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Bear Lodge Updates 2016

New for 2016!

Bear Lodge got some new Adirondack chairs for the fire pit!

 
bear-lodge-stained-chairs

And a new stainless steel grill on the back deck! bear-lodge-stainless-grill[…]

Updates at Simply Golden!

Simply Golden updates in 2016!

Simply Golden was just finished being remodeled in May of 2016,
so these are not so much updates as they are things that we needed
to add or finish.

New this year – we’ve […]

New for 2016 at Golden View Lodge!

Updates for 2016 at Golden View Lodge!

This year we’ve included free access to a swimming pool
that is located just a couple of miles up Wears Valley road.

swimming-pool

There […]

Golden View Lodge update 2015!

New updates for 2015!

We are working to keep the cabins current and
so are updating continually.

Some of the highlights at Golden View Lodge this
year were staining the fire pit chairs!
And we replaced all of the tables […]

2014 cabin updates for Golden View Lodge

The 2014 updates at Golden View Lodge!

Golden View Lodge was just remodeled from top to bottom in
the spring of 2013 so any updates are really just a few details
we didn’t get too while remodeling!

So we […]

Family Memories cabin 2016 updates!

Here is what’s new at Family Memories for 2016!

We’ve added free access to the swimming pool which is located
just a couple of blocks away around the corner
(easy walking distance)

swimming-pool[…]

2015 updates at Family Memories cabin!

2015 Updates – Family Memories!

We update our cabins all the time.
And while we try and keep all the information
on our website current it sometimes takes a little time.
So we like to keep everyone informed by […]

2014 updates Family Memories!

2014 updates for Family Memories cabin!

2014 brought some big changes to Family Memories cabin
starting with a new deck on the front of the cabin. This
has improved the cabin tremendously!

family-memories-new-deck[…]

New updates for 2016 at Golden Memories!

2016 saw many new updates at Golden Memories!

 

To make this truly a great getaway cabin, we’ve
made access to a swimming pool possible!
(there is a small daily fee of $5, but worth every
penny)

[…]

Golden Memories 2015 updates!

Golden Memories updates for 2015!

The custom fire pits in the other cabins looked so good,
we thought one would be nice at Golden Memories too!

golden-memories-new-firepit

We also added […]

Golden Memories cabin updates 2014!

Golden Memories updates for 2014!

We update our cabins all the time and try
to add the highlights here on our website!

The big update in 2014 at Golden Memories was
a brand new hot tub on the front […]

2016 Bear Falls Updates!

Bear Falls cabin updates!

Bear Falls was just purchased in 2016 from my brother,  Mark,
this year. So the updating is just starting as we consider what changes to make!
But we have made considerable changes already!

[…]

Heavens View cabin updates for 2016!

Heavens View Cabin updates for 2016!

This year we’ve seen some big changes at Heavens View cabin.

Most notable is the addition of swimming pool access for all our guests!

swimming-pool[…]

Heavens View updates for 2014

New Updates for Heavens View cabin in 2014;

We are continually updating our cabins and not all of the updates

make it to our update page.  But here are some of the highlights for 2014 —

[…]

Hartmans Flowers


Hartmans Flowers

331 Whitecrest Drive, Suite 3

Maryville, Tn 37801

Call: 865-982-7500

Website:  www.hartmansflowers.com

 

Hartmans Flowers deliver to Wears Valley and will deliver directly to your cabin!

For that special occasion,  a cabin wedding,  anniversary, birthday, romantic getaway or […]

Signs of Spring!

budding treesbudding tree2The First Sign of Spring!

This week the tree’s have started to bud out!  With high temps reaching into the […]

Snow at the Cabins!

 

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Here is what it looked like at the cabin this week!  Here is Family Memories with a coating of the white stuff!

 

 

 

GM <a href=[…]

Wears Valley gets Snow!

 

Thanksgiving comes with a blast of snow!  Wears Valley got up to two inches of snow at some of the cabins this past week.  Is this what the winter will bring?  Local knowledge tells of […]

Poison Ivy~

Poison Ivy.  I’d like to say in our never ending desire to provide you,  our guests,  with the most up to date information on the Smoky […]

Beat the Heat!

