Announcing Our Travel Series – First Stop Tennessee!

We are very excited to announce that we are kicking off a new travel series this week! We will be traveling from Missouri to Tennessee. Along our way we will stop for a night in Nashville and then head on to the Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg area. We have gotten awesome complimentary stays and attractions to visit that we will be sharing with you over the week. After we have returned we will post reviews of each attraction and lodging location. Be sure you follow us on all of our social media networks because we will be posting updates and photos throughout our stay. You can find all of our social media networks by our logo at the top of this website. Follow #GBtravel!


We will be staying at the following hotels and cabin:

Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Resort
Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Resort

Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Resort in Nasvhille where they will also be letting us take a fun ride on the Dixie Riverboat.

Cabin Fever Vacations
Cabin Fever Vacations

Cabin Fever Vacations offers Smoky Mountain Cabin Rentals and will be offering us a cabin near the Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg area.

Wilderness at the Smokies – home of the largest indoor waterpark resort!


We will be enjoying complimentary passes to the following attractions:

Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show

Bob Nelson Theater



Comedy Barn

Smoky Mountain Opry

Ripley’s Attractions

We will be posting a review and more information about everything we visit coming soon! Be sure to watch for our live updates! We are looking forward to our new travel series and hope you enjoy it!

Melanie Kampman

Melanie Kampman is a web designer, developer and owner of Giveaway Bandit and Farm News for Kids. She lives in Northwest Missouri on a large family farm with her husband and eight year old son, the Giveaway Bandit. They raise cattle with a variety of pets including horses, chickens, ducks, and a slew of cats. By Melanie Kampman If you are interested in writing a sponsored post on Giveaway Bandit please email me at melanie (at) giveawaybandit (dot) com.

  1. Had a business meeting once at the Gaylord and it is really nice but am planning a trip to Dollywood with my sister and brother-in-law. Thanks for all the wonderful info about things to do

  2. I have never been to Nashville but have always wanted to go. I’ve been to Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg many times, I even got married there! A great place to eat at while you’re there is Mama’s Farmhouse! We love it!

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