Cades Cove. Beautiful driving loop with old homes, churches, etc. Usually see deer and sometimes bears.
Popular place, go early and see black bear! Visit old cabins, take in the beauty, see wildlife. There isn't food, so pack a lunch. The loop can take a few hours while people drive slow taking in the beauty, so be patient. It is in the National Park.
Beautiful area of The Smoky Mountain National Park. A good place to see bears especially in spring & early summer.
Cades Cove is a broad, verdant valley surrounded by mountains and is one of the most popular destinations in the Great Smokies. Only about a half hour/40 min away from the cabin. It is a must see destination and it's free to get into the 11mi loop.
“There are so many shops you could spend the day here! Great buys of name brand items. Fall and Christmas time can be busy so go early to get parking. Shops such as North Face, Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Brighton, Under Armour, and so many more!”
“Historic Old Mill on river in Pigeon Forge. the atmosphere is nice and the food is very good. There is a couple shops you want walk around right next to it after lunch.”
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“It includes your meal as well as a pre-show. Great for the entire family to enjoy and become active participants in the show as well.”
“What more can be said? It's family friendly comedy with side splitting skits, dances, jokes, juggling, dogs and much more. This is such a fun place to go for a night of laughter. ”
“Has a small amusement park with a few rides along with the biggest Ferris Wheel lit up through the night. There are tons of restaurants, shops, theaters, and more. ”