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Smoky Mountains Secret Spots

Smoky Mountains Secret Spots

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited national park in the country, with over 11.4 million annual visitors. This is as many visitors as Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon combined!  A popular national park can sometimes mean big crowds during busy times of year. If you’re looking to see the park in a little solitude, listen to the advice from locals.  Find hidden gems and experience the quieter side of the Smokies! Elkmont Troll Bridge Elkmont has recently gained fame as the secret ghost town of the Smokies.  This once very wealthy community of vacation homes is… Read more »

Gatlinburg, Tennessee in the Smoky Mountains.

Top Gatlinburg Attractions

With so many candy shops, thrill rides, and sight-seeing opportunities, it can be overwhelming when planning the family vacation. The following list will hopefully guide you, and ensure a Gatlinburg favorite will not be missed. Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies Stingrays and sharks fly overhead. Jellyfish float about, their orange translucent bodies in contrast. Friendly and curious penguins, in their tuxes, hurry to greet you! From the moment you step inside, you are transported from the Gatlinburg to an underwater wonderland. Ripely’s Aquarium makes the seemingly impossible possible. You can come face to face with the predators of the seas,… Read more »