These Smoky Mountain Outdoor Adventures Should Definitely Be on YOUR Bucket List!

These Smoky Mountain Outdoor Adventures Should Definitely Be On YOUR Bucket List!

If outdoor family vacations are your favorite vacation, then the Smokies has everything you need.  The term “smokies” is the colloquial term most often used to refer to this southern region of the Blue Ridge Mountain range.  These beautiful mountain ranges comprise northeast Tennessee area of the Appalachian mountains and are home to the very popular Great Smoky Mountain National Park as well as the mountain tourist towns of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, TN.  

As you can imagine, outdoor fun in the Smokies comes  in all forms and activity levels.  There is sure to be an outdoor adventure waiting for every member of the family in the beautiful smoky mountains of east Tennessee.  Here are five Smoky Mountain Outdoor Adventures for your family to enjoy.

Hike The Smokies

Of course our #1 fun outdoor activity in the Smokies is to go for a hike.  With more than 800 miles on over 150 trails located in the Great Smoky Mountains and surrounding areas, there is a hike for every level.  Here is a brief overview of just a few of the our favorite Smoky mountain hikes.

Laurel Falls Gatlinburg by THOMAS
Image by THOMAS