No words can fully describe the beauty of Cades Cove without going there to see and experience it yourself. Cades Cove is the crown jewel of the Smoky Mountains in terms of historical relevance and pleasance and no trip to East Tennessee is complete without visiting it. The trip on a one-way, 11-mile loop road…

70 miles of the trail pass through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Within the Park’s borders, the trail crosses from Davenport Gap near Big Creek on the east to Fontana Dam, N.C. on the southwest, reaching a halfway point at Newfound Gap. It passes near or over several of the highest peaks in the…