Tag Archives: Smoky Mountain attractions

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 […]

Valentine’s Day And The Preceding Weekend

Hello again! The Smoky Mountains and Douglas Lake are calling for you to visit this February once for a wonderful romantic vacation in Dandridge, TN! Valentine’s Day is February 14th, a Tuesday, and many are also coming for the weekend preceding it as Valentine’s weekend. Douglas Lake Vacations would like to invite you to our […]

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 […]

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 […]