Smoky Mountains

For your fall vacation in the Smoky Mountains, consider visiting some of the haunted locations Tennessee has to offer. Whether you are visiting popular towns such as Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge, the Smoky Mountains has plenty of frights to

Tucked among the rolling hills of eastern Tennessee like a Great Smoky Mountain black bear nestled in its winter den, Gatlinburg has a rich historical heritage. Gatlinburg drew its first settlers, the Ogles of South Carolina, in 1807. Today Gatlinburg’s cabin rentals allow visitors to experience the same natural beauty that lured those early settlers, whose descendants

Did you know that the Smoky Mountains has a natural phenomenon that occurs only one other place in the world?  For a couple of weeks in early summer in mid June (4ththru the 12th), a rare species of fireflies come into the Smoky Mountains to do synchronized blinking.  This species has an internal sensor that lets them know when another firefly is lit.  The

Cades Cove was once a remote place in the Great Smoky Mountains. Nature abounds here and the loop affords spectacular views of the mountains and fields.  Many deer call the Cove home, and many people have seen bear here as well.  One of the few ways through the Smokies and into the cove was along Indian trails. Some

For a Spring break that’s alive with activity and scenic wonder, travel to the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. Offering miles of hiking trails and wildlife viewing, The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is host to these and more. For those who love the outdoors, the park during Spring months is home to a diverse assortment

If you enjoy hiking, the Smoky Mountains are a great adventure. Located on the border between North Carolina and Tennessee, the Smoky Mountains are home to some of the most beautiful hiking trails in the country. There are many different hiking trails with different features and levels of difficulty. Some are known for their wildflowers, others lead