Antique shops tell unique stories of the past

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From the past to the present, antique shops always tell an interesting story. The Smoky Mountains has some of the most unique and intimate antique shops in the area, filled with treasures from around the world. Whether you’re looking for that perfect trinket to display on the mantle, or perhaps a rare keepsake to pass down… Read more »

Biking the Smoky Mountains

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Biking is a great recreational workout, especially during the summer months when it’s nice to get outside. But biking in the Smoky Mountains takes the experience to a whole other level!     Whizzing past the scenery of Cades Cove in Townsend makes for an unforgettable ride. The Townsend 9 mile loop bicycle path is a… Read more »

The Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center is the place to be this summer.

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Dedicated to preserving the region’s unique culture, the Heritage Center celebrates the history of East Tennessee and the Smokies.  Learn about the Cherokee Indians and early settler life through three-dimensional displays, interactive exhibits and a historic village of authentic log cabins, barns and a sawmill.     Another great aspect of the Heritage Center is the… Read more »

July is National Picnic Month

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July is National Picnic Month, so why not celebrate by having your very own scenic picnic in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park? The Cades Cove picnic area has some of the best views in the Smokies, and has some phenomenal restaurants nearby, from which to snag some local grub! Located near the campground, the Cades Cove… Read more »