How to Plan a Trip to Gatlinburg in 6 Easy Steps


Heading to Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains for the first time? It can be overwhelming at first. But you won’t regret it! It’s our absolute FAVORITE place to visit! There’s SO much to do! To help you, I’ll be walking you through six steps to planning your trip. Take it a step at a time, […]

Vacation Budgeting 101: Entertainment

My recommendations for entertainment budgeting in the GPS (Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville) area is going to sound very simple. However, most people do not follow these simple steps to set a budget for their “fun” things to do while in the area. All you have to do is decide how much money you can […]

Ripley’s Mini Golf — Best Courses for Family Fun


One thing the Gatlinburg area has plenty of — miniature golf courses! If you’re visiting in nice weather, it can be natural to choose a sunny afternoon and hit one of the courses. I haven’t played all of the courses, but I have been to several. And though there are a few that deserve honorable […]