National Park

Cades Cove Loop Video

If you’ve never been, this video of Cades Cove Loop is just a brief sample of the beauty around us. Wait till the leaves fill in. This is a one hour drive condensed to 12 min video. You can hike, bike, camp etc. There are also stop offs including old cabins, barns, a working grist […]

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The Great Smoky Mountains – Best Time to Visit

If you’re planning a trip to East Tennessee, chances are you’re going to make visiting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It’s an essential part of that trip. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park attracts millions of visitors each year. This is because of the abundant wildlife, majestic views and wide variety of activities. You […]

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The Wildfires of Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains

On November 28, 2016 fire broke out in Gatlinburg surrounding areas. These Gatlinburg fires were the result of a chain of events. They began with an already burning wildfire in the Chimney tops area of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. A severe drought was the worst in a decade. It was coupled with high […]

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