Hiking will undoubtedly be one of the best parts of your Smoky Mountain Vacation. If you are hiking with kids, chances are you are looking for easier, shorter trails to meet your needs. This list of the 15 Best Family Hikes In The Smoky Mountains is for you!
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Laurel Falls is perhaps the easiest waterfall hike near Gatlinburg. During the busy times of the year, it is recommended to arrive early in order to avoid the crowds. It is 2.5 miles roundtrip, and follows a paved trail. The trail cuts through the middle of a series of cascades. Laurel Falls is 60 feet high. Trailhead: From Sugarlands Visitor Center, turn toward Cades Cove on Little River Road and drive 3.5 miles to the trailhead where there are parking areas on both sides of the road.
Ride of a Lifetime: the 300 mile loop starting and ending at Waynesville, North Carolina, (“K” on the map) near Maggie Valley. This route takes you on some of the most beautiful, twisty roads in the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee, including the infamous Tail of the Dragon (300-curves in 11 miles) and Moonshiner 28.
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