Summer Activities – Page 3 – My Bear Foot Cabins

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

Tubing, Kayaking & Rafting in the Smoky Mountains

(WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD PRINT) When looking for 3-season excitement in the Great Smoky Mountains, tubing and white-water rafting are the answer. You can cruise down the river giggling and lazily relaxing with friends and family, or rush through white water, heart racing and laughing to get through – the Smoky Mountains has everything you … 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

Dinner Shows and Theaters in Pigeon Forge

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT Pigeon Forge is home to some of the best entertainment you will find. Make your experience even more special with a meal at a fabulous dinner theater. Whether you’re in the mood for comedy or live music, you’ll find it here. Here are 5 of the best dinner shows … Read more

Planning a Day at Dollywood

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD, GREEN PRINT Dollywood parks offer an amazing experience and escape into the Great Smoky Mountains with thrilling rides, a water park, food and the high-energy entertainment and expert craftspeople. Like other popular amusement parks, Dollywood can be crowded and require a part of your vacation budget. Keep reading for ideas to save. Dollywood … Read more

Scenic Drives In The Smoky Mountains TN

WEBSITES. CLICK ON BOLD, GREEN PIRNT The Great Smoky Mountains National Park was created in 1934. The park was created for the natural beauty, the flowing waterfalls, and to conserve natural resources. During this period, the automobile was becoming more affordable.  Therefore, the Smokies were created with auto touring in mind. 88% of Great Smoky … Read more

Swimming Holes in the Smoky Mountains

When summer temperatures rise on your Smoky Mountain vacation, an you’re wanting to find a place to hop in some water you are in the right place.  The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has more than 2,100 miles of flowing water! With this much wate, there many places to go.  Grab your sunglasses and swimsuit, … Read more

Smoky Mountain Secret Spots

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT 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 … Read more

Top Gatlinburg Attractions

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT 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 … Read more

Waterfalls Make Your Smoky Mountain Vacation Memorable

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT Smoky Mountain Waterfalls are some of the most spectacular in the South. There are waterfalls ranging from 25 feet to 180 feet! The waterfalls featured here are ideal for those who are more interested in the waterfall itself, than a hike to see it. However, there are some waterfalls featured … Read more

The Best Adventures in The Smoky Mountains TN

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD, GREEN PRINT Tennessee is known for great people, great food, music, and beautiful landscapes. There’s also hidden gem that might escape your list of things to do if you’re coming for a visit – the Great Smoky Mountains. Tennessee has beautiful, mighty mountains deep within its territory. They may not be … Read more

Where to See Black Bears in the Smoky Mountains

Wondering where to see bears in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park? Of all of the beautiful wildlife of the Smoky Mountains, the American Black Bear ( Ursus americanus ) is one of the largest and most impressive species you can see in the national park. Better yet, bears are plentiful in the Smokies and live in … Read more

Llama Hiking in the Smoky Mountains

WEBSITE: CLICK ON BOLD PRNT So, hiking with llamas, you say? Not the most common thing you would expect to do, however, until you try it, you won’t be let down! Imagine yourself, on a trail among tall trees in the beautiful Smoky Mountains. At your side is a fluffy, unique animal that you probably have … Read more

Ober Mountain ~ So Much To Do ~ Year Round

WEBSITE: CLICK ON BOLD, GREEN PRINT Ober Mountain in Gatlinburg, TN offers year round fun and excitement for the entire family.  The beauty is an added plus, and you can do all activities and adventures at one location.                                   … Read more

First Time Visitor Activities to the Smoky Mountains

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD PRINT The Smoky Mountains have everything you need for a dream vacation including world class theme parks and breathtaking views. The activities are endless in the area.  It can be hard fitting it all into one trip. To assist you having an amazing first trip,  these 6 must do venues in … Read more

The Most Popular Hiking Trail in the Smokies

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT   If you have limited time to explore the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you need to cut to the chase and discover the best hiking trail. There are over 850 miles of hiking trails and over 80 hiking routes.   It can be difficult to research to find … Read more

THE TRACK in Pigeon Forge

WEBSITE: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT Racing go-karts is a time-honored tradition for the whole family in the Smoky Mountains, and The Track in Pigeon Forge is a popular venue in the region. The Track is home to several different go-kart experiences, enough for every member of your family. The Track isn’t just about go-karts: … Read more

Fishing in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park

WEBSITE LINKS: CLICK ON BOLD, GREEN AND ORANGE PRINT   There are over 67 species of fish in the Smoky Mountains, including: Brook Silverside White Sucker River Redhorse Rock Bass Warmouth Bluegill White and Black Crappie Gizzard Shad Flame Chub Fathead Minnow Fantail Darter Walleye Mountain Brook Lamprey Recommended Fishing Spots Douglas Lake (Dandridge TN) … Read more

Activities to do with your Children in Eastern TN Smoky Mountains

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD, BLUE AND GREEN PRINT “Hey Mom, Hey Dad What’s Next”?Your kids will love the Smoky Mountains     Feed the Bears at Three Bears General Store2861 ParkwayPigeon Forge, TN   37863800-867-2272               Kids Country at The Track: Kiddie rides/go-karts2575 ParkwayPigeon Forge, TN  37863865-453-4777       … Read more

Goats on the Roof

WEBSITE LINK: CLICK ON BOLD, GREEN PRINT LOCATED 10 MINUTES FROM BEARFOOT PARADISE and 25 MINUTES FROM BEARFOOT ADVENTURE Do you want to have the time of your life? Something that you can tell your friends and family all about? Then visit us here at The Coaster at Goats on the Roof, in Pigeon Forge … Read more

Smoky Mountain Antique Shopping

WEBSITE LINKS: CLICK ON BOLD, GREEN PRINT Smoky Mountain Antiques WHERE DO YOU FIND YOUR TREASURES? What better place to hunt for unique treasures than the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. You will be surrounded by the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains. Here is an alphabetical list of some ‘Pickin’ Places’ in the Smokies … Read more