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Top 5 Reasons to Take a Long Vacation in the Smoky Mountains with Your Family

If you are planning a weekend getaway to the Smoky Mountains with your family, consider extending your vacation for a few days! While it is impossible to see and do everything in the Smokies in just one trip, you can see so much more with just an extra day or two! Here are the top 5 reasons to take a long vacation in the Smoky Mountains with your family:
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Top 5 Waterfalls in the Great Smoky Mountains You Need to See

The Great Smoky Mountains are known for their beauty and all of the incredible natural features you can see, from mountain views to waterfalls. Most of the waterfalls are accessible through hiking trails, creating a fun thing to do with your family and friends. With all of the waterfalls you can see, you might be wondering which ones you should hike to. Here are the top 5 waterfalls in the Great Smoky Mountains you need to see:
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Top 6 Smoky Mountain Hikes to Go On With Your Family

Exploring the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a great way to spend time together as a family. You can get out in nature, teach your kids about plants and animals, and add in some exercise when you go on Smoky Mountain hikes! There are several hiking trails you can choose from, but we want to share some of the best ones for families. Check out these top 6 Smoky Mountain hikes to go on with your family:
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Top 3 Things You Need to Know About the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

If you have talked to other folks who have visited Gatlinburg, you have probably heard them rave about the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail! This scenic 5.5 mile loop road is a narrow, winding trail that allows you to slow down and enjoy the forest and historic buildings of the area! Here are the top 3 things you need to know about experiencing a drive along the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail:
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Top 5 Things You Need to Know About the Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage

Whether you are a serious botanist or a weekend gardener, the Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage offers a fabulous opportunity to experience professionally guided walks, exhibits, and other learning opportunities to explore the region’s rich natural and cultural resources! Altogether, there are more than 150 programs that you can join throughout this wonderful event. Here are the top 5 things you need to know about the Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage:
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Top 5 Hiking Trails in the Great Smoky Mountains for Seniors

Bringing your parents or grandparents to the Smokies? You’ll want to be able to get out in the national park and explore, but there are so many hiking trails in the Great Smoky Mountains to choose from! We’ve put together a list of the best trails for seniors to go on that aren’t too difficult but still have plenty of the park to see! Here are the top 5 hiking trails in the Great Smoky Mountains for seniors:
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