There is a reason why the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the nation’s most-visited park. The scenery alone is enough to attract visitors. Add in all the enjoyable activities and you have a winning combination for more than one family vacation. Here are a few of the fun things to do there.
Everyone remembers the first fish they catch. The Great Smoky Mountains offer over 700 miles of streams and rivers for your family to fish. Rules and regulations vary by stream or section of river. Some outfitters offer guided trips, fly-fishing classes, and more.
Hiking and discovery
The park contains a variety of trails for people of all abilities and ages, from easy and paved to steep mountain climbs. During hikes you might see a variety of historical log buildings and structures that have been preserved for the enjoyment of visitors.