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This is our mission: Love. Nurture. Send. Each member of the Evergreen family, rooted and grounded in the love of God in Jesus Christ, will seek to love and welcome all whom God brings our way; nurture them in the truths of the Gospel, practical wisdom, and use of their gifts; and send them out to love their families, neighborhoods, and communities, joining what God is already doing in bringing redemption and restoration to the Sevier County area and beyond. Love. Nurture. Send.
 
Thanks for stopping by the GoSmoky.com radio show! I'm Raymond Owens. My wife and I have visited the Smoky Mountains dozens of times, and we invite you to join us as we discuss the Smoky Mountains, and everything happening in the area. We also have tips and reviews of what to do and where to go. Call in or just listen.
 
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“Melissa’s Darkness Follows Me” and 9 More Scary True Paranormal Horror Stories! #WeirdDarkness IN THIS EPISODE: A woman begins receiving strange text messages shortly after her husband dies. Could they be from him? (“My Husband Wanted Me To Find Love Again From The Other Side”) *** The Coast Guard sees something completely unexpected when on t ...…
 
This is a warts-and-all episode. People have been asking us just to release the 2016 Trail Days interviews as-is…so here’s part one of six (or maybe seven?) Every year we set up in front of MoJoe’s Trailside Café we seem to interview at least one non-American. 2016 was no exception: Samsquatch is from the U.K. His girlfriend, Jade, didn’t want ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play Once you visit the Smoky Mountains, you’re going to want to keep coming back. It will be love at first sight when you arrive! If it’s your first time visiting the area, there are some incredible attractions you have to go to before you leave. To make sure […]The post Top 10 Things to Do in Pigeon Forge and Ga ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play If you’re looking for some laughs during your next vacation in the Smoky Mountains, you can’t beat the Gatlinburg Improv Fest! Returning to Gatlinburg, TN this February, this annual festival brings some of the best improv comedy troupes in the Southeast to the Smokies for two days of […]The post Gatlinburg Im ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play When planning your trip to the Smoky Mountains, one of the most important things is deciding on a place to stay. There are so many incredible places to choose from, like cabins, chalets, bed & breakfasts, campgrounds and more! When you’re visiting with your family, you can never […]The post 4 Reasons to Stay ...…
 
