Stunning photo of a stream during the winter in the Smoky Mountains.
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3 Reasons to Spend Winter in the Smoky Mountains

Winter is such a magical time of the year, there are so many great holidays to celebrate while the majority of the United States gets covered in beautiful snow. The Smoky Mountains are no different than the rest of the country, the people of this area love celebrating the holiday season and though most of Tennessee doesn’t see much snow the tops of the Smoky Mountains tends to be covered in a layer of white. Winter in the Smoky Mountains is an experience that you do not want to miss out on. Here are just a few reasons to spend part of your winter in the Smoky Mountains this year.

1. Great Winter Hiking

Unlike the rest of the country is covered in a layer of clear white snow, winter in the Smoky Mountains is a bit different. Though you may think that the majority of trails are closed due to snow coverage, that is far from the truth, many of the most popular hiking trails in the Smoky Mountains are open throughout the winter months. Some of the trails that you can check out during the winter in the Smoky Mountains include Andrews Bald, Porters Creek and Charlies Bunion. Andrews Bald and Charlies Bunion feature amazing snow-capped mountain views during the winter, while Porters Creek features a small, little known waterfall that is easily accessible for viewing and is frozen during the winter time. The winter in the Smoky Mountains is a great opportunity to check out the mountains, streams, waterfalls and animals in their natural habitat, and it is something that you will not want to miss out during your winter trip to the Smoky Mountains. Take a look at the 4 ways to have a warm hike in the Smoky Mountains this winter, so you can enjoy more of the great winter hiking spots.

2. Holiday FestivitiesA snowy winter hiking trail in the Smoky Mountains.

Winter is nothing without the many amazing holidays that are featured throughout the snowy season. What is great about winter in the Smoky Mountains, is that the people of the area love celebrating this amazing season of joy. Many of the local attractions and cities take part in the celebration by featuring the holiday season in their attractions around the holidays. Making winter a prime time to come and check out all the Smoky Mountains has to offer. By spending time in the Smoky Mountains this winter you, your guests, or family will definitely be put in the holiday mood, and you and your group will not want to miss out on any of the fun festivities.

3. Cabins All Decked Out

With the attractions all decked out with holiday decorations this winter in the Smoky Mountains you and your family will feel like you are in a holiday paradise but that paradise doesn’t have to end when you leave these amazing Smoky Mountain attraction. That is because many of the Smoky Mountain cabin rentals will also be all decked out in holiday decorations for you to enjoy during your stay. No matter if you are at home or staying in a Smoky Mountain cabin rental you and your family will get to enjoy the beautiful decorations of the holiday season. Also in the Smoky Mountains you and your family will get to experience all the amazing amenities that go along with your holiday decorated log cabin that you may not normally get at home.


Beautiful photo of winter in the Smoky Mountains.Winter in the Smoky Mountains is an amazing time of the year that you do not want to miss out on. So while you are planning your trip to the Smoky Mountains this winter check out the many amazing
Smoky Mountain cabins with a view, so that you can enjoy looking at the snow-capped mountains throughout your stay in the region.