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Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN & NC

Although Great Smoky Mountains National Park sees more visitors year-round than any other park, winter is its lightest tourist time. Besides being especially accessible to East Coasters, the North Carolina-Tennessee scenery is pretty overwhelming—even when under a sheath of downy white. Half the winter days have highs […]

Time To Oder The Tennessee 2010 Vacation Guide | TN.gov Newsroom

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development has released the 2010 Official Tennessee Vacation Guide. The state’s premiere resource for vacationers is packed with hundreds of colorful photos, feature articles, and descriptions of the state’s attractions, lodging, historic locales, entertainment venues, state parks, outdoor adventures and more.

“The Official Tennessee Vacation Guide always features […]

The Trust For Public Lands Adds 19 Miles To The Cumberland Trail

SPEEDWELL, Tenn. – Along the crest of Cumberland Mountain is an overlook called McLean Rock, where on a clear day you can see all the way across the Tennessee Valley to the Smoky Mountains.

Standing at the edge of the 70-foot cliff, it’s easy to understand why in 1965 the founders of the Cumberland Trail […]