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Cades Cove

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Address: 107 Park Headquarters Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN 37738
Phone Number: (865) 436-1200
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Activities: Viewing wildlife, Driving
Description: A scenic valley filled with remnants of the old American pioneers.

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Spend a Saturday riding your bike at Cades Cove

What an absolutely amazing place!!! Ride your bike around the 11 mile loop road, with numerous places to stop and rest, enjoy the beautiful surroundings and meet people along the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Pensacola, Florida
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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

What an absolutely amazing place!!! Ride your bike around the 11 mile loop road, with numerous places to stop and rest, enjoy the beautiful surroundings and meet people along the trail!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

i gave this 3 stars because there was a 25 mile road before Cades cove. if you go back snacks young kids will get bored. once you get to cades cove its beautiful, the cars go slow and the fast you will go 5mph. it took us 4 hours to get though cades cove so clear your schedule.tips: go to... More 

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London, OH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We took our bicycles with us this time and rode when it was limited to just bikers and walkers early Saturday morning. It was so peaceful! Saw deer and a yearling bear just off the road. Fellow bikers were very pleasant. It can be challenging especially of you have a cruiser bike like me! Found myself walking the bike up... More 

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Fleming Island, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Cade's Cove is a valley in the smoky mountains. We took the Cade's cove loop which is 11 miles long. You can get a $1 brochure at the beginning of the loop from a ranger which tells you about each potential stop on the loop which includes a church and cemetary, a mill and various houses. All the all settlement... More 

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Nicholasville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Instead of beautiful views from the mountains, Cades Cove is a peaceful valley that offers a genuine step back in time. Every time I have traveled through, stopping at several of the historical landmarks, we also get to see black bears and other wildlife. We usually make a day of it - going in the morning and eating a late... More 

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Port Orange, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We loved the hike. Be sure and wear sneakers and have a bathing suit. There is a beautiful waterfall and swimming whole. You will definitely need water-shoes. There are rocks on the bottom of the water hole. They claim it is 5 miles round trip. However, according to my Iphone 6 pedometer, it was 7.18 miles over rocky, strenuous terrain.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Very beautiful. You can drive, ride bikes or walk. Go early in the morning otherwise it gets packed fast.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We rode the loop on a Saturday morning before 10, while the road is closed to motor vehicles. What a treat. Even though there were lots of bikes, they were very spread out, so we were not crowded. Spectacular scenery, and so quiet. So much better than being in the car. Later we drove in to the Abrams Falls trail... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Scenery. Scenery. Scenery. We also had 2 separate bear sightings. So many places to pull over and explore and photograph. Worth the trip

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

If you have never been here, you should definitely go. Whenever my family has vacation time we go to Tennessee and go here almost everyday. We see bears, deer, turkey, and sometimes coyotes. We usually go around the 11-mile loop two times and see more animals the second time around. After the first time around we go to the store... More 

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Address: Address: 107 Park Headquarters Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN 37738
Phone Number: (865) 436-1200
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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