National Park Blog

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most-visited National Park in the United States of America! This popular vacation destination offers scenic drives, beautiful hikes, stunning waterfalls, and more! The park straddles North Carolina and Tennessee and encompasses an area of over 816 square miles (over 520,000 acres)!

Whether you are looking for information on fishing in the Smoky Mountains, trying to locate a perfect picnic spot, or want to help your kid join the Junior Ranger Program, we have you covered!

10 Facts We Bet You Didn’t Know About the Great Smoky Mountains
February 22nd, 2024 by Jasmin Diaz
2024: Top Ranked Solo Travel Destinations in the World
February 20th, 2024 by Brittany Mendez
What’s New in the Smokies for 2024: The Most Exciting Attractions to Explore
January 22nd, 2024 by Jasmin Diaz
For Couples: The Most Romantic Stays in the Smoky Mountains
December 30th, 2023 by Brittany Mendez
Where Does the Foothills Parkway Start and End? Everything You Need to Know
December 28th, 2023 by Jasmin Diaz
What Time Zone Are The Great Smoky Mountains In?
by Jasmin Diaz
8 Tips for a Hassle-Free Winter Visit to the Smokies
December 21st, 2023 by Vicky Reddish
The Top-Ranked Christmas Displays and Experiences in the United States 2023
December 12th, 2023 by Brittany Mendez
11 Cabins Near the Smoky Mountains You Absolutely Must Visit This Spring
December 4th, 2023 by Brittany Mendez
Romantic Date Ideas in the Smoky Mountains
November 27th, 2023 by David Angotti
Hike the 7 Tallest Peaks in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
November 22nd, 2023 by Vicky Reddish
Educational Activities to Enjoy With the Kids in the Smokies
November 21st, 2023 by Jasmin Diaz