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Little River Road

Sugarlands Visitor Center to Cades Cove Loop Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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One of the most beautiful (and peaceful) drives in the counrty.

Between the excitement of Gatlinburg and the history of Cades Cove lies the road that connects... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
csa1861
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Tennessee
Stunning views!

It takes over and hour to get from Gatlinburg to Cades Cove but it is a stunning drive. The road... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2017
TazFam
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McFarland, Wisconsin
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Scenic road through the Great Smokies.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Sugarlands Visitor Center to Cades Cove Loop Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Between the excitement of Gatlinburg and the history of Cades Cove lies the road that connects them. This road is an attraction al by itself! If your a fan of twisty mountain roads with gorgeous scenery, then this is for you! Along the way you...More

Thank csa1861
Reviewed September 17, 2017

It takes over and hour to get from Gatlinburg to Cades Cove but it is a stunning drive. The road follows the twists and turns of the Little River and it was as enjoyable as Cades Cove itself. Just make sure you give yourself enough...More

1  Thank TazFam
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Such a peaceful & scenic drive. Hearing the water rush by as you drive down this road, only in the smokies! Love it!

1  Thank generations7
Reviewed August 22, 2017

Driving through the mountain and found this incredible place. Couldn't help but stop to hike a little and enjoy the view.

Thank pattieatwell
Reviewed August 22, 2017

Easy trail. Paved roads and big path. The walk along the water was really nice. We only did the 2.4 miles and didn't complete the Cucumber trail.

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

This is the best way to get to Cades Cove and is a fun drive with lots to see and do. We saw a mother bear and her four cubs just after leaving Cades Carole on our way back to Gatlinburg. It's a beautiful trip...More

1  Thank Calef71
Reviewed August 18, 2017

The area is great for naturalist. If you are wanting to get away I would suggest that there are few places as beautiful as this. Most restful trip I have ever taken.

Thank Mortgageman9000
Reviewed August 18, 2017

Beautiful drive with Meigs Falls and the Sinks along the way and Elkmont campground with its ghost own Daisytown and the older building back in the woods.

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed July 16, 2017

We took our time enjoying this beautiful drive, ending at Cade's Cove. The trees were magnificent and the river a delight. Certainly worth the time.

Thank nd6300
Reviewed July 15, 2017

This is the road that leads from the Townsend Wye to Sugarlands Visitor Center outside Gatlinburg. The elevation is fairly flat, but it is a bit curvy. Don't plan on going fast, it is a slow pace but you drive along side the river the...More

Thank mckayj93
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