Spring Activities – Page 2 – My Bear Foot Cabins

Quiet Walkways in the Smoky Mountains National park

The Quiet Walkways of Great Smoky Mountains National Park are short and relatively easy trails that lead directly from the road into areas of nature. Some are easy for the non-hiker. Each trail is unique and are located throughout the park. The Quiet Walkways are a way to see the natural beauty of Great Smoky … Read more

The Riverwalk Greenway

WEBSITE: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT Riverwalk Greenway is a paved trail in Pigeon Forge. The trail starts at Patriot Park, goes to The Island and further. There are benches, bathrooms and water fountains along the trail. Walkers, runners, baby strollers, bikes, and pets on a leash use this trail. It is open 24 hours … Read more

ATV, UTV and Jeep Tours in the Smoky Mountains

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT Turn up the excitement and discover riding an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) in the Smoky Mountains. Ride through streams, rock formations, and steep mountain ridges for an outdoor adventure you won’t forget. Bluff Mountain AdventuresCome and drive one of our ATVs or UTVs on the bluff. Bluff Mountain Adventures offers … Read more

Smoky Mountain Bike Trails

Cycling in the Smoky Mountains While there aren’t mountain bike trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, most of the roads within the park are too steep and too dangerous for most cyclists. However, if you want a challenge, you can find exceptional road and mountain bike routes around the Smoky Mountains. Many of … Read more

Wildflower Hikes

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT There are wildflowers in the Smoky Mountains you can see throughout the year, but the spring and summer are prime times of the year to see them. They come in every color, and you’ll see them along trails and when the trees bloom. Cades Cove Cades Cove is probably the … Read more

Anakeesta

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD, GREEN PRINT Located in the heart of downtown Gatlinburg is Anakeesta. There is a zip line adventure, gem mining, roller coaster, treehouses, garden walks and a splash pad. Enjoy wonderful spots for selfies, viewing the scenery, watching downtown Gatlinburg. What could be better than southern foods with a view? Ziplines The Dueling … Read more

Best Hiking Trails In Elkmont

WEBSITE: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT Elkmont Campground one of the most scenic spots in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The area has historic structures. It’s the perfect way to explore this logging camp and resort community. Little River Trail Highlights: Historic Structures, Wild Flowers, River Views The 5 mile Little River Trail is an easy … Read more

Horseback Riding in the Smoky Mountains

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT Pigeon Forge Horseback RidingThere are two great places that offer trail rides in Pigeon Forge: Big Rock Dude Ranch and Gold Rush Stables. Goldrush Stables & Stage Lines Goldrush Stables invites you to bring your family and friends and come ride the trails! Our beautiful horseback riding trail will … Read more

Covered Bridges in Sevier County

What better way to spend an afternoon than to drive to one of the covered bridges in Sevier County. The first bridge is a perfect spot to learn more about the history of Harrisburg and the surrounding areas. The second covered bridge is a beautiful, drive-by spot to appreciate the scenic views and snap a … Read more

PARROT MOUNTAIN AND GARDENS

WEBSITE: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT A less known attraction in Pigeon Forge is Parrot Mountain. This attraction is great for families because children can hold and interact with the birds. There are birds, plants and flowers from around the world at Parrot Mountain in Pigeon Forge. Upon arrival there is a replica of Thomas Kinkade’s … Read more

Hikes with the Best Views

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT Andrews Bald Andrews Bald has an elevation of 5,920 feet, making it the highest grassy bald in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The mountain is one of two grassy balds maintained in the range by the park service. The other is Gregory Bald, in the western Smokies. The … Read more

Picnic Areas in the Great Smoky Mountains

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT When visiting the Great Smoky Mountains, one of the best activities to do as a family, couple, or with friends is to have a picnic. After you eat, you can explore different parts of the national park. CADES COVE One of the most popular picnic areas is Cades Cove. The picnic … Read more

