Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Top 4 Reasons to Drive Along the Roaring Fork Motor Trail

Want to go on a scenic drive in the Smoky Mountains? One of the most popular is the Roaring Fork Motor Trail. It’s a rustic drive that’s close to Gatlinburg. You’ll enjoy the beautiful scenery, and you might even see some wildlife along your drive! Here are the top 4 reasons why you should drive

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6 of the Best Beginner Hikes in the Smoky Mountains

When you come to the Smoky Mountains, you probably want to spend some time in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. One of the best ways to explore is to go on hikes in the Smoky Mountains, but we know everyone isn’t a hiker. Check out these 6 of the best beginner hikes in the

Stunning sunset photo in the Smoky Mountains.

Answering Your Question: Why are the Smoky Mountains Smoky?

If you’ve ever been to the Smoky Mountains, then you have seen why they named them the way they did! Almost every morning, and sometimes throughout the day, there is a layer of smoke surrounding the mountains. But do you know what causes the smokiness in the area? We want to share that with you!

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Top 4 Reasons to Stop by Sugarlands Visitor Center

The best way to begin your exploration of Great Smoky Mountains National Park is with a stop at Sugarlands Visitor Center! This convenient visitor center is just 2 miles south of Gatlinburg and is the perfect place to pick up a park map, have your questions answered by a ranger, or purchase a guide about

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Best 4 Smoky Mountain Waterfall Hikes You Will Love

As if gorgeous mountain views weren’t enough to get you out on the trails in the national park, there are also numerous Smoky Mountain waterfall hikes you’ll enjoy! You’ll definitely want to bring your phone or camera with you, because you’ll want to capture the breathtaking views along these trails, and of course, some photos

Incredible views of the Smoky Mountains from Newfound Gap Road.

Top 4 Scenic Drives Near Gatlinburg for Your Next Vacation

Located at the doorstep of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the city of Gatlinburg, TN is minutes away from some of the most spectacular natural beauty in the world! While the national park is home to over 800 miles of gorgeous trails, you don’t need to go for a hike to soak up the