2011- Football and Rod Runs

Subscribe to A Day in the SmokiesWhether you enjoy seeing thousands of unique cars lined up to show off their stuff, or watching guys knock each other down over and over again, fall is the perfect time to come to the Smokies!

Visit the Vols Website!Football
Whether you are a die-hard Tennessee fan or you are coming here to watch your team take on the Vols, why not stay in the Smokies while you’re here! Knoxville hotels get booked up pretty quick for game weekend, and it would be so much more pleasant to stay in a cabin for the weekend, with everything the Smokies has to offer sitting right outside your front door! Besides going to the game, you could also go for a hike, visit Dollywood or the Ripley’s Aquarium, or go shopping and enjoy our unique array of restaurants!
The games held at UT Knoxville this season are as follows:
September 3- Tennessee vs. Montana
September 10- Tennessee vs. Cincinnati
October 1- Tennessee vs. Buffalo
October 8- Tennessee vs. Georgia
October 15- Tennessee vs. LSU
October 29- Tennessee vs. South Carolina
November 5- Tennessee vs. Middle Tennessee State
November 19- Tennessee vs. Vanderbilt
Look at the complete SEC schedule!

Shades of the PastRod Runs
If you like cars, especially if you are obsessed with cars, you MUST come to these rod runs! If you favor the old cars and don’t care a whit for newer ones, you will enjoy the Shades of the Past Rod Run, being held September 9-10, 2010 at Dollywood Splash Country (in their parking lot)! If you love a variety of cars, don’t miss the Fall Grand Rod Run the next weekend, September 15-19, 2010! Literally THOUSANDS of cars, new and old, shiny and well worn, of every shape and size, make and model will line the streets of Pigeon Forge for miles. Thousands of people will walk up and down the strip in Pigeon Forge looking at all the cars, and for those trying to drive through town, it will take an hour to move a hundred feet because even everyone on the street just wants to look at the cars!! My husband purposely went through Pigeon Forge at least 3 different times the last weekend it was held, even with all the traffic, because he wanted to look at the cars! Don’t miss it! For a small sampling of past years, why not view some You Tube videos!

Spend the night at Golf Vista!While you’re here for the football and the rod run, why not stay in a cabin, chalet, or condo? ERA in the Smokies has beautiful luxury cabins and chalets in Gatlinburg with everything from mountain views, to creekside, hot tubs, whirpools, and game rooms! Or for the rod run, stay in our luxury condo, Golf Vista #131, in Pigeon Forge! It’s just about 3 or 4 blocks from the main Parkway, close enough for you to walk from your condo to where all those beautiful cars will be lined up!

ERA In The SmokiesThis blog is sponsored in part by ERA In The Smokies Realty and Rentals located at 207 Parkway in Gatlinburg, TN. For more information on a Gatlinburg Cabin for your Smoky Mountain Vacation or all the reasons to move to the Smokies, call 1-800-309-0277. ERA In The Smokies is a leader in chalet and Log Cabin Rentals and Real Estate Sales in the Gatlinburg area.


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