Here is your spectacular travel guide to wine and wildflowers in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Go beyond the fanfare and huge presence of legend Dolly Parton to discover the offerings of this southern city. Fortunately, there is The Mountain Winefest, The Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage and an undeniable southern hospitality. Literally, there are gallons of wine and wildflowers in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Moreover, there are tons of activities in Gatlinburg to provoke annual returns visit by travelers.
Log Cabin Pancake House
Walk to dine at the Log Cabin House. The food and service are filling and heart felt. Seriously, there are tons of dining experiences in walking distance from the hotel. The service at Log Cabin was phenomenal prompting three visits over my weekend stay. From the first dining experience, it felt like meeting old friends with the entire serving team.
Log Cabin House has the best hash browns known to man. Sprinkle your belly with delight you will not be disappointed.
Courtyard by Marriott Gatlinburg
Downtown Gatlinburg is vantage point to exploring the Smoky Mountain region. While the swiss-themed mountain cottages are tempting, it is best to opt for the Courtyard Marriott. The Courtyard Marriott hotel is steps away from the city center. The convenient hotel location means, you can stumble back after drinks, dining and enjoying local attractions. The property boosts interior and exterior fireplaces contributing to a cozy environment for fireside chats.
Smoky Mountain Winefest Weekend!
The Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts is the host and is in the walkable area of downtown Gatlinburg. Local vendors make it easy to indulge in spirits and paired local fare. Furthermore, be sure to taste Tennessee Homemade Wines Proper Peach it is a winner. Georgia natives love anything peach .
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Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage
Wear comfortable shoes or footwear suitable for hiking. Porters Creek Trail is phenomenal. While the hike is not arduous the rocks and slippery paths require support to keep your feet firmly planted. The multitude and medley of exotic colors are heavenly.
The tour guides are passionate about wildflower education, keeping you engaged the entire experience. Charge your cameras as the flowers make brilliant photography.