Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Tennessee Legends Distillery Smoky Mountains

Tennessee Legend Distillery

Tennessee Legend Distillery makes its home in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. There the tradition of fine moonshine and distilled products goes back a couple of centuries. The early pioneers distilled corn using fresh mountain water to help support their families, and many of those recipes are used today to create Tennessee Legends Moonshine. Legendary recipes plus distinctive flavors equals distinctive Tennessee Moonshine.

Moonshine Smoky MountainsYou can start with the original, Tennessee Moonshine,White Lightning. A potent 100 proof, gold medal-winning drink with just the right kick. Then you can branch out with the following shines at 50 Proof:
  • Apple Pie
  • Blackberry
  • Coffee
  • Grape.

And for 60 Proof whiskey and the softer, sweeter flavors of Creams try:
    Moonshine Whiskey Cremes Vodka Smokies
  • Cinnamon Whiskey
  • Creme Brulee Cream
  • Dirty Cream Liquor
  • Orange Creamsicle Cream
  • Root Beer Float Cream
  • Salted Caramel Whiskey
  • Vodka

Tastings Tennessee Legend DistilleryTennessee Legend Distillery has two locations in the Smoky Mountains. The distillery on Old Newport Highway, U.S. 411 east of Sevierville, and Highway 66 just north of Sevierville. At either location you are invited to come in and have a taste. Both stores offer bar accessories, local arts and crafts and T-shirts and apparel so you can spread the word and sip in style.

Plan your next Smoky Mountain vacation at where you will find coupons, maps, information, blogs and videos for attractions, shopping, restaurants, lodging and live shows. Download the BRG APP for special deals and mobile coupons. Enjoy your visit to the Smokies and enjoy legendary shine at Tennessee Legend Distillery.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Music Road Resort Pigeon Forge

Hotels Music Road Resort

Resort Hotels in the SmokiesMusic Road Resort offers the Music Road Hotel and Music Road Inn for your stay in the Smokies. The hotels are located in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, and they offer great accommodations, water parks, free deluxe breakfast, a Convention Center and southern hospitality. The hotels are conveniently located in Pigeon Forge just off of the Parkway and across the street from each other.

Restaurants, theaters, shopping and attractions are all nearby with Country Tonite Theater, Biblical Times Theater, Hollywood Wax Museum, Cracker Barrel and the Wood Grill, all within walking distance. The Titanic Museum, Tanger Outlet Mall, Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud and WonderWorks are just down the Parkway, and the Great Smoky Mountains are a short drive from the hotels.

Water Park Hotels Pigeon ForgeIf you choose to stay and play at the hotels they have indoor heated pools and hot tubs and seasonal water parks featuring water slides, lazy rivers, mushroom fountains, kiddie pools and cabanas with food and drink from Spring through Labor Day.

The on-property Convention Center offers full services in over 14,000 square feet of meeting space, designed to accommodate small or large groups, family reunions, weddings and business groups. Let their Wedding Planner help to plan the perfect wedding and reception making it easy for your guests to come to the area, relax and truly enjoy the entire wedding experience without having to travel to different locations to be a part of the festivities.

Luxury accommodations Smoky MountainsOver-sized hotel rooms Pigeon ForgeThe rooms feature new, locally made hardwood furniture, and offer comfortable queen, king, double queen and family suite rooms.There is also a Honeymoon Suite with a Jacuzzi tub and fireplace, and an Executive Suite with an additional living room. Other accommodations include free Wi-Fi, a 37" flat screen TV and microwave and refrigerator. The hotel also offers an Arcade, 24-hour Fitness Center and a Patio area. The hotels are smoke and pet-free

When you are planning your Smoky Mountain vacation check out the coupons, maps, information, videos, blogs and more at There you will find area attractions, theaters, restaurants and shopping areas to make your stay a full and complete experience. Download the BRG App for more Deals and Coupons. Text "BRG" to 444999 for maps, coupons and deals!

