From April 20-23, Gatlinburg – Pigeon Forge area visitors can view artistic works at the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts show, featuring the talented craftsmanship of local artists. The event began in 1937, and it has grown over the years, providing the Gatlinburg area with beautiful art pieces, including quilts, detailed ceramics, silver, photography, watercolor and oil paintings, candles and baskets. Visitors will be astounded at the sheer variety of the artistry in the area, and they’ll be able to make a full vacation out of the event from its start to the finish. You and your family can make Gatlinburg – Pigeon Forge hotel reservations in the Gatlinburg – Pigeon Forge area as well.
You can learn about other artistic antiques with admission to Titanic – World’s Largest Museum Attraction within the Pigeon Forge area. This museum takes you on an adventure as a passenger aboard the historic ship, providing you with a walk-through of replicated rooms and staircases along the way. The museum is about half the scale of the real ship, so you’re sure to receive the full experience as a Titanic passenger. Send out emergency signals in the communication room, admire artifacts from the real ship and touch the cold surface of a simulated iceberg.
The Biltmore Estate Asheville, NC is another great venue to visit while you’re spending time in the Smoky Mountains region. Tour this beautiful home built with a French Renaissance style and learn about all of the features that have been added to the home since its construction was finished in 1895. The home has 250 rooms and takes up 175,000 square feet, so you’ll have plenty of space to cover during your two hour tour. Explore a few of the mansion’s highlights, including 65 fireplaces, a beautifully adorned banquet hall ceiling and a library with more than 10,000 books!