Great to hear you had good maiden voyage.
Kitty, good luck in Piegon Forge! My wife's from Gattlinburg, and we avoid that place like the plague due to all the traffic.
10 years ago, it was great, a little busy, but still fun. We had to go back a few years ago to see some family, and it took us an hour just to get from one side of town to the other
It reminded me of the strip in Vegas
The backing up thing gets easier each time you do it. If you have the time, bring a few orange cones to an empty parking lot and spend a few hours practicing. Back when I used to haul heavy equipment, that's what we would tell the newbies to do to get used to backing up.