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THIS ISSUE:                        Cabins help the travel budget
Cabins help   1
the travel
                  The secret to a great vacation is having a
                  "home base" and our vacation rental cab-
Calendar of   1   ins provide that to travelers. Among the
Events            many other advantages to booking vaca-
                  tion rentals or holiday homes are:
Smoky Moun- 2
tain Christ-      1. More bang for the buck - Hotels have to
mas               pay for all of the extras, marketing and
                  amenities. If there are multiple people
                  sharing then the cost per person is a lot
                  less than it would be in a hotel.
                                                                                    Spring in the Smokies

                  2. Kitchen privileges - Vacations can be expensive and one of the major cul-
                  prits is food. Dining out for every meal can not only be costly, but also boring.
                  With our vacation rental cabins there are kitchens with cookware and appli-
                  ances . all the comforts of home. Keeping some breakfast items, snacks and
                  other foods on hand can save big bucks while still having the option of travel-
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                  ing to local area restaurants.
                  3. Convenience of coming and going - Vacation rentals offer travelers the
                  flexibility in schedules as well as take care of the problems with hotel parking
Page 3            and security issues if late night excursions are part of the vacation plan.
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                                            Area Calendar of Events

                   March 11—June 7 Gatlinburg Springfest— This annual event brings out the beauty in the gateway city
                   to the Smokies . 1-800-588-1817 or www.gatlinburg.com.
                   ALL 2009 75th Anniversary of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park—For more informa-
                   tion call 1-888-SEVIERVILLE or www.nps.gov/grsm
                   March 11—15 Smoky Mountain Quiltfest—1-800-251-9100 or www.mypigeonforge.com

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Cabins help the travel budget                                               (Continued form Page 1)

Variety in vacation ven-        traveling with families or
ues - A log cabin, a hill-      groups, space and pri-
side chalet or a cottage in     vacy is essential for
near downtown, variety          maintaining the peace.
in lodging is readily avail-    With our vacation rentals,                                            Smoky
able. Hot Tubs, game            family members or large
rooms, full kitchens, easy      party members could
trips to the mountains -        have separate rooms.
these amenities are just        There is also little worry                                            Dogwoods
a few of the things re-         about being too loud for
quested when travelers          the neighbors down the
book our vacation rent-         hallway.

Privacy and space - When

Spring Time in the Smokies
Booking yourself a vaca-        see in the spring. The                 outlet items. After shop-
tion in the Smokies dur-        Dogwood trees are in full              ping you can try one of
ing the spring time is just     bloom with a perfect col-              the areas wonderful res-
what you need to chase          ored blossom. Browsing                 taurants. Spend one day
away the cold grey days         around the shops Gatlin-               hiking or just relaxing in
of winter. The pretty           burg and Pigeon Forge                  you cabin. It's well worth
mountain town of Gatlin-        you'll find many stores                the drive to see our
burg typifies what is just      with both local merchan-               beautiful area in the
so perfect about Tennes-        dise and great deals on                Spring.

Smoky Mountain Area Spring Event Schedule
1-800-DOLLYWOOD                 www.mypigeonforge.com
Gatlinburg Winter Magic Nov.    www.gatlinburg.com
5th—Feb 28th                    www.visitsevierville.com
33rd Annual “Fantasy of         www.nps.gov/gsm
Lights” Gatlinburg Christmas
For information on any Spring
events in the Smokies visit:
                                                                          Enjoy a Smoky Mountain Winterfest Season

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               National Park (75th Anniversary) 1934-2009
                                       tion and been a part of count-       ing the Smoky Mountain area for 15
                                       less millions of visitors over       years.
                                       time. There will be many
                                                                            For more information on the Park
                                       special events during this
                                                                            celebrations visit www.nps.gov/grsm
                                       celebration. Plan on coming
This year the Great Smoky              to celebrate at some point
Mountains National Park will           during the year. For your
be celebrating its 75th Anni-          lodging needs, look no fur-
versary. From the moment               ther than Auntie Belham’s
the bill was signed by Presi-          Realty & Nightly Rentals, Inc.
dent Roosevelt in 1934 this            We have been proudly serv-
region has enjoyed preserva-

                                 How renting a cabin or chalet can save money.
Group trips and family vaca-           Renting a larger cabin is signifi-   kitchens. This allows you to save money on food. By
tions can be pretty pricey. Stay-      cantly cheaper. You still have       buying and cooking a few of your own meals you save
ing in a traditional vacation          comfortable sleeping accommo-        a good chunk of change and eat better than you proba-
hotel with a substantial family        dations but at a much lower          bly would have at any of the local restaurants. While
can often leave you renting mul-       price.                               you might not want to do this for every meal (you are
tiple rooms. This can quickly          The savings in terms of the          on vacation!) it does help keep costs low and could be
increase your costs on a per           price to sleep comfortably is        nice for children seeking to have one of their favorite
night basis and possibly make          not the only benefit on getting a    foods.
your vacation never happen.            cabin. Cabins also have full

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