Great Places to go Tubing in the Smokies!

There is nothing finer on a hot summers day than floating down a mountain river in the […]

Heaven’s View Cabin Special

July Weekend Special!

Friday and Saturday night,  July 13-14th,  was just marked down $100 a night for this totally secluded Wears Valley 5 […]

Golden Memories cabin Special

Last Minute Weekend Special for June!

Golden Memories,  our fantastic romantic getaway cabin has just been reduced 15% for the last weekend in […]

Church while on vacation!

Church while on Vacation

When your on vacation finding a church that believes and teaches the bible like your home church can be a daughting task.  While […]

Wears Valley Restaurant Guide!

Guide to Restaurants in Wears Valley Tn.  Change has come several times to our little valley.  To help keep up with the new places to eat […]

American Pizza Pie

The Best Pizza in Wears Valley is at the American Pie Pizza parlor!  I just wanted to get the word out about this.  I have not […]

Cajun Shack – Wears Valley

Authentic Cajun Cooking and Smoked Bar-B-Que is now available in Wears Valley at the Cajun Shack!  The Cajun Shack features real southern Louisiana Cooking and some […]

Wears Valley Lunch

Wears Valley BP  for lunch-

Ha,  don’t laugh!  This is a great place to go for lunch!  They have a large menu of burgers,  […]

Great Food in the Smokies

Top Places to Eat in the Smokies!

Three great places to eat while staying in the Smoky Mountains this year!  I often get folks asking me where […]

Todays Weather Forecast

85 Degrees and Sunny!

It is only the first week of April and already it is feeling like mid summer in the Great Smoky Mountains!  […]

Smoky Mountain Cabin Specials!

Cabins from only $71 a night!!!

Stay at the finest Smoky Mountain cabins for less!  Today Smoky Mountain Golden Cabins just lowered their rates on available […]

Online Traffic Map

traffic jamAvoid Traffic Delays

When planning your trip to the Greater Smoky Mountains region this year you can avoid unwanted traffic delays by using the State […]

Spring is Here!

spring in the smokysSpring is Here!

Our unseasonal weather has brought spring to the Great Smokey Mountains early this year!  The trees are all getting […]

Water Falls

 

Water Falls you can Hike too

Here are some of the most well known waterfalls in the Smoky Mountains that are all fairly close to our Smoky Mountain Golden Cabins!  Each of these trails is well […]

Lumber Ridge Hiking Trail

lumber ridge trailLumber Ridge Hiking Trail-

The main feature of this trail is its quiet and solitude – great hike for reflection!  The trail is […]

Chestnut Top Hiking Trail

Chestnut Top Trail-

The Chestnut Top Trail has a rating of “strenuous” with a total gain in elevation of 1486 feet you will reach the ultimate […]

Wedding Contest

Mr & Mrs Gatlinburg Contest

A nation wide search is now on to find Mr & Mrs Gatlinburg!  To qualify you need to have been married in […]

Fiber Arts Festival

sheep shearing

Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival

Meet me on March 16th & 17th in Townsend Tennessee for the Fiber Arts Festival!  Shows,  classes,  demonstrations in spinning, weaving […]

a Ripley’s Aquarium Wedding

ripleyRipley’s Weddings & Receptions

America’s number one aquarium is now providing those wishing to get married a new and different alternative!  Take your vows in style at […]

Avoid the Crowd

Avoiding the Crowd

If you’re like me you come to the mountains to getaway!  Problems arise when too many people all decide to getaway at […]

Snow in the Forecast Today

Today we got snow!  I know some of you folks from Florida have been wanting to come up the mountains to see snow.  Well, if you […]

More Fun than a Barrel of Monkeys!

