Weddings

Couple the beautiful natural chapel of the Smoky Mountains with the relatively minor requirements for getting married and you understand why a Smokies wedding and honeymoon is second in popularity only to Las Vegas. Couples can be joined in holy matrimony in a chapel, the National Park, or the privacy of their cottage or cabin. Marriage Licenses Both parties must be present to obtain the marriage license from the County Clerk’s...

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9 Cades Cove Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Right Away
Aug11

9 Cades Cove Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Right Away

Cades Cove is one of the most beautiful places in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Home to diverse wildlife and a treasure trove of historic buildings, it’s easy to see why so many people call this area “God’s Country”. We’ve put together a collection of nine gorgeous Cades Cove photos that will make you want to visit the Smokies right away: A breathtaking sunset is pretty much an everyday occurrence in Cades Cove. It’s...

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The Only Cades Cove Map & Loop Road Guide You’ll Ever Need
Aug10

The Only Cades Cove Map & Loop Road Guide You’ll Ever Need

When you set out to explore the Great Smoky Mountains, you’re taking on a journey of endless sights and no less than a couple hundred views that will stop you in your tracks. The beauty is never ending, and recording every part of it is an impressive task. And while there is no way to choose a favorite sight or scene in the Smokies, we’ve been lucky enough to become well acquainted with one part that is extra special to us – Cades...

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What are the Cades Cove Hours of Operation?
Aug10

What are the Cades Cove Hours of Operation?

If you are planning on visiting Cades Cove during your next vacation to the Smoky Mountains, you may what to know when the area is open. That is why we have created a list of all of the Cades Cove hours of operation for each of the fun and exciting attractions found here. Cades Cove Loop Road The Cades Cove Loop Road is a scenic roadway that stretches 11-miles in total around the secluded area. Along this drive, you will find historic...

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Hiking

Planning is an important part of hiking in Cades Cove. For safety reasons, inform someone which hike you are taking and make sure they will check to see if you return on time. Depending on what hike in Cades Cove you want to go on it may be necessary make reservations at backcountry campgrounds. People who plan day hikes do not need reservations. The officials of The Great Smoky Mountain National Park advise hikers of Cades Cove to...

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