Roads/Trails we drove:
Cades Cove, TN
Roaring Fork Motor Trail, TN
More info on How to Travel Tennessee: Mountains, Bears, Waterfalls
RIDERS RETURN: Remember the Removal Cherokees roll back into town on wave of emotion.
A group of nine Cherokees finished the last leg of their 950-mile bike ride to retrace the Trail of Tears Friday, with friends, family, and fellow Cherokees greeting them under the Peace Pavilion in ...
How to get away from the crowds at Lassen National Park this summer
California’s paramount landscape of fire and ice, Lassen Volcanic National Park, is projected to be fully open for summertime activities by June 25. All the park’s roads, campgrounds and trailheads ...
A black bear was shot and killed after it attacked a 16-year-old girl who was asleep on a hammock during a camping trip with her family
The 16-year-old was sleeping in a hammock when the bear attacked. Park rangers shot and killed the bear shortly after the incident. A Tennessee teen was attacked by a bear early Friday morning while ...
TDOT closing Route 70 in Hawkins County to remove rock outcropping
A section of Tennessee Route 70 in Hawkins County will be closed Monday to make the roadway safer for drivers. The Tennessee Department of Transportation says construction crews will close the ...
Summer vacations are a go, but there’s no need to go far
This summer’s travel season already seems to hold a more promising outlook with a new survey estimating a complete inverse of last year’s numbers, in which more than 70 percent of Americans plan on ...
Quieter hikes, drives in the Great Smoky Mountains for the introverted outdoor adventurer
As the country's most visited national park, crowds and limited parking spaces are to be expected. So what is a Smokies visitor to do?
Great Smokies visitors cited after admitting to feeding a bear peanut butter
Great Smoky Mountains National Park rangers issued a citation to visitors responsible for feeding a bear peanut butter in Cades Cove. Rangers learned about the incident after witnesses provided video ...
Heading to the Smokies? Don’t feed the bears!
(WKRN) — As we enter the summer months, many of you may be traveling to the Great Smoky Mountains in East ... tips for both you and the bears, visit the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency ...
Tennessee Aquarium Modifies Mask Requirement Outside Of Special Early-Bird Visitation Window
Starting today, vaccinated travelers planning to visit the Tennessee Aquarium can scratch one item off their packing checklist: a mask. In accordance with guidance from the U.S. Centers for ...
Tennessee Aquarium Debuting New IMAX Film Focusing On The World’s Rarest Bear, The Elusive Spirit Bear
“To see a Spirit Bear ... Falls State Park, is home to some 60 families and 25 Mennonite owned and operated ... (click for more) Starting today, vaccinated travelers planning to visit the ...
America's beautiful mountains in pictures
As always, if planning a trip, check state travel advisories ... National Park and Denali mountain. Surrounded by unspoiled landscapes mostly enjoyed by bears, wolves, caribou and moose ...
Rainbow Falls trail to partially close for 2 weeks for bridge repair
Rainbow Falls Trail in the ... to enroll students early East Tennessee Girls Softball League is a home run! Great Smoky Mountains National Park working to keep bears safe from humans Two sisters ...