Are you planning a trip to the Great Smoky Mountains in the summer but you aren’t sure what you should do while you’re visiting? There are a ton of fun things to do in the national park! You can spend some time outside when you go on a hike or enjoy the beauty of the area from the comfort of your car. Check out these top 4 things to do in the Great Smoky Mountains in summer:
If you’ve ever stayed with us before, you have probably visited the Great Smoky Mountains. As one of the most popular national parks in the country, we thought you should know more about this beautiful area, especially since we are right next door! Here are 6 facts you should know about the Great Smoky Mountains:
Douglas Lake is located at the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. It stretches for 30,400 acres with a maximum depth of 140 feet. There is so much fun to be had at the lake, from swimming, to fishing, to boating. When you stay in our Smoky Mountain cabins, plan a day trip to the lake to see everything it has to offer! Here are the top 4 reasons to spend a day at Douglas Lake TN on your Smoky Mountain vacation:
Everyone loves when something new comes to the Smokies! We want to share some of the newest Smoky Mountain attractions with you! From new restaurants to exciting things to do, there’s a little something for everyone coming this year. Look at these 6 new Smoky Mountain attractions opening in 2020 you can’t miss:
See if you have what it takes to navigate through a labyrinth of mirrors in one of the fun mirror maze attractions in the Smokies! These awesome mirror mazes take the traditional funhouse attraction to the next level with incredible special effects, lighting, and other exciting elements! Here are 4 fun mirror maze attractions in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg you need to experience during your Smoky Mountain vacation:
If you’ve been dreaming about having fun in the snow, then we’ve got the perfect activity for you! Head to the Smoky Mountains for a fun afternoon of snow tubing in and near Gatlinburg. Snow tubing is an exciting adventure for everyone from kids to adults. Here are 3 reasons to go snow tubing in Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains:
What can give you awesome thrills that the whole family will love? Alpine coasters in the Smokies can! The area has a great selection of Smoky Mountain alpine coasters that you should definitely look into on your vacation. There are mountain coasters in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg that each offer an exciting experience. Check out 5 of the best below:
There is nothing like fall in the Smoky Mountains! With over 100 species of native trees, the Smokies offer some of the most spectacular fall colors you’ll ever see. In fact, Gatlinburg, TN was recently named one of the top ten autumn destinations in North America. To help you make the most of your next vacation, we've put together a guide to everything you need to know about the fall foliage in the Smoky Mountains.
A trip to the Great Smoky Mountains provides some of the best opportunities to take in the beauty of the fall season. Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge are popular destinations all throughout the year, but the fall colors in the Great Smoky Mountains attract millions of visitors each year. If you're planning a visit the the Smoky Mountains this fall in hopes of seeing some of the gorgeous fall foliage, we can help! Here are the top six ways you can see fall colors in the Smoky Mountains:
If you are a film or television fan planning a trip to the Smoky Mountains, you are in for a special treat! The Smokies are home to several unique attractions where you can relive some Hollywood history, view authentic movie props, and even mingle with the stars! Here are 3 fun Smoky Mountain attractions where you can experience a taste of Hollywood:
Whether you’re just getting started with your hiking hobby or you’ve done it many times, there are essential items you should take with you on a hike. You don’t want to leave any of these things, even if you’re going on a short hike because you never know if you’ll need them! Find out what 7 things you should bring when you go hiking in the Smoky Mountains:
You can enjoy the beauty of the Smokies from a comfortable seat in your vehicle as you drive along the scenic roads in the national park! At certain times of the year, there can be quite a bit of traffic on some of the more popular roads, but don’t worry! There are plenty of roads for you to explore with some incredible views off the beaten path and away from the congestion. To help you make the most of your trip, here are 3 of the top Smoky Mountain scenic drives to beat the crowds.
The Smokies are home to a wide variety of wildlife, and you can see them all for yourself when you visit! From popular attractions in town to scenic destinations in the national park, there are so many spots where you can enjoy the different native species. To help you plan for your trip, here are 4 of the best places to see Smoky Mountain wildlife.
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one of the most visited and biodiverse in the country! One of the best ways to experience its beauty is to hike right through it. There are over 850 miles of hiking trails in the Smoky Mountains, so you’ll never run out of options! To help you choose which ones to visit first, here are 4 of the best Smoky Mountain trails that the whole family will love.
When the leaves change from various shades of green to vibrant oranges, golds, and reds, you know it’s a great time to visit the Smoky Mountains! Not only will there be gorgeous scenery everywhere you look, but it’s the perfect weather to spend time outside enjoying everything the area has to offer. Whether you’re planning a family reunion, corporate retreat, or just a vacation with your friends, fall is the best time to bring your group to the mountains! Here are the top things to do in the Smoky Mountains with your group this fall: