The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited U.S. National Park. Being from Kentucky (near Cincinnati), it’s only a 4.5 hour drive, so I’ve traveled here on many different occasions over the years. This was the first time I visited with my young son though! We stayed at Yourcation Awaits cabin in Pigeon Forge, and had such a fun family vacation! With a toddler in our crew, our goal was to seek out…
If you're visiting the Great Smoky Mountains or Gatlinburg area, going on a hike is of course THE main attraction! These are (in my opinion) the best hikes in the Smoky Mountains: Having visited Gatlinburg, on many separate occasions, these are the hikes I’ve done that have stood out to me the most! Also, please make sure to check the park website for trail conditions and closure notices before setting out. Cades Cove: If you…
Living just a few hours away from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, I’ve visited Gatlinburg, Tennessee at least twenty times. Thinking back on all these ventures, I’ve compiled my personal recommendations on the top things to do! These activities may all fit into one Gatlinburg trip, or you can spread them out over separate visits. I’ve gone down there for Bachelorette parties, with my family growing up, on my honeymoon, and for a college…
September 14, 2022
By Michelle W.