It may be hard to believe, but the leaves are budding and the daffodils are in full bloom in the Tennessee Smokies, and this means that Springfest in the Smokies has begun! This is a great time to visit the Smokies; traffic is not as heavy, the weather is pleasant and most of the theaters, attractions, restaurants and accommodations are open and ready for your business.
is known for their car shows and Rod Runs, and the Pigeon Forge Rod Run kicks off the season on April 11-14. There you can see thousands of classic Fords, Chevy's, GMCs and Gold Wing motorcycles. The cars are beautifully restored to their original beauty and many owners are there to sell or swap. There are also sales of other related items like car parts and Rod Run merchandise. Pack your cooler, grab your lawn chairs and plop down
on the Parkway to enjoy the chrome parade.
|The Incomparable Dolly leads her parade|
Other events include Music of the Mountains at three locations in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, April 25-27, 2014, Gatlinburg's Beans and Cornbread Blast on May 8, and the amazing Synchronous Fireflies event in early June. Check with the National Park for details.
|Amazing Synchronous Fireflies|
Lovely weather, trees and flowers in bloom, and unique things to do are all good reasons to visit the Tennessee Smoky Mountains in the Spring.
For more information and coupons for theaters, attractions, dining, shopping and accommodations, please visit the Best Read Guide website at www.bestreadguidesmokymountains.com