Hiking

Cades Cove History

Cades Cove History Cades Cove is one of the most visited areas in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Some would say it is the most visited. It makes for a unique and memorable experience as visitors can explore historic cabins, churches and even a grist mill. Cades Cove is an 11 mile loop that …

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Why should you take a Vacation?

Why should you take a Vacation? Vacations are necessities, not luxuries. Many of us plan a vacation in advance and count down the days until we are on the road to freedom and relaxation! Others are so driven that they do not realize they need to take the time to rejuvenate. Giving yourself a vacation …

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Highest Peaks of the Smokies

Highest Peaks of the Smoky Mountains The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is over 800 square miles and totals 520,000 acres. With that being said, there is so much to see and do in the Smokies. Wonderful hikes, balds and waterfalls are throughout the Park. With so much to see, it can quickly become overwhelming …

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Backpackers vs. Glampackers

Backpackers vs. Glampackers

Backpackers vs. Glampackers The Great Smoky Mountains National Park certainly sees its fair share of backpackers. It is one of the most beautiful places in the country and within a day’s drive for a lot of folks. Backpacking has always been popular, but it seems to be gaining even more followers as of late. There …

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Smoky Mountain Fall Foliage

Smoky Mountain Fall Foliage

Smoky Mountain Fall Foliage Perhaps you have seen pictures. Pictures of the ever changing Smoky Mountain Fall Foliage. Why not see it for yourself? 2016 is the year to visit the Smokies! Tomorrow is the first day of fall so there has never been a better time to make your plans for a trip to …

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FoxFire Mountain Adventure Park

The days are longer, the watermelon is sweeter and the sun is shining bright! It’s summertime in the Smokies! There is no better time to pack your bags, grab your favorite hat, roll down the car windows and hit the road! Experience the Smoky Mountains, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg during everyone’s most loved time of …

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Great Smoky Mountain Cemeteries

Great Smoky Mountain Cemeteries Well Known and Forgotten Great Smoky Mountain Cemeteries When visiting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you are constantly reminded of how things once were, how people lived etc. Around every bend is an old farmstead or a family cabin. The Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and Cades Cove Loop gives …

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Smoky Mountain Haunted Places

Smoky Mountain Haunted Places Old traditions are usually at the root of the ghost stories that you hear in the Smoky Mountains. The pioneers of the Smoky Mountains are long gone, but their stories, and maybe even their spirits, can still be found in the hills of the mountains. There are many ghost stories that …

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