Winter hiking in the Smokies is one of the best activities to enjoy
4 of the Best Reasons to Go Winter Hiking in the Smokies

Hiking is a great way to be a part of nature, even in the winter months! You can still enjoy hiking in one of the most beautiful national parks in the United States when it is chilly outside. There will be select trails open in the winter, but the trails that are open will be easy to navigate. You’ll have to bundle up in warm clothing, but it’ll all be worth it when you see the snow covering the peaks of the Great Smoky Mountains. The breathtaking sights are just one of the many reasons you should go winter hiking in the Smokies on your next getaway.

Smoky Mountain Winterfest
Walking in a Winter Wonderland: 4 Ways to Enjoy Smoky Mountain Winterfest

It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year! That means winter is approaching, and it’s time to celebrate in the Smokies. If you are coming into town for the holidays, then you absolutely have to enjoy all the amazing activities at Smoky Mountain Winterfest. This festival is a celebration between Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, and Sevier County. You and your family will love driving around and looking at the Christmas lights displays all over town. There are so many ways to enjoy Smoky Mountain Winterfest. All you have to do is get ready to have a great time!

A stunning waterfall in the Smoky Mountains.
3 Smoky Mountain Activities to Enjoy in the White Water Rafting Off Season

If we had it our way, white water rafting at Smoky Mountain Outdoors would be a year round activity! Unfortunately, the cool fall and winter weather in East Tennessee means that we can only offer rafting adventures during the spring and summer months. If you will be visiting the Smokies during our off season, however, there are still a number of excellent ways to enjoy the great outdoors during your vacation. To help you make the most of your trip, we have put together a guide to three of our favorite Smoky Mountain activities for the off season:

Three happy people having fun on a Smoky Mountain kayaking trip.
How to Plan a Smoky Mountain Kayaking Trip in 5 Steps

Smoky Mountain Outdoors offers an exciting variety of trips down the Pigeon River, including guided inflatable kayak trips. Join us as we travel through some of the most spectacular scenery in the country while experiencing the thrill of conquering white water rapids! Here is how to plan a Smoky Mountain kayaking trip in five steps:

Rainbow Falls, one of the best Smoky Mountain waterfalls.
4 Smoky Mountain Waterfalls That You Absolutely Need to See

People from all over the world come to the Smoky Mountains to see spectacular mountain views, but what people don’t realize is that there are also many other types of amazing land formations that will take your breath away. One type of land formation in particular that you will want to check out during your visit to the Smoky Mountains are the many amazing waterfalls. Smoky Mountain waterfalls are tucked away in the nooks and crannies of these beautiful mountain ranges. Don’t worry, many of these breathtaking waterfalls can be reached by hiking trails. Here are some Smoky Mountain waterfalls that you need to see during your visit to the area.

Beautiful fall hiking trail in the Smoky Mountains.
3 Amazing Outdoor Smoky Mountain Activities for the Fall Season

Fall in the Smoky Mountains is an amazing time of the year. The fall colors are out in full force with its vibrant colors of red, orange, and yellow, the days are getting cooler, and celebration of the harvest season is all around you. With the fall colors on display you and your family are going to want to spend as much time outdoors as possible. Well that is one of the great things about the Smoky Mountain region, there are a ton of outdoor attractions in the Smoky Mountains for you and your family to enjoy this fall season. These are just a few of the most sensational outdoor Smoky Mountain activities in the fall for you and your family to enjoy during your visit to the area.

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