Common Rafting Terms

Whitewater rafting is an awesome summertime activity to do with friends and family. You get to stay cool, all while enjoying the outdoors in a heart-pounding, adrenaline-pumping fashion! While this may seem like an activity for more experienced aquateers, it’s quite fun and safe for children as young as three years old. No matter what […]

Reasons to Plan a Summer in the Smokies

Planning a Family Getaway this Summer? The Great Smoky Mountains are an excellent vacation destination for families all year round. With over nine million visitors each year, the Great Smoky Mountains are the most visited national park in America. From flowers and baby animals in the Spring to the changing leaves in the Fall, the […]

Take a Hike!

Take a hike!  Chances are, if you’ve ever heard or said those words it wasn’t in the most pleasant circumstances.  But there is a place where those three words can bring a smile and a whole lot of fun! Take a hike…in the Smoky Mountains!  A trip down the Pigeon River with Smoky Mountain Whitewater […]

Team Building with Whitewater Rafting

The personal benefits of whitewater rafting in the Smokies are easy to see.  It’s a fun, relaxing time away from the daily grind. The mix of adventure with the beauty and serenity of the Great Smoky Mountains is a perfect way to decompress and recharge when life gets stressful.  What may be less obvious are […]

Floatin’ in the Smokies

When I was a kid, my summers were not complete until I had one or two visits to the waterpark at the beach where my family vacationed.  I would hit the gates running and do all the high-action rides over and over and over until the water and sun had sapped all my energy. When […]

Spring Has Sprung in the Smokies

I don’t know about you, but during Spring, all I want to do is get outside!  I love the perfect temperatures, bright blue skies and all the beautiful sights as nature awakens from its Winter slumber.  And I can think of no better place to experience the newness of Spring than in the Smoky Mountains. […]

Spring Break in the Smokies

It’s Spring Break.  Temperatures are on the rise, days are getting a bit longer and the kids are out of school.  So what to do? You could visit the same old places around town that your kids have been to dozens of times and shuffle your way through the crowds.  Or you could take a […]