At the Top & Above the Rest, at Winfield Heights!

WH_AT_ARComing to Gatlinburg for some holiday shopping and don’t want to be to far from the strip? Winfield Heights is a unique destination spot, which is located less than a mile from Parkway. These three duplex cabins offer a convenient location with accommodations and amenities in mind! Their distinct setting, graciously gives the guest a marvelous view of the lively Gatlinburg area and its surrounding mountains. For that reason, they are continually admired from those who have ridden the Ober tram.

Each cabin provides its guest with:W_H

  • A fireplace
  • Jacuzzi
  • A hot tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • A gameroom with pool table & air hockey
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Washer/dryer
  • Along with 3 levels of decks

While staying in this comfortable setting, one can fulfill their holiday shopping, as they check out all the unique places there are here. The Village is a quaint little plaza with an old world setting. It has a unique collection of boutiques, eateries and galleries.

Arrowcraft, is one of the Southern Highland Craft Guild Shops and is the oldest gift shop in Gatlinburg. This historic shop sells the best crafts from a nine-state region – weaving, basketry, pottery, woodcarving, glass, and toys – ensuring that these skills passed from hand to hand for generations will be preserved for the future.

The Marketplace is a cute little place, with shops that provide an eclectic mix of brand name, specialty and artisan stores. Experience fine architecture, authentic gas lit walkways and mingle in the local culture.

Baskins Square Mall has the Mountain Woodcarvers Shop, the Little Sparrow Gallery, the Scents of Gatlinburg, The Lollipop Guild, God’s World, and Doc’s Magic Shop.

One can always take the trolley and set out for The Arts & Crafts Community.     The 8 Mile historical loop is a place to find; gorgeous quilts, old-fashioned straw brooms, exquisitely woven baskets, hand-dipped scented candles, ceramic pitchers, pottery, dulcimers, stuffed bears and leather vests. The handmade jewelry is unlike anything you’ll find in a mall back home. If there is something quite particular that you need click here downloadable PDF for an extended listing of the retail locations off the Parkway.

sunset_viewtramsmSo, if you were one of those on the tram wondering…how do I get that cabin? Now you know ERA In The Smokies has them and we invite you to stay, with our spectacular winter rates! See http://erainthesmokies.com/deals.html

This blog is sponsored by ERA In The Smokies Realty and Rentals located at 207 Parkway in Gatlinburg. For more information on a Gatlinburg Cabin for your Smoky Mountain Vacation or all the reasons to move to the Smokies, call 865-430-3366. 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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Don’t miss the Civil War Reenactment in Pigeon Forge!

The hills surrounding Pigeon Forge will rumble with the concussion of artillery fire Saturday, August, 25 and Sunday, August, 26   when Civil War re-enactors will fire a canon from the era for “Thunder in the Forge” at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center located at 4010 Parkway in Pigeon Forge.

America’s most famous Confederate, H.K. Edgarton, poses with Mary Todd Lincoln at the 2011 Relics Show.

The two-day event is an opportunity for Civil War enthusiasts to meet re-enactors, visit a Civil war camp site and experience living history at an encampment. Visitors can meet members of Our Reflections of Yesterday who will portray persona from the era including Confederate General Robert E. Lee, Abraham Lincoln, General Stonewall Jackson and many others.

  Thousands of relics from theCivil War era will be on display for purchase including guns, knives, bullets, and other artifacts. Collectors are encouraged to bring any historical artifacts they may have to sell or trade.

  Noted author Col. Tom McKenny, author of “Jack Hinson: One Man War, Civil War Sniper” will be on hand to sell and sign copies of his book.   

    McKenny’s book is the true account of a Knoxville famer whose sons were murdered by invading Union soldiers despite the fact the two young men were civilians and not involved in the conflict. Hinson sought retribution with a one man campaign to exact revenge on the men who killed his sons. He began a series of well executed and expertly coordinated sniper attacks on the Union forces killing several.

    McKenny will tell the story. Hinson’s guns, which are the property of Judge Ben McFarlin, will be on display.

This Confederate battle flag was on display at the 2011 Relics show and valued at $300,000.

The artillery exhibition will be presented by the 63rd Tennessee Infantry.

   The event begins Saturday morning at 9 a.m. and continues until 5 p.m. Doors will reopen at 9 a.m. Sunday morning and the show ends at 3 p.m.

   Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under who are accompanied by an adult.

   For further information contact Lynn Hammond at southerncross1861 @gmail.com.