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A Guide To The Great Smoky Mountains

Updated on September 27, 2009
The Great Smoky Mountains Is One Of The Most Beautiful Places On Earth
The Great Smoky Mountains Is One Of The Most Beautiful Places On Earth
Entrance To The Great Smoky Mountains National Park From Gatlinburg
Entrance To The Great Smoky Mountains National Park From Gatlinburg
Downtown Gatlinburg Tennessee is a magical place where the entire town is like a giant theme park.
Downtown Gatlinburg Tennessee is a magical place where the entire town is like a giant theme park.
Ripley's Believe It Or Not At Night In Downtown Gatlinburg.
Ripley's Believe It Or Not At Night In Downtown Gatlinburg.
Haunted Mansion In Gatlinburg open every night through out the year.
Haunted Mansion In Gatlinburg open every night through out the year.

The Great Smoky Mountains and the cities around it like Gatlinburg Tennessee and Cherokee North Carolina are one of the biggest tourist draws in the United States. Did you know that the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and its majestic views and attractions are with in a days drive for over half of the US population living east of the Mississippi River. So what are you waiting on. Why not plan a trip to Gatlinburg Tennessee and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Gatlinburg is a complete resort community that is really one huge theme park.

The Haunted Mansion and Ripley's Believe It Or Not are two must see attractions in downtown Gatlinburg. And when you go to Gatlinburg plan on having plenty of time to stop and check out everything as you will see something around every corner where you will want to stop.

And what ever you do don't forget that you are right down the road from near by the Dollywood Theme Park and what ever you do don't miss the large new Aquarium now open in downtown Gatlinburg. It is one of the best attractions I have ever visited and I guarantee you that your children will love it.

Smoky Mountains Cabin Rentals

You Can Find And Rent Cabins All Over The Smoky Mountains

The above cabin that sleeps up to 14 people is available for rental in Cades Cove and it is truly one of the most beautiful places on earth. If you want to book this cabin or another cabin call 1 - 877 - 237 - 9055. They are very friendly and they will help you to find the ideal rental cabin for your Smoky Mountain Vacation.

Family Camping Tips

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Why Not Go Camping In The Great Smoky Mountains

But think Bear safety and its best to stay in well established camp grounds especially if your new to camping.
But think Bear safety and its best to stay in well established camp grounds especially if your new to camping.
Santa's Land Amusement Park Cherokee N.C.
Santa's Land Amusement Park Cherokee N.C.
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
Cherokee North Carolina
Cherokee North Carolina

If you want to take your Smoky Mountain adventure a little bit further why not consider going on a camping trip in the Great Smoky Mountains especially in the spring or fall when its cooler. And I would suggest that you leave the back country camping to the experts and plan your camping trip for one of the long established camp grounds with all the luxuries of home like the KOA Camp Ground in Cherokee North Carolina on Big Cove Road. There you will find a movie theater , swimming pools , cook outs and trout fishing ponds that your whole entire family can enjoy.

And while your in Cherokee North Carolina be sure that you visit the Cherokee Indian Museum and try your best to attend the outdoor drama , Unto These Hills. And if you drive and look around the little city of Cherokee you will find live Indian Dances and all kinds of other attractions that could keep you entertained for days. And don't miss all the little shops and the great shopping you will discover there.And what ever you do don't miss Santa's Land Amusement Park right in Cherokee N.C.

And just down the road in near by Bryson City and Dillsboro you can ride the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad and give your family a adventure that they will remember for a life time. To check out the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad CLICK HERE.

Have you been to Cherokee N.C. If so post a comment below and tell us about it.

A Steam Locomotive On The Smoky Mountains Railroad
A Steam Locomotive On The Smoky Mountains Railroad

The Great Smoky Mountains Park and the area around it is one of the most visited areas in the United States. Be sure that you and your family make the drive from Gatlinburg Tennessee to Cherokee North Carolina or from Cherokee North Carolina to Gatlinburg Tennessee.You will find scenic look offs with parking where it looks like you can see forever. The clouds truly drift by at some places at your feet.

You will see along that drive some of the most beautiful scenery on earth and in the spring and fall it is a truly magical place. Don't miss visiting Cades Cove which is a valley completely surrounded by mountains. Visitors to the cove can go mountain bike riding , hiking or just drive around and see all the beautiful sites. Cades Cove is one of the most beautiful places on earth and you want to be sure to visit there at least for part of a day.

Family Camping Tips

Want some great tips to make that camping trip a great success CLICK HERE NOW

Post your comments about the Great Smoky Mountains now. Have you ever been there? Tell us about it in the comments section below.

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      Thomas Byers 6 years ago from East Coast , United States

      It is truly one of the prettiest places on earth.

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      Elwanda Purwin 8 years ago

      Those photos are great. I hope to visit this place one day too.

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      Thomas Byers 8 years ago from East Coast , United States

      Thanks and yes the entire area is really great. I love the Smokies.

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      Godslittlechild 8 years ago

      I live in Tennessee. The Smokies are great! Nice hub and pictures!

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