Monthly Archives: December 2009

Open Restaurants in the Smokies Christmas Day

As more and more people spend their Christmas in the Smokies, the number 1 question is: What restaurants will be open Christmas Day? Thanks to our local Chambers of Commerce and The Mountain Press, we have the following list.

·    Applewood
·    Ball’s Supper Table
·    Longhorn Steak House
·    Moe’s Southwest Grill
·    Bear Creek Grill (4PM)
·    Blaine’s (2PM)
·    Eleanor’s Restaurant
·    Hard Rock Café
·    Howards
·    Legends by Max
·    Linberger’s
·    McDonalds
·    Papa John’s
·    Park grill
·    Park vista
·    Peddler
·    Ripley’s Aquarium restaurant
·    Smoky’s Sports Pub
·    The Lodge at Buckberry Creek
Pigeon Forge
·    Buddy’s Bar-B-Que
·    Calhouns
·    Corky’s
·    Denny’s
·    Flapjacks
·    Golden Corral
·    Happy Days Diner
·    Hardee’s
·    Kinkaku
·    La Carreta
·    Louie’s Grill
·    Mama’s Farmhouse
·    No Way Jose
·    Papa John’s
·    Shoney’s (Dixie Stampede location)
·    Star Buffet Chinese
·    TGI Friday’s
·    Thai Thani,  Oishi
·    Wood Grill Buffet

We would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a prosperous and healthy New Year from The Resort at Governor’s Crossing.

Local Ski Resort Opens for 2009/2010 Season

Local ski resort, Ober Gatlinburg, opened this weekend for this years ski season. With the recent colder weather here in the Great Smoky Mountains,  the ski resort has been able to make snow and has five of their eight slopes open with 15-25” bases reported.
Ober Gatlinburg is accessible by car or by taking the Aerial Tramway from downtown Gatlinburg. The tramway happens to be one of the largest in the US.
Click here for further information on Ober Gatlinburg.

Three Night Bonus at The Resort at Governor’s Crossing

After the Holiday Season its time to relax and unwind from all the celebrating and we have just the way to do it!  Come and stay in one of our spacious condominiums and enjoy our climate controlled indoor waterpark. This time of year there are fewer visitors to the area and occasionally we receive a blanket of snow that makes the mountains something to behold.

Stay 3 or more consecutive nights at The Resort at our discounted 3 Night Bonus rate from January 1st 2010 till March 25th 2010 and receive a random gift card to any one of the following: The Resort, restaurants, shopping or gas cards.

During check out guests who have reserved the 3 Night Bonus package, will be allowed to select an envelope containing one of the random gift cards. Gift cards will range in value from $5 to $100. All restrictions placed by the issuer of the gift cards, will apply.

To be eligible for the gift card you must reserve at the 3 Night Bonus package rate. You may reserve online, select the 3 Night Bonus rate from the drop down box next to Rate Plans or by calling this exclusive number: 800-497-5748.

This package may not be combined with any other discounts, coupons or other promotions. The 3 Night Bonus is not applicable with 3rd party reservations: Expedia, Orbitz, Pigeon Forge Hot Deals, Travelocity, etc.

An early departure that does not stay the required 3 night minimum will not be eligible for the gift card. $100 gift cards inserted at a rate of 1 in 25, gift cards of $50 or more inserted at a rate of 1 in 12.5, gift cards of $10 or greater inserted at a rate of 1 in 2.5.