Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park Opened May 9

Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park Opened May 9

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park opened to the public on May 9, and that included Cades Cove! We’re happy to have welcomed so many visitors back to this special area. The park will continue to open in phases. The first phase included most trails and main roads, and the second phase includes more secondary roads, all trails and other sites. We’ve got all the information on what’s open in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the first and second phases!…

How Far is Cades Cove from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge?

How Far is Cades Cove from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge?

If you have never been to Cades Cove before, you may be wondering how far away it is from where you are staying. The drive from Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and other cities really isn’t that bad! Plus, Cades Cove is full of beautiful things you don’t want to miss out on! Keep reading to find the answer to the question of how far is Cades Cove from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge:…

Top 6 Wildflowers and Where to Find Them in Cades Cove TN

Top 6 Wildflowers and Where to Find Them in Cades Cove TN

Wildflowers are just one of the things that draw people to Cades Cove TN. In the early spring to the late summer, you will be able to find all kinds of beautiful flora in the area. From hiking trails to the empty fields under the mountains, there are all kinds of places you will find flowers. Here are the top 6 wildflowers and where you can find them in Cades Cove TN:…

Uncovering the History of Cades Cove: The Pearl Harbor Tree

Uncovering the History of Cades Cove: The Pearl Harbor Tree

As you already know, Cades Cove is full of history. It’s where the first settlers lived when they came to the Smoky Mountains. Many historical buildings are located in the area. There’s a rich backstory to almost everything in Cades Cove, including the Pearl Harbor tree. We’re going to uncover the history of the Pearl Harbor tree in Cades Cove….

Top 5 Facts You Might Not Know About Cades Cove

Top 5 Facts You Might Not Know About Cades Cove

There are all kinds of cool things to learn about Cades Cove. It’s full of history and provides a way to learn more about the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Here are 5 facts you might not know about Cades Cove:…

6 Fun Facts You Should Know About Cades Cove

6 Fun Facts You Should Know About Cades Cove

You probably visit Cades Cove, the most popular destination in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Over 2 million visitors come to this spot in the Smokies every year and with good reason! It’s beautiful and is one of the top places to find natural wildlife and manmade structures. But how much do you actually know about this area of the national park? Here are 6 fun facts you should know about Cades Cove:…

Everything You Should Know About the Donation Boxes in Cades Cove

Everything You Should Know About the Donation Boxes in Cades Cove

When you drive through Cades Cove, you’ve probably seen a few donation boxes. While you most likely know the boxes are there to benefit the national park, you may not know where the money goes and what it’s used for. We want to tell you what you need to know about the Cades Cove donation boxes! Here’s everything you need to know about the donation boxes 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 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!…