Everyone at gate C10 in a Nashville airport stood up and sang the national anthem as more than 100 children of fallen troops boarded a plane for Disney World. Keep Reading on abc13.com
The Gary Sinise Foundation took control of theSnowball Express–an annual event where thousands of children of service members who are killed in combat are given an all expenses paid vacation to Disney World.
Address: 1471 W Millers Cove Rd, Walland, TN 37886
+1 865 984 8166
Set on a 4,200-acre farm, this high-end resort in the Great Smoky Mountains is 10 miles from Tuckaleechee Caverns and 15 miles from Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Elegant rooms feature chic country-style decor, plus flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. Stylish suites add fireplaces and soaking tubs, and cottages have porches and golf carts. There are also 3- to 5-bedroom houses with kitchens.
There’s a renown fine-dining restaurant (for guests aged 10 and over), and a casual eatery. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a gym and a spa. Activities include fishing, horseback riding, hiking, tennis and archery. Minimum-stay rates may apply.
In 1939, Mrs. Florida Lasier of Chicago snagged her silk stockings on a wild blackberry bramble while exploring the idyllic Smoky Mountain foothills, and the name Blackberry Farm was born. Forty years later, the Beall family invested their hearts and souls in the same romantic site that has become their family home and lifelong passion. Today, one of America’s most celebrated intimate luxury hotels beckons discerning guests who aspire to escape modern-day frenzy and slip into a Blackberry state of mind. Situated on a pastoral 4,200-acre estate in the Great Smoky Mountains, Blackberry will show you the many reasons why it is one of the top rated properties in the world.