5 Hidden Gems to Uncover in the Smoky Mountain National Park

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The Great Smoky Mountains National Park welcomes more than 10 million visitors each year, making it the most visited national park in the country. Everyone who visits falls in love with the popular areas in the park, like Cades Cove and Laurel Falls, but did you know that the Smokies are home to some lesser-known areas that are definitely worth a visit? To help you discover some of the best kept secrets in the Smoky Mountains, we’ve made a list of 5 hidden gems in the Smoky Mountain National Park that you should uncover.Continue Reading

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5 Smoky Mountains Attractions with Incredible Views You Can’t Miss

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You’ll find there are so many exciting things you can do when you visit the Smoky Mountains. One of the best things about visiting this part of East Tennessee is seeing incredible views of the Smokies. Why not do something fun while also getting to see mountain scenery? Check out these Smoky Mountains attractions where you’ll get incredible views of the mountains:Continue Reading

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Spotted: First Armadillo in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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The first-ever armadillo in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park has been spotted! While there have been armadillo sightings in the area before, this is the first armadillo to be documented within the park’s boundaries. We’ve got all the details on the armadillo sighting and what you can expect with armadillos in the Smoky Mountains:Continue Reading

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Guide to the Best Food in Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains

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No matter where you go, there are popular foods you have to try while you’re visiting. We have created a list of the best food in Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains you have to taste while you’re in town! Look at our guide to the best food in Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains:Continue Reading

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4 Tips for Going to a Tennessee Smokies Baseball Game

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Take yourself out to the ball game on your next Smoky Mountain vacation! The Smoky Mountains are home to the Tennessee Smokies Minor League Baseball Team. It is a Double A affiliate for the Chicago Cubs! These baseball games are fun for the whole family and are held at America’s friendliest ballpark. Read on to see our 4 tips for going to a Tennessee Smokies baseball game:Continue Reading

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Your Guide to the Best Smoky Mountains Camping Trip

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Want to experience the natural beauty of the Smoky Mountains up close? Plan a camping trip! Camping is the best way to spend time in the great outdoors and enjoy everything the area has to offer. To help you plan your visit, we’ve created a guide for the best Smoky Mountains camping trip.Continue Reading

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Mama Bear Crosses Road in Cades Cove with Four Cubs (Video Included)

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A video of a mama bear crossing the road in Cades Cove with her four cubs has gone viral! The video shows the black bear helping her cubs make it across the road safely. Not only can you watch the video below and learn more about black bears in Cades Cove, but you can see how the black bear cubs have grown!Continue Reading

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Ultimate Itinerary for Your Week-Long Vacation in the Smoky Mountains

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We all need an escape from the busyness of everyday life sometimes, and there’s no better place to escape to than the Smoky Mountains! Why not take a whole week off and spend it enjoying everything that the Smoky Mountain area has to offer? To help you plan the perfect trip, we’ve created the ultimate itinerary for your week-long vacation in the Smoky Mountains.Continue Reading

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Secret Spot in the Smoky Mountains: the Voorheis Estate and House of the Fairies

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We love uncovering secret spots in the Smoky Mountains and sharing them with you so you can find them during your vacation! Next time you feel like doing some exploring, make the trip to discover the House of the Fairies in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This old springhouse is actually part of a larger estate that dates back to the early 1900s, the Voorheis Estate. Read on to learn more about this secret spot in the Smoky Mountains and where you can find it!Continue Reading

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5 Things to Do in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the Summer

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There’s never a bad season to visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, but we think that summer is definitely one of the best! The area comes alive with wildlife and wildflowers, and visitors get to experience the true beauty of the mountains. To help you plan your visit, we’ve made a list of the top things to do in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the summer.Continue Reading

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