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Thanksgiving Events in the Smokies 2017

Now that we’ve showcased some homes that would be perfect for the Thanksgiving weekend here at Douglas Lake, now we’d like to showcase some popular special events going on closer into the Smokies: Gatlinburg’s favorite W.L. Mills Auditorium events are back on this year between 11/21/17 to 11/27/17, and this year it even extends right […]

Too Early For 4th of July 2018? No sir!

As of writing, the colors are still turning, the leaves are still falling and we’re looking forward to falling temperatures, Halloween and the upcoming Winterfest kickoffs that will happen in a few weeks. So is it appropriate to talk about the 4th of July? Oh yes, it is. Think back to the many Summers of […]

Thanksgiving At The Lake

When it comes to Thanksgiving and family holiday planning, sometimes going off the beaten path can yield rewards. When looking to the Smokies for a Thanksgiving family feast, Douglas Lake is probably not the first place that comes to mind, but if you’ve never had the chance to have a full-on, multi-course turkey, ham, green […]

Fishing Tournaments For 2018

Cabins go quickly for the fishing tournament times on Douglas Lake and nearby to us. We recommend choosing and reserving your cabin well in advance of any fishing tournament to be sure you have the accommodations of your choose. If you need assistance in choosing the appropriate cabin for yourself or your group within certain […]

College and Highschool Football Schedule

By request, here are the remaining dates for college and high school football in East Tennessee. University of Tennessee September 23rd – Massachusetts (Home) September 30th – Georgia (Home) October 14th – South Carolina (Home) October 21st – Alabama (Away) October 28th – Kentucky (Away) November 4th – Southern Miss (Home) November 11th – Missouri […]

Get Ready For The 2017 Eclipse!

Like many of you, we’re waiting with great anticipation for the coming Monday, August 21st when we get to be part of the total solar eclipse! This is practically a once-in-a-lifetime event and the last time man got to witness this across the United States was in 1918. Some fun info from Wikipedia: “A solar […]

Tax-Free Weekend 2017

Next weekend, from July 28th to the 30th, is the coveting Tax-Free Weekend in the state of Tennessee. Although this event isn’t exclusive only to the Smokies, it becomes a special event as many families use this as an opportunity to get school supplies from our outlet malls and have one last family vacation in […]