Whether it’s a day, two days or a week, take advantage of every minute of your Smoky Mountain vacation with these helpful itineraries.
From waterfalls to wildlife, from the Blue Ridge Parkway to the Cherohala Skyway, you’ll never run out of stunning Smoky Mountain views.
Every year thousands of motorcyclists wind through the Blue Ridge Parkway, hunt for waterfalls, and challenge their skills on “The Rattler”.
Whether you’re strolling down a tree-lined sidewalk or uncovering hidden treasures, the opportunities to find something unique are endless.
Explore the Smoky Mountains on foot. When you hike, you’re seeing flora, fauna, and wildlife up close, all while improving fitness and burning calories.
The Smokies are famous for these favorites: Elk, black bear, white-tailed deer, and wild turkey. They roam the area and you should too!
Museums. Landmarks. History tours. And quilt trails. Help us celebrate the unique heritage found only in the Appalachians of North Carolina.
When you’re not knee-deep in Smoky Mountain adventures, change gears a bit. Check-out our theaters, museums, music venues, and golf courses.
There’s no limit of adventure you’re family can get into when you start your day hunting for waterfalls! This is truly nature at it’s finest.
The Smokies is the perfect backdrop, making this a true fisherman’s paradise. Whether it’s trout or bluegills, mountain angling is a blast.
The Smokies set the stage for seven golf courses, where mountain golfing is lush and undulating, reminiscent of the Scottish Highlands.
From road biking to off-road adventure, there’s no better way to get your heart pumping while taking in the incredible views.
A great way to take in the endless mountain vistas? Your kids will never forget riding through the Smokies on a horse!
For fun in the snow, Cataloochee Ski Area has more than a dozen fun-filled slopes. Or try something different… slide down a hill on a tube!