Whitewater Rafting in the Great Smoky Mountains

Smoky Mountain Rafting

My first white water rafting experience was in college. I befriended a raft guide, and before I knew it I was headed down the rambling rapids of the Chattooga River in Northern Georgia. I had no idea how much fun it would be to experience Southern Appalachia from the river wild. Not only did

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The Best Swimming Holes in Gatlinburg and The Great Smoky Mountains

Abrams Falls Swimming Hole - Gatlinburg The Great Smoky Mountains

It’s hot this summer in Gatlinburg.  Mountain people looking to beat the sweltering summer heat usually know of a great swimming hole tucked between mountain hollers. The cool and clear mountain water refreshes and invigorates all whom splash and swim in these pristine mountain streams and swimming holes.

For those who prefer to just dip their

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