12 Upcoming Spring Events in the Smokies


Oh, it’s cold. And dreary. And I’m just plain done with it. Yes. I have a bad case of spring fever. I’m dreaming of flowers. And rainstorms. And sweatshirts. And no gloves. And long walks outside. And the very scent of new life. Right now, spring feels like a long way off. But it’s really […]

Spring in the Smokies

There are a lot of good feelings in life. Sinking down into a hot tub; waking up after a long, restful night’s sleep; having just had your teeth professionally cleaned; having a warm rain pour down on your head. But nothing, nothing, beats the first true day of spring to me. I tell people that […]

10 News Items About the Smokies

It was a busy week in the Smokies! Here’s what people are talking (well, writing) about: NC Governor Proposes Closing State Parks Two Days a Week — It’s all about the budget cuts. This could be a hot issue for outdoor enthusiasts. Read up on it and let us know what you think. Indoor Swimming […]