Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Trail Spotlight in the Smoky Mountains

With over 800 miles of trails to travel in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, there’s an endless array of winding pathways, panoramic views, cascades, and ecological communities to discover. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned hiker, the Smokies offers something for everyone. It’s always…

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A Kid-Friendly Day in Gatlinburg

Your Plan for a Family Fun, Kid-Approved Gatlinburg Itinerary When it comes to making memories with the kids this summer, America’s Mountain Home is a natural choice. For generations, families have made the trek to reconnect with nature – and each other. Make the most of your time together in…

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Top 8 Things to Do This Summer in Gatlinburg

The summer season is in full swing - which means it's the perfect time to start planning your Gatlinburg getaway. To ensure you don't waste a second of the season, we've compiled the ultimate list of things to do this summer in Gatlinburg. 1. Outdoor adventures No summer vacation is complete…

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10 Ways to Cool Off in Gatlinburg

Coming to Gatlinburg on vacation this summer? You’ll enjoy warm days with lots of sunshine and cool nights. Our topography keeps things temperate most of the time, but you won’t find it difficult to work up a bit of a sweat while you’re exploring the city or Great Smoky Mountains National Park on…

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How to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Gatlinburg

Looking for fine Mexican dining in the heart of the Smoky Mountains? Gatlinburg has you covered. Sit down at a table and order up fresh fajitas, tasty burritos, delicious tacos and more authentic Mexican food options! With Mexican restaurants located right downtown, no matter where you’re staying…

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Spring Wildflowers in the Smoky Mountains

This year's annual spring bloom has brought an explosion of spectacular wildflowers to the Great Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg areas. With over 1600 species of flowering plants, there is certainly no shortage of opportunities to discover why Great Smoky Mountains National Park is sometimes called…

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