The Great Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina bring in approximately 9 million visitors each year. As the most visited national park, the Great Smokies make a wonderful vacation spot for individuals, couples, and families alike.
On your vacation to do list, add some of these great activities and sites:
Camping, bicycling, fishing, hiking, picnicking, and horseback riding are just some of the activities you will enjoy in the Great Smokies. There are plenty of camping options for the experienced backpacker, and for those that want a tamer stay, a developed campground site is also available. With over 700 miles of fishable streams and over 800 miles of hiking trails, a quiet day in the great outdoors awaits.
Auto Touring is a unique chance to see the park’s panoramic vistas, lush forests, and cascading waterfalls. Pick up a booklet before you head out and let it guide you through the sites.
Wildlife viewing is also an enjoyable activity for families. Keep your eyes peeled for elk, white-tailed deer or even black bears . The Great Smokies are also known for their array of year-round wildflowers.
So start planning your trip to the Great Smoky Mountains national park now and view the innate beauty of the Western mountains in North Carolina.
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