Smoky Mountain Outdoors Whitewater Rafting

The Pigeon River, located in the heart of the Smoky Mountains, offers breathtaking scenery and exciting whitewater rafting thrills! This magnificent river begins in North Carolina and continues through Tennessee. Experience white water rafting in Tennessee and raft through class 3 to 4 rapids. I have heard good reviews about white water rafting in the … Continue reading Smoky Mountain Outdoors Whitewater Rafting

Great Smoky Mountain Railroad

The train ride is along side the Nantahala gorge and Fontana Lake.   The ride is great weather you are a "TRAIN" lover or just a lover of Nature.  Scenery is beautiful.  Great trip during October when leaves are changing.  Meals in first class are very good according to the reviews. By the time you get tickets and … Continue reading Great Smoky Mountain Railroad

Cherokee Indian Reservation

We went to the Chrokee Indian Village early in the morning. The "indian reservation" is basically an outdoor museum, at each booth people explain what they are doing. There is a village set up with a guide at each stop. You will be given a walking tour with a personal guide as well. Then, you … Continue reading Cherokee Indian Reservation

Mingus Mill

Just a few hundred feet off of US441, and just a 1/2 mile north of the Oconaluftee Visitor's Center you'll find the Mingus Mill. The mill still works and is water powered (it is not a water wheel). The Park Service Volunteers grind both wheat and corn and sell the fruit of their labor. Youngsters … Continue reading Mingus Mill