Smoky Mountains

Connect to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park through Wears Valley, Tennessee. Enter the park through Metcalf Bottoms. Connect to Townsend, Tennessee, Gatlinburg, Tennessee and the ever popular Cades Cove and Little River Road!

CBD Green Valley Find Oils, Edibles and More in Wears Valley

Now open on Wears Valley Road, Green Valley CBD offers a variety of CBD products for you to try.  Find them at 513 Wears Valley Road, Suite 3, across from the McDonalds located on the corner of Wears Valley Road and Henderson Springs Road. Green Valley CBD has been bringing you natural health solutions through CBD products for several months and has found popularity among locals and our visitors to the area. CBD Products have found to offer relief for…

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One More Month of Smoky Mountain Awesomeness in Spring!

One last month for Spring 2018, so the latter end of this month will make it worth the trip with two favorite special events going on at the same time. The first one coming up is the Wilderness Wildlife Week going on from May 8th to the 12th. This event used to be held in January for over a generation was held in January, but that changed when the LeConte Conference Center in downtown Pigeon Forge was built. Other than…

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Townsend Grains and Grits Festival

Are there ever enough festivals at the tail end of the year in Townsend, TN? What a silly thing to ask! When presented with the idea of jubilee in one of the most beautiful and enjoyable mountain towns at one of the best times of the year to be in THE best National Park and mountain America has to offer, when would enough ever be enough? Definitely not at the Townsend Grains and Grits Festival, that’s for sure! As their…

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Smoky Mountain Woodcarving Festival

Being in one of the great forests of the United States (and by extension, one of the great forests of the world) means that the element of wood is a major factor in our culture. For hundreds of years, we built everything out of wood – houses, food storage, beds, tools, furniture, transport via horse-drawn wagons, train tracks, boats, fishing rods – wood IS life in many literal ways in the Smokies and eventually it became art as well. We…

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Fall Festival and Old Timer’s Day

You thought Townsend was always the “quiet side” of the Smokies? Not on Old Timer’s Day and the Fall Heritage Festival in September! This is a treasured traditional event that the city of Townsend holds at the Townsend Visitors Center on the end of September. From https://www.fairsandfestivals.net: “[This] event will be held on September 29-30, 2017 at the Townsend Visitors Center. It celebrates the traditional music, Appalachian skills, crafts, and heritage of Townsend, East Tennessee, and the Great Smoky Mountains.…

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Elope in Wears Valley!

Why Not? Wears Valley offers so many fantastic opportunities to the wedding couple who wants to sneak away to the Smokies. Why not elope! Thank you to Friendly Falls for the photographs you see of their covered pavilion and couples who have wed at the falls. We have listed here several venues who are near or in Wears Valley and are excellent Elopement Venues. http://www.friendlyfalls.com Waterfall Wedding Venue http://www.starkeytowncove.com Several types of Wedding Packages in a private location. http://www.honeysucklehills.com Romantic…

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