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Hello and thanks for visiting The Smoky Mountain Life. Our goal is to help you learn as much as possible about the Great Smoky Mountains before your next trip and to make your Smoky Mountain vacation planning a breeze.

Who runs the website? The owner and founder of The Smoky Mountain Life, Kim Hunt, is a lifelong resident of southeast Tennessee and lover of all things Smoky Mountains.

The Smoky Mountain Life strives to provide the best up-to-date information on adventures, attractions, dining, entertainment, lodging, shopping, and more. We’ll help you decide where to go, what to see, where to eat, what to watch, where to stay, and where to shop.

Attractions7 months ago

Your Smoky Mountain Getaway: The Ultimate Guide for Homeschoolers

Attractions7 months ago

Dollywood’s Sweet Summer Nights

Local News7 months ago

Buc-ee’s to Open Sevierville, TN Location at Exit 407

Dollywood8 months ago

Dollywood Announces HeartSong Lodge & Resort

Attractions8 months ago

Ober Gatlinburg Announces Area County Days June 7th-11th

Exclusive8 months ago

Take a Peek Inside J.K. Lanier’s General Store

Events8 months ago

2021 Car Shows in The Smokies

Dining8 months ago

Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa Coffee Bar

Attractions8 months ago

Elkmont Historic District

Attractions9 months ago

Soaky Mountain Waterpark Set to Open May 15

Attractions9 months ago

Where Will Downtown Flavortown Be Located?

Dining9 months ago

Coming Soon: Seasons 101 Restaurant in Downtown Sevierville

Dollywood9 months ago

Eat Your Way Through Dollywood’s Flower and Food Festival

Exclusive9 months ago

Dollywood Questions Answered By YouTubers

Attractions10 months ago

Guy Fieri’s Downtown Flavortown Coming to The Mountain Mile in Fall 2021

Lodging10 months ago

Camp Margaritaville RV Resort & Lodge Opening Soon

Attractions10 months ago

Exclusive: Christ Museum & Gardens Relocation Update

Dining10 months ago

Smoky Mountain Eats: New Restaurants Opening in 2021

Local News10 months ago

Dolly Parton Teams With Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream For Limited Edition Flavor

Dining11 months ago

Cruise On In to Cruze Farm For a Delicious Treat

Lodging11 months ago

Jolenes Cabin Review

Attractions11 months ago

Ober Gatlinburg Annual Shutdown April 26th – May 6th, 2021 & Aerial Tramway Undergoing Major Updates March 22 – May 28th, 2021

Dollywood11 months ago

An Exclusive Look at Dollywood’s 2021 Season Preparations

Attractions12 months ago

Nashville’s The Listing Room Announces Second Location in Pigeon Forge

Local News1 year ago

Ober Gatlinburg President Bruce Anders Passes Away