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What's New in Rod's Guide?
Aquarium Now Open! The wait was worth
it! The Gatlinburg
aquarium has officially opened in downtown Gatlinburg
and the tour through this exciting new attraction is great fun.
It's within walking distance of great lodging, dining, and other
Smokies attractions. The aquarium also has a gift/souvenir shop
and two places to eat.
Gatlinburg's Premier Log Home Resort Community - Black Bear Falls is just minutes from Gatlinburg, and the Smoky Mountain National Park, and is currently the only brand new true log cabin development in Gatlinburg. The Community sits on over 43 picturesque acres covered with beautiful ridges, towering native trees, and natural springs and streams. Perfect for a rental investment and/or a second home or primary residence.
Mountain Black Bears - In depth information about
black bears in the Smokies, including where to spot them,
bear safety, habitat, diet, hibernation, bear cubs, and more--plus
lots of photos.
Hike of the Month: - Big Creek Trail in the remote, primitive northeast area of the Smokies is a fairly easy and very rewarding hike that includes a visit to Block House Rock, Mouse Falls, and cool deep swimming holes trailside.
A Day, Weekend or A Week: Smoky Mountain Itineraries - Whether you are visiting the Smokies for the first time or you are a regular visitor, this feature might help you plan an efficient, enjoyable, and memorable visit to the Smokies.
The Village - joins Rod's Guide. A unique collection of 27 shops in an alpine setting right in downtown Gatlinburg Tennessee. Gifts, collectibles, eateries, all set amidst cobblestoned walkways, fountains, and flowers (in season). A great shopping experience!