These are some of our friends that we work with to make the Smoky Mountain region a great place to visit, live and work! Join Rafting in the Smokies in supporting them too!
The Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce strives to promote and enhance the business community for the advancement of the economic, environmental, and social concerns of the community in order to make Gatlinburg a better place to live, work, and visit.
Cocke County Partnership Chamber of Commerce believes through partnerships, both economic opportunity and quality of life for all citizens and businesses in Cocke County can be achieved. Cocke County neighbors Sevier County and businesses in both counties strive to provide excellent experiences all visitors to the Great Smoky Mountains region.
The Sevierville Tennessee Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to promoting economic growth while preserving the history and heritage of Sevier County.
The American Outdoors Association mission is to grow, protect and support America’s outfitting businesses. It is the international trade association for the world’s finest adventure travel outfitters like Rafting in the Smokies.
Friends of the Smokies is a non-profit organization established to help protect and maintain the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Funds collected through our membership and yours preserves and protects the park so that it can be enjoyed for generations to come.
The Great Smoky Mountains Association supports the perpetual preservation of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the national park system by promoting greater public understanding and appreciation through education, interpretation, and research. We are so proud to be members!
Maggie Valley, in North Carolina’s Smoky Mountains, is known for its unrivaled location and friendly, small town character. The Maggie Valley Chamber of Commerce wants to ensure that you discover the meaning of Southern hospitality wherever you go and in whatever you do.
The East Tennessee River Valley MapGuide, created through a collaborative process with community and conservation organizations, tourism associations, and state and federal agencies, will highlight the natural, historic, and cultural assets unique to the area. History buffs and adventurers, backpackers and foodies, birders and sightseers can discover unique destinations based on recommendations from those who know best—residents of the East Tennessee River Valley region.
The Pigeon Forge Hospitality Association is made up of area businesses that endeavor to collaborate on ideas and programs that promote the area’s unique hospitality services to engage and entertain guests seeking a memorable experience in the Smokies.
The Smoky Mountain Wedding Association is a non-profit organization which promotes the interest of the wedding industry in Sevier County and the Smoky Mountain area.
The Smoky Mountain Premier RV Resort, located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains on Hwy 321, is currently the only RV park in the immediate area that caters specifically to large RVs. Each site is a full hook-up site including water, sewer, electric and cable. Because the property the resort is built on has an abundance of large, old-growth trees, they are able to offer a park like setting with new amenities. Great pains have been taken to preserve all of the shade possible, yet make the roads and sites wide and maneuverable. Conveniently located just 15 minutes from Newport, I-40, Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.
Experience the amazing aquatic world up close at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, TripAdvisor’s #1 Aquarium in America! Marvel at 12-foot sharks, the giant sea turtle, thousands of exotic sea creatures and playful penguins swimming as you enjoy the state-of-the-art clear underwater tunnels throughout! You’ll experience the ultimate underwater adventure without getting wet! an amazing family attraction – State of the art facilities with over 10000 exotic sea creatures in 10 themed galleries.
Maximize your Smoky Mountains experience with the oldest and best-guided tour company in the area! Whether you are seeking a unique adventure, to expand your knowledge and skills, or simply a peaceful encounter with nature at its finest, come discover the Jewel of the Park System, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.