An Introduction to the Scenic Cades Cove
No trip to the Smoky Mountains would be complete without exploring Cades Cove in Tennessee. Located about 25 miles west of Gatlinburg, Cades Cove offers a wealth of beauty and history. In fact, there are so many things to explore in the area that visitors will want to book a stay in one of the many Gatlinburg cabins to experience all that Cades Cove has to offer.
Experience the History of Cades Cove
Cades Cove is an eleven-mile looped road that will take visitors back in time, where people will see the dwellings of the late 1800s through the early 1900s. Some of the homesteads that travelers will see along the loop include those of early settlers, John Cable and Elijah Oliver.
They will also get the opportunity to see some of the old churches that remain standing today. While traveling along Cades Cove, people will want to be sure to stop in Cable Mill, where they can explore an old-time blacksmith shop, a corn mill and the Cades Cove Visitor Center. Marvel at the Beauty of Cades Cove
Thomas Greene is a writer and travel enthusiast and enjoys blogging about things to do in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Some of his interests include hiking, mountain-climbing, whitewater rafting, photography, and writing. He has a passion for life and is a regular contributor to Smoky Mountain Vacation Guide. He has traveled all over the world and currently resides in Knoxville.