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.
There is more information and coupons at http://bestreadguidesmokymountains.com/.
Plan your next trip to the Smokies and include a day at the Deer Farm!

Wednesday, June 14, 2017


Hotels in the Smokies

Outdoor pool and slide Greystone LodgeRipley's Aquarium next to GreystoneThe rooms at the Greystone Lodge all have balconies, flat panel TVs and a mini fridge. Added features include an outdoor pool  free Wi-Fi,  and room options for a fireplace or Jacuzzi tub. Their location in Gatlinburg is across the street from Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, which adds convenience to the comfort, value and options the hotel offers.

In addition to their location by the Aquarium, the hotel has restaurants, shopping and attractions nearby on the Parkway. And later in 2017 the Anakeesta Development will open across the Parkway and the Rowdy Bear Ride will open a couple of blocks down the Parkway.

Bunk bed rooms near Pigeon Forge
Bunk beds in the Suite
Balconies Little Pigeon River TN
Balcony over the river
King Suites Great Smoky MountainsDeluxe accommodations Smoky Mountains
The Greystone Lodge has undergone a $5 million renovation to make your stay even more comfortable and enjoyable. Most of the rooms overlook the Little Pigeon River so you can enjoy sitting on your balcony and letting the running waters float your cares away.  \\\

You can choose from Executive Rooms - with work and sitting areas, Suites with Jacuzzi Tubs, Fireplaces and lots of room for families to eat, sleep and socialize, King and Queen bed rooms, and hillside Cottages.

Hotels Cottages Gatlinburg
Cottage porch
Deluxe Breakfast Greystone Lodge
Deluxe Breakfast
Meetings Reunions Bus Groups Smoky Mountains
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The Greystone Lodge is a great place for bus groups and reunions as they offer meeting space, plenty of free bus or van parking, a deluxe continental breakfast, Trolley service and a great location close to the Parkway with easy walking distance to food, fun and shopping. And there is always welcoming Southern Hospitality from everyone at the Lodge. Plan to stay at the Greystone Lodge in Gatlinburg on your next trip to the Smokies. And check out the other fun things to do and places to eat,shop and see in the area at http://bestreadguidesmokymountains.com/. download the BRG App for more deals, area information and coupons.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017


Dining Fuddruckers Smokies

 Fuddruckers offers USDA never frozen, All-American premium cut beef in their 1/3, 1/2 or 2/3 pound burgers that are prepared and served fresh when you order. And great hamburgers are just the start of your Fuddruckers feast.

World's greatest hamburger Pigeon Forge
But let's start with hamburgers. Juicy, delicious, fresh hamburgers on the worlds greatest bun that we bake fresh so they will caress and enhance the worlds greatest hamburger and the other meats that we offer. Then you will adorn this combination with the toppings of your choice from our Build Your Own market fresh produce bar. Fresh tomatoes, lettuce, onions, pico de gallo, cheese sauces and a variety of condiments. You are the master of your burger adornment so be creative and enjoy!

Build your own produce bar Gatlinburg

But hamburgers aren't your only choice at Fuddruckers, oh no. There is chicken - grilled or crispy white meat -  hot dogs, chicken tenders and exotics like elk and bison, and veggie burgers, all 100% antibiotic and hormone free. And again, you are the designer with the fresh veggies and toppings on  our Build Your Own bar. Add a delicious salad and a wide-range of sides and you have almost the perfect meal. Almost? Yeah, what about drinks and desserts??
Desserts shakes brownies cookies Smoky Mountains

Of course Fudds offers a wide-range of sodas, teas and water, but they are famous for old-fashioned, creamy milk shakes. Now you could combine drink an dessert with a milk shake, but why short-change yourself when you can have both. So finish off that meal and shake and stroll over to the bakery to choose from several shelves of fresh-baked delights. Cookies of all types, brownies, rice krispy treats, ice cream or another shake? Try a different flavor this time. Go ahead, treat yourself!

After filling up at Fuddruckers, go out and explore everything that the Smokies have to offer. Attractions, museums, games, race tracks, ziplines, bungee jumping, haunted houses and more await you in Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Find out more and get deals with the BRG App or at http://bestreadguidesmokymountains.com/. Find out the things you want to do and print out a coupon to save money. Enjoy your meal at Fuddruckers and your time in the Smokies!


Eagles Ridge Resort Pigeon Forge

Eagle's Ridge Resort offers a community of cabins that is off the beaten track, but close to all of the action of Pigeon Forge. You can choose from cabin sizes from one bedroom to nine and they can accommodate anything from a romantic get-a-way to a family reunion. They have a party house, with full accommodations for a party, wedding or group event, and a large, fenced-in pool.

Hotels in the Smokies
Cabins have fully equipped kitchens, game rooms, theater rooms, rocking chairs on the porch, hot tubs, Wi-Fi, Jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces and some are even pet friendly. You can relax on your porch or in your hot tub and enjoy Smoky Mountain views with total peace and quiet. But you can be on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge in just minutes.

Hot tubs near Gatlinburg
full amenities near GatlinburgOn the Pigeon Forge Parkway you can enjoy a wide array of attractions including miniature golf, go-kart racing, Laser Tag, The Titanic Museum, WonderWorks, Top Jump Trampoline Park and The Wheel at the Island. Over on Veterans Boulevard you can visit Dollywood and Dolly's Splash Country. If you are a hiker, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a short drive down the Parkway, and restaurants and shopping opportunities abound on the Parkway.

