GSMNP Introduces Vehicle-Free Wednesdays in Cades Cove

GSMNP Introduces Vehicle-Free Wednesdays in Cades Cove

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park announced it is implementing vehicle-free Wednesdays in Cades Cove again! Starting May 5, the Cades Cove Loop Road will only be open to pedestrians and cyclists on Wednesdays. This gives visitors the opportunity to explore the area without worrying about car traffic! We’ve got all the details about vehicle-free Wednesdays in Cades Cove below:…

Unique Things to Find While You’re in Cades Cove (Includes Scavenger Hunt)

Unique Things to Find While You’re in Cades Cove (Includes Scavenger Hunt)

If you’ve been to Cades Cove before, you’ve probably seen most of the historic buildings along the Loop. But did you know there are some unique and hidden things you can find? From caves off the main Loop to keeping an eye out for animals that might make an appearance, here are some unique things to look for when you’re in Cades Cove, plus a scavenger hunt:…

3 Things to Know Before You Go Cades Cove Biking

3 Things to Know Before You Go Cades Cove Biking

Cades Cove is a must see spot for new visitors to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The majority of people view this beautiful area of the park in the comfort of their car. However, for people looking to get active and trying something different Cades Cove biking may be for you. Cades Cove biking is a great way to see all the sites of the area while enjoying exercise that does not necessarily feel like exercise. Here are some things you need to know before you head out on your bike ride through the beautiful Cades Cove.

3 Guided Tours of Cades Cove Loop Road That Are Perfect for First Time Visitors

3 Guided Tours of Cades Cove Loop Road That Are Perfect for First Time Visitors

While you can always explore Cades Cove Loop Road in your personal vehicle, sometimes it’s more fun to leave the driving to someone else! This is especially true if you are a first-time visitor to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! There are several guided tours in the Smokies where you can sit back, relax, and learn more about Cades Cove from a professional guide. Here are 3 guided tours of Cades Cove Loop Road that are perfect for first-time visitors:…

All About Abrams Falls Trail in Cades Cove

All About Abrams Falls Trail in Cades Cove

Did you know there are hiking trails in Cades Cove? One of the most popular is Abrams Falls Trail. This beautiful trail takes you through old forest growth, along the creek, and in front of an incredible waterfall. Here’s everything you need to know about Abrams Falls Trail in Cades Cove:…

Top 5 Activities You’ll Love to Do in Cades Cove in Winter

Top 5 Activities You’ll Love to Do in Cades Cove in Winter

Some people may say that the best time to visit Cades Cove is in the fall with all the beautiful colors, but every season is beautiful in this area of the national park! When it snows, Cades Cove becomes a winter wonderland, a sight you don’t want to miss out on. Check out these top 5 activities you’ll love to do in Cades Cove in the winter:…

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:…

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….

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….