May 16th, 2013 by admin
In 2013 The Resort at Governor’s Crossing is offering a discounted rate to Dollywood Season Pass holders on accommodations at The Resort. This discounted rate is available either on-line or by calling our call center at 800-497-5749. To access the rate on-line enter the promo code DLWDPASS in the Rate Plan box and the rate will appear as “Dollywood Season Passholder”. This special rate will be available on all room types that are available for the dates selected. This special discounted rate is available through Jan. 4, 2014.
All reservations reserved under this special discounted rate will be required to show their 2013 season pass at check in. If no 2013 season pass is presented the rate will revert back to rack rate. We are sorry but the season pass will only be accepted at check in. This discounted rate may not be combined with any other discounts, coupons or other promotions.
April 21st, 2013 by admin
Sevierville will host its annual Bloomin’ BBQ & Bluegrass festival May 17th & 18th in downtown Sevierville. The “street fair” style festival will feature award winning BBQ from around the country plus live entertainment by renowned bluegrass performers.
This year’s headliner is The Bluegrass Album Band. All of the original members of The Bluegrass Album Band including Doyle Lawson, J.D. Crowe, Tony Rice, Bobby Hicks, and Todd Phillips will be in concert for just the second time this year. This is a rare opportunity to see these legends, as they have not performed live together for almost 30 years before this year.
Scheduled to perform this year are:
Friday May 17th
5PM Main Stage Bluegrass Band (TBD)
6PM The Roys (Main Stage)
7PM Jimbo Whaley & Greenbrier (Main Stage)
8PM Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver (Main Stage)
Saturday May 18th
11AM Cirque de Chine (Back Porch Stage)
11:30 AM Mountain Soul Vocal Competition (Back Porch Stage)
11:30 AM Lumberjack Feud (Main Stage)
Noon Cirque de Chine (Main Stage)
1PM Mountain Ruckus (Main Stage)
1:30PM Lumberjack Feud (Back Porch Stage)
2PM Rickey Wasson & American Drive (Main Stage)
3PM Cumberland River (Main Stage)
4PM The Rigneys (Main Stage)
5PM Rickey Wasson & American Drive (Main Stage)
6PM Cumberland River (Main Stage)
7PM The Rigneys (Main Stage)
8PM The Bluegrass Album Band (Main Stage)
Admission to the festival is free (sorry, you need to purchase the BBQ). The Resort at Governor’s Crossing has special discounted rates available May 16th- 19th. You may reserve a unit at The Resort online (select rate code BLMBBQ13 ) or by calling us at 800-497-5749.
April 7th, 2013 by admin
Newfound Gap Road (US-441), the main route from Gatlinburg TN to Cherokee NC, has been closed since January due to a land slide on the NC side, near mile marker 22. Park officials have reported that road repairs are on schedule and should be completed by May 15, 2013. Newfound Gap Road is open from Gatlinburg to the Newfound Gap overlook and to Clingmans Dome Road weather permitting. UPDATE: Newfound Gap Road repairs are completed and the road is now open from Gatlinburg TN to Cherokee NC as of 4/15/13.
The following roads are scheduled to open April 12:
Parsons Branch Road
The Roaring Fork Motor Natural Trail
Due to federal budget cuts the following campgrounds and picnic areas will be closed in 2013:
Look Rock campground and picnic area
Abrams Creek campground
Balsam Mountain campground and picnic area (includes Heintooga Ridge and Balsam Mountain Roads)
Tow String horse camp (NC)
Current park road and facilities information click here.
February 25th, 2013 by admin
The Resort at Governor’ Crossing for 2013 is again going to allow you to build your own package to include Dollywood Tickets. These tickets are the “Play Another Day” tickets giving you 2 full days at Dollywood for the price of a one day admission.
Just go to our special package on-line booking engine, choose your dates and applicable rate type (our standard every day rate is called Rack, if you are a member of AAA, AARP, own a business or are a government employee you may select those applicable discounted rates). If available you will be offered the opportunity to upgrade, and then a box will appear where you can add tickets or other items. Look for the Dollywood logo and select the tickets needed in each age catagory. (If you require more than 4 tickets of any age grouping select 4 and then you will be able to add additional tickets).
The packages are available for stay dates 3/23/2013 to 10/29/2013 on-line and must be reserved 2 days prior to arrival. Tickets will be available for pickup at 4PM day of arrival. Once tickets are received by guest they become the sole responsibility of the guest and are non refundable.You must have Java Script enabled on your computer to view these rates. You may also call 800-494-7308 to reserve your package.
Check Dollywood’s web site for schedule and hours of operation.
