31Mar 2021
two women backpackers on trail in the fall

Ultimate Guide to Backpacking in the Great Smoky Mountains

In this article, we’ll break down some of the basics of backpacking in the Great Smokies, from rules and regulations to safety tips and several of the truly standout routes for adventuring.  

30Mar 2021

How Safe is it to Hike in the Great Smoky Mountains?

Just how safe are the Great Smokies for the foot traveler? The short answer is: quite safe.

21Mar 2021

Best Scenic Drives in the Great Smoky Mountains

One of the best ways to take in all the Smokies offer is on a scenic drive.

17Mar 2021
Couple hiking - hiking safety tips

9 Short Hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains

These hikes are ideal when you want something a bit more involved than strolling from the parking lot to a lookout point — but you aren't ready to take on some of the region's more challenging journeys.