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Address: 107 Park Headquarters Rd, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN 37738-4102
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A scenic valley filled with remnants of the old American pioneers.

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I have traveled to Cades Cove several times over the years and in different seasons. Each season is beautiful in it's own right. Be prepared for your trip to be slow if you are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have traveled to Cades Cove several times over the years and in different seasons. Each season is beautiful in it's own right. Be prepared for your trip to be slow if you are in the heavy tourist times. Normally you will spot wild life. This can be annoying when you find out your traffic jam was over a family... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful, scenic drive through nature. It is recommended to arrive in the morning, as by mid-day and especially in the afternoon there is a lot of traffic on the one-way, eleven mile loop and you will not get as good of an experience. You should allot at least 2-3 hours to make it through, which gives ample time to stop... More 

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Glidden
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A beautiful, slow drive in the Smokie Mtns close to Pidgeon Forge and Gatlinburg, TN. Saw deer and elk and great scenery...rivers and waterfalls.

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Go in the spring and fall. With traffic takes about 2 hours. Lots of bears. Plenty of old educational cabins. Pretty bleak in the winter. Take the Rich Mountain cutoff for lots of views.

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Lake Asbury, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a beautiful place to visit!! I wasn't sure how much wildlife we would see in January.... but we were pleasantly surprised. The views are amazing!! As soon as we entered the park, there were deer in the fields. Not too far into the trail we saw a black bear. If you have young kids, go to the visitor center... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great, budget friendly way to see the beauty of the Smokies at a leisurely pace. The views are gorgeous and there are tons of areas to pull off and hike or just take pictures. My family of 4 thoroughly enjoyed this scenic drive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

By far my favorite experience of this trip. We took a road way that has little stops that you can park at and take small hikes to historical places. I walked over to John Olivers place and uuuggghhhh so beautiful. Just imagining how these people use to live and how hard they worked to make their homes. The cabin was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I took my two daughters (7 and 9) and we took the drive through Cades Cove. We stopped at a church and Elijah's Cabin. It was such a nice drive and bonding experience. They were no looking forward to being in the car but as much as we stopped and looked at things and tried to find animals it went... More 

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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have wanted to visit Cades Cove for some time now and it didn't disappoint!!! It is inside Great Smoky Mountain National Park and is an 11 mile loop through some of the most beautiful country you will ever see!! Take your time and view wildlife and take plenty of photos. We were lucky that in January there aren't many... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best way to spend New Years Day, outside in the beautiful smokies. We originally set out to hike on a trail that ended up being closed due to the recent wild fires. This is a beautiful park and very well maintained. Rain or shine, it is always worth going here.

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