Tuesday, May 31, 2016


Smoky Mountain Knifeworks 
is the world's largest knife store and is located in Kodak, TN, the
I-40 entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains. The store is one of the largest sources for pocket knifes, Swiss army knifes, fixed-blade knives, multi-tools, kitchen cutlery, swords, self defense and sporting goods. You can choose from well-known brands like Case, Buck, Victorinox, SOG, Spyderco, Benchmade, Gerber, Columbia Knife & Tool, Cold Steel, Tops and Zero Tolerance.

Smoky Mountain Knifeworks has been in business a long time and they have relationships with their dealers so they can offer prices and selections that can't be beat. And the selection is awesome!!

Knife options include fixed, folding and sets, and there are hundreds in each category to view, handle and buy for your collection. Knife accessories include sharpeners, hones, oil, paste, display cases and more. The sporting goods list is even broader with items for self defense, martial arts and outdoor use, plus firearms and accessories like ammo, magazines, targets, cases and cleaning supplies. Top quality tools include machetes, axes, multi-tools, saws, shears, shovels and spears. And if you are looking for clothing, Smoky Mountain Knifeworks offers hats, jackets, pants, shirts and shorts.

Calling all cooks! Knifeworks has kitchenware and cutlery for the kitchen like knives and accessories for boning, paring, filleting, carving and slicing, plus cleavers, Santoku, utility knives, accessories,  and sets for all occasions. And if you are only in the market for a great gifts, Smoky Mountain Knifeworks has a great selection of books, relics, replicas, signs, toys and videos. This store is an attraction in itself and worth the stop either on your way to the Smokies or on your way home.

For help in planning a Smoky Mountain vacation, check out the Best Read Guide website for coupons, maps, contests and information about shopping, restaurants, attractions, live entertainment shows and more at www.bestreadguidesmokymountains.com/.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016


Fireworks near Pigeon forge TN

     Are you having a party or a celebration and you are looking for something to light-up the occasion? If so look no farther than Fireworks Supermarket for fireworks, firecrackers, sparklers, roman candles, spinners, parachutes, missiles and all kinds of bright, loud and fun crowd pleasers.

Attractions in the Smokies
The folks at Fireworks Supermarket will gladly help you make decisions and even help you plan your fireworks show. They will suggest products and then show you how those fireworks look on the video screen. You could even go on their website and build your show. Then you can "Play Show" and see how your display will go before you buy. Either way, you will get all kinds of helpful tips from the staff at Fireworks Supermarket.

Time Bandit fireworksAt Fireworks Supermarket they say, "Once you light the fuse, the whole world is your audience", and you can make it bigger, brighter and bolder with the fireworks and displays from Fireworks Supermarket. You can pick fireworks from Star Spangled Bangers that send-up red, white and blue shells with six different effects. Or choose from Time Bandit Fireworks from the Bad Boys of the Bering Sea. Choices include Storm Raiders, Ice Crackers, Troubled Waters, Rogue Wave and Time Bandit Torpedoes. And you can buy genuine Duck Dynasty blasters like Blowin' Up the Bayou, Duck Eliminator, Let It Rip Boys and Si's Beaver Blasters.

Duck Dynasty fireworks in TennesseeQuality fireworks, great pricing and exceptional customer service is what you will find at Fireworks Supermarket, located just of of I-40 at Exit 407, the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains. Stop by and experience this booming place for yourself and have fun planning your next event, this time with the added flair and excitement of fireworks! For more Smoky Mountain information, maps and coupons go to the Best Read Guide website at http://bestreadguidesmokymountains.com/ . Also check out the Facebook contest where you can win admission and gift cards to Smoky Mountain businesses, attractions, theaters and more.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016


Smoky Mountain Ziplines Pigeon Forge

If you are looking for an exhilarating  outdoor experience then check-out Smoky Mountain Ziplines in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. They say that no other zipline can deliver so much for so little. "How, you ask?" Well here's their answer.

