Tuesday, September 29, 2015



Are you hungry for the World's Greatest Hamburger? One that you can dress yourself with a buffet of fresh toppings. Or how about plump chicken sandwiches, creamy milk shakes or fresh-baked cookies? But don't take our word that Fuddruckers serves up the world's greatest hamburgers, or even Consumer Reports who ranks them as one of the best tasting burgers, or even the Houston Texans who have made Fuddruckers their official hamburger, try their prime beef burger for yourself when you are in the Great Smoky Mountains.

Fuddruckers has an obsession with quality, especially with the meat. Fresh, never frozen, 100% USDA All-American premium-cut beef. You can choose from 1/3, 1/2 or 2/3 lb. patties that they will grill to your specifics.

At Fuddruckers your burger combinations are only limited by your imagination. The Build Your Own bar is stocked with tomatoes, onions, salsa, lettuce, peppers, pickles, cheese, pico de gallo, mustard, mayo, ketchup, Heinz 57 and BBQ sauces, all ready for you to pile 'em high and create your own fantastic mouth-terpiece. And you don't put the world's greatest hamburger on the world's second greatest bun. Oh no! These buns are cooked in-house along with cookies, brownies and crispy treats, and that's why Fuddruckers smells like a bakery, because it is!

At Fuddruckers there is more on the menu than Traditional Hamburgers. There are Specialty Burgers, Chicken Sandwiches, the Exotic Burgers which is Buffalo, Salads, Turkey and Veggie Burgers, Tilapia Fish Sandwiches and Ribeye Steak Sandwiches, plus Kids options. Add fries, onion rings or other sides and top off your meal with a rich and creamy shake, hand-blended to order.

Fuddruckers is out to make the world happy one great hamburger at a time. Delicious food with some assembly required. However there is no assembly required to win Fuddruckers food and merchandise on the Best Read Guide Facebook Contest. Go to www.facebook.com/BRGSmokyMountains and "Like" the contest photo. Share and Comment if you want and check back to see if you have won. For more great restaurants plus shopping, attractions, shows, outdoor attractions and lodging coupons, maps and information for Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains, go to www.bestreadguidesmokymountains.com/. Come to the mountains and eat, shop and play well.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015



If you are looking for great Family Fun and entertainment visit FunStop Family Action Park on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. At FunStop you can be a kid again riding all the rides and playing all of the fun and exciting games offered at FunStop. There are Thrill Rides, four Go-kart Raceways, the BigTop Arcade and Family Rides.
Family fun in Pigeon Forge

Family time is big in the Great Smoky Mountains and FunStop is a great location for you and your family to enjoy time together. There are nine Family Rides that are great activities for Moms, Dads and kids to do together. You can start off on the Carousel, ride the Ferris Wheel, then grab a burlap sack and slide down the Sun Slide. The kids will enjoy flying on The Squadron Ride, The Samba Ride and jumping on the Bungee Trampoline. Then together you can ride the Jumpin' Star, the Space Sleds and finish up flying the dragon on the Dragon Wagon.

Go-kart racing in Pigeon ForgeGo-kart racing in the SmokiesFor fun and exciting Go-kart action get behind the wheel and take on the legendary Elevated Track, then ramp-up the speed and sliding fun on the Slick Track or go full tilt boogie on the indoor Pro Track. And you can let the kids take the wheel on the Junior Track.
Bungee jump rideThrill rides near GatlinburgIf it is flat-out thrills you are looking for then soar 120 feet into the air on the Sling Shot, hit speeds of 60 miles per hour on the SkyScraper, or traverse 700 feet across the FunStop Park on the Soaring Eagle Zipline.

Redemption Arcade in Pigeon Forge
There is still plenty of fun in the BigTop Arcade, the Circus-themed indoor arcade, where you will compete, have fun and win prizes, and on one of two beautiful 18-hole Fantasy Mini-golf courses, where dragons, nights, castles, sea monsters and waterfalls will enchant and entertain you while you play.

FunStop runs daily and group specials and offers free parking in the heart of Pigeon Forge. You can win two tickets to the Family Action Park by simply entering the Best Read Guide Facebook Contest. Click on www.facebook.com/BRGSmokyMountains and "Like" the Contest Photo. If you want you can Comment and Share the photo.

