The Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine Distillery–Drinkin’ Across Tennessee, Part 3

Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine Distillery

A trip to the Gatlinburg’s Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery–the first legal moonshine distillery in Tennessee! Not as nice or elaborate as our previous tours of Jack Daniels and Maker’s Mark, but if you’re in the Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge area or Great Smoky Mountains National Park, it is worth stopping by and reading about the cultural and historical importance of moonshine to the region and getting a few free tastes while you’re there! [Read more…]

Eating in Wears Valley, Tennessee — Or trying to, at least!

"Smokin' Pig BBQ" at the Wears Valley Farm.  Best restaurant in town?  As far as we know...

Wears Valley, Tennessee is a beautiful place to stay if you want to visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, but other than a road-side stand called the “Smokin’ Pig BBQ”, the eating options in town are few and far between. [Read more…]