Business Playmakers is excited to introduce you to Mr. Wayne Foster of Wayne Foster Enterprises. Mr. Foster is the founder of American Patriot Getaways, which is a property management company that manages over 400 vacation properties in the Gatlinburg Tennessee area. In this episode of Business Playmakers you will hear Wayne explain how he got ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play Locking your car door is always a good precaution because you never know who might want to get into your vehicle. A few weeks ago in Gatlinburg, an East Tennessee couple learned this lesson all too well when a black bear cub let himself into their car! The […]The post Baby Bear Breaks into Car in Gatlinburg [ ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play The Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community is unlike anywhere else in the world! This 8-mile loop located off of the East Parkway is considered America’s largest ground of independent artisans. Visitors to the Arts and Crafts Loop will find about one hundred studios, galleries, and shops that are […]The post 5 ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play There is something so peaceful about the sight of the Smoky Mountains when they’re glistening with snow. You can make snow angels with your children, build snowmen outside your cabin, go snowboarding – there are so many exciting snow activities! There’s always a chance of catching a glimpse […]The post The Be ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play We’re pleased to report that two of our favorite Smoky Mountain cities are getting some positive press! The popular travel website Tripping.com has released its guide to the “8 Best Weekend Getaways in Tennessee,” and the Smokies are well represented on the list. Both Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge […]The post G ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains are home to some of the most popular attractions in the nation! Dollywood, Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, and the area’s spectacular dinner theaters attract millions of annual visitors to Gatlinburg and the surrounding cities. While we absolutely love these famous destinations, ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play Gatlinburg, Tennessee boasts one of the best locations in the United States! Resting at the doorstep of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, our charming city is just a day’s drive from 60% of the nation’s population. If you live too far away to drive, however, flying to […]The post Flying to the Smokies: ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play Three…two…one…Happy New Year! As 2017 comes to a close, end the year on a good note when you celebrate New Year’s Eve in the Smoky Mountains. From fireworks to incredible live entertainment, you’ll ring in the new year in style. Visit My Smokies put together some of the […]The post The Best Places to Spend Ne ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play 2018 will be here before you know it, and there is no better place to ring in the new year than Gatlinburg, TN! Our Smoky Mountain city will host its annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop and Fireworks show at the Gatlinburg Space Needle. This hugely popular event […]The post Gatlinburg New Year’s Eve Celebration R ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play The gearhead in your family will love visiting Gatlinburg, Tennessee! The Smoky Mountain area is home to three incredible museums dedicated to exceptional automobiles. These excellent attractions are sure to delight car lovers, but they are also fun for vacationers who don’t know a lug nut from a […]The post ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play While it may not be quite as famous as Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge, the nearby city of Sevierville, Tennessee is absolutely worth a visit! Located just a short drive from the Great Smoky Mountains, Sevierville is overflowing with fun things to see and do. To help you make […]The post 7 Can’t-Miss Attractions i ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play When you’re planning a vacation in the Smokies you’ll want everyone to have a good time and that includes the little ones. There are a lot of activities in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg that the whole family can do. Most attractions allow children 3 and under to get […]The post Top 7 Things to Do with Toddlers ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play From warm summer temperatures, to chill fall mornings, weather in Gatlinburg is always beautiful. You might be planning a warm, sunny to explore the sights and go for a swim, or maybe you want to vacation in the colder months and go on a winter hike through the […]The post All You Need to Know About Gatlinbur ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play As any parent can tell you, finding a family vacation destination with plenty of kid friendly activities is an absolute must. Fortunately, BuzzFeed is here to help! The popular website recently released its list of “10 Great Places to Travel with Kids”, and we’re excited to announce that […]The post BuzzFeed ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play With its majestic mountain scenery and East Tennessee charm, it’s easy to see why the city of Gatlinburg is a hugely popular destination for romantic escapes. Millions of couples come to Gatlinburg each year to celebrate weddings, honeymoons, anniversaries, and other special occasions. Of course, no couple’s ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play Many people call the holiday season “the most wonderful time of the year”, and we’re inclined to agree with them! During the month of December, the city of Gatlinburg, Tennessee is transformed into a winter wonderland complete with festive decorations, special events, and (fingers crossed) snow-capped mountai ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play If your kids are hoping to see Santa Claus this Christmas season, you won’t have to travel to the North Pole to snag a meet and greet with St. Nick! This December, the big man himself will be in downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee to pose for photos with guests […]The post A New Holiday Tradition: See Santa in Gat ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play If you think that your neighbors go all out with their Christmas lights, wait until you visit Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains! As part of the annual Winterfest celebration, the cities of Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville are decked out with millions of stunning LED light displays. Visitors come from […]Th ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play It’s time to add a few more items to your Smoky Mountain bucket list! A number of incredible new businesses have opened in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, TN this year, and you definitely don’t want to miss any of them during your next vacation. To help you keep […]The post 7 New Attractions in Gatlinburg and Pi ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play Souvenir shopping is an essential part of any vacation! Long after your visit to the Smoky Mountains is over, you can look back at a special keepsake from Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge and enjoy a flood of happy memories from your getaway. Of course, your friends and family […]The post Where to Buy Gatlinburg So ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play Each year, over 11 million people visit Gatlinburg, Tennessee to enjoy everything our Smoky Mountain city has to offer. Featuring a bustling downtown and proximity to America’s most popular national park, Gatlinburg is truly unlike anywhere else in the world. To help you make the most