Improv Fest Coming Soon

Have you ever wondered at becoming a comic or comedian?  Or are now a starving comedian looking to improve on last year’s fiscal […]

Blue Ridge Parkway Closures

blue ridge parkwayBlue Ridge Pkwy Closed

It has been reported that there are two sections of the Blue Ridge Parkway, between Asheville and Cherokee NC, that are […]

18th Annual Quilt Fest

quilt18th Annual Smoky Mt Quilting Show

March 14 – March 17, 2012

Each year the Quilt Fest welcomes over 20,000 visitors from around the country to Pigeon Forge area. […]

Rock Slide on I-40, Again!

Once again there has been another rock slide that had the west bound lanes of Interstate 40 closed near the state line between North Carolina and […]

Bear Lodge Updates 2016

New for 2016!

Bear Lodge got some new Adirondack chairs for the fire pit!

 
bear-lodge-stained-chairs

And a new stainless steel grill on the back deck! bear-lodge-stainless-grill[…]

Updates at Simply Golden!

Simply Golden updates in 2016!

Simply Golden was just finished being remodeled in May of 2016,
so these are not so much updates as they are things that we needed
to add or finish.

New this year – we’ve […]

New for 2016 at Golden View Lodge!

Updates for 2016 at Golden View Lodge!

This year we’ve included free access to a swimming pool
that is located just a couple of miles up Wears Valley road.

swimming-pool

There […]

Golden View Lodge update 2015!

New updates for 2015!

We are working to keep the cabins current and
so are updating continually.

Some of the highlights at Golden View Lodge this
year were staining the fire pit chairs!
And we replaced all of the tables […]

2014 cabin updates for Golden View Lodge

The 2014 updates at Golden View Lodge!

Golden View Lodge was just remodeled from top to bottom in
the spring of 2013 so any updates are really just a few details
we didn’t get too while remodeling!

So we […]

Family Memories cabin 2016 updates!

Here is what’s new at Family Memories for 2016!

We’ve added free access to the swimming pool which is located
just a couple of blocks away around the corner
(easy walking distance)

swimming-pool[…]

2015 updates at Family Memories cabin!

2015 Updates – Family Memories!

We update our cabins all the time.
And while we try and keep all the information
on our website current it sometimes takes a little time.
So we like to keep everyone informed by […]

2014 updates Family Memories!

2014 updates for Family Memories cabin!

2014 brought some big changes to Family Memories cabin
starting with a new deck on the front of the cabin. This
has improved the cabin tremendously!

family-memories-new-deck[…]

Christmas at Golden Memories cabin!

Golden Memories decorated for Christmas!

golden-memories-christmas-tree

and the front door too!

golden-memories-new-door

New updates for 2016 at Golden Memories!

2016 saw many new updates at Golden Memories!

 

To make this truly a great getaway cabin, we’ve
made access to a swimming pool possible!
(there is a small daily fee of $5, but worth every
penny)

[…]

Golden Memories 2015 updates!

Golden Memories updates for 2015!

The custom fire pits in the other cabins looked so good,
we thought one would be nice at Golden Memories too!

golden-memories-new-firepit

We also added […]

Golden Memories cabin updates 2014!

Golden Memories updates for 2014!

We update our cabins all the time and try
to add the highlights here on our website!

The big update in 2014 at Golden Memories was
a brand new hot tub on the front […]

2016 Bear Falls Updates!

Bear Falls cabin updates!

Bear Falls was just purchased in 2016 from my brother,  Mark,
this year. So the updating is just starting as we consider what changes to make!
But we have made considerable changes already!

[…]

Heavens View at Christmas!

Heavens View Christmas Tree!

heavens-view-christmas-tree

Heavens View cabin updates for 2016!

Heavens View Cabin updates for 2016!

This year we’ve seen some big changes at Heavens View cabin.

Most notable is the addition of swimming pool access for all our guests!

swimming-pool[…]

Heavens View cabin updates for 2015!

Updates for 2015 at Heavens View cabin!

