Great Smoky Mountains National Park

River with crystal clear water flowing within the forest in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Pride of the East as the park is one of the most pristine natural areas that offer breathtaking mountain scenery, including panoramic views, whooshing mountain streams, and mature hardwood forests stretching to the horizon. The Smokies are noted for incredible biodiversity; moving from the lowest to highest elevations within the park is … Read more

Guide to Hiking the Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian Trail is a national scenic long-distance trail winding nearly 2,220 miles through the Appalachian Mountain range in the eastern United States. It is more commonly known as the A.T. This trail cuts into the heart of Appalachia, passing through 14 states, 8 national forests, 6 national parks, and lots of … Read more