Top 5 Waterfall Hikes in the Smoky Mountains

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The Smokies have some of the most incredible natural features in the entire country. You don’t want to miss out on the sweeping mountain views or rushing rivers. People love hiking to see these beautiful sights, and some of the most popular natural features are waterfalls. Here are the top 5 waterfall hikes in the […]

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4 of the Best Places to See Fall Colors in the Smoky Mountains


If you’re coming to the Smokies during the Autumn months, we know you’ll want to spend some enjoying the beautiful fall foliage. The bright red, orange and yellow colors light up the mountains to create a one-of-a-kind view. Here are 4 of the best places to see fall colors in the Smoky Mountains:

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Top 10 Hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a gem amongst American national parks. This southeastern mountain range is a subrange of the highly-glorified Appalachian mountains. The Great Smoky Mountains were famously home to the Cherokee tribe for centuries before European explorations began in the mid 1500’s. The first non-native newcomers settled in Cade’s Cove around 1818, […]

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Top 6 Spring Hiking Trails in the Smoky Mountains

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Spring is one of the most beautiful times in the Smoky Mountains. Flowers are blooming, wildlife is coming out, and you won’t want to miss it! If you want to get out in nature, you should check out some spring hiking trails in the Smoky Mountains. You’ll get outside and get in some exercise! Here […]

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4 Best Smoky Mountain Hikes to Go On This Winter

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If you plan on being in the area during winter, you probably want to spend some time outside. It might be snowing, or it might be sunny, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy getting out in the national park and exploring! Here are 4 of the best Smoky Mountain hikes to go on this […]

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5 Summer Hikes in the Smoky Mountains You Should Go On

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Want to go hiking this summer while you are in the Smoky Mountains? There are several summer hikes in the Smoky Mountains you should try! From waterfalls to mountain views, you have plenty of features to choose from on various trails. Here are 5 summer hikes in the Smoky Mountains you should go on:

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Our Top 6 Attractions in the Great Smoky Mountains

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According to worldatlas.com, the most visited national park in America is the Great Smoky Mountains. The Smokies are famous for a natural phenomenon that the Cherokee called the “blue smoke” of the mountains. What makes the Great Smoky Mountains “Smoky?” Here’s the brief explanation, without getting bogged down in too much of the scientific terminology. […]

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6 Family Friendly Hiking Trails

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Smoky Mountain Hiking: Six Family-Friendly Trails Hosting over 11 million tourists each year, Smoky Mountain National Park is the most visited national park in the United States—and Smoky Mountain hiking is the area’s most popular outdoor activity. The park is completely threaded with hiking trails, boasting more than 150 paths spanning a total of 850 miles, including […]

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The Appalachian Trail

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You may have heard it mentioned from time to time around the subject of the Smoky Mountains hiking trails and might have even wanted to take a gander into it yourself at some point – the Appalachian Trail is a part of our Smoky Mountain National Park and we get both visitors to the Smokies […]

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Junior Ranger Program Smoky Mountains

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The Smoky Mountains being the incredible, multi-layered and varied biome that it is, it follows that there will be a large amount of activities that are perfect for kids and young families to enjoy. The Sugarlands Visitor’s Center alone is a good few-hours spent in the National Park for various reasons, and that’s before you […]

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