Posts Tagged ‘ Cades Cove ’

Cades Cove Vehicle-Free Wednesdays Begin

Park managers began implementing vehicle-free opportunities for bicyclists and pedestrians in Cades Cove over 40 years ago. This year, Cades Cove will be hosting vehicle-free Wednesdays from May 5 to September 1. During this span, no vehicles will be permitted to drive through the Cades Cove Loop on Wednesdays. The vehicle-free event is a great

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Top 10 Things To Do in Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is the hot spot to explore amazing attractions from ziplining and white water rafting to snow tubing and shopping! Whether you’re looking to get your thrill on or just sit back and relax on your vacation, we’ve got the info to help you plan your Smoky Mountain getaway the right way. We’ve put

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15 Awesome Winter Things To Do in Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg

1. Experience the Winterfest Lights Every winter, Sevier County becomes a winter wonderland with more than 5 million lights brightening the night. Now in its 31st year, Winterfest has become one of the most anticipated celebrations in the Smokies. Wherever you drive in the county, you’re sure to see many stunning light displays. Businesses get

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Your Guide To Labor Day in The Smoky Mountains

It’s a three- day weekend and time for a family getaway! The kids are looking for adventure and you’re probably looking for shopping and family-friendly excitement! Pigeon Forge has everything you need for a relaxing, exciting and breathtaking Labor Day weekend! The end of summer is near and you’re looking for one last family getaway

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Cades Cove Will ReOpen February 29th!

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced that Cades Cove will reopen on Saturday, February 29! This is after a two-month closure for tunnel repairs. The now completed $950,000 Bote Mountain Tunnel repair along Laurel Creek Road is ahead of schedule! This will allow the popular area to reopen in time for the first full

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National Park Sets Visitation Record of 12.5 Million!

 New Visitation Record in GSMNP Great Smoky Mountains National Park welcomed a record 12,547,743 visitors in 2019, which is 1,126,540 more visitors than in 2018. The park’s three primary entrances near Gatlinburg, Townsend, and Cherokee all had increased use, accounting for about two-thirds of the total park visitation. Secondary park entrances experienced tremendous growth, due

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Plan the Perfect Romantic Getaway in Pigeon Forge

The same grind, every day. Take the kids to school, go to work, pick up the kids, take them to sports or music practice, cook dinner, homework…the cycle is never ending for parents. What you need is a perfect romantic getaway in Pigeon Forge. Whether it’s for one day or an extended weekend, Pigeon Forge

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Cades Cove Closed January & February

The Smokies most visited area for wildlife viewing, scenic scares, and motor nature trails will be closed for 2 months in 2020. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park will shut down main access roads to Cades Cove and Cataloochee beginning January 3rd. Cades Cove  Laurel Creek Road, the access road to Cades Cove, will close to

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12 Things To Do This Winter In The Smokies

  30th Annual Winterfest Experience the winter wonderland of lights this holiday season! With more than 5 million lights, Pigeon Forge will be covered with whimsical scenes and decorations. Winterfest will run through the 17th of February. This winter spectacular has become one the most anticipated events of each year! To make your experience even

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National Park Hosts Star Gazing Event at Cades Cove 

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is hosting a stargazing program in Cades Cove on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Park rangers invite the public to observe the natural night sky for an evening of viewing stars! All equipment and instruction is provided by the Smoky Mountain Astronomical Society.   What To See Depending

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