Christmas Shopping in the Smokies

Unique Boutique Shopping Christmas IS coming and the goose IS getting fat, but we suspect your Christmas list is NOT getting any shorter.  Carr’s Cottage’s has an early present just for you!  The low-down on a well-kept secret that not only helps you get a jump on the stampede of gift buying, but also reduces [...]

2013 Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg

Bavarian Festival in the Smokies If your idea of entertainment is hoisting high an authentic German “cold one” while watching grown men wearing lederhosen sing and dance, you’re in luck!  After booking your Gatlinburg lodging with Carr’s Cottages, head on over to Ober Gatlinburg anytime between now and November 3 to join in their Annual [...]

Pigeon Forge Crafts – Annual Rotary Club Craft Fair

October Crafts Fair at Patriot Park The Smoky Mountains October calendar is stuffed full of fun and interesting things to do and our guests are making great use of creekside fire pits and picnic tables during these crisp, cool fall nights.  Something we always look forward to this month is the opportunity for homespun tradition [...]

2013 Halloween Food and Fun in Gatlinburg

Annual Halloween Carnival and Recipes Bring your kids’ Halloween costumes to party in Gatlinburg!  And bring your own for that matter as Gatlinburg continues to celebrate the holiday with all day fun and Trick or Treat throughout downtown. When you plan to spend Halloween at Carr’s, you’ll find yourself just a couple of blocks from [...]

2013 Dollywood BBQ and Bluegrass Music Festival in Pigeon Forge TN

Stay at Carr’s Cottages and Play at Dollywood We hope you’ve brought your wet-naps, cause you are going to need them if you are anywhere near Pigeon Forge TN May 25-June 9, 2013, ‘cause that is when Dollywood is putting on their annual BBQ and Bluegrass Festival! Oh, my gosh, just the thought of trying [...]

Guided Hikes and Tours of Gatlinburg Tennessee

Smoky Mountains “It’s a SPRING Thing”  Gatlinburg is really pulling out the stops this April with new events and the much anticipated Smoky Mountain Wine Festival.  We hope you’ll plan a family vacation or weekend getaway with us so that you can explore the National Park and downtown Gatlinburg as you might not have before! [...]

Tennessee Wine Festival in Gatlinburg

Enjoy Tennessee Wineries in Downtown Gatlinburg We are really excited to share the news about the newest festival to come to Gatlinburg TN.  It’s the Smoky Mountain Wine Festival and it’s being held on April 27 from 1-6 p.m. at the Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies Plaza. In addition to seminar sessions that include wine [...]

What To Do in Gatlinburg March 2013

Things to in Gatlinburg Tennessee This March If you’d like to plan a little Smoky Mountain getaway, this March is as good a time as any.  And Carr’s Cottages is making the decision easy with $44 creekside motel rooms or an additional free night stay with the purchase of 2 in our cabins, cottages and [...]

Pigeon Forge TN Celebrates 2013 A Mountain Quiltfest

A Timeless Expression of Tradition Star, Log Cabin, Pinwheel, Texas Star, Block…. What do all these terms have in common?  Those who quilt know.  And those who quilt or would like to learn more about quilt making will be coming to the 19th Annual A Mountain Quiltfest in Pigeon Forge TN March 12-16, 2013. This [...]

Winter Carnival of Magic in Pigeon Forge

39th Winter Carnival of Magic Magic feats, sleight of hand and unbelievable illusions make their way to Pigeon Forge and you’re invited! Each year, the Knoxville Ring of the International Brotherhood of Magicians hosts their annual convention right here in Pigeon Forge at the popular Country Tonite Theatre.  Though the general public isn’t privy to dealers, lectures [...]