Horseback Riding in the Smoky Mountains

Gatlinburg Horseback Riding When you’re in the Great Smoky Mountains and looking for “horseback riding near me,” two horseback riding Gatlinburg stables are usually at the top of the search results. These are Smoky Mountain Riding Stables and Sugarlands Riding Stables. Smoky Mountain Riding Stables Smoky Mountain Riding Stables is an authorized concessionaire of the National … Continue reading Horseback Riding in the Smoky Mountains

“Must See” Smoky Mountain waterfalls

Smoky Mountain Rafting chose four “must see” Smoky Mountain waterfalls. I have hiked Grotto Falls a couple of times and that is a good hike for me. I like Grotto because you can go behind the falls. I would love to try the rainbow Falls….maybe this summer.  1. Mouse Creek Falls If you love history … Continue reading “Must See” Smoky Mountain waterfalls

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, TN, is literally teeming with life - over 10,000 exotic sea creatures in 350 individual species. There are more fish in this aquarium than there are people living in the entire town of Gatlinburg!😄 My wife and I took our granddaughter Mely to the Aquarium last year and … Continue reading Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

John Ownby’s 1860 Cabin

The John Ownby Cabin is a historic cabin in Sevier County, Tennessee, United States. Located in The Sugarlands, it lies within the boundaries of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It was built in 1860, and is the last surviving structure from the pre-park Forks-of-the-River community. At the time, this valley was populated with three small Appalachian communities: Forks-of-the-River, Sugarlands, and Fighting Creek. The valley … Continue reading John Ownby’s 1860 Cabin

Feature Activity – Cades Cove

I believe the best way to see Cades Cove is the 11-mile Loop Road, which is a one-way paved lane where you can ride along and see all of the buildings and historic structures. The Loop Road takes you on a historical tour of early pioneer farms, fields, roads and trails, leaving you with the feeling that you just stepped foot into the history of the mountains.

Top 12 Activities near Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tennessee

There are so many amazing things to do around the Great Smoky Mountains! We've put together a list of the top 12 things we have done ourselves or feedback from guests like you!