3 Great Winter Hikes in and Around Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg Winter Hikes

Wintertime is one of the most underrated seasons of the year to hike in and the Great Smoky Mountains. For this reason, while staying at the resort,  you will be able to enjoy the serenity and solitude of these majestic mountains with fewer crowds.

Though you may have to layer up and don some extra accessories

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Rhododendron In The Great Smoky Mountains

Rosebay Rhododendron in bloom.  These are a unique Rhododendron that bloom more some years than others, and no one really knows why.  This photo was taken by  Hannah Schlicher Kilgore on Jakes Creek  You can see this from Meigs Mountain Trail footbridge.   The Meigs Mountain Trail is in Elkmont and is about 9 miles from Elk Springs Resort

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6 Must Have Trail Mix Recipes for your next Gatlinburg Hike

For your next Gatlinburg hike, you definitely will want to try one of these great trail mix recipes. Maybe your were a Girl Scout or Boy Scout and remember nature walks or camping trips with your troop and special foods you prepared. Or maybe your mom was the ever prepared mother with a stash of

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Not So Secret but 3 Great Off the Beaten Path Retreats in Gatlinburg

We all need a little sunshine time, some time each day when we step out from our desks, and break away from the noise and demands of our hectic lives. There is just something about being outside, breathing in the fresh air, feeling the warmth of the sun on your cheek. Often we take vacations

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Burn Calories AND Have Fun in Gatlinburg, TN

Admit it: you have been helping your children eat their Halloween candy. There might even be some at your desk at work, in your purse or even your coat pockets. When it tastes so good, how can you resist? But with the holidays coming up, you know that there is so much more eating to

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