Horseback Riding in Cades Cove

Experiencing Cades Cove on horseback will give you one of the most incredible and intimate experiences with nature. Riders traverse the 6,800 acres, and all its glory, atop a one of nature’s finest creatures, who can take riders gently through streams, up hilly terrain, and across wide plains and forests. It’s as close to nature as you’re going to get. Don’t Worry, There Are Guides You don’t have to be an expert horseback rider...

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What to Pack for your Winter Vacation in the Smoky Mountains
Aug27

What to Pack for your Winter Vacation in the Smoky Mountains

When it comes to your winter vacation in Cades Cove, we know that you’ll want to be bundled up but without the heft in your suitcase. Instead of making this feat a struggle, we’ve assembled a few simple tips to help you pack for your winter vacation here. These tips will help you contain your luggage to one suitcase per person while still having everything you need to enjoy a winter hike, a snowball fight, or even just a long cozy...

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Ways to Enjoy Cades Cove in the Winter
Aug27

Ways to Enjoy Cades Cove in the Winter

Snow covered trails, warm nights by the fire, and snow covered tree limbs are just some of the things that make winters in Cades Cove magical. Especially with the amazing snow covered view of the Smoky Mountains visible in the skyline. It just goes to show that the when the weather turns colder, the fun here doesn’t end. Go Sightseeing The weather outside may be frightful and the trails may be covered in a white powder, but the views...

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Essential Tips for Visiting Cades Cove

Here are some trip saving tips for visiting Cades Cove! OK, maybe not trip saving, but knowing them will certainly make your trip a little easier – maybe even better. Don’t Feed the Animals One of the first tips for visiting Cades Cove, is: please do not feed the animals. There are numerous reasons for this, and hopefully by now this is commonly understood theme. But, in a nutshell, it’s for everyone’s safety as well as the...

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Seasons in Cades Cove

Winter All the seasons in Cades Cove are gorgeous if you ask us. But depending on your preference of season, your favorite season to visit Cades Cove will vary. Although, some will argue strongly that winter is when the Cove is the most beautiful. Activities will be more limited, but like everything in winter they have their own unique charm. Horseback riding isn’t available in the winter, but an intimate winter drive might be on the...

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