Who Wants to Ride the DINOSAUR TRAIN™?

The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad is proud to announce its partnership with Rail Events Inc. and The Jim Henson Company to bring the officially licensed train ride event to Bryson City this season! Dinosaur Train rides are based on the hit award winning PBS KIDS® series DINOSAUR TRAIN. Departures will be from Bryson City Depot in North Carolina!

DINOSAUR TRAIN™ is an Emmy-nominated and Parents’ Choice Silver Honor TV series, and it consistently ranks in the top ten shows for kid’s ages 2 to 5. In the TV series, young viewers join Buddy and his adoptive family of Pteranodons on whimsical adventures through prehistoric jungles, swamps, [Read more…]

12 Great Places to Experience The Hunger Games!

Jennifer Lawrence stars as 'Katniss Everdeen' in THE HUNGER GAMES. Photo credit: Murray Close

We’ve been big Hunger Games fans for the past two years, so of course we left the kids at home and RAN to see the movie. We know what you’re thinking….Why would we post this if the kids were left at home? Well, some of our readers asked us to do a few posts for parents with older kids. The Hunger Games definitely fits the bill for kids [Read more…]