The Old Mill Restaurant and The Pottery House Cafe are just two of the highly recommended restaurants in the area, but dozens more line the party including pancake houses like Reagan's House of Pancakes, Captain Jim's Seafood Buffet and CiCi's and Domino's Pizza. Shopping ranges from unique souvenir shops to outlet malls and total immersion experiences where you can shop, eat and play.
Relaxing accommodations in the Smokies

Eagle's Ridge Resort gives you and your family the perfect location to enjoy all of the fun things to do in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains. For help in planning your Smoky Mountain vacation visit http://bestreadguidesmokymountains.com/ and download the BRG App for additional deals and information.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017


Theater Comedy Barn

The Comedy Barn Theater is celebrating 23 years of clean, family comedy in Pigeon Forge, and today, the laughs are bigger than ever. This is a show that you can bring the entire family to - from toddlers to grandparents - and everyone will enjoy the entertainment. Why? Because not only will the comedians make you laugh until your sides ache, but you will be amazed by jugglers, ventriloquists, magicians, cloggers and some of the best music in the Smokies.

Comedy Barn Theater Pigeon Forge

Jugglers Comedians Musicians in the SmokiesOne of the new acts this year is a world champion juggler from Holland. This Dutchman will amaze you with his juggling skills and special effects. Amazing is also the word for Danny who 'juggles' ping-pong balls in a most unusual way, Eric, who plays the human xylophone, Stephen the ventriloquist, and the Talking Dog! Yes, talking dog. But wait, there are other animals in the show who perform stunts and tricks almost to perfection. You will be amazed and entertained. This is the most attended clean comedy show in the WORLD!!

Live animal show near Gatlinburg
Then there is the Amazing Animals Exotic Animal & Pet Show where you can see pigs, parrots, cats, dogs and donkeys onstage doing their best to make you go "ohh" and "ahhh" and laugh a lot. This animal troupe has performed on television, in Branson, at pet expos and even with the Royal Hanneford Circus!

So plan to attend a Comedy Barn show next time you are in the Smokies. There's lots to do and you can get information at http://bestreadguidesmokymountains.com/ about dining, shopping, attractions, outdoor activities and other live show like the Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show. Also download the BRG App for more deals and information.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017


Hotel Crossroads Inn & Suites

Crossroads Inn & Suites is a family owned and operated hotel in the heart of Gatlinburg. The hotel was built by a descendant of the Ogle Family, one of the founding families of Gatlinburg, and is maintained and updated in the same loving way that a family takes care of their own home. Their friendly staff welcomes you and treats you like family during your stay.

Smoky Mountain accommodationGatlinburg HotelThe rooms at the Crossroads Inn & Suites are slightly larger than the normal hotel room, and you can choose from King or Queen Bed rooms, or suites with a Jacuzzi tub. The Jacuzzi suites are excellent for honeymooning couples or romantic get-a-ways. You will also enjoy the free, hot breakfast, free Wi-Fi and free parking. The seasonal pool opens early in the year - weather permitting - and is a refreshing place to spend a hot, summer day or evening in the Smoky Mountains.

Outdoor pool downtown Gatlinburg
The hotels convenient location allows you to walk right out onto the downtown strip and enjoy the shopping, restaurants and attractions nearby, including, Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. The Atrium Restaurant is next door offering tasty breakfast and lunch items. All-in-all, you can't beat the amenities, the friendly staff and the convenient location of the Crossroads Inn & Suites, definitely a Gatlinburg Tradition.

When you are planning your Smoky Mountain adventure you will find coupons, maps and information on attractions, shopping, dining, theaters, outdoor attractions and accommodations at http://bestreadguidesmokymountains.com/. Download the BRG App for more Deals and information.

Thursday, April 27, 2017


Dining Little Tokyo sushi & hibachi in Pigeon Forge
Sushi in the Smokies

Sushi in the Smokies? Yes, there is Sushi and so many more Asia cuisine options in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee because it is not always barbecue and beans on the menu. Little Tokyo Hibachi Grill and Sushi Bar is the place in the Smokies to fine fresh, properly prepared sushi, Hibachi meals prepared as you watch, and lunch and dinner combinations featuring fish, chicken and steak.

Watch your food being cooked at Little Tokyo in the SmokiesElegant and delicious sushi near GatlinburgLittle Tokyo is in the heart of Pigeon Forge on Teaster Lane and offers Hibachi dining or normal restaurant seating. You can choose to have any of the sushi items prepared fresh and delivered to your table as delicious and decorative plates, or choose any of the lunch or dinner combos. With the Hibachi meals you can include chicken, shrimp, salmon, scallops, steak or Filet Mignon as your entree, or a combination of any of the options. You can also order side items like soup, salad, vegetables, fried rice, chicken, shrimp, scallops or steak.

Beer, wine and more at Little Tokyo in the SmokiesLittle Tokyo also offers a bar with domestic and foreign beers like Asahi and Sapporo, oriental liquors and sake, wine and a full selection of soft drinks and tea. So for great Asian food and ambiance of the Orient, visit Little Tokyo Hibachi Grill and Sushi Bar in Pigeon Forge. Check out other things to see and do and taste in the Smokies at the Best Read Guide website at http://bestreadguidesmokymountains.com/, where you will find coupons and information on attractions, live shows, shopping, restaurants and more. And for more deals and Smoky Mountain                                                             information download the BRG App.