Category Archives: Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Golden fog in the early morning in Cades Cove

3 Reasons to Visit Cades Cove During Your Smoky Mountain Vacation

Cades Cove is a great place to visit when you come to the Smokies. The area offers a glimpse into the history of the area and some of the most beautiful views of the mountains and wildlife that call the area home.

Every visit is different from the last. With so much wildlife to see, you will probably see many different animals depending on the time of year you visit. You may decide to hike as many trails as possible while visiting and discover something new each time.

The view is always beautiful, whether you come when the mountains are in bloom, in the heat of the summer when the wildlife is out and about, or in the fall when the leaves turn color and make the area look so beautiful. No matter the time of year you visit, you’ll enjoy yourself.

Here are 3 reasons why you should visit the Cove. Continue reading

hiking in the smoky mountains

3 Important Things You Can’t Forget to Pack for Hiking in the Smoky Mountains

One of the best things to do when you’re in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is to go hiking. The national park is absolutely free to visit and always open! With numerous trails for every ability level featuring some of the most naturally beautiful features anywhere, it is easy to see why millions of people each year like to simply slow down and take a walk. Continue reading