THAT’S CHRISTMAS TO ME

THAT’S CHRISTMAS TO ME

Since I grew up in Sevier County, going home and seeing all the decorations feels like Christmas to me. I love to watch my hometown go nuts for the holidays. I look forward to driving to my dad’s store on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge and seeing the “12 Days of Christmas” scenes. God help me, I even like to drive the spur on the way to Gatlinburg at night just so the darkness of the tree cover can open up to an electric light parade. I wanted to share with you some of my favorite places to visit in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge to ring in the Christmas season. Continue reading “THAT’S CHRISTMAS TO ME”

SEARCHING FOR SANTA

SEARCHING FOR SANTA

No Christmas season is complete without a trip to see Santa but you have to know where to find him. As a Pigeon Forge insider, I feel obligated to share the best place to visit Santa with my amazing readers. I thought I’d begin my search at The Inn at Christmas Place. They have plenty of rooms so maybe Santa lives here. Come with me to have a look around! Continue reading “SEARCHING FOR SANTA”

MILL BRIDGE WINERY

MILL BRIDGE WINERY

After Chris and I left The Pottery House Cafe we wanted to walk across the bridge to our favorite winery… but we frequent this lovely establishment for their hard cider! We found out about Mill Bridge Winery back in April when we went to Smoky Mountain Wine Fest. We sampled their cider, bought a growler, and never looked back! Continue reading “MILL BRIDGE WINERY”

THE POTTERY HOUSE CAFE

THE POTTERY HOUSE CAFE

The Pottery House Cafe is owned by the same group of people who have The Old Mill Restaurant right across the street. The restaurant serves sinfully indulgent comfort food family style so if you decide to eat there bring your appetite. I have enjoyed eating at both institutions but my preference leans toward The Pottery House Cafe because it provides a more intimate environment. Continue reading “THE POTTERY HOUSE CAFE”