6 Thing We Love About Winter in the Great Smoky Mountains

A vacation in the Smoky Mountains is the perfect way to beat the winter blues! Whether you visit the Smokies during the holidays or early in 2015, East Tennessee offers everything you need for an unforgettable getaway. The Alpine Mountain Chalets team has put together a convenient guide to the season with six of our favorite things about winter in the Great Smoky Mountains. 

4 Reasons to Plan a Smoky Mountain Vacation in January

When you think about taking a Smoky Mountain vacation, you probably think of packing up and heading here during the summer or around the holidays. However, what if we were to tell you that there is a special time of year where families can visit the area and still enjoy all their favorite things without any of the crowds.

Everything You Need to Know About the 2014 Smoky Mountains Winterfest Kickoff Events

It’s hard to believe that it is almost time for winter in the Smoky Mountains. It seems like it was only a short time ago when we were packing up our winter coats and lounging by the pool at Dollywood’s Splash Country. However, with the cold weather starting to settle in, this can only mean one thing. It is almost time for the 2014 Smoky Mountains Winterfest!

4 Tips For a Fun Family Vacation in the Smoky Mountains

There is nothing quite as fun and exciting as enjoying a memorable family vacation in the Smoky Mountains. This is the few times of the year where you and your loved ones get to spend a few days away from the chaos of everyday life while also being in one of the prettiest places in the country.

Top 5 Places to Take Smoky Mountains Fall Pictures

Fall in the Smoky Mountains hike is one of the most picturesque times of year, especially when all of the leaves have completed their seasonal transformation. At Alpine Mountain Chalets, we want families and guests to be able to capture as much of this season’s beauty as possible, and that is why we have put together a list of our top 5 favorite spots to take Smoky Mountains fall pictures.

7 Fall Smoky Mountain Hiking Trails You Should Hike Right Now

There is nothing better than enjoying a relaxing fall Smoky Mountain hike. The weather has begun to cool off, so you won’t find yourself hot and tired halfway through the trail. Not to mention, the leaves changing colors creates a very peaceful and scenic experience.

Top 4 Reasons to Spend Fall in the Smoky Mountains

With school back in full swing and the holidays just around the corner, it may be hard to justify taking a vacation this fall in the Smoky Mountains. However, we at Alpine Mountain Chalets really want to encourage families to reconsider staying home this season, so we have put together our top four reasons we love spending fall in the Smoky Mountains.

The 4 Best Places to See Fall Colors in the Smoky Mountains

Mild climates and the stunning display of vibrantly hued fall foliage inspire trips to the East Tennessee year after year. Here are five of the best places to see the fall colors in the Smoky Mountains:

Top 3 Places for Sightseeing at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one of the most beautiful destinations in all of America. It’s also huge, at well over 500,000 acres!  With so much to see, it can be hard to decide which areas of the park deserve your precious vacation time. To help you make the most of your trip to Gatlinburg, we’ve highlighted 3 special places for sightseeing at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Whether you’re hiking off the beaten path or exploring a historic homestead, there’s plenty of things in the Smoky Mountains to learn about and discover. If you’re planning to visit for a short stay or full vacation, some Great Smoky Mountain National Park facts that are shocking, entertaining or downright surprising. Before you visit, here are five things you didn’t know about the Great Smoky Mountains.