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Author: Jason Fishman

4 Things to Do in Gatlinburg Within Walking Distance of River Edge Motor Lodge

When you stay at River Edge Motor Lodge, you’ll be right in the heart of downtown Gatlinburg! With our unbeatable location, you’ll be minutes away from the best restaurants, attractions, and shops in the Smokies. Here are just four of our favorite things to do in Gatlinburg within walking distance of River Edge Motor Lodge: Continue reading »


Your Guide to the 2014 Gatlinburg Farmers Market

Looking for something nutritious and delicious to enjoy during your trip to the Great Smoky Mountains? The Gatlinburg Farmers Market is the perfect place to find locally grown fruits, vegetables, and more. Featuring everything from homemade baked goods and local produce, to fresh coffee and artisan products, the Farmers Market is can’t miss addition to any vacation in the Smokies. Continue reading »




The Oak Ridge Boys Bring Classic Hits to Pigeon Forge in June

Four microphones on stageIf you’re a fan of country and gospel music, the Great Smoky Mountains are the place to be this summer! In June, the world famous Oak Ridge Boys will be in town to perform two highly anticipated shows at the Country Tonite Theater in Pigeon Forge. Known for their unforgettable crossover hits including “Elvira


Top 5 Things to Do at Ober Gatlinburg This Summer

Mother and son on Alpine slide rideOber Gatlinburg is most famous for its excellent skiing and snowboarding during the winter months. However, lots of people don’t know that Ober is also one of the best places in the Smokies to visit over the summer! When the weather gets warmer, Tennessee’s favorite ski resort is transformed into an awesome family fun center complete with rides, wildlife viewing, games, and more. Read on to learn about all of the amazing things to do at Ober Gatlinburg this summer. Continue reading »


New Food Festival in Gatlinburg Celebrates Southern Flavor

Beans and cornbreadNothing sticks to your ribs like a big bowl of beans and cornbread. This classic Smoky Mountain dish is finally getting the recognition it deserves with its very own food festival in Gatlinburg! Coming to the Smokies this spring, the Beans ‘n Cornbread Blast will feature music, games, and endless bowls of everyone’s favorite Southern meal. Continue reading »



Celebrate Spring With Free Tours of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Sunset Great Smoky MountainsHow would you like a behind the scenes look at spring in the Smokies? This April and May, naturalist Jamie Matzko and biologist Keith Watson will lead free guided tours of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. You haven’t truly seen the national park, until you’ve visited it with two wildlife experts! Read on to find out everything you need to know about this very special Gatlinburg event. Continue reading »


2 April Events Bring Fine Wine to Gatlinburg

wine glassesHow would you like to try some of the best wines from all over Tennessee? You’ll get your chance this April with two spectacular wine tastings in the Smokies! Just minutes away from River Edge Motor Lodge, these Gatlinburg events are the perfect date for a romantic getaway or anniversary trip. Continue reading »


Hundreds of Santas Will Parade Through Gatlinburg

Santa Claus parade
Santa Claus is coming to town. Actually, Santa Clauses are coming to town! Although the holidays have come and gone, the Christmas spirit is returning to the Great Smoky Mountains for a one of a kind parade. This March, hundreds of Santas will walk the streets of Gatlinburg as part of the annual Clausfest convention. Located right around the corner from our Gatlinburg hotel, this fun filled parade is your last chance to enjoy Christmas cheer until December. Continue reading »