About Douglas Lake

Winter Special Events For 2024 After The Holidays

By now, the Christmas decorations have (hopefully) been put away for another 10 months, the eggnog has long been drunk to its full contents, all the […]

Winterfest Cookoff Weekend 2023

Winterfest Cookoff and kickoff events are in full swing again! Traditionally, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg have had their Winterfest kickoff events go alongside each other, either […]

Christmas Shows In The Smokies 2023

* Christmas At Array November 1st – December 30th From their website: “Of course, it wouldn’t be Array without our award winning, record holding variety acts […]

Celebrate Freedom In Nearby Pigeon Forge

The month of August in Pigeon Forge is dedicated to “Celebrate Freedom”. This is an unofficial Patriotic holiday season in the city that is nevertheless city-wide […]

Dollywood’s Big Bear Mountain Rollercoaster

As sort of a “in case you missed it”, we gleefully remind you that Dollywood’s newest rollercoaster Big Bear Mountain is now open and taking riders […]

Dandridge June Jubilee 2023

The June Jubilee in downtown Dandridge for 2023 will be on June 17th for this year. Visitjeffersoncountytn.com writes: “June Jubilee is coming to the streets of […]

Sara Evans Performs For Patriot Festival 2023 In Pigeon Forge

VisitMySmokies.com writes: “Country Music Star Set to Headline at This Year’s Patriot Festival in Pigeon Forge Each year, Pigeon Forge gets decked out in red, white, […]

Great Smoky Mountains Park It Forward Program

It is possible you’ve heard the news already, but if not, we’ll be happy to introduce you to it here. Beginning March 1st, 2023, the Smoky […]

Rose Glen Literary Festival 2023

The Rose Glen Literary Festival for 2023, as detailed the Sevierville Chamber of Commerce website: The Rose Glen Literary Festival will take place on Saturday, February […]

Best Places To Dine In The Smokies: Three Jimmys in Gatlinburg

Three Jimmys is Gatlinburg local’s favorite good time eatery! We source local products & create scratch-made recipes that will be served up fresh and delicious, every […]

A Preview Of Spring In The Smokies For 2023

Right now, the spirit of Christmas and the Winterfest season is what’s on everyone’s mind here in the Smokies, so it may feel like a lifetime […]

Dining Around the Lake – Douglas Lake Restaurants

Dining around the lake is a great way to experience all the great home cooking in the area! Although we welcome you to take a trip […]

Outdoor Adventures Near Dandridge

Hiking Gatlinburg, TN, a major resort city an hour away from Dandridge, offers another type of adventure if you are looking to take a day trip […]

Golfing in East Tennessee

Golfing is a great activity for families, couples, friends, groups and individuals, as we all should know by now. We often have groups of fishing friends […]

Know More About Douglas Dam

You may have heard about Douglas Lake or Dandridge by hearing about Douglas Dam and sometimes the name is used interchangably with the waterbody by locals […]

Fishing – All You Need to Know!

It probably shouldn’t be a surprise to learn that Douglas Lake in Jefferson County is a dream for anyone who loves fishing. Whether you’re young or […]

These Menus At Sunliner Diner in Pigeon Forge

In this small article, we wanted to highlight a recent trip to the Sunliner Diner restaurant in Pigeon Forge and their clever integration of Pigeon Forge […]

How To Book Douglas Lake Vacations

One thing we get asked is which vacation-booking website is the best to reserve a Douglas Lake Vacations cabin at. Truth be told, the best way […]

Best Ways to Experience Summer in the Smoky Mountains

From MyPigeonForge.com, we wanted to share their latest blog article as was posted on their site for prospective Summer vacation visitors. “Best Ways to Experience Summer […]

Dolly Parton’s Tribute to the State of Tennessee

Sevier County’s favorite daughter, Miss Dolly Parton, posted a video as part of this incredible historic anniversary for the state of Tennessee! As reported by WATE.com: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]