Monday, April 27, 2015


Parrot Mountain and Garden, Pigeon Forge, TN

Parrot Mountain and Garden is a beautiful Eco tourist bird park located near the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee in Pigeon Forge.

Blue Parrots and other exotic birdsThousands of gorgeous flowers and plantsYou can stroll down paved pathways and see tens of thousands of plants and flowers, and thousands of tropical birds like Toucans, Parrots and Canaries, all living in lush, flowering, tropical gardens.

Scarlett parrots near GatlinburgLove Birds in Pigeon ForgeThis is an experience that is a treat for bird watchers, and a treat for anyone who enjoys beautiful birds, gorgeous flowers, lush, tropical plants, green foliage, and the beauty of a day on a hilltop in the Tennessee Smokies.

The Parrots are housed outside in beautiful English-style cottages so they can enjoy the sun, air and other elements, and you can see the birds in their natural habitat. Listen to them singing, talking, dancing and putting on a show for you. Or, go to the Bird Garden where you can feed and hold the beautifully colored Toucans, Horn bills and Magpies. There is even a walk-in aviary where you can see tropical birds flight and feed nectar to Australian Lorikeets.
Secret Garden, Gift Shop, Covered Cages, DeliToucans, Horn bills, MagpiesExotic bluebirds

White ParrotBaby macaws Other features of Parrot Mountain include the bird nursery, where you can watch the various stages of the birthing process, and even buy a young bird to take home with you.

Spend time in the Gift Shop and take home a bird, flower or garden keepsake for your home or garden. And you can enjoy lunch or a snack for the deli, located at the English style cottage.

Win FREE tickets to Parrot Mountain by entering the Best Read Guide Facebook contest at Simply "Like" the Parrot Mountain photo to enter. And to round-out your trip to the Smokies check out the attractions, outdoor activities, theaters, shopping and dining options at There you will find Smoky Mountain information, maps and coupons, and even carry this information on your mobile phone. Enjoy your trip to Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville and Parrot Mountain and Garden.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015


Live Rock 'N' Roll Theater, Pigeon Forge, TN

The Live Rock N' Roll Theater in Pigeon Forge, TN, offers rocking, musical entertainment with SIX fabulous shows!

See the History of Rock n' Roll in the SmokiesRock Around the Clock near Gatlinburg"Rock Around The Clock" takes a musical journey back to the beginning of rock 'n' roll with Do wop, the Jitterbug and hound dogs.

"The History of Rock 'N' Roll" is the story of rock in  the 50's through the 80's, told concert style with plenty of good rockin' music and showmanship.

Hair bands, hard rock, the Eighties"Remembering the 80's" takes you back into the era of big hair and the music of rock, R&B and hard rock.

You can relive the time when 'cool' was king with songs from Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr. and the Vegas scene in "Remembering the Rat Pack".

For comedy there was none finer than Red Skelton. Now you can laugh again to those those comedic moments as Brian Hoffman presents "A Tribute to Red Skelton".

And for a limited time, Beatles fans can see the Fab Four once again in "Britishmania" with one of the premier Beatles tribute bands.

Enjoy one show or all six and win tickets and more to the Live Rock N ' Roll Theater when you enter the Best Read Guide Facebook contest at Just "Like" the photo and you are entered.

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015


Captain Jim's Seafood Buffet

If you are looking to haul in a great seafood catch in Pigeon Forge, look no farther than Captain Jim's Seafood Buffet.

All you can eat CrablegsCaptain Jim's is open 7 days a week from April through October and weekends November through March.Their Seafood Buffet offers "All You Can Eat", including CRABLEGS!

Appetizers like New England Clam Chowder, Hearty Gumbo and Crab Salad. Entrees include Crab Cakes, Butterfly Shrimp, Snow Crab Legs, Raw Oysters and Peel-and-Eat Shrimp.

Shrimp-Butterfly, Peel-n-Eat, Calabash
And there are more choices like Fried Catfish, Frog Legs, Baked Mahi, Crab Stuffed Flounder, Mussels, Baked Chicken and BBQ Pork Ribs. Plus they serve-up an ocean full of tempting and tasty sides, and a selection of delicious desserts to sweeten the deal. In addition to colas and teas, Captain Jim's offers cold domestic and import beers, and mixed drinks to go along with your meal.

Captain Jim's is conveniently located on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge between Lights #8 and 10. Just look for the fishing trawler located out front.

Dining in Pigeon Forge
You can win gift cards to eat at Captain Jim's by entering the Best Read Guide Facebook Contest between April 14th and 20th. Go to and "Like" the Captain Jim post to enter.

For more information on things to see and do in Pigeon Forge and the Tennessee Smokies go to the Best Read Guide website at

Monday, April 6, 2015


The Smoky Mountain Deer Farm in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, is the perfect place to pet, hug, rub, stroke, feed and kiss barnyard and domesticated animals.

The Petting Zoo is great for kidsThis is a special kind of petting zoo that will be fun for kids and older kids as you walk among, and even feed, the beautiful and well-cared for animals at the Deer Farm. There are Rocky Mountain Elk, baby goats, a camel, zebra, emu, kangaroo and pot-bellied pigs! Pet a horse, from a small AMHA registered mini-horse, to a large-but gentle-draft horse, and do the same with a reindeer, mini-monkeys, and the exotic Watusi cattle.

Families love to feed the animals.You will enjoy walking around the well-kept grounds of the Petting Zoo and you won't be able to keep you hands off of the well-roomed and healthy and loving animals, and the full-time zookeeper staff will be glad to answer any questions. All animals get regular veterinary inspections and the Zoo is USDA and AAA approved, and hand-washing facilites are available for you and your family.

See exotic animals like Emus at the Petting Zoo.Elk calves and fawns are born from late May through July so there will be plenty of newborns available for all to enjoy. And in August and September, the antlers grow-out on the adult deer and elk, which is quite a site to see.

Win tickets to Smoky Mountain Deer Farm by going to the Best Read Guide Facebook page at and get Smoky Mountain coupons and attraction, dining, shopping and lodging information at