5 Surprising Facts About the John Oliver Cabin in Cades Cove

5 Surprising Facts About the John Oliver Cabin in Cades Cove

January 16, 2020

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….

What are the Best Times to Visit Cades Cove

What are the Best Times to Visit Cades Cove

January 11, 2020

No matter the time of year that you visit, Cades Cove is always beautiful and each trip is unique! But even Cades Cove has times throughout the year that it becomes very busy. Plus, you might want to know when the best time to see wildlife is so you know when to visit. Learn the best times to visit Cades Cove if you want to avoid traffic, want to see wildlife, or take some stunning photos of the area!

Uncovering the History of Cades Cove: The Pearl Harbor Tree

Uncovering the History of Cades Cove: The Pearl Harbor Tree

January 10, 2020

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

December 13, 2019

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:…

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

November 8, 2019

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:…

6 Fun Facts You Should Know About Cades Cove

6 Fun Facts You Should Know About Cades Cove

October 10, 2019

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

September 19, 2019

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:…

5 Family Friendly Hikes in Cades Cove

5 Family Friendly Hikes in Cades Cove

August 7, 2019

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

July 16, 2019

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

May 31, 2019

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

April 22, 2019

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….