Visit Gatlinburg: One of America’s Prettiest Towns!

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Nature comes alive during a vacation to Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Nestled on the western side of the Great Smoky Mountains, Gatlinburg features beautiful mountains, wildflowers and parks that are breath taking. Forbes Magazine even named Gatlinburg as one of the prettiest towns in America. Book a stay with hotels near Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountain National park and enjoy everything nature has to offer

Pack a picnic lunch and head out to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park for a one-on-one with nature. Make sure to head out to these locations:

  • Rainbow Falls– There are several amazing waterfalls like the Rainbow Falls to enjoy. This 80 foot high waterfall produces beautiful rainbows from the mist that are visible on sunny days.
  • Schoolhouse Gap Trail– This easy trail is 2.2 miles features some of the most amazing wildflowers in summer. There will be flowers like the Flame Azaelas, Southern Harebell, Pink Turtleheads, Orchids and more.
  • Cataloochee Valley– This isolated valley is surrounded by beautiful 600-foot peaks and used to be a prosperous settlement. Cataloochee is the best spot to see wildlife especially elks, just make sure not to feed the bears.
  • Clingmans Dome– Clingmans Dome is the highest point located in the park at 6,643 feet. The dome offers stunning 360-degree views of the mountains and the park.

There are plenty of other great locations to check out in the Great Smokey Mountains National Park especially for hiking, biking and fly-fishing. Come see why Forbes Magazine named Gatlinburg one of the prettiest towns in America with a stay at Glenstone Lodge. The Glenstone Lodge is a family-friendly hotel located in the heart of the area. Their amazing Gatlinburg accommodations and amenities include comfortable beds with posh linens, flat panel televisions, a two-story indoor pool and waterfall and more. Contact the Glenstone Lodge with any questions or to book a wonderful trip to Gatlinburg.


Posted in Blog by Charlestowne Hotels on May 15, 2013

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