Top 5 Reasons Why You’ll Love Riding the Lost Mine Mountain Coaster

The Lost Mine Mountain Coaster is the newest and most heavily themed ride of its type in the Smokies, so you’ll definitely want to include a visit on your next Smoky Mountain vacation! During your downhill adventure, you’ll glide over downtown Pigeon Forge and race through tunnels – but keep your eyes open for those mischievous Lost Mine bears! Here are some of the top reasons why you’ll love riding the Lost Mine Mountain Coaster:

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5 Delicious Wears Valley TN Restaurants the Whole Family Will Love

One of the most exciting things about vacation is getting to try all kinds of new foods at the local restaurants, but sometimes it can be hard to find a place that will please everyone in your family. Luckily, the Great Smoky Mountains has tons of delicious food options to satisfy all tastes! Here’s a list of our 5 favorite Wears Valley TN restaurants that the whole family will love. Don’t forget your appetite!

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4 Spa Style Amenities That You’ll Love When Staying at Our Wears Valley Cabin Rentals

When you stay at our Wears Valley cabins, you’ll have unlimited access to all of the great spa style amenities at our resort! This is the perfect way to pamper yourself and unwind from your stressful life back home, rejuvenating both your body and your mind! These fabulous amenities are all available just steps away from your private cabin and situated among gorgeous views of the Great Smoky Mountains! Here are 4 spa style amenities that you’ll love when staying at our Wears Valley cabin rentals:

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Top 4 Things You Need to Know About Visiting Tuckaleechee Caverns

One of the great things about staying at Hearthside at the Preserve is that we are just a short drive from Townsend TN, where you will find the stunning Tuckaleechee Caverns. These caverns are considered the greatest site under the Smokies and feature guided tours where you can learn more about this remarkable cave system! Here are the top 4 things you need to know about visiting Tuckaleechee Caverns.

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Top 4 Places to Ride Go Karts in Pigeon Forge TN

When you feel the need for speed, gather your family and friends together for a go kart race in Pigeon Forge! This action packed town is home to some of the most unique track layouts in the country, and the best part of all is that you will find them just minutes away from our cabins! This is your chance to put the pedal to the metal and speed around tight turns, twists and dips in a race to the finish line! Here are the top 4 places to ride go karts in Pigeon Forge TN:

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Top 4 Spring Car Shows in Pigeon Forge TN and the Smoky Mountains

While spring in the Smoky Mountains means gorgeous weather and blooming wildflowers, it also signifies car show season! This is the time of year when gearheads from around the country come to the Smokies to check out all of the amazing car shows in Pigeon Forge and the surrounding area, so don’t miss the chance to join your fellow automobile enthusiasts in the fun! Here are the top 4 spring car shows in Pigeon Forge TN and the Smoky Mountains:

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Top 4 Things to Know About the Xperia: Ocean Journey Attraction

If you ever wanted to explore the depths of the ocean, now is your chance with Xperia: Ocean Journey! This family-friendly digital experience transports you into a fascinating underwater world so that you can experience the spectacle of the deep blue sea, all without getting wet! This is a first-of-its kind adventure in the Smoky Mountains, so be sure to add it to your vacation itinerary! Here are the top 4 things to know about Xperia: Ocean Journey:

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Tuckaleechee Caverns in Townsend

The Peaceful Side of the Smokies: Top 4 Things to Do in Townsend TN

While most folks visiting the Great Smoky Mountains seem to spend most of their time exploring Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, there are also many fantastic things to do in Townsend TN! The area in and around Townsend is known as the “Peaceful Side of the Smokies” and it is just a short drive away from Hearthside at the Preserve! Here are the top 4 attractions in Townsend TN that you should visit during your vacation to the Smokies:

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4 Types of Smoky Mountain Wildlife You Can Spot During the Winter Months

You’ll be excited to know that you can spot wildlife in the Smokies all year long, even in the winter! One of the unique perks of staying at our Wears Valley cabin resort is that we are just a short drive from a “secret” entrance into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, with easy access to Cades Cove and other areas known for an abundance of wildlife! Here are 4 types of Smoky Mountain wildlife that you can spot during the winter months:

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6 Fascinating Museums in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg You Need to Visit

When you spend a vacation with us, you are just minutes away from some of the most fascinating museums in the country! These are not your typical museums where the kids will be bored in minutes. These are fun, unique, and interactive Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge museums that will appeal to family members of all ages! Here are 6 fascinating museums in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg you need to visit:

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Top 4 Reasons Our Smoky Mountain Cabin Rentals Are Perfect for a Winter Vacation

If you’ve been searching for the perfect winter getaway to the mountains, look no further than our cabins in Wears Valley TN! These affordable cabins have everything you need to relax for a few days among the gorgeous scenery of the Smokies, including fireplaces, bubbling hot tubs, game rooms and more! Whether you want a one bedroom cabin for a romantic retreat or a large multi-bedroom cabin for a family reunion, we have you covered! Here are the top 4 reasons why our Smoky Mountain cabin rentals are perfect for a winter vacation:

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Top 4 Unique Attractions in Pigeon Forge TN That You Need to Visit

One of the fantastic benefits of staying at Hearthside at the Preserve is that our cabins are just minutes away from all of the exciting attractions in Pigeon Forge! While the Pigeon Forge Parkway is lined with fun miniature golf courses, go kart tracks and arcades, you will also discover some unique attractions that you won’t find anywhere else in the USA! Here are the top 4 unique attractions in Pigeon Forge TN that you need to visit during your vacation:

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