Family Carousel in the Great Smoky Mountains

To get your family ready for your trip to Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg or the other great cities in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, click on www.bestreadguidesmokymountains.com/ and get coupons and information for shopping, dining, theaters, outdoor attractions and more great attractions like FunStop Family Action Park.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015


Attractions Pigeon Forge

     For those of you interested in flying, breaking the bonds of gravity, and doing so in a safe and fun environment, then you need to visit Flyaway Indoor Skydiving on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge, TN. Flyaway has been taking people to the air for over 20 years and now it is YOUR turn to fulfill that dream of flight.
Indoor skydiving near Gatlinburg

     Indoor skydiving is really easy at Flyaway. Once you have signed up you watch a short instructional film which gives you flight and safety instructions. Then you suit-up into the special flight suit and safety equipment, and you proceed to the tower. The tower is a 3 story shaft with a giant fan at the base under a heavy-duty safety screen. Your instructor gives you some last minute advice and helps you into position. Then you basically dive into the column of air in a spread-eagle position and let the air do the rest.

Learn to fly in the SmokiesSmoky Mountain Coupons
     Simply going up and down on the column of air is exciting as you are flying! But after a few minutes of adjustment you begin to experiment with different arm and leg positions and you can actually control your flight! UP and down, left and right, around and around you travel in the airdrome as you experience the wonders of flight. With even more experience you can do a few tricks to make the experience even more stimulating.
Family fun in Pigeon Forge
Kids learn to flyTo win tickets to Flyaway Indoor Skydiving simply go the following link,
 www.facebook.com/BRGSmokyMountains and enter the Best Read Guide Facebook Contest. All you do is "Like" the Contest picture, and of course you can Share or Comment to your friends and family.

     Then, as you are preparing for your next trip to The Smokies, go to www.bestreadguidesmokymountains.com/ to find coupons, area information and events, and info and coupons for other attractions, live shows, restaurants, places to shop, lodging and outdoor attractions.

     Fly on over to The Great Smoky Mountains and visit all of the fun attractions and things to do, like Flyaway Indoor Skydiving, in the vacation cities of Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015


Wonders of Magic Pigeon Forge

Terry Evanswood, magicianYou will find Terry Evanswood's Wonders of Magic Show at WonderWorks in Pigeon Forge. Terry promises a fun show for the entire family filled with magical moments, amazing illusions, and plenty of "how did he do that" moments. Terry has been perfecting his craft for years and is one of the longest running performers in the Smoky Mountains.

Wonders of Magic is a magical journey with music, dancing, comedy and Houdini style escapes. Terry has three assistants that help him perform by setting the stage with the props, Terry's wardrobe, and in assisting him with the illusions, sometimes even becoming part of the illusion by magically appearing or disappearing.

Attractions near GatlinburgMagic and Illusions in the SmokiesThings to see in Pigeon Forge

Award wining magician in the Smokies
Terry is an internationally renowned artist who is a lifetime member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, and has won the coveted Merlin Award from the International Magicians Society. The Merlin is the magician's equivalent to the 'Oscar'.

You can win tickets to see Terry Evanswood's Wonders of Magic Show at WonderWorks by entering the Best Read Guide Facebook Contest.  Go to www.facebook.com/BRGSmokyMountains and "Like" the Contest picture. You can Comment and share if you like, and check back to see if you won.

To prepare for your trip to the Smokies go to www.bestreadguidesmokymountains.com/. There you will find coupons, maps and information on other shows, attractions, dining, shopping, outdoor activities and lodging. Everything you will need to make your trip to Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville a magical one.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015


Theater in Pigeon Forge

      The Smith Family Show has a long history entertaining visitors in the Great Smoky Mountains for decades. Now C. B. (Charlie Bob) and Jill Linn Smith are carrying on the tradition of great family entertainment in the Smith Family Show at the Grand Majestic Theater in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

Live music show in the Smokies     C.B. played for years with his father and uncle in the Southern Nights show, and now he headlines as the lead singer, comedian and star impersonator. C.B. has been chosen the "Entertainer of the Year" and he has been called "The Man of a 1,000 Voices" for his fun impersonations of famous stars, including Kermit the Frog!

Family Fun and entertainment near Gatlinburg     Jill Linn Smith does the female lead vocals and joins with C.B. for duets and harmony. They are backed-up by a talented band who plays country, gospel, bluegrass, oldies and rock-n-roll. The show has been voted "Best Show" seven times since 2004 and has satisfied guest returning year after year. Here's some comments from guests:  "The show was very enjoyable. The impersonations were right on. Lot's of fun."..."The show was very entertaining, even my teen aged son was happy."

     Win tickets to the Smith Family Show by entering the Best Read Guide Facebook Contest at
https://www.facebook.com/BRGSmokyMountains. Simply "Like" the Contest Photo and Share and Comment on the photo if you want. Check back to the Facebook site to see if you won!

     If you are coming to the the Great Smoky Mountains you need to be prepared - prepared for a good time! To do this go to www.bestreadguidesmokymountains.com/ for information, coupons and maps for attractions, dining, outdoor activities, shopping, shows and lodging. The Smokies is a great place to vacation and a wonderful place for live music and entertainment like what you will find at the Smith Family Show.