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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Celebrate the New Years in the Smokies

Looking for New Year’s fun in the Smokies this year? Here’s the lowdown for where we have civic parties going on that transitions 2016 to 2017: In Pigeon Forge, the New Years celebrations take place at The Island just off the parkway downtown. The party begins at 8:00PM and includes live entertainment, lights from 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 […]