Thursday, April 17, 2014

Fun Things to do in May in the Great Smoky Mountains

We have a few days left in May to come and enjoy Springtime in the Smokies, before the hustle and bustle of tourist season, starting Memorial Day weekend.  Somethings you may have not thought of but may find fund things to do are listed below for you to explore.  Whether you want to stay close to Gatlinburg, or Pigeon Forge, the Beary Blessed Cabin is right in between both cities with quick access to both of them and the many attractions and restaurants for your convenience.

Now which one to do first will be the next questions.

29th Annual Dolly's Homecoming Parade    
Where:  Pigeon Forge
When:  May 2, 2014
Contact:  865 429-7350
Like most parades, the Pigeon Forge Dolly Parade is filled with marching bands, entertainers, floats, baton twirlers, horses and other colorful entries. What makes this parade different? It's namesake and our grand marshal, Miss Dolly Parton! 
Gatlinburg Beans and Cornbread Blast    
Where:  Gatlinburg
When:  May 8, 2014
Contact:  1-800-588-1817
New for 2014! Gatlinburg celebrates it's Appalachian culinary past with the Gatlinburg Beans 'n Cornbread Blast! presented by Bush Brothers Beans. Vendors will compete against each other with their special recipes and you get to help decide the winner! Bush Brothers Beans will be featured throughout the event. A small fee will allow participants to sample all the different recipes while supplies last. 

Guided Walks And Tours Of Gatlinburg

Go on a search for spring wildflowers or explore the world of bird watching on a hike in the Great Smoky Mountains with Guided Hiking tours or learn about Gatlinburg’s past and present during the Guided Downtown Gatlinburg Tours. 

Bird Walks, Downtown Tours

Where:  Gatlinburg
When: Month of May
Contact:   Contact Website

Titanic Princess Tea Party

The Titanic Museum Attraction is hosting it's 3rd Titanic Princess Tea Party in honor of all of the young ladies of Tennessee on Saturday May 3rd. A time-honored ritual in gracious living. Mini-manner lessons will be taught by Titanic’s First Class Maid Jamie. Each princess will learn etiquette, proper table settings and service skills while enjoying finger sandwiches and cookies. All followed by a tour of the Titanic Museum. Seating is limited, so reservations are required. For more information, go to 

Where:  Pigeon Forge
When:  May 3rd
Contact: or call 1-800-381-7670.



Sevierville's Bloomin' Barbeque & Bluegrass is a family oriented event celebrating the beauty of spring, championship barbeque and world class bluegrass music. Join the fun with free admission, live concerts and barbecue from all over the United States in historic downtown Sevierville on May 16 & 17. This Barbeque Cook-Off is an official barbeque championship of the state of Tennessee and is coordinated by the Sevierville Chamber of Commerce. 
Where: Sevierville                                                                                                                                When:  5/16-17/2014 12:00 AM                                                                                                      Contact: or call 865-453-6411

The "Roots & Boots" Tour, featuring Aaron Tippin, Joe Diffie and Sammy Kershaw, will be making a stop at The Country Tonite Theater in Pigeon Forge on May 23 at 8:00pm. Tickets go on sale February 10 at 9:00am and are $39.95 + tax. For more information, please call 865-453-2003 or go to
Where:  Pigeon Forge                                                                                                                          When:  5/23/2014                                                                                                                                Contact:   Country Tonite  or call 865-453-2003

Reserve your stay with us at the Beary Blessed Cabin for a May stay and come the Great Smoky Mountains and do something different this visit.
View the calendar at Beary Blessed Cabin Calendar    Reservation can be made by calling 434-658-3203 between 10am and 9pm.  

Friday, April 11, 2014

2 Weekends in June Availability for the Great Smoky Mountains

As a lot of you already know who have ever tried to rent a cabin in the Smokies during the summer months, most cabins require a 5 night stay since it is 2nd peak season of the year for visitors to come enjoy all the area has to offer.  GUESS WHAT!!!  We have 2 available weekends in June, it just worked out that way with our arrivals and departures.  That's exciting news for someone who just wants a weekend getaway in the Smokies during the month of June.  The Total Cost for a 2 Night Stay at the Beary Blessed Cabin is only $287.31 that is nightly rate, tax and cleaning, that's what your total cost is, no extra fees!

The dates available are June 7 & 8 and June 27 & 28, if either set of dates interest you, don't wait too long, these will not last, this is something that just doesn't happen when trying to rent a cabin in the summer.

Give us a call at (434)658-3203 and lets get those dates reserved for your family!

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Inquiring Minds Want to Know About the Smokies!

Is there something about the Smokies in particular you would like to learn more about?  We have posted many articles over the last few years, subjects ranging from fishing in the Great Smoky Mountains, places to find discounts, history of Cherokee Indians, videos, places of attractions such as Dollywood, Wonderworks, Cades Cove, Ripleys, to specials we run from time to time.  But now is the time to have your questions answered or satisfy your curiosity of things that pertain to the Smokies.  Whatever that might be, send me your request and I will do the research and help you to learn more about one of the most visited place in North America. By featuring it on our blog, it not only gives you the info you want, but helps others as well.

I look forward to having you email us or leave a comment here on the blog and lets explore the Smokies together.  If your looking for a cozy cabin rental with tons of charm and amenities and a central location to all attractions and great low rates then be sure to check out our retreat Beary Blessed Cabin   for your next stay in the Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg area.  

One of the Many Views From the Cabin
(A View From the Screened Porch, One From in Front of the Cabin and One From the Balcony)