Best Things To Do In The Smoky Mountains In June

Summer in the Smoky Mountains is all about celebrating and enjoying the great outdoors, and with the great sunny weather, it’s easy to have the perfect day.

Summer Hike

While the Smoky Mountains offer miles and miles of trails that are great any time of the year, June is one of the perfect times to head outside and explore the trails. 

Scenic Drives

Discover the breathtaking beauty of the Smokies on these scenic drives: - Clingmans Dome - Cades Cove - Newfound Gap

Dollywood Splash country

With tons of rides, water slides, a lazy river, plenty of places to relax, and good food, both the kids and adults will surely have a great time. 

Synchronous Firefly Light Show

The Elkmont area in Great Smoky Mountains National Park is widely known for being home to some unique species of firefly. 

Anywhere between late May to early June, Synchronous fireflies put on an extraordinary summer display of lights in the Smokies.

White Water Rafting

This thrilling activity is perfect for those who love a good adrenaline rush.

Lower Pigeon River Rafting Tour

Family friendly rafting tour!

Upper Pigeon River Rafting Tour

Challenging adventure!

Rent a Cabin

Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts District Less than 10 minutes from Downtown Gatlinburg

Bear’s Wilderness Lodge

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