February 15th, 2013 by admin
The Resort at Governor’ Crossing and NASCAR Speedpark have joined to offer discounted general admission tickets to NASCAR Speedpark. Enjoy luxury accommodations and the enjoyment of our indoor & outdoor water parks at The Resort and a day of fun at NASCAR Speedpark.
NASCAR Speedpark Sevierville TN
For 2013 we are again allowing you to build your own package to include NASCAR Speedpark all day tickets. Just go to our special on-line package booking engine, choose your dates and applicable rate type (our standard every day rate is called Rack, if you are a member of AAA, AARP, own a business or are a government employee you may select those applicable discounted rates). If available you will be offered the opportunity to upgrade, and then a box will appear where you can add tickets or other items. Look for the NASCAR Speedpark logo and select the tickets needed. (If you require more than 4 tickets select 4 and then you will be able to add additional tickets). Speedpark ticket prices are $19.95 each and this includes all taxes and fees.
General admission daily tickets are for unlimited rides on the following tracks: Rookie, Competitor, Qualifier, Baby Bristol, Family 500, Young Champions, Smoky Mountain Speedway (must have a valid driver’s license) and Slidewayz. Plus unlimited use of Bumper Boats, Dragon’s Lair Fantasy Golf Course, Exciting Kiddie and Family Rides, and Rock Climbing Wall.
General admission tickets are required for anyone entering NASCAR Speedpark. Tickets are good any one day in the 2013 season and are non refundable.
The packages are available for stay dates 2/24/2013 to 11/2/2013 on-line and must be reserved 2 days prior to arrival. You must have Java Script enabled on your computer to view these rates. You may also call 800-497-5749 to reserve your package.
Check NASCAR Speedpark’s web site for schedule and hours of operation.
January 17th, 2013 by admin
The Resort at Governor’s Crossing is pleased to announce the addition of a new 9 hole miniature golf course in 2013. The new mini golf (Putt Putt) course will be located between Phase I and the outdoor waterpark. It will occupy about half of the walkway and run length ways. Completion of the course is expected to be mid to late March.
Mini Golf to the right of outdoor pools
The addition of the mini golf will add to The Resort’s growing list of on site amenities. In 2012 The Resort added its Pirate Ship Playground, a dry play area, and the Toddler Splash & Play area to the indoor waterpark.
December 23rd, 2012 by admin
Many guests choose to stay at The Resort at Governor’s Crossing during the Christmas Holidays and inquire about places to eat on Christmas Day. This is a partial list of restaurants open Christmas Day in the greater Sevierville and Pigeon Forge area. This list is incomplete and subject to change.
|Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant & Grill
|Broken Egg Pancake House
|Corky’s Ribs & BBQ
|Flapjacks Pancake Cabin
|Funnel Cake Factory
|Fusion Café Asian Grill
|Golden Corral Steak House
|Happy Days Diner
|J T Hannah’s
|Kinkaku Japanese Steakhouse
|Little House of Pancakes
|Louie’s Grill at Holiday Inn
|No Way Jose’s
|Partridge and Pear
|Shoney’s North & South Locations
|Smoky Mountain Pancake House
|Wood Grill Buffet
October 19th, 2012 by admin
The Resort at Governor’s Crossing has a late breaking special for its Facebook followers. We have a little over 50 hours left on this special.
August 20th, 2012 by Resort at Governors Crossing
What time is Check In and Check Out?
Check In time is 4PM, Check Out is at 11AM
Any late check out may be subject to additional charges.
If we arrive early can we check in?
We try to check in guests as soon as possible but early check-ins especially during the summer season is almost impossible because of occupancy. We recommend calling the front desk (865-429-0500) when you are close to arriving and to see if your unit is ready.
What are the hours for the pool areas?
The pools open at 9AM and close at 11PM
Can your purchase a pass for the waterparks if not staying at The Resort?
No, the waterparks are for the exclusive use of registered guests staying at The Resort
Can we use the waterparks after checking out?
Yes, after checking out of your unit a special key can be issued allowing access to the waterparks the remainder of the day.
Do you allow pets?
I am sorry but we do not allow pets. These units are individually owned and the home owners association voted against allowing pets.
Is continental breakfast included in a stay?
We do not offer a continental breakfast at The Resort as these are condominiums with full kitchens.
June 23rd, 2012 by admin
Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge start celebrating July 4th early and go late into the night with fun and excitement for the whole family. The two cities bring back the charm of years gone by with many small town traditions plus some modern day entertainment.
July 4 Schedule of Events:
All Pigeon Forge events held at Patriot Park