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Do you love the Smoky Mountains? And are you still trying to figure out how to stay true to your New Year’s resolutions on vacation this year? We know how hard it is to make resolutions and keep them, so we’ve put together a few realistic resolutions for someone who loves the Smoky Mountains.
Take a road trip.
This should be the top of everyone’s resolutions for the new year, right? All you have to do is book a cabin rental in the Smoky Mountains and you’ll be well on your way to the best road trip of the year!
Be an explorer. Experience something new.
There’s so many things to do in the Smoky Mountains, you’ll find something new every time you visit!
Save up enough money to take a vacation.
We can help! We offer coupons on lodging, attractions, restaurants and more, so take a look at our Smoky Mountain coupons and you’ll be able to start saving money right away!
Believe it or not, many people have never been hiking before! If you’ve never been hiking (or even if you have!), we think it’s a great resolution to plan a hiking trip in the Smokies.
Click Here for hiking tips and tricks before taking your first hike in the mountains.
Make and stick to a travel bucket list.
We’ve put together our Ultimate Smoky Mountain Bucket List, have you? If not, get started today!
Leave your comfort zone.
This one is so easy, especially when you take a vacation! Try to leave your comfort zone a little bit this year and visit somewhere you’ve never been in the Smokies. Whether that’s a new hiking trail or a new restaurant, step away from your vacation routine and try something different!
Use all of your vacation days.
Do you know that 50% of paid vacation days go unused? It’s crazy! Use those paid days and take a couple of days to spend in the Smoky Mountains where you can recharge and relax before heading back to work.
There’s really no better way to eat than eating locally! When you visit the Smokies, there’s dozens of restaurants that are locally owned and operated, and they’re perfect for trying something new!
Take a look at all of our Smoky Mountain restaurants to help you decide on the perfect place to eat!
Meet new people.
Each year, many people commit to meeting new people, and there’s no better place to do that than the Smokies! The Southern hospitality runs strong in East Tennessee and you’ll find that it’s really easy to meet new people and make new friends all over the area!
Learn to pack like a pro.
We don’t want you to forget anything on your trip to the Smokies, so we’ve put together the Ultimate Smoky Mountain Vacation Packing Checklist. You can go ahead and print it off at home or view it from your smartphone, so you don’t forget anything for your trip!
Are you ready to keep your New Year’s resolutions going strong? Start by booking one of the beautiful Smoky Mountain cabin rentals and you’ll be surprised at how many of these resolutions you can mark off your list!