of your […]The post Top ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play Have you ever visited Ober Gatlinburg in the winter? Ober Gatlinburg snow tubing is one of the most popular winter activities for locals and visitors in Gatlinburg, and you definitely don’t want to miss out on it! During your 90 minute session time, you can experience all of […]The post All the Info You Need ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play Calling all snowbirds! Our beloved Gatlinburg ski resort has recently announced an opening day for this year’s winter season. That’s right! In just a few weeks, Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort will once again be open for visitors to enjoy another thrilling year of snow tubing and skiing in […]The post Ober Gatlinb ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play It doesn’t cost much money to have fun when you visit Gatlinburg, TN! In a previous article, we told you all about the awesome free things to do in Gatlinburg. Now, we wanted to follow up with a guide to some of the best budget-friendly attractions in the […]The post 8 Cheap Things to Do in Gatlinburg and the ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play The Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community is a can’t-miss destination for any vacation in Gatlinburg, TN. Located off of the East Parkway, this 8-mile loop is home to the largest group of independent artisans in North America. Visitors to the community will find studios, shops, and galleries […]The post 6 Ama ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play Here at Visit My Smokies, we typically recommend spending (at least) a week vacationing in Gatlinburg, TN. Sometimes, however, your schedule only leaves you with one day in Gatlinburg. Fortunately, there is still plenty of fun to be had even if you’re only in town for a little […]The post The Ultimate Itinera ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play Gatlinburg, Tennessee is a paradise for history buffs! The Smoky Mountain area is home to a number of beautifully preserved buildings that were constructed in the 1800s. To help you make the most of your next vacation, Visit My Smokies has put together a guide to the top […]The post Step Back in Time: 5 Histo ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play Here at Visit My Smokies, we don’t like to brag…but sometimes it’s just impossible not to! Gatlinburg, TN was recently ranked among the 20 Best Mountain Towns in America by BobVila.com. Famous for his classic home improvement show This Old House, Bob Vila lends his name to a […]The post Gatlinburg Named the 3 ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play One of Gatlinburg’s most beloved restaurants is back and better than ever! On October 2, 2017, the Alamo Steakhouse celebrated its grand reopening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The legendary steakhouse was completely rebuilt from the ground up in its original location. Visit My Smokies has all the details [ ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play The month of November is a very exciting time to visit Gatlinburg, Tennessee! As fall gives way to winter, the Smoky Mountains usher in the holiday season with a variety of special events and traditions. To help you plan your getaway, Visit My Smokies has put together a […]The post 7 of the Best Things to Do ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play The Tennessean newspaper recently released a list of the 10 best restaurants in the state, and we’re pleased to report that a local favorite made the grade! The Wild Plum Tea Room in Gatlinburg was praised as “quaint and whimsical…a refreshing lunch option with attentive service set off […]The post Gatlinburg ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play If you’re a fan of spooky thrills and chills, Halloween is one of the best times to visit Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge! Our Smoky Mountain cities always get into the holiday spirit in a big way, so visitors can expect frighteningly good entertainment during the entire month of […]The post 5 Spooktacular Ways t ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play To help leaf-peepers plan their autumn travel, CarRentals.com recently released its list of the 30 Most Gorgeous Fall Towns. We are pleased to report that one of our favorite Smoky Mountain cities made the list! Gatlinburg, TN was named the 8th best place for a fall road trip, […]The post Gatlinburg Ranked Am ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play If you have a sweet tooth, you’ll definitely want to stop by Savannah Bee Company during your next visit to Gatlinburg, TN! This popular new shop on The Strip is dedicated to gourmet honey, honey-wines, honey-based beauty products, and even more un-bee-lievable items. To help you make the […]The post New in G ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play This fall, Sugarlands Distilling Company will host a brand new music and outdoor festival in Gatlinburg, TN! Featuring concerts from Hard Working Americans, The Travelin’ McCourys, the Jeff Austin Band, and more than two dozen other groups, this four-day celebration is a can’t-miss event for anyone who loves ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play By far, October is one of our favorite months to visit Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains. Not only is this when the leaves in the trees start to change colors, there are also a variety of fun and exciting things to do in Gatlinburg in October that we […]The post 5 Amazing Things To Do in Gatlinburg in Octobe ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play Join us this year to celebrate Oktoberfest in the Smokies! There’s no better place than the Great Smoky Mountains to enjoy an authentic German meal with friends and family. From September 22 – October 29, 2017, Gatlinburg will celebrate the fall season with German food, music, and fun! […]The post Everything ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play The Anakeesta Village is Gatlinburg’s newest, family friendly attraction spot. The plan is for the area to have restaurants, attractions, retail shops and adventure activities with an authentic, mountain-style theme. Latest Information About Anakeesta Just in! The new Anakeesta attraction in Gatlinburg will h ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play If you’re looking for a fun way to explore The Strip, you can’t beat Alex Stokes’ Gatlinburg Comedy Tour! As a native of Sevier County and a nationally touring standup comedian, Stokes is uniquely qualified to show visitors all of the best spots in downtown Gatlinburg, TN. Offering […]The post Alex Stokes’ Ga ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play One of Tennessee’s most beloved songs is celebrating a milestone birthday this year! 2017 marks half a century since Felice and Boudleaux Bryant wrote the bluegrass tune “Rocky Top” in Gatlinburg, TN. Recorded by the Osborne Brothers, Lynn Anderson, and countless other artists, the song became a cultural […]T ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play When Christelle Ribeiro visited Gatlinburg, TN for her vacation, her number one goal was to see a black bear…and her trip certainly didn’t disappoint! Christelle and her family got an up close view of the area’s most famous critter when a Smoky Mountain black bear decided to take […]The post Smoky Mountain Bl ...…
 
Listen To This Article - Click Play Open to the public, the Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival will run August 16 – 20, 2017. This five day Gatlinburg event showcases the talent behind some of the biggest musicians in the world. Popular performers and songwriters that will be in attendance include Con Hunley, Sylvia, Jim Glaser, Tony Arata, a ...…
 
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