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White Water Raft & Rail Nantahala River, North Carolina

WildWater Rafting treated our family to their raft & rail package, but the great memories and opinions are ours. This memorial day weekend my family was treated to an amazing white water adventure with Wild Water rafting.  On our 2 day trip we were able to spend the night in a Yurt village, ride a… Read More »

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LumberJack Adventure, Pigeon Forge

Dolly Parton has opened another dinner & show: Lumberjack Adventure, Pigeon Forge.  Dolly invested $25 million to create this new experience for families to enjoy.   Lumberjack Adventure offers an experience that includes pre-show entertainment, an animated stage and set, plus state-of-the-art sound, lighting and aerial rigging.   She also wrote a song for the… Read More »

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Places to Eat in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

It is such a treat for us that our family lives so close to Gatlinburg, Tennessee.  We are about an hour away, so we take the chance to visit whenever we can.  Plus the kids get to go on a few fun field trips up there.  Since we go so often I am very familiar… Read More »

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Smoky Mountains National Park

Did you know that our National Park system is celebrating 100 years of existence this year!  I love our National Parks and have been blessed to have visited many of them.  I feel especially blessed to live 20 minutes from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.   We enjoy the many offering of this park… Read More »

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Dollywood 2016

 “My family was given admission to Dollywood, but our love of Dollywood is genuine and all opinions are our own”Dollywood is on of my family’s favorite places to visit.  We go every year and the last 3 years we have been privileged to be invited to opening day to see Dolly herself kick-off the season…. Read More »