Smoky Mountain Area Information

Great Smoky Mountains National Park straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee. The sprawling landscape encompasses lush forests and an abundance of wildflowers that bloom year-round. Streams, rivers and waterfalls appear along hiking routes that include a segment of the Appalachian Trail.

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13 Best Restaurants in Gatlinburg

Explore Gatlinburg's top eateries! Dive into its culinary gems, from hearty pancakes to succulent trout, and experience the essence of the Smokies.

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6 Free Things to Do in Gatlinburg on Your Next Tennessee Adventure

Are you planning a trip to Gatlinburg, TN on a budget? Check out these free things to do in Gatlinburg during your stay at Bear Camp Cabins.

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5 Spectacular (and Free) Things to Do in Pigeon Forge, TN

How will you spend your days on your next Smoky Mountains getaway? Try these 5 totally free things to do in Pigeon Forge and have a blast on a budget!

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6 Great Gatlinburg Restaurants that Visitors Shouldn’t Skip

You have to eat something during your Smoky Mountain getaway! Here are 6 of the best Gatlinburg Restaurants to check out while you're in the area.

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6 Fun Things to Do When Visiting Pigeon Forge

Wondering what to do in Pigeon Forge? From mountain adventures to amusement parks, museums, and more, there are so many fun things to do in this Tennessee town!

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8 Activities to Do With the Kids in Pigeon Forge

Are you looking for fun things to do in Pigeon Forge with kids? Discover all the options that await you in the Smoky Mountains right here!

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5 Top Hiking Trails in the Great Smoky Mountains

Discover some of the most popular Great Smoky Mountains trails. Hike by day and relax by night when you plan your stay with Big Bear Camp Cabins!

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How Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Inspires Children to Read

Discover how Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library helps children learn to read by sending them free books every month.