6 Top Things to See in Cades Cove

Visiting Cades Cove for the first time means you’ll have tons to see and do. To help you prioritize how you spend your trip, we’ve collected six of top things you must see while you’re here. You’ll thank us later! Top Things to See in Cades Cove The Black Bears The Smoky Mountain area has one of the largest protected areas in the eastern U.S. where black bears can live. For that reasons, black bears can be found at all elevations...

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Ways to Enjoy Cades Cove in the Winter
Dec30

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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What to Pack for your Winter Vacation in the Smoky Mountains
Dec23

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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Reasons to Drive the Cades Cove Scenic Loop
Dec16

Reasons to Drive the Cades Cove Scenic Loop

Going for a joyride takes on a whole new meaning here in Cades Cove. Especially when you head out on the Cades Cove Scenic Loop. Here, you will drive through 11 miles of trees, wildlife, and historic sites. The picturesque experience takes some time though. So, we suggest just trying to savor the 2-4 hours it may take to complete the loop. Historic landmarks The winding roads will take you through some amazing sights, including, many...

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The Ultimate Guide to Camping in Cades Cove
Dec02

The Ultimate Guide to Camping in Cades Cove

Maybe you’re camping to fulfill nostalgic childhood memories of cooking s’mores around the campfire. Or, you’re an experienced camper just looking for a new spot that will offer you a fun weekend trip guaranteed. Either way, camping in Cades Cove will exceed your expectations. With tons of campsites, not to mention an amazing view almost anywhere you go, we promise that you’ll love setting up camp here. To help you make the most of...

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6 Cades Cove Hiking Trails You Just Have to See
Nov25

6 Cades Cove Hiking Trails You Just Have to See

There’s definitely a reason why the Smoky Mountains is one of the most visited areas in the U.S. We’re lucky enough to enjoy the stunning scenery every day. So, to help you experience the area for yourself, we’ve created a guide to some of the best hiking trails in the area. There’s no better way to experience the natural scenery than by standing right in the center of the mountains yourself. The Best Hiking Trails in Cades Cove 1....

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