excited — we have lots of ideas that we hope to implement this year. We hope to launch the first annual Smoky […]

3 New Year’s Eve Events in the Smoky Mountain Area

Looking for a fun way to celebrate the beginning of 2011 in the Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville area? Here are the three biggest parties happening in town, along with some extra info about them. New Year’s Eve Ball Drop and Fireworks — On Dec. 31st, Gatlinburg will host the 23rd annual New Year’s celebration at […]

6 Smoky Mountain News Tidbits

All of the Smoky Mountain area blogs are buzzing with excitement over their white Christmas! Check out some photos below on the Mount Le Conte post. In other news… Youth and Hiking — Jennifer Pharr Davis, author of a book about the Appalachian Trail, discusses youth and the outdoors in this post on the National […]

Merry Christmas from CabinConnection.com!

The joy of children … that’s one of the best things about Christmas, isn’t it? I remember the Christmas magic that used to capture me every time the shining tree went up and the ground was covered in white and the department stores started playing those familiar tunes. Now I understand all the work that […]

5 Tidbits about the Smoky Mountain area

Here’s this week’s roundup of Smoky Mountain happenings: Wilderness Wildlife Week Hikes — This great little informational post is from PigeonForge.com and tells about the events planned for the week of Jan. 9-15. February Sweetheart Specials — From Bear’s Den Vacation blog. Top 10 Adventure Stories of 2010 — From Outside Online blog, read about […]

Soup for the Cabin

Just a quick recipe for you today. Soup’s on! Thanks to Sara Worley, recipe guru for this one! Mexican Chicken Chowder: 4 cups cubed, cooked chicken 1 “box” Chicken Broth 1 Cup Water 1 Package Taco Seasoning 2 Cans Cream of Chicken Soup 2 Cans Whole Kernel Corn 2 Cans Black Beans 2 small Cans […]

15 Smoky Mountain Blogs

Here are 15 blogs dealing with the Smokies. I keep up with these all the time to find out about interesting things going on in the Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville area. I’ve also rated them for your use. Here’s the scale: **** — Great blog! Regular updates, good information. *** — Blog is on […]

Old Mill Cafe — A Fun Pigeon Forge Stop

Looking for a quaint place to eat in Pigeon Forge? Here’s one of my favorite dining experiences: The Old Mill Square Pottery House Cafe and Grill. It’s more famous counterpart, The Old Mill, is an interesting stop, too, with delicious family-style dining. But if you’re looking for a quaint, quiet stop, cross the road to […]

7 News Items and Smoky Mountain Photos

Here’s this week’s roundup of Smoky Mountain news. Enjoy! Smoky mountain shelters — This entry by the Smoky Mountain Hiking Blog is about how the shelters in the Smoky Mountains have changed over the years. New contract awarded to build 3 bridges in the Smokies — From the Knoxville News Sentinel, this story is about […]

New Contest Winner!

We’ll keep going until we find someone who works! Unfortunately, our first winner, Steve Rochette, lives too far away to use the gift card to The Peddler anytime soon. So we chose a second winner. And we’re pleased to announce that it’s Michele Wall Malone from Tennessee. Michele visits Gatlinburg several times a year and […]