Monthly Archives: November 2022

Driving through the Smoky Mountains heading towards the Blue Ridge Parkway

We stayed in Gatlinburg, Tennessee which was very close to the Sugarlands visitor center and one of several entry points for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It was also close to the main road that takes you from there … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

It wasn’t until I visited the Great Smoky Mountains National Park that I saw a grey turkey. Turkeys were the one animal I saw more than any other on this trip but I won’t bring up the no show bears … Continue reading

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Roaring Fork Motor Trail

While the Cades Cove drive is THE most popular one of the park, there is another that is usually far less crowded, takes only a bit over an hour to drive (on a good day) and is very scenic as … Continue reading

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Cades Cove

This national park is huge! To even get to a point you want to drive (you can drive a great deal of it) through or park and hike, you sometimes have to put some mileage in first. Cades Cove is … Continue reading

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I’ve been on a bit of a road trip…

We took a week to travel from Ohio, through Kentucky, to Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia before pointing our wheels back home. We visited three national parks (one I missed the sign for) and drove on some roads … Continue reading

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