Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Crossroads Inn & Suites Gatlinburg TN

Crossroads Inn & Suites Gatlinburg TN

The Crossroads Inn & Suites in downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee, is where the mountains and comfort meet. The Inn in conveniently located on the Parkway close to Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, Rowdy Bear Mountain and restaurants, shopping and other attractions.

Downtown Gatlinburg Hotel Outdoor Pool

Here are 7 more great reasons to stay at the Crossroads Inn & Suites in Gatlinburg:
1. Modern, spacious and recently refreshed rooms with all of the favorite amenities.
2. Suite rooms including suites with in-room Jacuzzi.
3. Outdoor Pool and Splash Pool for the kiddies.
4. Beautiful Mountain views.
5. Southern Hospitality.
6. A free, hot breakfast.
7. Fitness room.
Modern spacious Smoky Mountain Hotel

Make the Crossroads Inn & Suites your destination hotel in Gatlinburg, and enjoy the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains, the fun of downtown Gatlinburg, and all of the shopping and attraction experiences that the Smoky Mountains have to offer. Find out more about the attractions, shopping, restaurants, live theaters and outdoor activities of the Smoky Mountains, and get coupons, maps and more at Download the BRG App from your App store to get more deals and area coupons.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Smoky Mountain Opry Pigeon Forge TN

Theater Pigeon Forge Smoky Mountain Opry

     Smoky Mountain Opry is the largest musical variety show in the Smokies featuring Country, Pop, Broadway and Motown music, a huge cast of talented singers and musicians, and eye-popping special effects.
Live country, pop and Broadway music

     The big stage at the Smoky Mountain Opry comes alive with mountain music, rock anthems, Broadway and movie tunes and country music favorites performed by some of the area's most talented singers and musicians. You'll be "Singing in the Rain" and "Stepping in Time" to some of Hollywood's favorite movie tunes, tapping your toe along with Garth and George Strait tunes, and you will watch incredible choreography performed by the skillful dancers at Smoky Mountain Opry.

Laser lights & Pyro in Pigeon Forge
     The singing and dancing is enhanced by beautiful costuming, fantastic props and staging and unbelievable special effects, including singers an dancers flying across the stage and over the audience. Then add in laser lights, pyrotechnics and incredible lighting and you have a live theater experience that you will not forget.

     The Smoky Mountain Opry is entertaining, exciting and is an experience that will be enjoyed by your entire family. You can buy combo tickets with other great Smoky Mountain attractions like The Comedy Barn, Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud and Magic Beyond Belief. Plan your Smoky Mountain fun at where you can get area coupons, information, maps and more!

Wednesday, July 26, 2017


Hotels Bearskin Lodge on the River

     Bearskin Lodge on the River in Gatlinburg, TN, is a great place to stay and relax when  you are visiting the Great Smoky Mountains.

Gatlinburg Hotel Bearskin Lodge

Lazy River Great Smoky Mountains National Park     The Lodge is walkable to most of Gatlinburg's best restaurants and shops, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a stone's throw from the Lodge. But if your vision of a vacation or weekend get-a-way is relaxing in the grand tradition of a beautiful, Lodge-style hotel with great features and a mountain stream rolling by your room, then Bearskin Lodge on the River should be your choice.

     Here are a few of the amenities that Bearskin Lodge on the River offers:

    Comfortable beds lodge decor
  • Extra comfortable beds and spectacular river views
  • Private balcony overlooking a mountain stream
  • Complimentary Continental Breakfast
  • Lodge decor and atmosphere
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Lazy River.
Outdoor pool near The Smokies

     And there are new guest rooms coming in 2018 that will feature hardwood flooring and fabulous walk-in showers. Can you imagine a good, long soak in the shower after a long day at the pool, walking the downtown streets of Gatlinburg or a hike in the National Forest. Ahhhhhh!

     So plan your next stay at the Bearskin Lodge on the River in Gatlinburg, TN. And go to for information and coupons on area attractions, shopping, theaters, restaurants and outdoor attractions. The download the BRG App for special deals and to get coupons on your phone. Enjoy your stay at the Bearskin Lodge on the River in Gatlinburg, Tennessee!

Wednesday, July 12, 2017


Attraction Ole Smokey Moonshine

Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine has a rich history with making liquor. From the tough economic times of the early 1900's, to becoming the first legal distillery in the Smokies, Ole Smoky Moonshine has a strong tie to the people and land of the Appalachians and the traditions of moonshine makin'.
Moonshine Gatlinburg TN

Shine Pigeon Forge TN

At Ole Smoky they have honed the traditions of making moonshine and whiskey from decades old recipes
and now offer traditional moonshine and many
different flavors of shine from the Original
100 Proof down to 35 Proof. Here are
some favorite moonshine flavors:
White Lightnin'
Harley Davidson Road House Customs
And for a sweet treat, Moonshine Cherries.

