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Five Fun Outdoor Summer Excursions in the Smokies For The Entire Family

July 25, 2016

Are you looking for fun outdoor summer activities the whole family can enjoy? Part of the Smoky Mountain’s charm is the ability to enjoy the great outdoors! Get outside this summer and enjoy the 5 fun outdoor summer excursions in the Smokies!

1. Cades Cove

A local favorite, Cades Cove is the perfect place to spend a summer afternoon. Pack up the picnic basket and bring the whole family for an afternoon of fun! Cades Cove offers scenic areas to host a picnic, play a game of cornhole or explore. Cades Cove also has historical landmarks nearby including churches and cabins, along with wildlife all over.

2. A Hike in the Mountains

What better way to experience the Great Smoky Mountains than hiking the trails? The Smokies have lots of trails to choose from; the hardest part will be deciding! If you’re bringing the whole family, plan accordingly. Plan out your hike and hit the trails early! During the summer months, it can be crowded and very hot. The earlier you arrive at the trails the better! Research hikes prior to your arrival and enjoy the great outdoors as a family!

3. Cabins in the Smokies

Get outdoors on the porch of your very own Smoky Mountain cabin. Grilling out on a bright summer day is the perfect summer activity for the whole family. Play some music, enjoy the sunshine and log some quality family time in your home away from home in the mountains. At Accommodations by Great Cabins in the Smokies, we have the best cabins to make memories in this summer!

4. Fishing

Bring your poles and the family too! Fishing is a great activity for the whole family to enjoy during the summer time. Pack a lunch and spend the day fishing and spending quality time with one another. You can even have a friendly competition to see who will catch the biggest fish!

5. Whitewater Rafting

Are you an adventure seeker? Hold on for a white-knuckle ride through the Smokies! Take a trip down the river on a raft with the whole family this summer! Not only will you have the ride of a lifetime, but you’ll experience it firsthand with your family! It’s a local attraction that is very popular! Book ahead to ensure you will be able to experience the Smokies the right way!
Book your cabin with Accommodations by Great Cabins in the Smokies and enjoy all the fun outdoor summer excursions in the Smokies for the entire family! Our cabins are located in the heart of the Smoky Mountains with attractions nearby!

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