Category Archives: Smoky Mountains


Autumn in the Great Smoky Mountains is busy and beautiful. The annual show of the fall foliage colors attracts huge numbers of visitors from both near and far with the peak coming from mid-October to early November. There are numerous … Continue reading


The winding Foothills Parkway was designed to provide beautiful vistas of the Great Smoky Mountains along their northern flank. The original plan was to build a 72-mile scenic drive from Chilhowee Lake to I-40 near Cosby, but middle sections of … Continue reading


Scenic Cades Cove is located in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, one of the most visited parks in the United States boasting approximately 9 million visitors per year. Cades Cove, a 6,800-acre valley near Townsend, Tennessee provides activities such … Continue reading