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  • SEVIERVILLE VISITOR CENTER UNVEILS NEW HISTORICAL EXHIBIT JAN 9TH!
    by Hometown Sevier on January 8, 2020 at 6:55 pm

    Sevierville, Tenn. – The Sevierville Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center, located at 3099 Winfield Dunn Parkway, Kodak, Tennessee, will officially open Old Slow and Easy: Sevierville’s Railroad, a historical exhibit detailing the Knoxville, Sevierville and Eastern Railway that ran from 1910 until 1961 on Thursday, January 9, 2020. A brief ribbon cutting ceremony will take The post SEVIERVILLE VISITOR CENTER UNVEILS NEW HISTORICAL EXHIBIT JAN 9TH! appeared first on Hometown Sevier.

  • Alcatraz East Crime Museum Offers Special Programs for Scouting Troops in 2020
    by Hometown Sevier on January 6, 2020 at 4:45 pm

    PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (December 30, 2019) – As the new year gets underway, many scouting troops will begin to make their plans for the coming year. Alcatraz East Crime Museum, located in Pigeon Forge, is offering a variety of special events and activities designed specifically for scouts. Special events will be offered all year long, with The post Alcatraz East Crime Museum Offers Special Programs for Scouting Troops in 2020 appeared first on Hometown Sevier.

  • WonderWorks Announces December Days of Giving
    by Hometown Sevier on December 11, 2019 at 7:33 pm

      PIGEON FORGE, TENNESSEE – (December 11, 2019) – For the third year in a row, WonderWorks is giving back to the community. They are holding their annual December Days of Giving, giving away a variety of prizes to their Facebook followers and fans. To kick the month off, they gave away 2,022 admission tickets to The post WonderWorks Announces December Days of Giving appeared first on Hometown Sevier.

  • Christmas in the Smokies Bluegrass Festival – December 11th through 14th
    by Hometown Sevier on November 22, 2019 at 1:55 pm

    The Christmas in the Smokies Bluegrass Festival is taking place at the Evergreen Smoky Mountain Lodge and Convention Center on December 11th through 14th. For more info and to reserve your tickets, please visit their website at: https://bluegrasschristmasinsmokies.com/ The post Christmas in the Smokies Bluegrass Festival – December 11th through 14th appeared first on Hometown Sevier.

  • Renowned Investigative Crime Journalist Shane Waters to Speak at Alcatraz East Crime Museum
    by Hometown Sevier on November 21, 2019 at 5:35 pm

    PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (November 21, 2019) – It was 50 years ago this month that Sister Cathy Cesnik disappeared. While her body was discovered a couple of months later in January, her murder remains a mystery to this day, and has since become the basis for the Netflix series “The Keepers.” Shane Waters, crime journalist and The post Renowned Investigative Crime Journalist Shane Waters to Speak at Alcatraz East Crime Museum appeared first on Hometown Sevier.


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  • What’s New in Branson for 2020
    by Ashley on January 9, 2020 at 5:15 pm

    Curious about what's new in Branson? From debut shows to exciting new attractions & festivals, these experiences will make your vacation even better! The post What’s New in Branson for 2020 appeared first on Tripster Travel Guide.

  • SeaWorld Orlando Events: What’s on Tap for 2020
    by Ashley on January 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Take advantage of these free SeaWorld Orlando events scheduled throughout 2019. Highlights include Halloween Spooktacular and Electric Ocean. The post SeaWorld Orlando Events: What’s on Tap for 2020 appeared first on Tripster Travel Guide.

  • One Day in Boston: How to Make the Most of 24 Hours
    by Talena McNeely on January 8, 2020 at 9:17 pm

    Do you only have one day in Boston? Because there are seemingly untold numbers of attractions and activities to experience, it can be difficult to narrow down your itinerary list. Regardless of which attractions you choose, you’ll have a good time sightseeing around The Hub. Read below to discover the best spots to hit. Getting Around Boston Navigating Boston doesn’t have to be challenging. Further, if you can avoid traveling by car, opt to take local public transportation, ride share services, or bike share services. MBTA Public Transportation Options Consider obtaining a CharlieTicket, a paper ticket that can be loaded with subway, bus, Commuter Rail, and ferry tickets or passes. Deemed the best option by MBTA for visitors, these tickets are available at all fare vending machines and online. In addition, you can simply pay with cash at onboard fare boxes on buses and trolleys at street-level stops. For seamless purchasing and route planning on-the-go, you may want to download any of these MBTA-endorsed apps. Ride Sharing Boston offers Uber, Lyft, and Car Share Boston to limit traffic and accidents, as well as save time. Bike Sharing Check out Bluebikes if you’d rather feel the thrill of biking around the city. With 2,200 bikes at more than 210 stations through Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, and Somerville, this low-cost option allows you to travel around the city easily. Download the Bluebikes app or visit any Bluebikes kiosk to purchase a single pass. See the City’s Historic Sites Spend your one day in Boston exploring the Freedom Trail, USS Constitution, Faneuil Hall, and iconic parks. Afterward, dine at one of the city’s beloved dining establishments (we have a few suggestions below). The Freedom Trail The Freedom Trail connects many of the most significant sites of our nation’s history, all within the city of … The post One Day in Boston: How to Make the Most of 24 Hours appeared first on Tripster Travel Guide.

  • What’s New at Kings Dominion 2020?
    by Ashley on January 7, 2020 at 1:22 pm

    Kings Dominion is known for its super awesome thrill rides. What new rides and entertainment are headed to Kings Dominion 2019? Read on to find out! The post What’s New at Kings Dominion 2020? appeared first on Tripster Travel Guide.

  • What to Pack for Nashville: The Ultimate Checklist
    by Talena McNeely on January 6, 2020 at 10:32 pm

    Nashville attracts visitors from all over the world due its laidback culture, musical roots, and historic monuments. Featuring countless attractions, there is something to do for each visitor. But no matter what calls to you or who you’re traveling with, everyone needs to pack, and that can feel overwhelming. Well, we’ve got you covered. Take the stress out of preparing for your trip by discovering what to pack for Nashville below. Visiting Nashville Get into the city mindset when it comes to considering what to pack for Nashville. While it’s definitely far more easygoing than cities like NYC or Boston, Nashville is still fairly populated with residents and tourists alike. Because of this, you can find comfort and the essentials at an abundance of hotels in the area. To make sure you’re ready for your Southern getaway, begin with this Nashville packing list: Clothes Depending on the season, you’ll either need to layer up or consider looser, lighter clothing. From April to October, average temperatures vary from the lower 70s to the high 80s, with lows in the high 40s to high 60s at night. Alternatively, from November to March, visitors can expect temperatures to range from the lower 20s to high 50s. Like with any vacation, check the local weather forecast before you start packing. Bring these clothing items to ensure a comfortable vacation: Undergarments Pants Shorts Shirts Tank Tops Sweatshirts/Sweaters Pajamas Wool socks (winter) Socks Hiking Shoes or Boots Comfortable Walking Shoes Sandals Rain Jacket Hat/Beanie Gloves/Scarf (winter) Swimsuit Sunglasses Toiletries Wondering what to pack for Nashville when it comes to toiletries? Note that most hotels provide guests with complimentary bath amenities among other services. Because of this, you may not even need to pack shampoo, conditioner, and/or soap. If you’re worried, you can call ahead and ask … The post What to Pack for Nashville: The Ultimate Checklist appeared first on Tripster Travel Guide.

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