Moonshine Peaches Cherries Smokies

Flavored shine comes in 27 flavors and Moonshine Peaches, Cherries and Chocolate Cherries.
Lemon Drop
Pina Colada
Apple Pie

Whiskey Distilling Gatlinburg

There are 12 different whiskeys and creams to choose from including:
Attraction Sipping creams Great Smoky Mountains              Peppermint Patty
              Salty Caramel
              Root Beer

The Holler Moonshine Distilling Gatlinburg

See and smell liquor distilling at 'The Holler" in Gatlinburg, talk to the distillers at the Barrelhouse in the middle of Gatlinburg, or sit a spell and listen to live music at the outpost at the Island in Pigeon Forge. Each place is a different and unique experience but they have one thing in common - locally
distilled products for you to take home and enjoy.

Learn more about Ole Smoky Moonshine and the other great attractions, restaurants, shopping and theaters in the Smokies at where you will find coupons, maps, more informational blogs, videos and events in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017


Hotels Comfort Inn Apple Valley

When you are planning your Smoky Mountain vacation you want a great place to lay your head at night. That place is the Comfort Inn Apple Valley, the home of Southern Hospitality and a great location to explore all of the fun that the Great Smoky Mountains have to offer.

Here are TEN great reasons to stay at the Comfort Inn Apple Valley:

1. The staff is friendly, helpful and full of Southern Hospitality.

2. The Inn is spotless, well-maintained and is a multiple year Platinum Award-Winner.

Spacious hotel rooms Pigeon Forge

3. The rooms and suites are spacious and well appointed.

4. Rooms have private balconies, free Wi-Fi, mini-fridges, microwaves and flat panel TVs.

Outdoor pool Wi-Fi private balconiesIndoor pool Smoky Mountain hotel

5. Relax around the seasonal outdoor pool or the newly remodeled indoor pool.

Free hot breakfast near Gatlinburg6. Enjoy a free hot breakfast in the Apple Valley Cafe every morning.

Riverfront hotel property near Gatlinburg7. Stroll along the Little Pigeon River that winds behind the hotel.

8. Walk to the Apple Barn Restaurant, Applewood Grill or the Apple Barn.

9. Shop next door at Orvis or Walgreen's and Tanger Outlets down the street.

10. Close to WonderWorks, Titanic, Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show and other popular attractions.

Comfort, hospitality, convenience. All good reasons to stay at the Comfort Inn Apple Valley on your next trip to the Smokies. And to help you plan your trip and save you money, visit the Best Read Guide website at

Thursday, June 29, 2017


Hotels Park Side Cabin Rentals

Park Side Cabin Rentals offers beautiful cabins in the beautiful Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. They have a wide-range of options from luxury cabins and chalets to affordable cabins in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Large cabins for groups or family reunions, small cabins for intimate get-a-ways or wedding parties. One bedroom to six or more plus pet friendly cabins too!

Luxury cabins in the Smokies

Hot tub cabins in GatlinburgCabins and chalets offer more space and more privacy than most hotel rooms. In addition, the locations are grand. Mountainside, stream side, privacy in the woods and the proximity of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park are all options that you can experience.

Family friendly cabins in the SmokiesModern Kitchen cabins Pigeon ForgeThe amenities are special too. Game rooms with pool tables, private hot tubs, Jacuzzi tubs, outdoor grills and fireplaces. In a cabin you can gather the family around the dining room table and serve freshly prepared meals from the fully stocked kitchens. Clean-up is easy with all of the conveniences of a modern, well-equipped kitchen.

And when you want to venture down the mountain, the city of Gatlinburg is in full swing and downtown businesses are eager to make your Smoky Mountain vacation a wonderful and fun time. There's plenty to do downtown and all of the attractions, shopping and restaurants are open and ready for your business. Choose your accommodations at Park Side Cabin Rentals and take in the awesome experience of staying in a mountain cabin. It is an experience that you will never forget and will want to do again and again.

When planning your vacation you can get additional information and money-saving coupons at

Tuesday, June 20, 2017


Outdoor Attraction Smokies

Smoky Mountain Deer Farm - Petting Zoo, Pony Rides & Riding Stables.

Petting zoo near Pigeon ForgeExotic animals near Gatlinburg

The Deer Farm is a great place to enjoy domestic and exotic animals, and a ride in the woods.
It is a wonderful place to take the kids, grand kids and kids of all ages.
Feed and pet deer, a kangaroo, goats, camels and donkeys.
Scratch a pot-bellied pig or take a picture with an emu.
Elk, zebras, mini-horses, exotic cattle and more!

Pony rides in the SmokiesSafe, fun pony rides

Pony rides are available for younger children, and they just hold on to the saddle horn.
Parents can lead the pony around a safe, level and shaded sandy track.
The ride is 100% refundable if your child does not want to ride.

Trail rides in the Smokies
Guide led trail rides

For more experienced or bigger riders, The Deer Farm has a full stable of gentle horses.
The horses are well-groomed, maintained and rested and all provide an easy ride.
The stable is well maintained and the trails are wide, shaded and well kept.
Their guides give you confidence and keep you entertained.
Rides are 30, 45 or 60 minutes long.

Visit Smoky Mountain Deer Farm today and make some unforgettable vacation memories.
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Plan your next trip to the Smokies and include a day at the Deer Farm!