Scenic road through Cades Cove in Spring
February 4, 2016

Spring is one of the best times of the year, the Smokies are coming back to life and there is bright green color everywhere you go. One of the best places to visit during the spring season is Gatlinburg TN. During spring, Gatlinburg comes to life with great things to do and absolutely breathtaking things to see. Here are a few of the best things to do in spring in Gatlinburg TN to help you plan your trip to the area.

1. Gatlinburg Space Needle

The Gatlinburg Space Needle is a 407-foot observation tower that overlooks the beautiful city of Gatlinburg and the surrounding mountains. The tower is served by two elevators, which you ride up to the observation deck where you will see 360-degree panoramic view of the area. The view from the Gatlinburg Space Needle is an unequaled panorama of beauty year round. This is the best place to see the spring in the Gatlinburg area.

2. RaftingRafting

Spring in Gatlinburg TN has great warm weather and one of the great things to do in the warm weather is Gatlinburg rafting. There are many great rafting options in the Gatlinburg area, however, the best river to raft is the Pigeon River. The Pigeon River is great for all ages. The Lower Pigeon River takes you through the scenic Pigeon River gorge. Along that trip, you will run about 50 class 1 and 2 rapids with one class 3 at the end and is perfect for families with young children. For families who are a bit older, the Upper Pigeon River is exactly what you are looking for. This rafting trip takes you down class 3 and 4 rapids. Certified guides will navigate your raft the entire trip, sharing their love of splashing through big waves, maneuvering around rocks, and enjoying the beauty of being in the great outdoors.

3. Hiking

No trip in spring in Gatlinburg TN is complete without hiking through the mountains. The Gatlinburg area is full of many great hiking trails for you to explore. Some of the best hiking trails in Gatlinburg to explore this spring include Andrews Bald, Alum Cave Trail, and Rainbow Falls. Each of these locations will allow you to see some of the most breathtaking views in the area. Also, many of these hiking trails are located near our Gatlinburg cabin rentals so you will never have to travel far to see these amazing sights.

Relaxing in Your Gatlinburg Cabin Rental4. Relaxing in Your Gatlinburg Cabin Rental

One of the reasons people go on vacations is to get to getaway from everyday life and relax. The best way to relax is to sit back and enjoy your fabulous lodging location. If you are still looking for a lodging option, our Gatlinburg cabin rentals will provide you with the perfect lodging location. Our cabins have many great amenities like fireplaces, hot tubs, and beautiful decks that are perfect for viewing the mountain views this spring, creating a perfect place to unwind and enjoy your time in the Gatlinburg area.

To make your spring in Gatlinburg TN even more amazing, check out our Gatlinburg cabin specials .

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