We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

driving

Which Sevierville hotels are on sale?
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
See hotels
rtp
3 posts
Save Topic
driving

Hi, we are renting a cabin in these mountains for the first time in winter. I am very worried about driving in the snow. We have no experience about driving in snow and ice at all. We will be staying in the cabin called Night Moves. So I would like to know how I-40 plus the next long stretch into the mountains is- late in december.

thanks!

SG, Raleigh

Columbia, South...
Level Contributor
1,143 posts
73 reviews
Save Reply
1. Re: driving

As a general rule, I-40 is fine unless you hear about a specific snow or ice storm in the area. Not sure what other roads you're talking about. We don't get THAT much snow around here so I wouldn't let it worry you too much, just check the weather before you come. You can call 511 from any phone in TN to get current road conditions, or google "tennessee road conditions" and you'll pull up some links.

If it looks questionable and you're really nervous, bring a four-wheel drive, some snow chains, and some sandbags (if you're driving a pickup, you'll want weight in the back). That will help you if you're sure you'll encounter snow, but otherwise I wouldn't fool with it.

2. Re: driving

-:- Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-

This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one.

To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html

We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason.

Removed on: 7:18 pm, August 17, 2009