Guest Comments from 2015

A Look Back at 2015 As the New Year begins and we look forward to all the great things that will happen here at Clabough’s Campground and Cottages in 2016, we’d like to take a moment to reflect on the experience of our guests in the past year. Here’s what people had to say in 2015. Guest Comments “We are having an awesome time! Love the cabin, very nice! We will be back!” “Wonderful campground that I have watched grow from my own childhood. I …

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Tips for a Cold Weather Hike

a cold weather hike in the Smokies

A Head to Toe Guide to Staying Warm on a Cold Weather Hike in the Smokies Winter is as good a time as any to hike in the Smokies. With the trees bare, the vistas from the trails are more frequent and views reach farther. Waterfalls that are refreshingly beautiful in the warm weather months become breath-takingly magical when covered with ice. Don’t let the cold keep you from enjoying the Smokies; plan a cold weather hike. Just follow these simple tips for staying warm and …

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Removable Hooks Everywhere!

As everyone who has done any camping at all knows, space is at a premium, even in the roomiest of RVs. Maximizing space without breaking the bank is key. The cheap and simple solution to a host of different storage and space issues? Removable hooks! Use removable hooks to store items in places that are both convenient and that use space otherwise going to waste. Here are four places to utilize the magic of removable hooks. Beside the Door Use hooks to hang keys, sunglasses, …

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Gift Ideas for the RV Camper

Gift Ideas for the RV camper

With only a few weeks left until Christmas, the time for getting your shopping done is now. If anyone on your “nice” list is an RV camper, consider getting them something that everyone with an RV wants: space-saving equipment. Any items that can collapse to take up less space are welcomed additions to the RV cabinets, especially for kitchen cupboard items. Here are a few suggestions for holiday gift ideas that will make an RV camper’s Christmas bright. Buckets, Tubs, and Mixing Bowls By their very …

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Slow-cooker Turkey Tortilla Soup

It’s just before Thanksgiving and already two questions are coming up: what are you going to do with all that leftover turkey and what are you going to do to relax after the hectic stress of the holiday weekend? The answer to both questions: you’re going to fix some Turkey Tortilla Soup in your slow-cooker while you’re relaxing at Clabough’s Campground and Cabins. This recipe will allow you to fix it and forget it as you’re kicking back in your RV or in one of …

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Holiday Lights Trolley

Winterfest 2015 is Here! It’s that time again! Starting tonight, November 10, the skies above Pigeon Forge will glow with the light from 5 million festive holiday bulbs. The 26th annual Winterfest displays will run from November through February 2016, so you’ll have plenty of time to plan a visit to Clabough’s Campground and Cabins to enjoy the show. The lights can be found up and down the Parkway in both Sevierville and Pigeon Forge (Gatlinburg has its own lights, too), so the obvious way …

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New Year’s Eve at Clabough’s

New Year's Eve at The Island in Pigeon Forge

Since 1947 singers have been asking the question: “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?” Even though it’s only November, the question is important now. What will you be doing to ring in 2016? At Clabough’s Campground and Cabins, you can celebrate the end of one year and the beginning of another at a location both relaxed and convenient to the excitement of the night. Here are three reasons to spend New Year’s Eve at Clabough’s Winter Lights on New Year’s Eve From early November …

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3 Reasons to Spend Thanksgiving with Clabough’s

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so folks are starting to make plans for the big weekend. As your family is deciding how to make this holiday the best one ever, consider these three reasons for spending Thanksgiving with Clabough’s Campground and Cabins. Black Friday: Thanksgiving Shopping With the close proximity to the largest outlet shopping in the Southeast, Clabough’s is the perfect place to stay if you’re looking to maximize your Black Friday deals. You can enjoy the big turkey day on Thursday, lounge …

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Hike to Falls in the Fall

Grotto Falls hike

Time to Hike There’s still plenty of fall color to be seen in the areas around Clabough’s Campground and Cabins, so now is the time to lace up your comfortable shoes and hit the trail to see some falls in the fall. These five hikes will take you through the autumn color to see some gorgeous waterfalls. Grotto Falls If you plan on visiting Gatlinburg while you’re staying at Clabough’s, this is the hike for you. Take the opportunity to get off the beaten path …

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Five Tips for Hiking in the Smokies

Hiking in the Smokies

With color still on the trees and the temperatures slowly but surely trending toward crisp, clear days, there’s no better time to be hiking in the Smokies. When you come to visit us at Clabough’s Campground and Cabins be sure to take advantage of the many opportunities to hike one of the many trails that stretch throughout the National Park. To have the best experience possible, follow these five tips for enjoying the trails. Dress appropriately. At this time of year, you should wear layers. …

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