5 Family Friendly Hikes in Cades Cove

5 Family Friendly Hikes in Cades Cove

Going on a hike with your family is a great way to spend quality time together and take in the incredible views. At Cades Cove, you’ll have the opportunity to see wildlife, learn about the culture and rich history of the Smoky Mountains, and explore beautiful trails winding through the national park. Before you decide where to hike, take a look at our list of 5 family friendly hikes in Cades Cove:…

4 Things to Know About Black Bears in the Smoky Mountains

4 Things to Know About Black Bears in the Smoky Mountains

If you’ve been to Cades Cove before, you’ve probably seen the unofficial mascot of the Smokies: the black bear. There are about 1,500 black bears in the Smoky Mountains. They prefer to live in mountainous terrain where they can be away from people. We want to share some things you may not know about this beautiful animal. Check out these 4 things to know about black bears in the Smoky Mountains:…

Top 5 Reasons You Should Go Fishing in Cades Cove

Top 5 Reasons You Should Go Fishing in Cades Cove

There are plenty of spots to go fishing in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, and one of the best places happens to be Cades Cove! So, grab your fishing gear and get ready for a day of reeling in some big catches! To help you see why this is the best place to cast a line, here are 5 of the top reasons to go fishing in Cades Cove….

Top 5 Reasons to Stay at the Cades Cove Campground

Top 5 Reasons to Stay at the Cades Cove Campground

Cades Cove is home to a variety of gorgeous sights and activities. If you can’t fit all of the exciting things you wanted to do there into one day, you can always stay the night at the campground, and continue having fun the next day. To help you understand the benefits of selecting it for your next getaway, here are 5 reasons to stay at the Cades Cove Campground….

Is Cades Cove Worth Driving To?

Is Cades Cove Worth Driving To?

With so many beautiful places to explore in the Smokies, you might be having trouble deciding which one to visit first. Cades Cove has always been a favorite spot among locals and visitors alike. In fact, it’s actually one of the most popular destinations in the national park! At this point, you might be asking yourself if this attraction is actually worth the drive, especially if you’re a little farther away. The short answer to this question is ABSOLUTELY, and here are 5 reasons why!…

What NOT to Do When You Visit Cades Cove

What NOT to Do When You Visit Cades Cove

Cades Cove is one of the most-visited destinations in the national park, and it’s no wonder why! From picnicking to wildlife viewing and so much in between, there’s an activity for everyone to enjoy. Here are a few things to avoid doing to ensure that you have a successful trip to Cades Cove….

5 Surprising Facts About the John Oliver Cabin in Cades Cove

5 Surprising Facts About the John Oliver Cabin in Cades Cove

Cades Cove is rich in both history and beauty with numerous buildings that date back years before the national park was even founded. One of the most visited sites in Cades Cove is the John Oliver Cabin, one of the oldest man-made structures in the park. Want to learn more? Here are 5 things you didn’t know about the John Oliver Cabin….

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Cades Cove History

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Cades Cove History

Cades Cove is known for its stunning scenery and the variety of activities available for visitors to enjoy. However, this special destination in the national park is also rich in history. Read on to discover 6 things you might not have known about Cades Cove history, and next time you visit, you can point out these little-known facts to all of your friends and family!…

Bear Spotted Walking Around Gatlinburg Hotel: Video Included!

Bear Spotted Walking Around Gatlinburg Hotel: Video Included!

On Oct. 16, a black bear was spotted roaming around a hotel in Gatlinburg! This is just one of many recent black bear sightings in the area. Get all the details on the sighting of the bear at the Gatlinburg hotel and learn what you should do if you encounter a bear….