Cades Cove Riding Stables

WEBSITE: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT Horseback Riding at Cades Cove Riding Stables Cades Cove Riding Stables in Cades Cove, TN offer vacationers to the Smokies some of the most pristine scenery in the entire Great Smokies National Park, while on horseback. The stables in Cades Cove, Tennessee are the only Smoky Mountain riding stables … Read more

Free Things To Do in the Smoky Mountains

(WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT) Everyone likes to go on vacation in the beautiful Smoky Mountains. Fortunately, there are plenty of free things to do in the Smoky Mountains that are both fun and exciting. You will be able to go back home with memorable experiences. Things to Do in Pigeon Forge The Smoky Mountains includes a … Read more

Pigeon Forge Go Kart Tracks

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD GEEEN PRINT Pigeon Forge has a large selection of go-kart tracks in the Tennessee Smoky Mountains. It certain you’ll find the ride you’re looking for. Blake Jones Racing Center2891 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863(865) 774-5998 We noticed Blake Jones is possibly under new management during our March, 2024 stay at the … Read more

Best Hiking Trails in Tremont

Tremont is a region of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park that’s only a short drive from Gatlinburg, TN. Tremont is not the most popular or well-known area of the national park, so you can explore the treasures of Tremont without having to deal with the crowds. Tremont is a beautiful region of the park … Read more

Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community Trail

WEBSITE: CLICK ON BOLD, GREEN PRINT Gatlinburg, Tennessee, is noted for its wealth of arts and crafts, and its many artists and craftspeople, with one of the largest communities of independent artisans in the country. Nowhere is this more visible than along the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community Trail – an 8-mile scenic drive on the … Read more

Mini Golf Courses in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT Old MacDonald’s Farm Mini Golf and Arcade in Sevierville offers three mini golf courses. There are 54 holes in all. This is not a simple mini-golf course, and has animated characters, along with water and interactive features. Ripley’s has another mini golf course in Gatlinburg.  Davy Crockett Mini-Golf, has two … Read more

Best Motorcycle Rides in the Smoky Mountains

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT Spring and Summer is for bikers, and that means it’s time to get that ride out of the garage and on the road. Across Tennessee and North Carolina in the Smokies are rides including Tail of the Dragon, Blue Ridge Parkway and Cherohala Skyway. The Tail of the Dragon … Read more

Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT While many visitors to the Smoky Mountains know about Cades Cove loop, there’s another motor nature trail that’s worth exploring, the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. This beautiful trail is located just minutes from Gatlinburg! Plus, it’s full of history and exciting sights to see! About the Trail To … Read more

Historical Places in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is ideal for history buffs! There are historical landmarks throughout the park. To help make the most of your next vacation, here’s the top 6 historical places in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Walker Sisters Place The Walker Sisters Place is a log cabin … Read more

The Amazing Great Smoky Mountains

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT Great Smoky Mountains National Park stretches across more than 800 square miles of western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee. The park is home to amazing wildlife, breathtaking views all year long and some of the oldest mountains in the world. The park welcomed a record 12,547,743 visitors in 2019, which is … Read more

Gatlinburg SkyLift Park

WEBSITE: CLICK ON BOLD, GREEN PRINT The Gatlinburg SkyLift Park has added more attractions that will make you want to ride this Gatlinburg tradition! In addition to the SkyLift, visitors can walk across the Gatlinburg SkyBridge and relax on the SkyDeck. After riding to the top on the Gatlinburg SkyLift, you will exit onto the SkyDeck to … Read more

Smoky Mountain Alpine Coasters

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster Rated one of the best alpine coasters in the Smokies is the Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster. This coaster has a length of 5,400 feet, which is a lot of track! The average cost per rider is about $15, but you can find coupons to cut down … Read more

Best Ziplines in the Smoky Mountains

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT With countless zip line options available, it might be hard to decide where to go. Here is a list of some of the best places to zipline in the Smoky Mountains. CLIMB Works Smoky Mountains CLIMB Works Smoky Mountains has been the top-rated zipline in Tennessee for many years! CLIMB … Read more