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Plan Ahead for the Songwriters Festival

It doesn't roll around until late summer but it's a good idea to mark your calendar now for the Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival in Gatlinburg. Scheduled August 19 - 23, this five-day fest celebrates our Appalachian musical roots, with free live music performed by songwriters ready to share the story behind their soulful songs. Read more

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Tradition and Heritage at Zoder's Inn

If you are looking for new hotels in Gatlinburg TN, you will not find Zoder's Inn among them. Our establishment was founded shortly after the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Read more

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Ripley's Aquarium

One of the Gatlinburg Tennessee resorts, Zoder's Inn and Suites encourages you to take a trip to the mountains in January. You may surprised to know that Gatlinburg boasts January temperatures in the 50s âÂ?" perfect for hiking in the National Park. Read more

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Warmer Weather Turning Cold

If you want to learn some Gatlinburg, Tennessee news, here it is: throughout the New Year's holiday and the first four days of January, Gatlinburg enjoyed spring-like temperatures. We are talking 57F and even 65F on some afternoons. In spite of that, Read more