Kids love zipping in Pigeon Forge TNSize, price, location and accommodation add up to give you more fun and value for your money. First, size. Smoky Mountain Ziplines offers the largest canopy tours course in Pigeon Forge, and you can ride longer for less money than other ziplines. The zipline course is conveniently located just 2 miles form the Pigeon Forge Parkway, close to restaurants, shopping and other Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg attractions.

Ride to adventure near Gatlinburg
After you arrive at the base-camp, check-in and socialize with your group, your guide l 'harness you up', load you up in the 6x6 deuce-and-a-half truck, and take you up the mountain. There you will go through zip school, stating low and slow on the lines until you are comfortable, and you've learned how to steer, hold the zipping positions, and land.

Largest canoy course in Pigeon Forge
Kids can ride tandem or by themselves
You'll maneuver through the largest course in Pigeon Forge. Canopy tours from Smoky Mountain Ziplines let you ride longer for less money than others charge. We are centrally located for your convenience: less than 2 miles from the main parkway in Pigeon Forge. Our large base-camp building accommodates your group for parties and celebrations after the tour. Our amazing staff is totally committed to ensuring your time at Smoky Mountain Ziplines is completely unforgettable.

Experienced zipline guide at this outdoor attractionsBase camp for parties and celebrationsThe accommodations feature a large base-camp building that can handle a large crowd or your church or school group. The base-camp is a great place for celebrations either after the tour or birthdays, anniversaries or family reunions. And the staff at Smoky Mountain Ziplines is committed to make sure you time and experience is totally                                                                     awesome and unforgettable!

Prepare for this amazing outdoor adventure by taking a journey to the Best Read Guide site for information, maps and coupons. Click on www.bestreadguidesmokymountains.com/. And while you are there click on the Facebook link and play the weekly contest to win free admission, gift cards and other great prizes to Smoky Mountain attractions, restaurants, theaters, stores and outlets and more.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016


Big Rock Dude Ranch at Ponderosa

For true Smoky Mountain adventures all you have to do is go to Big Rock Dude Ranch at Ponderosa. There you can choose from a half dozen things to do and see, enjoy a quick snack at Cowboy's Cafe, eat a picnic lunch around the pond and shop in the General Store. The adventures include horseback riding, an ATV trail ride, petting zoo, gem mining, fishing in the pond and exploring history in the Heritage museum.

Kid's love riding horses at Big RockHorseback riding in the SmokiesThe folks at Big Rock promise the best horse ride in the Smokies and work hard to make sure your ride is enjoyable and that you leave with great memories. The trail is 3.5 miles long with great views of the Smoky Mountains and the surrounding area. Their horses are beautiful, well fed and groomed, and selected for each rider for their temperament and disposition. They strive to match the rider with the perfect horse. and if you are a bigger person Big Rock can accommodate you but you must let them know in advance.

ATV Trail Rides in the SmokiesThe 4x4 ATV ride is an hour long and takes you through creeks, gorgeous forests and up the mountain for spectacular views. Helmets, safety gear and driving instructions are provided.
You need to be at least 16-years-old or have a permit to drive. Your guide will lead the ride to ensure your ride is fun, safe and memorable.

Adorable animals at the petting zoo in Pigeon Forge
The petting zoo offers a barnyard full of chickens, rabbits, goats, ponies, llamas, emus, ducks, geese and peacocks! This is fun for all as you wander around and pet the animals. The gem mine is full of Geo's and a typical panning will yield, quartz, crystals, agate, turquoise, jade, pyrite and more. Kid's love the experience and will leave with a bagful of beautiful stones that they discovered and mined themselves.

Gem Mining near Gatlinburg
So you see, you can spend an entire, fun-filled day at Big Rock Dude Ranch at Ponderosa, and you will take home great memories and you could also take home fish stories, bags of semi-precious stones and souvenirs from the Big Rock General Store. Take your own picnic feast or buy your food at Cowboy's Cafe. Either way it will all taste great on the picnic tables around the pond out in the fresh air of the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. For more Smoky Mountain information and coupons go to www.bestreadguidesmokymountains.com/.