Heavens View got some major updates this year with a new deck & Hot tub!

heavens-view-new-hottub

From the new deck the deluxe hot […]

Heavens View updates for 2014

New Updates for Heavens View cabin in 2014;

We are continually updating our cabins and not all of the updates

make it to our update page.  But here are some of the highlights for 2014 —

[…]

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Hartmans Flowers


Hartmans Flowers

331 Whitecrest Drive, Suite 3

Maryville, Tn 37801

Call: 865-982-7500

Website:  www.hartmansflowers.com

 

Hartmans Flowers deliver to Wears Valley and will deliver directly to your cabin!

For that special occasion,  a cabin wedding,  anniversary, birthday, romantic getaway or […]

Heaven’s View gets a New Hot Tub- Deck & Furnace!!!


Heaven’s View Cabin gets some new updates!

 

smoky mountain cabin rental New Deck under construction!

This past week we added an additional deck for the hot tub that improved […]

Bear Creek Cabin 2015 updates!

front sizedBear Creek Cabin updates this Month!

Bear Creek never looked better than it does now with it’s new coat of stain!  Bear […]

Signs of Spring!

budding treesbudding tree2The First Sign of Spring!

This week the tree’s have started to bud out!  With high temps reaching into the […]

Winter Photos of Wears Valley – 2014

Wears Valley Road! Wears Valley Road! Road to Golden Memories! Road to Golden Memories! Road <a href=[…]

Winter Photos of Heaven’s View Cabin – 2015

heaven's View cabin Heaven’s View Cabin! Winter Scene at Heaven's View Cabin! Winter Scene […]

Snow at the Cabins!

 

1127130939

 

Here is what it looked like at the cabin this week!  Here is Family Memories with a coating of the white stuff!

 

 

 

GM <a href=[…]

Wears Valley gets Snow!

 

Thanksgiving comes with a blast of snow!  Wears Valley got up to two inches of snow at some of the cabins this past week.  Is this what the winter will bring?  Local knowledge tells of […]

Heaven’s View cabin 2013 updates!

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Heaven’s View Cabin;

Heaven’s View cabin got some needed updates this past month!  The dishwasher was replaced with a brand new […]

Family Memories get a new driveway!

Family Memories New Pavement!

 

Family Memories Cabin gets some new pavement on the driveway today!  This spring saw Family Memories getting a new […]

Family Memories gets a new coat of stain!

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Family Memories cabin has just been given a new coat of stain this spring and is now even more beautiful than ever!  We work tirelessly to keep our cabin […]

New Snow Removal Equipment!

snow removal equipmentSmoky Mountain Golden Cabins  has purchased some new snow removal equipment in anticipation of the snow fall this winter!  This is the […]

Snow on Cove Mountain!

snow on cove mtHere is a photo I snapped of Cove Mountain over the holidays in 2012 from the driveway of our Family Memories […]

Cabins ready for Christmas!

chistmas tree!Family Memories Cabin is ready for Christmas!

All of our cabins are decorated every year with Christmas trees,  ornaments and lights!

Book your next Christmas […]

Snow in Wears Valley Today, Dec 21, 2012

Last night around 10 pm it started snowing in Wears Valley at the higher elevations!  It continued to snow off and […]

Great Bar B Que in Wears Valley!

bbqDakota Jacks’s Hawg Pit!

Last night after a hard day of working on cabins we were too tired to cook.  So we got in the car and […]

Poison Ivy~

Poison Ivy.  I’d like to say in our never ending desire to provide you,  our guests,  with the most up to date information on the Smoky […]

A Bear, Lunch and a Long Nap!!!

black bear at smoky cabinLast week we had our “family reunion” at my brother’s Precious Memories cabin just at the end of Wears Valley.  I stepped […]

Beat the Heat!

Great Places to go Tubing in the Smokies!

There is nothing finer on a hot summers day than floating down a mountain river in the […]

Are there Snakes in the Smoky Mountains?

Spiders & Snakes

I hate Snakes!  I don’t deny it.  I don’t like em!  I don’t even like writing about them.  But I feel […]

Sneak Peek – Coming Soon!

New Cabin Offering!

First Peak!  We have just made plans to add another great cabin to our Smoky Mountain Golden […]

Heaven’s View Cabin Special

July Weekend Special!