Friday, October 27, 2017

Old Mill Restaurant Pigeon Forge

Dining Old Mill Restaurant

Pigeon Forge DiningThe Old Mill Restaurant in Pigeon forge is a smoky Mountain tradition of good southern food. The history of the Old Mill Restaurant dates back to the 1880's when the water-powered grist mill, located on the banks of the Pigeon River, was one of the main hubs of activity and even supplied electricity to the city until 1935. Today the Old Mill Restaurant is still one of the main hubs of activity for Pigeon Forge as people come to the Old Mill Square district for shopping, The General Store for fresh ground grains and area made products, and the good eats at the Old Mill Restaurant.

Fresh Baked SmokiesMany of the food products made by the Old Mill Restaurant use the ground meals and flours from the General Store next door. Biscuits, hush puppies, cornmeal, grits, pancakes and muffins are made from the the products ground at the mill, as are the artisan style breads baked across the street at the Pottery House Cafe & Grill. And fresh, southern-style foods are the reasons The Old Mill Restaurant continues to be visited time and time again by visitors and local alike.

Southern Style Food Pigeon ForgeRestaurants in Pigeon ForgeBreakfast, lunch and dinner are served at the Old Mill Restaurant. For breakfast every guest is greeted with a basket of mini-muffins, Smoky Mountain Preserves and sourwood honey. Lunch and dinners begin with a cup of corn chowder and a basket of corn fritters with maple butter. Dinner entrees include Southern Fried Chicken, Beef Livers and Country Ham. Southern Specialties including Meat Loaf, Turkey and Dressing, Pot Roast & Gravy, Chicken and Dumplings and BBQ Ribs. Southern Grilled items include steaks, pork chops, rib-eye and prime rib. The top everything off with a slice of fresh-baked Pecan Pie, ice-cream and other tasty treats.

Smokies fresh baked desserts
Make the Old Mill Restaurant a regular stop on your trip to the Smokies and explore the many options that the area has to offer with thousands of attractions, shopping opportunities, live shows and wonderful places to stay. Visit for more information, coupons, maps, videos and blogs. Enjoy the Smokies!

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Parkside Cabin Rentals Gatlinburg

Hotels Parkside Cabin Rentals

Parkside Cabin Rentals offers a variety of cabins in the beautiful Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. They offer amenities and privacy that you just can't get in a hotel. Things like private balconies with views of the Smokies, outdoor grills, pool tables and game rooms, outdoor fireplaces, private hot tubs, hiking trails right outside your door and cool mountain streams.

Cabin Rentals Smoky Mountains
Choosing a cabin is easy. All you have to know is how many bedrooms do you need then go online and book. If you need additional assistance, a cabin specialist will take your call and answer your questions. Parkside offers cabins with one bedroom up to the Roosevelt Lodge that has 7 bedrooms and can sleep 34 people! Cabin styles range from clean, cozy and affordable cabins up to luxury cabins in both Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Choose your location based upon your activities. Are you going to Dollywood, visiting the many attractions in the area and going to live shows at night? Then Pigeon Forge is your choice. Are you looking for peace and quiet, hiking and getting back to nature, or a romantic weekend for just the two of you? The a Gatlinburg cabin might be your choice.

Roosevelt Lodge Gatlinburg cabinAre you bringing a pet? Parkside Cabin Rentals has options for you and your furry friend. If you are seeking a special deal just click on the 'Specials' tab to see what Parkside offers. And don't forget to take advantage of the Parkside Perks offered by Parkside Cabin Rentals.

They include:

  • Discounted tickets at several Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge attractions
  • Discounts at local Moonshine and Distillers and Wineries
  • Free parking in downtown Gatlinburg
  • Food discounts at area restaurants
  • A gift bag at check-in.

