Savor Spring in Gatlinburg

Are you visiting White Oak Lodge & Resort this spring? Lucky you!

The Visit Gatlinburg blog shares some of the many perks of seeing the Smoky Mountains in the spring, and some great ways to do it.

When the weather warms up, the mountains turn green and the wildflowers bloom, Gatlinburg celebrates spring in grand style. Whether it’s a street festival with live entertainment, arts and crafts workshops or adventures in the great outdoors, you are sure to catch spring fever during Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Spring. –Gatlinburg.com

Here are just a few ways to make the most of your spring pilgrimage to White Oak Lodge & Resort.

April 8-10
Hands on Gatlinburg
Create your own piece of artwork at one of the top-rated arts and crafts events in Gatlinburg this spring. No experience necessary!

April 8-9
Gatlinburg Wine Tour and Smoky Mountain Wine Fest
Sanctioned by the Tennessee Wineries Association, the weekend includes a private tour of three Gatlinburg wineries on Friday night and the Smoky Mountain Wine Fest on Saturday, where 16 wineries from across Tennessee will provide samples of their labels along with small dish fair from the best restaurants in the Smoky Mountains. 

April 19-23
66th Annual Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage
Experience the splendor of spring in the Smokies during the five-day event offering 110 different professionally guided programs.

April 18-24
Earth Week Celebration
When the mountains “go green” so does Gatlinburg – in a big way! Earth week is dedicated to caring for the earth with events designed to share easy green practices and opportunities to make a difference. 

May 12
Gatlinburg Beans ‘n Cornbread Festival presented by Bush Brothers & Company
Celebrate Appalachian food and culture at the Gatlinburg Beans ‘n Cornbread Festival presented by Bush Brothers & Company. The cookoff would not be complete without foot stompin’ mountain music, antique engines and lots of beans and cornbread for tasting! 

In addition to these events, there are always the simple pleasures of taking a hike, exploring downtown or just relaxing on your White Oak Lodge & Resort deck or patio to the sweet sounds of nature.

Have you been to Gatlinburg in the spring? What would you recommend for making the most of a spring visit?

Read the source article at Visit Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Victoria Hoffman

A native of New Jersey, Victoria isn't entirely sure how she ended up in Kansas City, but has enjoyed writing, editing, creating, communicating and marketing for high-profile accounts throughout the city ever since. In her spare time, Victoria is an actress (and active) with local community and city theatre.