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Matt Laws

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Matt is a lifelong resident of the High Country - where he still resides with his wife and son in Roan Mountain, TN. After graduating from East Tennessee State University in 2010 and prior to joining the Appnet family in 2013, he worked for four years as the sports information director at a local Christian college. Matt also has worked for a variety of local newspapers as a sports writer and photographer - something that he still does in the evenings and weekends. In addition to writing and photography, Matt enjoys all types of sports, cooking and traveling.

Cabin Creekwood offering SkiSoutheast special this summer

Cabin Creekwood wants to be the place for your mountain escape this summer.The longtime Ski Southeast partner is offering a 15% discount exclusively to Ski Southeast visitors for the rest of the summer to help you escape to the mountains.Cabin Creekwood is located a...

Top Social Media Posts from the past week

It was a beautiful and busy weekend across the region and that led to some great content on social media.Here are some of the best social media posts from the last week.Winterplace is getting prepared for the 2019-20 season by installing new waterlines. The...

The Countdown is On

140 days.That is all that is separating us from the traditional opening dates for ski season at many of our resorts – give or take a day or two. Even with a little cooperation from Ma Nature, we may see the 2019-20 season open...

Top Social Posts from Independence Day Weekend

It was a great weekend celebrating America’s birthday across the region despite some weather trying to damper the fun.Here are some of the best posts from Social Media showing some of the sights and sounds from the Fourth of July around our member resorts.

4th of July in the Mountains

There is just something special about the 4th of July in the mountains.Of course, it doesn’t hurt it is one of my favorite holidays. A nation coming together to celebrate our independence is pretty awesome stuff and America’s birthday should be celebrated in style.Our...

Massanutten to Kick Off Fourth of July Holiday with 21st Annual Summer Jam Festival

With summer in full swing, the fun is heating up at Massanutten Resort with the return of its popular Summer Jam festival, set for Wednesday, July 3, from 5 – 10 p.m.The base of the ski slopes creates a natural amphitheatre to take in...

Summer has officially arrived

Happy First Day of Summer!I feel a little like Olaf from Frozen this morning – a winter being pumped to see the calendar turn to summer. While ski season is our favorite time of year here at SkiSoutheast, summer is also a special time...

Ober Gatlinburg to host grand opening for Summer Tubing with Ober Rocks concert

Ober Gatlinburg is set to host a party on Saturday, June 22.The resort is set to host Ober Rocks the Tubing Park to celebrate the grand opening of their summer tubing. The event will be the start of expanding the popular winter concert series...

Early Summer Specials in the Mountains

While Winter is our favorite time in the mountains, summer is close behind.As Memorial Day weekend kicks off the busy summer season, several of our SkiSoutheast partners have special events or promotions going on during the early part of summer.In Maggie Valley, Maggie Mountain...

Wintergreen Resort set to kick off summer this weekend

Summer is kicking off at Wintergreen Resort this Memorial Day weekend.All things summer are in store for this weekend. Live music, magic show, chairlift rides, bonfire and storytelling, and a block party for the whole family. Of course, we'll have golf and tennis, spa,...