My family has visited the Smoky Mountains region around and near Gatlinburg, Tennessee, many times over the years. Each time we visit, we run out of time before we run out of fun. There is ALWAYS something new to discover there…along with many family favorites that we try to visit each time we are in town.
We’ve driven the popular Cades Cove 11 mile loop many times during visits to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The scenic curvy road that leads to Cades Cove is filled with gorgeous imagery of mountains and streams during the 13.1 mile drive. Depending on the time of year, traffic to the park, and how many times you stop for pictures or animal sightings, the drive to Cades Cove could take you between 40 minutes-1hr+ to reach.
White Water Rafting is an adventure that was on my bucket list for a while. It’s also an adventure that scared me a little. I like controlled risk and white water rafting can be unpredictable. Even though I was nervous about our adventure, my job was not to show it. [Read more…]
Our family has been fortunate to be able to try ziplining at several places all over the United States. I was really impressed by our visit to Foxfire Mountain Adventure Park. What I loved about the park were all of the thoughtful details that took the experience to the next level.
When you visit the Smoky Mountains Region, you are faced with A LOT of options when it comes to where you stay. Where do you even begin? We were invited to check out what the Gatlinburg Falls Resort has to offer for a Smoky Mountain vacation.