Cabin rentals Pigeon Forge
The Parkside Perks enable you to eat, shop and play in the area and experience the fun of the Smokies while saving a few dollars. Find out more things to do and experience like great shopping, unlimited outdoor attractions, museums, go-kart tracks, indoor amusements, fabulous live comedy and musical entertainment and wonderful restaurants at You will find coupons, maps, videos, pictures, information and deals to help you enjoy your Smoky Mountain vacation.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

The New Lodge at Five Oaks Smoky Mountains

  The new Lodge at Five Oaks sits across from the Tanger Mall on the Parkway in the Smoky Mountains. The exterior and interior of the newly remodeled Lodge is based upon the farmhouse of Dr. John and Blanche Ogle which sits across the street. Dr. John raised Tennessee Walking Horses on the land where the Lodge at Five Oaks is located and the pastures sit next to the Lodge.

The new Lodge is a complete remodel to an open, welcoming, farmhouse look and feel. You will feel immersed in Sever County history as the Walking Horse legacy is carried over in the logo, the decor and pictures from bygone days throughout the Lodge. Hardwood floors, comfortable furniture and fresh baked cookies and lemonade in the afternoon make you will feel like you have arrived at Grandma's house. The welcoming staff will make you feel relaxed and at home.

The Lodge at Five Oaks is positioned perfectly for visitors wanting to shop, eat well and play in the Smoky Mountains. The Lodge is across from Tanger Five Oaks Outlet and close to Governor's Crossing with more shops and plenty of places to eat. Fuddruckers, Texas Roadhouse, Joe's Crab Shack, Red Lobster, Olive Garden and Longhorn Steakhouse are a few of the places to sit, relax and eat.

And when you you retire to your room, you will be surrounded by custom designed furniture, comfortable, custom-made chairs, custom-made pillow-top beds, and artwork by local artists depicting the history of the area. The room includes a Smart TV, microwave and fridge, and your bathroom features stone-top counters and a fully-tiled shower with a bench, perfect for letting the water wash away the cares of the day.

Visit the Smokies and stay at the new Lodge at Five Oaks and enjoy a perfect stay. Help plan your trip with information about attractions, shopping, restaurants and live shows at the Best Read Guide website, For more deals and coupons download the BRG App at your app store or Text BRG to 444999.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Cherokee Lodge Pigeon Forge

Hotels Cherokee Lodge Condominiums

     Cherokee Lodge Condominiums are ideally located in Pigeon Forge close to the Old Mill and the many attractions, restaurants, live shows and shopping opportunities in the area. These luxury condos are reasonably priced, have great amenities, and offer a location off of the Parkway yet convenient to all of the activities not only of Pigeon Forge, but also of Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Hotels Cherokee Lodge Condo Smoky Mountains
Pigeon Forge condo views Old Mill      A condo stay is as much like being at home as you can get on a vacation. In addition to one, two or three bedroom condos you have options including a living area, kitchen with dishes, glassware and utensils, a dining area, free Wi-Fi, flat screen TVs, cable TV, central heat and air, personal laundry room, fireplace and private balcony. Master suites also have Jacuzzi tubs. Guests also have access to the heated pool and water slide and the Exercise Center.

Heated pool condo Pigeon ForgeFor fun and unique shopping you can walk to Old Mill Square to shop at Sassafras, the Old Mill General Store and Pigeon River Pottery and Randall Ogle Gallery. You can sample coffee, tea and fresh pastries at Espresso Yourself, sample local wines on the patio at Mill Bridge Winery, or try local moonshine, creams and whiskeys at Old Forge Distillery and Tennessee XXX Moonshine. The Old Mill Restaurant and the Pottery House Cafe are also within walking distance as is Patriotic Park. There you can hop on a Trolley and travel throughout Pigeon Forge. From your condo balcony you can see the lighted holiday displays during Winterfest and watch the fireworks on the fourth of July.

Condos near Gatlinburg
Cherokee Condominiums offer family-style accommodations in a walk-about location in the heart of Pigeon Forge. Check them out for your next family or group vacation. For more Smoky Mountain information check out for coupons, information, maps and more on attractions, restaurants, shopping, live shows and outdoor activities.

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