Member Monday: Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains Never Disappoint

Even though Global Discovery Vacations members Ann S. and her husband like to explore different places, there is one area that is always on their radar: the Great Smoky Mountains. The White Oak Lodge in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, is the perfect place for nature lovers such as this family, and there is never a dull moment. Let […]

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 Destination Guide: Tennessee

Notable Cities: Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville Summary Beyond the Great Smoky Mountains lies a vibrant community of rustic arts, Appalachian culture and people who know how to have fun. Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge sit right near the scenic mountains, which are ripe for exploring. And there always seems to be some kind of festival or […]

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 Canyons, Geysers and Mountains! Visit These 6 National Parks With GDV!

It’s National Park Week, reminding us that we can breathe the fresh air, travel through exotic landscapes and behold sights you can’t see anywhere else at the greatest parks the world has to offer. And did know you can discover these natural wonders when you travel with Global Discovery Vacations? In honor of National Park […]

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 Member Monday: The Wonders of White Oak Lodge

The White Oak Lodge and Resort in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, is a fan favorite among Global Discovery Vacation members and it was no exception for Danna W. See what Great Smoky Mountain adventures Danna and her husband had in this week’s Member Monday feature. Where would you recommend a fellow member to go: To Eat: If you’re […]

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 Aftermath of Government Shutdown Leaves Parks Hurting

As you may know, all 401 of the country’s national parks now open, having been casualties of the government shutdown. Travelers had to spend 16 days without the likes of Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Canyon, Niagara Falls and more. Obviously, that shutdown came at a price. According to the National Park Foundation, an estimated […]

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