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Big Bass Tour 2020 Coming To Douglas Lake

Information as coming from the main bigbasstour.com website: October 9th-11th, 2020 Ott DeFoe Big Bass Classic Presented by Jefferson County – $135,000 Guaranteed Prizes & Payouts […]

Halloween Events Coming Up in 2020

The main questions in the Smoky Mountain tourism industry this year have all revolved around what traditional special events will still be going on for 2020 […]

Upcoming Special Events in the Smokies

We have had more questions come to us about special events this year than any other in any memory. The reason for it is immediately clear […]

Dollywood Opens With Flower & Food Festival For 2020

New update from Dollywood on its Grand Opening featuring new festival: “Dollywood adds to the natural beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains with the all-new Flower […]

Spas Near Douglas Lake

Men, if you’re bringing your lovely partner to gorgeous Douglas Lake, in the gorgeous Smoky Mountain range of gorgeous East Tennessee, there’s a pretty good chance […]

Dollywood 2020 Opening Date

We’re happy to announce that Dollywood has unveiled its long-awaited opening date for 2020 with a statement as follows: “Dollywood Parks & Resorts will begin a […]

Important Smoky Mountain Travel News – May 9th

As the state of Tennessee is beginning its first stages of re-opening tourism and general business, much is going in during this initial transition: some places […]

Smoky Mountain Spring Picture Gallery 2020

Spring has begone its bloom in the Smokies! Green is returning to the mountains, grass is growing again and soon we’ll be seeing all kinds of […]

2020 Great Knoxville Boat Show (In Sevierville!)

We wanted to share info on this upcoming boat show in Sevierville. The Great Knoxville Boat Show February 28th to March 1st, 2020 Sevierville Convention Center […]

Local News: Lane Closures Near Douglas Lake

The city of Sevierville is announcing lane closures on Highway 66 connecting Sevierville to Kodak, and a major road that visitors take to get to Dandridge […]

3B Outdoors TV at Douglas Lake

This is an older video, but still showcasing some of the best reasons to come to Douglas Lake in East Tennessee!

Restaurants Open For Thanksgiving 2019

The following is a list of restaurants that will be open tomorrow on Thanksgiving Day for 2019.   Alamo Steakhouse (Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge) Hours of Holiday […]

Sevierville History and Haunts October 2019

Have you seen that downtown Sevierville, just a short drive South from Douglas Lake, has had events going on each weekend of October to celebrate the […]

Spring Begins Early In The Smoky Mountains

Looking for some reasons to enjoy the Smoky Mountains in nearby Sevier County for the month of March? Let’s look at what there is going now […]

Tinsley Bible Drug Store

Would you believe that one of our local national treasures here in the Smokies is a drug store? With so many historical icons that can be […]

2019 Fishing Tournaments

Here are some upcoming fishing tournaments scheduled for 2019 in and around Douglas Lake and Dandridge, TN. Bassmaster Classic March 15-17 https://www.bassmaster.com/2019-tournament-schedule   Cabela’s Big Bass […]

Christmas At Dollywood 2018

Christmas is less than one week away, but Dollywood in nearby Pigeon Forge will be celebrating the season even into the start of 2019! Those of […]

Christmas in Historic Dandridge

Are you looking to get into the Christmas spirit while staying at Douglas Lake? Historic Dandridge is where you want to be – as many special […]

Gatlinburg Winterfest Kickoff 2018

Today is the kickoff for the next big season in the Smoky Mountains – our longest tourism season in the year – Winterfest 2018! As is […]

Music On The Town

Have you had a chance to see this year’s “Music On The Town” here in Dandridge? From late August to mid-October, the city has a series […]

August Special Events Coming Up!

The late section of Summer is upon us! This is traditionally where people experience the “back to school blues”, even when they don’t have to go […]

Romance On The Lake

Romance and romantic opportunities are everywhere in the Smokies – from the tops of the mountains to the comparative lowland of our Douglas Lake, a honeymoon, […]

Pet Friendly Douglas Lake Cabins

We love pets and we know you love pets, too. Douglas Lake Vacations wants to bring this mutual appreciation for the domesticated quadroped to the lakeside […]

4th of July in the Smokies 2018

Now that we’re right on the cusp of the Summer vacation season starting in the Smokies, we wanted to get you acquainted with the big Summer […]

Coming Soon – Pigeon Forge Snow!

One big claim to fame that we had in the Smokies during, and definitely after, the Smoky Mountain holiday Winterfest was that we had the only […]

Rowdy Bear Mountain Adventure Park

Those of you who have driven through Gatlinburg at any point in the last few months may have noticed a big change at the north end […]

Springtime Music at Dollywood

We’ve talked on Dollywood quite a bit before in our blog articles, Facebook posts and area information; it’s an incredible attraction just 30 minutes away from […]

Blake Shelton’s Upcoming Restaurant in Gatlinburg

Oh, we knew this kind of news was going to shake up the Smokies the moment it hit, we just didn’t know it was coming! Music […]

Smokey’s Auto Repair

We’ve recently begun a blogging partnership with a business near Dandridge, Smokey’s Auto Repair on Newport Highway, and we wanted to take some article space to […]

Fishing License Information for 2018

We often get asked about fishing licenses in Tennessee. Indeed, you need a license to fish in Tennessee and whether one agrees with it or not, […]

Spring Break Is Just Around The Corner. Start Your Planning Today!

As a good portion of the country has had to deal with some of the very heavy snowfall and very low temperatures we were told to […]

Go Off the Beaten Path

On the heels of our recommendations for the most popular attractions in the nearby Smokies, we have a number of less well-known, less advertised and more […]

Top 5 Most Popular Attractions in the Smokies

You might be surprised how many of our visitors are just as surprised themselves when they realize how close Douglas Lake is to the East Tennessee […]

Upcoming Holidays Events in the Smoky Mountains

Coming to the Smokies for the biggest and last Holiday items of the year? Excellent! Here’s some of the things we recommend you check out while […]

Enjoy the lake and Smoky Mountain Winterfest 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 […]

Fishing Tournaments on Douglas Lake 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 […]

Now is the time to think about July 4th, 2018 on Douglas Lake!

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 […]