Friday and Saturday night,  July 13-14th,  was just marked down $100 a night for this totally secluded Wears Valley 5 […]

Golden Memories cabin Special

Last Minute Weekend Special for June!

Golden Memories,  our fantastic romantic getaway cabin has just been reduced 15% for the last weekend in […]

Church while on vacation!

Church while on Vacation

When your on vacation finding a church that believes and teaches the bible like your home church can be a daughting task.  While […]

Wears Valley Restaurant Guide!

Guide to Restaurants in Wears Valley Tn.  Change has come several times to our little valley.  To help keep up with the new places to eat […]

American Pizza Pie

The Best Pizza in Wears Valley is at the American Pie Pizza parlor!  I just wanted to get the word out about this.  I have not […]

Cajun Shack – Wears Valley

Authentic Cajun Cooking and Smoked Bar-B-Que is now available in Wears Valley at the Cajun Shack!  The Cajun Shack features real southern Louisiana Cooking and some […]

Lost Sea Adventure!

Craighead Caverns!  This place is out of this world!  Well at least deep underground.  This is a unique place like no where else […]

Forbidden Caverns | Sevierville Tennessee

Everyone wants to enjoy the mountain tops!  We love to sit on them and look down!  We love to sit at there bottoms and look […]

White Nose Virus Affects Smoky Mountain Bats!

I know,  I hate bats too!  I couple years back we got one in our house while I was away.  Boy did I hear about it from my wife!

But this is serious business about this […]

Tuckaleechee Caverns, Townsend Tennessee

The Tuckaleechee Caverns are located just outside of Townsend Tennessee on the Old Cades Cove road that works it’s way up the […]

Wears Valley Lunch

Wears Valley BP  for lunch-

Ha,  don’t laugh!  This is a great place to go for lunch!  They have a large menu of burgers,  […]

Great Food in the Smokies

Top Places to Eat in the Smokies!

Three great places to eat while staying in the Smoky Mountains this year!  I often get folks asking me where […]

New Last Minute Specials!

New Last Minute Specials

Smoky Mountain Golden Cabins has just announced new last minute specials on three of their cabins!

Golden […]

Heaven’s View

  Heaven’s View

I have flown high above mountains lofty crest,

And met the majesty of vaulted space,

Looking down on jagged face,

Of valley and hill with open breast.

 

Though the […]

Todays Weather Forecast

85 Degrees and Sunny!

It is only the first week of April and already it is feeling like mid summer in the Great Smoky Mountains!  […]

Outdoor Tourism in Tennessee

Ultimate Getaway

The state of Tennessee is promoting outdoor tourism this spring on their new website www.spring.tn.vacation.com .  The sight highlights the east,  western […]

Smoky Mountain Cabin Specials!

Cabins from only $71 a night!!!

Stay at the finest Smoky Mountain cabins for less!  Today Smoky Mountain Golden Cabins just lowered their rates on available […]

Gift Certificates

jacuzziSmoky Mountain Golden Cabin | Gift Certificates

Smoky Mountain Golden Cabins is proud to announce you […]

Metcalf Bottoms Trail

Metcalf Bottoms Trail

The Metcalf Bottoms trail runs from the Metcalf Bottoms Picnic Area to the […]

Metcalf Bottoms Picnic Area

metcalf bottoms picnic areaMetcalf Bottoms Picnic Area & Pavilion is located in a beautiful area of the Smoky Mountains near Wears Valley, Tn.  […]

Little Greenbrier Schoolhouse / Walker Cabin

Little Greenbrier Schoolhouse – Cemetery

Little Greenbrier was a mountain community located near Wears Valley between Cove Mountain and Little Roundtop Mountain.   The community which […]

Online Traffic Map

traffic jamAvoid Traffic Delays

When planning your trip to the Greater Smoky Mountains region this year you can avoid unwanted traffic delays by using the State […]

Spring is Here!

spring in the smokysSpring is Here!

