Category Archives: All About Douglas Lake

Learn all about the reasons why a Douglas Lake vacation near the Smoky Mountain areas of Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville is a great way to go when planning your next Smoky Mountain Vacation or Douglas Lake Getaway.

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 […]

4th of July Special Events in the Smokies

There is a lot to love about Summer – backyard BBQ, city park picnics (also BBQ), municipal swimming pools, frisbee, baseball, fireflies and so much more – but the moment everyone looks forward to is a single 20 minute segment in early July, and you already know what it is. But in the Smokies of […]

August Eclipse Coming to the Smokies This Summer!

It’s not often we have a special event to look forward to at the end of August (unless the kids going back to school counts!) but 2017 gives us a nice surprise that you’ll be able to witness all over the Smokies and especially gorgeous Douglas Lake (and our many lakeside houses). On August 21st, […]

Upcoming May Events in the Smokies

One last month for Spring 2017, so the latter end of this month will make it worth the trip with two favorite special events going on at the same time. The first one coming up is the Wilderness Wildlife Week going on from May 9th to the 13th in Pigeon Forge. This event used to […]

Welcome Spring in the Smokies!

All over the mountains and lakes, we’re seeing trees blooming with the pastel and super-bright colors you’ve come to expect with Springfest. Our Dogwood trees are in full bloom and look like great balls of popcorn atop the aged wooden trunks while the lake begins to see more fish and more fishing boats. Above the […]

Statement on the Wildfires of the Smoky Mountains

With the wildfires of this week becoming nationwide headline news, we wanted to two things: 1. Put out a statement on how the wildfires affected us – our cabins and office at Douglas Lake Vacations were NOT affected by any of the wildfire action. The wildfires took place in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge very far […]

Alcatraz East Museum in Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge is getting a new museum attraction in central downtown that isn’t quite like anything else around – The Alcatraz East Crime Museum. We have many museums in our area and some of them go into the chilling and yet morbidly intriguing history of crime throughout history – the Guinness World of Records, Ripley’s […]

Winterfest Kickoff Events For 2016

It’s that wonderful time of year again when we welcome the Winterfest holiday season with not one, not two, but THREE Winterfest kickoff events that you can enjoy within less than an hour’s drive from one another should you choose to want to do all three – since each one takes place on a different […]

Upcoming BassMasters Tournaments Near Douglas Lake

Cabins go quickly for the fishing tournament times on Douglas Lake. We recommend choosing your cabin and reserving your cabin now to be sure you have the accommodations of your choose. We will help you select a good cabin for your group. Here are the upcoming Bassmaster Tournaments for 2017 near us. Bassmaster Elite at […]