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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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  • Getting Around Boston: The Ultimate Guide for Any Visitor
    by Talena McNeely on January 28, 2020 at 10:11 pm

    Getting around Boston doesn’t have to be challenging when visiting the city. Travelers have a multitude of options at their fingertips. Whether you prefer driving yourself, using Uber, taking the subway, or riding a bike, Boston has it all. Read on to discover how to use the city’s transportation services. Walking Around Boston Because of its abundance of pedestrian greenways, walking through Boston’s neighborhoods isn’t as daunting as it may seem. Many popular Boston attractions and hotels reside within fairly close distance from one another, so just come prepared with comfortable walking shoes. Also, note upcoming weather changes because there aren’t many covered areas. 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. MBTA CharlieTickets 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 the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (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. Take the Subway Did you know that North America’s first subway tunnel opened in Boston? The Tremont Street Subway opened in 1897 and is still in use today. Thousands use Boston’s subway system every day now, which is typically referred to as the “T”. The subway has four main lines–Green, Blue, Orange, and Red–that make 128 stops through … The post Getting Around Boston: The Ultimate Guide for Any Visitor appeared first on Tripster Travel Guide.

  • The Ultimate Guide to Myrtle Beach Spring Break Ideas for Families
    by Ashley on January 28, 2020 at 2:16 pm

    Myrtle Beach is fun, affordable & the perfect mix of entertainment. To help you plan your getaway, check out these Myrtle Beach Spring Break vacation ideas. The post The Ultimate Guide to Myrtle Beach Spring Break Ideas for Families appeared first on Tripster Travel Guide.

  • New Orlando Attractions Opening in 2020: What You Should Know
    by Ashley on January 27, 2020 at 5:01 pm

    What are the new Orlando attractions opening in 2019? From thrill rides to entertainment to exceptional dining and places to stay, we've got the full scoop! The post New Orlando Attractions Opening in 2020: What You Should Know appeared first on Tripster Travel Guide.

  • The Ultimate Guide to San Francisco Festivals & Events
    by Anne on January 27, 2020 at 2:13 pm

    Ready to attend this year's lineup of San Francisco festivals and events? Here's what music, food & cultural events are happening in the Bay Area this year. The post The Ultimate Guide to San Francisco Festivals & Events appeared first on Tripster Travel Guide.

  • 19 Must-See Atlanta Tourist Attractions You Don’t Want to Miss
    by Talena McNeely on January 24, 2020 at 11:09 pm

    If you’re searching for the top Atlanta tourist attractions, look no further. We’ve listed the best family-friendly attractions that showcase the best this Southern city has to offer. Read below to gain the perfect travel itinerary ideas. 1) Georgia Aquarium The largest aquarium in the Western Hemisphere, the Georgia Aquarium is a must-see Atlanta tourist attraction. With over 100,000 aquatic animals such as whale sharks, dolphins, penguins, and beluga whales, you’ll feel complete immersed by the aquarium’s massive tanks. Furthermore, guests can solo-tour the aquarium through a free tour app, as well as experience shows, animal encounters and interactions, and “Behind the Seas” tours. 2) High Museum of Art This gorgeously designed art museum was constructed with white concrete, glass, and steel, a composition of art on its own. Inside, visitors can explore a world-renowned collection of over 13,000 pieces representing European art, African art, contemporary and modern art, American photography, and more. In addition, temporary displays circulate through the museum as well. In 2022, visitors can expect to see President Obama’s and First Lady Obama’s National Portrait Gallery paintings by artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald. 3) Zoo Atlanta Considered one of the best zoos in the nation, Zoo Atlanta dominates as one of the top Atlanta tourist attractions. With more than 1,000 animals from around the globe such as the giant panda and elephant species, Zoo Atlanta serves to preserve and study animal populations while educating the public about conservation practices. Additionally, kids can ride the Zoo Train and enjoy rides on the Endangered Species Carousel. 4) SkyView Atlanta Climb aboard the SkyView Ferris Wheel downtown to capture fantastic views from the wheel’s climate-controlled gondolas.  Taking riders almost 20 stories high, guests can also request to sit within the VIP gondolas that feature more plush seats and glass … The post 19 Must-See Atlanta Tourist Attractions You Don’t Want to Miss appeared first on Tripster Travel Guide.

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