Our unseasonal weather has brought spring to the Great Smokey Mountains early this year!  The trees are all getting […]

Water Falls

 

Water Falls you can Hike too

Here are some of the most well known waterfalls in the Smoky Mountains that are all fairly close to our Smoky Mountain Golden Cabins!  Each of these trails is well […]

School House Gap Hiking Trail

school house gap trailSchool House Gap Hiking Trail 

School house gap trail is one that features a hike in woods and also has it’s fair […]

Interesting Facts about Smoky Mt Bears

bear cubHere are some interesting facts about the bears in the great smoky mountains national park that you may not be aware of.  But […]

What to do if you see a Bear

bearWhat to do if you see a Bear?

What do you do if you come across a bear while hiking or for that matter while at […]

Lumber Ridge Hiking Trail

lumber ridge trailLumber Ridge Hiking Trail-

The main feature of this trail is its quiet and solitude – great hike for reflection!  The trail is […]

Chestnut Top Hiking Trail

Chestnut Top Trail-

The Chestnut Top Trail has a rating of “strenuous” with a total gain in elevation of 1486 feet you will reach the ultimate […]

Abrams Falls Trail

abram fallsAbram Falls Trail

Abram Falls Trail is located inside of Cades Cove and is one of the most frequently used trails in the […]

Wedding Contest

Mr & Mrs Gatlinburg Contest

A nation wide search is now on to find Mr & Mrs Gatlinburg!  To qualify you need to have been married in […]

Fiber Arts Festival

sheep shearing

Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival

Meet me on March 16th & 17th in Townsend Tennessee for the Fiber Arts Festival!  Shows,  classes,  demonstrations in spinning, weaving […]

a Ripley’s Aquarium Wedding

ripleyRipley’s Weddings & Receptions

America’s number one aquarium is now providing those wishing to get married a new and different alternative!  Take your vows in style at […]

White Water Rafting

rafting Outdoor Rafting Adventures

For those who are looking for more than just tubing down a lazy river,  Outdoor Rafting Adventures offer up white water rafting near […]

New Titanic “the Movie” Exhibit

New Titanic Movie Exhibit

The Titanic in Pigeon Forge has announced it will be opening a new exhibit that will coincide with the 3D version of the […]

Avoid the Crowd

Avoiding the Crowd

If you’re like me you come to the mountains to getaway!  Problems arise when too many people all decide to getaway at […]

Wedding Photo on higher ground

Wedding Photographer

If you are in the market for a wedding photographer Smoky Mountain Golden Cabins has a recommendation.  The old saying “that a […]

Thee “hands”

Hands

We have all seen the picture,  painting or print of this pair of hands.  I know I never gave it a thought.  I now I […]

Old Farmers Almanac Predicts…

According to the Old Farmer Almanac

From the page of the Old Farmer Almanac,  well known as the foremost authority on weather,  seasons,  plantings and what […]

Snow in the Forecast Today

Today we got snow!  I know some of you folks from Florida have been wanting to come up the mountains to see snow.  Well, if you […]

New Bear Regs for Appalachian Trail

New Bear Regulations for parts of the Appalachian Trial

This year as of March 1st there will be new regulations for parts of the Chattahoochee national […]

More Fun than a Barrel of Monkeys!

Improv Fest Coming Soon

Have you ever wondered at becoming a comic or comedian?  Or are now a starving comedian looking to improve on last year’s fiscal […]

Blue Ridge Parkway Closures

blue ridge parkwayBlue Ridge Pkwy Closed

It has been reported that there are two sections of the Blue Ridge Parkway, between Asheville and Cherokee NC, that are […]

18th Annual Quilt Fest

quilt18th Annual Smoky Mt Quilting Show

March 14 – March 17, 2012

Each year the Quilt Fest welcomes over 20,000 visitors from around the country to Pigeon Forge area. […]

Springtime Weddings in the Mountains

Weddings in the SmokiesWedding planning

Did you know the Smokey Mountains are the number one destination in the country for weddings and honeymoons! There are […]

Black Bear Report

cades cove bearsWhere are the Bears?

This is a  question we get asked frequently here at  Smoky Mountain Golden Cabins,  “are […]