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Ring in the new year in Gatlinburg

Can you believe it will be 2020 soon? Those of us born before the 1980s are stunned to see the calendar change to such a round figure. Even the Millennials are coming of age now. Read more

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Jingle All The Way

Jingle bells, jingle bells. If you do not hear bells ringing by now, something must be wrong. No matter what kind of Christmas you celebrate (secular or religious), we hope you experience peace, joy, and love now and every day. Read more

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Zoders Inn Instagram

In case you did not know, Zoders Inn is on Instagram now. Follow us for updates about what’s new, remodeling projects, bear sightings, contests, and giveaways. You know you want to. Around the holidays, Gatlinburg becomes magical. Read more

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Drive Safely

The other day, at Light #1 in Gatlinburg, I had to stop as the light turned red. There were cars coming from the other direction and my intention was to turn left to use the Dudley Creek Bypass. Tourists on their way to Gatlinburg Falls Resort know this road. Locals use it as a shortcut towards Highway 321. Read more

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Christmas Lights

Welcome to the last month of 2019! Many a Smoky Mountains hotel are teeming with guests this time of year. Winter is just as exciting in Gatlinburg as any other season. The Christmas lights are on, so bring the little ones to experience the wonder of the season. Read more