Tag Archive: hiking

Are Dogs Allowed in the National Park?

You’ll find tons of pet friendly lodging in Pigeon Forge and people love to travel with their dogs. But are dogs allowed in the National Park? The simple answer is yes, but only in designated areas. Here’s what you need to know about bringing your do… You’ll find tons of pet friendly lodging in Pigeon Forge and people love to travel with their dogs….
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Road Trip Stops In The Smokies

Taking a scenic drive through the Smoky Mountains? Make sure that you give yourself plenty of time to stop and enjoy what this beautiful park has to offer. Plus, building in time on your road trip to get out and go for a hike will help you to stretch… Taking a scenic drive through the Smoky Mountains? Make sure that you give yourself plenty of time t…
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Top 4 Waterfalls in the Smokies

Abundant rainfall and mountain terrain are the perfect ingredients for creating waterfalls. Even the smallest of creeks and rivers produce small cascades. Below are 4 of the more popular trails in the Smokies. These three, although rated moderate in… Abundant rainfall and mountain terrain are the perfect ingredients for creating waterfalls. Even the…
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Rainbow Falls: After The Fire

My husband, friends and I had the opportunity to hike the Rainbow Falls Trail in the Smoky Mountain en route to Mount Leconte last week. Rainbow Falls Trail is one of five trails that hikers can use to access Mount Leconte and the historic Mount Leco… My husband, friends and I had the opportunity to hike the Rainbow Falls Trail in the Smoky Mountain…
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Top 5 Kid Hikes in the Smoky Mountains

What could be better than going out with your kids on a sunny day and exploring the beauty of nature? Going on hikes in the Smoky Mountains is a great way to bond as a family, be active and learn about the outdoor world. Pack some snacks and water an… What could be better than going out with your kids on a sunny day and exploring the beauty of nature…
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4 Winter Hikes to Enjoy in the Smokies

The beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains draws folks to Pigeon Forge all year long – not just when the weather is fair. Winter weather turns the mountains and hills around Pigeon Forge into a veritable wonderland and winter hikes in the Smokies are a… The beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains draws folks to Pigeon Forge all year long – not just when th…
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Top Hikes to See Fall Colors in the Smoky Mountains

The Smoky Mountains in Tennessee are one of the most vital and thriving sources of beauty in the world today. With a wide variety of attractions, luxurious hotels, and picturesque mountains teeming with life and explosive color, there are treats in s… The Smoky Mountains in Tennessee are one of the most vital and thriving sources of beauty in the wor…
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All About the Bears of the Smoky Mountains

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one of the biggest protected areas in the USA where black bears live in the wild in their natural habit. There are bears living throughout the park, and biologists estimate that the population is around 1,50… The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one of the biggest protected areas in the USA where black…
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5 Ways to See Fall Colors in the Smokies

If you live in an area where trees don’t change color in the fall, you could be craving to see some shades of red, oranges and yellows right about now. When you visit Pigeon Forge, it is easy to be overwhelmed by the beauty of the mountains.  Here ar… If you live in an area where trees don’t change color in the fall, you could be craving to see some…
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Beginner’s Hiking Trails in the Smokies

While the Smoky Mountains have certainly assembled an impressive collection of attractions, theme parks, resorts, restaurants, and unique businesses, the real draw has always been the mountains themselves. If you book a cabin in Pigeon Forge or Gatli… While the Smoky Mountains have certainly assembled an impressive collection of attractions, theme pa…
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