8 Genius Camping Hacks

The Great Smoky Mountains are the perfect destination for camping and nature enthusiasts. While you’re out there roughing it, there are plenty of tips and tricks to help make your camping experience a little more comfortable. Here are eight camping hacks to help you in the Smokies! 1. Make a bright lantern with your headlamp […]

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The Best Smoky Mountain Waterfalls to Visit

The best moments of summer are shared around the waterhole. Specifically, the cascading natural waterfalls all around the Great Smoky Mountains. Here are some of our favorite pristine Smoky Mountain waterfalls you have to see to believe! Grotto Falls The perfect moderate hike for a hot summer day will lead you to Grotto Falls. This […]

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The Best Smoky Mountain Camping Spots

Getting outside is good for the soul. The Great Smoky Mountains are a treasure trove of scenic camping spots that can help you realign with the great outdoors. Check out some of the best Smoky Mountain camping spots we recommend. Pigeon River Campground With quaint little rustic cabins, you won’t exactly be roughing it at […]

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Have a Picnic in the Great Smoky Mountains

There are so many great things to do in the Great Smoky Mountains, and having a picnic among the trees is up there on our list of favorite Smoky Mountain activities. We’ve put together a list of all the food necessities and some of the best spots to set up for your perfect picnic in […]

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Top Hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains with Amazing Views

If you’re heading to the Great Smoky Mountains, you’re most likely planning to see some incredible views. They certainly do not disappoint. Whether you’re planning to spend some time on the Appalachian Trail, or just looking for a quick hike with the family, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park has a little something for everyone. […]

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Tuckaleechee Caverns Adventures

Discover Tuckaleechee Caverns with Erik in Townsend, Tennessee. Tuckaleechee Caverns are known as the “Greatest Site Under the Smokies.” They are estimated to be between 20 to 30 million years old! Come see them for yourself!

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3 Challenging Great Smoky Mountains National Park Trails

Are the paved hiking trails and even terrain proving to be boring or overpopulated? Do you want to get an exceptional view of the Smokies and break a sweat getting there? Why not take a trail “less traveled” where you can test your endurance? We’ve picked out three trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National […]

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Things to Do in the Smokies in the Winter

Winter brings a cold chill to the air, blankets the Smokies in snow, and gives visitors the opportunity to gear up with their stash of coats, gloves, and hats. There are plenty of things to do in the Smokies in Winter, and we’ve highlighted some of our favorite activities here for you. Outdoors Ober Gatlinburg […]

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Things to Do in the Smokies in the Summer

The temperature is climbing, activities are getting into full swing, and the mountains are ready for you! Whether you want an outdoor trip, a family excursion, or a weekend getaway, there are plenty of things to do in the Smokies and surrounding areas in the summer. Get wet and wild Read our blog post on […]

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5 Places to Visit off the Beaten Path in the Smokies

If you have a sense of adventure and you’re not afraid to try new things, then this list is just for you. We’ve highlighted five places you should visit if you want to step off from some of the typical tourist routes when you’re visiting the Smokies. Greenbrier A great place for viewing spring wildflowers, […]

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