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.

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 […]

Upcoming Winterfest Kickoff Events

While Halloween and the peak colors of the mountains get closer in our month of October, we wanted to take a minute to look ahead at the next truly big event coming up in the Smokies – the Winterfest kick off! Most of you know that all three cities have a party within very short […]

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 […]

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 […]