Top 4 Things You Need to Know About Attending the Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage

Wildflowers in the Smokies

One of the highlights of the spring season in the Smoky Mountains is the Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage, a celebration of the region’s rich natural and cultural resources. This annual event features professionally guided walks, exhibits and other learning opportunities to find out more about trees and shrubs, medicinal plants, mammals, insects and of course, wildflowers!

3 Fun Activities to Experience While Visiting Anakeesta in Gatlinburg


Anakeesta has quickly become one of the top destinations in the Smoky Mountains for family fun! This Gatlinburg theme park provides a unique opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors with spectacular views, a whimsical village and plenty of activities for guests of all ages! If you are a thrill seeker, you will be happy to

Top 4 Romantic Things to Do in Gatlinburg with Your Sweetheart

When it comes to romantic destinations, you can’t find a better place to visit than Gatlinburg TN! Once you are surrounded by the beauty of the Smoky Mountains, you can easily see why so many couples choose to spend their time together here. Whether you are celebrating Valentine’s Day, an anniversary or other special occasion,

5 of the Best Family-Friendly Activities in Gatlinburg

gatlinburg overlook

When you’re looking for family friendly activities in Gatlinburg, you’ll be surrounded by plenty of awesome things to do everywhere you turn. The downtown area is packed with exciting attractions, great shopping, and award-winning restaurants! When you stay with us at Black Bear Inn & Suites, you’ll be just a short walk or drive away

5 Reasons You’ll Love Swimming at Our Hotel in Gatlinburg in the Winter

The beautiful swimming pool at Black Bear Inn in Gatlinburg.

When you’re looking for a hotel in Gatlinburg to meet your needs this winter, you may not be thinking of going swimming. But you will be when you find out that we give our guests a fun opportunity at our enclosed heated pool! We’ll show you the best reasons you’ll love taking advantage of this