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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4 Fun Things to Do When Visiting Gatlinburg

What will you explore on your next trip to the Eastern Tennessee mountains? Discover what to do in Gatlinburg while you're here for a visit!

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5 Top Hiking Trails in Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg, TN, is one of the most stunning outdoor destinations in America. Discover the top Gatlinburg hiking trails in this guide from Bear Camp Cabins.

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5 Places to Go Moonshine Tasting in Gatlinburg

There is a long tradition of making and enjoying genuine moonshine in Gatlinburg, TN. Discover the best destinations for moonshine tasting in our guide.

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5 of the Best Places to Go Shopping in Pigeon Forge

This prime vacation destination has over 300 unique retail shops to choose from! Not only will you find interesting crafts, clothing, and memorabilia, but many shops are destinations in their own right.

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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.