• Smoky Mountains

    48 Hours of Adventure in the Great Smoky Mountains

    From Dolly Parton to Ronnie Milsap, some of the greatest country musicians of all time have written songs about the Smokies, and it’s no wonder why. Part of the Appalachian Mountain strand, Great Smoky Mountains National Park spans the Tennessee-North Carolina border, and with a deep history and rich culture, the Smoky Mountains really are a special place.  Known for its low-lying fog, the national park is a haven for photographers, but loved by many others as well. Wildlife lovers are fond of its black bears, fox, bobcats, and elk. Birdwatchers flock to the Smokies to scan the skies for bald eagles, whip-poor-wills, screech owls, and red-tailed hawks. Backpackers love…