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  • WonderWorks Pigeon Forge Now Accepting Nominations for Inaugural WonderKids Program
    by Hometown Sevier on February 3, 2020 at 6:25 pm

    PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee – (February 3, 2020) – WonderWorks Pigeon Forge is currently accepting nominations for its first annual WonderKids program. Now through April 17, 2020, teachers can nominate high-achieving students whom they feel should be recognized for their achievements inside and outside of the classroom. The ceremony for the event will be held on May The post WonderWorks Pigeon Forge Now Accepting Nominations for Inaugural WonderKids Program appeared first on Hometown Sevier.

  • 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.


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  • 10 Totally Free Things to Do in Orlando for Adults
    by Anne on March 12, 2020 at 3:52 pm

    An Orlando vacation doesn't have to break the bank. In fact, there are several free things to do in Orlando for adults. You'll love #4 and #5. The post 10 Totally Free Things to Do in Orlando for Adults appeared first on Tripster Travel Guide.

  • A Visitor’s Guide to the Best Pigeon Forge Festivals & Events
    by Anne on March 12, 2020 at 1:48 pm

    From bluegrass and BBQ to winter wonderlands, the Pigeon Forge festivals are some of the best in the nation. Use our guide to plan your trip! The post A Visitor’s Guide to the Best Pigeon Forge Festivals & Events appeared first on Tripster Travel Guide.

  • 31 Absolutely Free Things to Do in Asheville NC
    by Ashley on March 11, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    Which word is guaranteed to make any vacation better? Free, of course! With that in mind, we’ve rounded up the best free things to do in Asheville, NC. On your next trip to “The Land of the Sky,” as Asheville is affectionately known, be sure to stretch your budget by adding these ideas to your itinerary. 1. Blue Ridge Parkway No trip to Asheville is complete without an auto-tour of the Blue Ridge Parkway. This stretch of highway is home to some of the most scenic sights in the Southeast. There are stunning vistas at every turn, and plenty of places to park to enjoy the views. Be sure to stop at the Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center before you go. Here, you can pick up helpful maps and brochures as well as learn about the history of the Parkway. 2. Hiking One of the best free things to do in Asheville is simply get outside and go for a hike! There are hundreds of trails to choose from, too. Some of our favorites include: The Grandfather Trail Crabtree Falls Looking Glass Rock Craggy Gardens Hawksbill Mountain 3. Brewery Tours Did you know Asheville has a thriving craft beer scene? This town has over 25 craft breweries and you can tour the majority of them. Three breweries we recommend touring include: Sierra Nevada: Numerous tour options are available, each focusing on different topics and of varying lengths. Of course, if you’re over 21, beer samplings are included with your tour. Tours fill up quickly, so make sure to reserve your tour in advance. New Belgium Brewery: Take a free 90-minute tour of the New Belgium Brewery to enjoy samples of year-round and rare offerings. This tour is open to all ages but only those 21+ can imbibe. Reservations are highly … The post 31 Absolutely Free Things to Do in Asheville NC appeared first on Tripster Travel Guide.

  • Old Fashioned Fun Served at Silver Dollar City Bluegrass and BBQ Festival
    by Ashley on March 11, 2020 at 12:32 pm

    The sweet smell of barbecue and sound of bluegrass music will greet visitors at the Silver Dollar City Bluegrass and BBQ Festival. The post Old Fashioned Fun Served at Silver Dollar City Bluegrass and BBQ Festival appeared first on Tripster Travel Guide.

  • 11 Dorney Parks Tips That’ll Make Your Day Even Better
    by Talena McNeely on March 10, 2020 at 7:01 pm

    Fun for theme park lovers of all ages, Dorney Park hosts dozens of rides and attractions as well as shows and special events throughout the year. Located in Allentown, about 70 minutes north of Philadelphia, this thrilling family destination is best enjoyed when you come prepared. Use these Dorney Park tips to get the best deals, avoid long lines, and have a guaranteed great trip! 1) Before You Arrive Preparing before you arrive at the theme park is key. Consider the weather, how you want to eat that day, and how you want to spend the day at the park. Some general helpful tips include: Bring sunscreen, especially during the summer! Bring outerwear for cooler weather. You can keep it in a locker until you wish to wear it. Download the free Dorney Park app on your phone Prioritize preferred rides and attractions 2) What Does Admission Include? Your admission ticket to Dorney Park includes all rides, live shows, and attractions at Dorney Park, Wildwater Kingdom (summer only), and Planet Snoopy™.  Note that the summer season usually begins on Memorial Day Weekend and lasts through Labor Day. Guests can also purchase season passes of varying tiers, and even have the option of paying the fee in installments. You can gain perks like early ride times, early access to Wildwater Kingdom, and exclusive discounts. 3) Beat the Lines by Arriving Early and Prepared No one likes to wait in a long line of people, especially with eager little ones. We advise arriving when the park opens with purchased tickets to better avoid the lines. Additionally, guests can purchase an add-on Fast Lane Pass to skip the lines. 4) Parking You can save time by paying for parking online before you arrive. Daily parking costs $18 online per vehicle, and $25 for preferred … The post 11 Dorney Parks Tips That’ll Make Your Day Even Better appeared first on Tripster Travel Guide.

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