Points of Interest

Are you traveling to the Great Smoky Mountains? Perhaps you’re headed there for a family reunion, or perhaps you’re taking your children there for a vacation.  You might be getting married, or attending someone else’s wedding.  Whatever your reason for heading to this beautiful area, you’re going to want to make sure that you read up on the points of interest so you don’t miss something amazing while in the area.

The Great Smoky Mountains have an abundance of history and finding out the points of interest will help you discover what life here was once like for the Native Americans, the first European Settlers, and the people who’ve been there since.  For example, you might read about the Trail of Tears facts.  You might be interested in the Lakes of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, or you might want to read up on the history of Cataloochee Valley.  There are lots of different areas and who knows? You might decide to check out an area just because the history is so rich and interesting.

You can also find out places to eat from our points of interest that way you’re not scrambling to find reviews of restaurants at the last minute. For example, you might be interested in the 7 Places to Eat in the Wears Valley Area.  You can browse through the different restaurants and see what kind of food each one offers. You can also read what people have to say about them so you know if it’s somewhere you want to go… or somewhere you want to avoid.  Who knows? You might just find somewhere that YOU want to write about because it’s so great!

Of course, you don’t have to know the history of the Great Smoky Mountains to enjoy the different points of interest, but it sure doesn’t hurt!  Imagine knowing all about the Haunted Inns and Hotels.  When you visit them, you’ll know exactly what happened there, and know what to expect… maybe you’ll even see a ghost or two!   In the end, it’s up to you how much history you want to know.  Just remember that knowing about the different areas can enrich your journey through the Great Smoky Mountains.

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