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Address: , Townsend, TN
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Activities: Hiking
Description: Breathtakingly beautiful mountainous forest: great for hiking.

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See the Milky Way Here

Come when there is no moon or clouds, and the Milky Way is about as bright as you'll see it east of the Mississippi River. Also, around once every couple of months, the Smoky... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Come when there is no moon or clouds, and the Milky Way is about as bright as you'll see it east of the Mississippi River. Also, around once every couple of months, the Smoky Mountain Astronomical Society meets near the top of the Cherohala Skyway, which is only about a 15 minute drive from the Indian Boundary Campground.

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Conway, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Great family vacation, calming nature, lots to see & do. Daughter enjoyed the waterfalls, climbing over rocks.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We rented a convertible and drove through the area. Loved it! windy roads were so green and beautiful. great stops and views.

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Walland, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Beautiful!!! Very clean bath rooms with hot showers. Campsites are nice and level. The down side is the distance you have to travel to a store if you forget something.

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Alabama
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We have been through here all 4 seasons and we have never been disappointed! Beautiful leisurely drive with so much to see!

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Philadelphia, Mississippi
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33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We always tour the Cherohala Skyway when we are in this area. The mountain scenery is spectacular any time of year, but especially in the fall!

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Suffolk, Virginia
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Interesting & informative. We enjoyed the exhibits and the movie is quite good. Elementary-aged children would like the outdoor buildings and equipment.

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I loved driving through the Cherokee National Forest. Nature at it's best! We rode our bikes and it was a very pleasant drive. There are plenty of places to stop and take pictures - which we did!

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London, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Traffic in Gatlinburg was very heavy so we spent most of our time in Pigeon Forge. We drove to Cherokee and stopped and hiked to Clingmans Dome. What a Sight. We ate at the Old Mill and the Apple barn and enjoyed the food and buildings.

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Palm Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Great area to drive and or hike through. Rhododendrons and Mountain Laurel in the Spring and spectacular Fall color. It is a good place to cool off in the Summer. Coming from Florida I really appreciate the mountains.

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