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Intro to Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont – YouTube.

If you have not been to the Great Smoky Mountains my grandmother would tell you “this is a place where you see the hand of God at work”. 40 more words

Outdoor Appreciation

Awesome Autumn Hikes in the Smokies!

“Autumn Hikes in the Smokies!”

By Rachelle Siegrist

 ~ Hiking Middle Prong Trail! ~

Fall is a gorgeous time of the year here in the Smokies, and we enjoyed it when my parents were visiting week before last, with a hike up and along nearby Middle Prong trail. 842 more words

Smoky Mountains Fall Trip

If you’ve never been to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you are missing out on seeing one of the most beautiful places in the country. 675 more words


Enjoying a Visit With My Parents!

A Fun Week With My Parents!”

By Rachelle Siegrist

Dad, me and Mom at the Museum of Appalachia

After almost 3 weeks of blue skies and sunshine, it started raining 2 days before my parents arrived from Florida last Sunday, and rained daily until what was supposed to be their last day here, when amazingly the rain stopped, the clouds parted and the sun shone down, showcasing brilliant blue skies above! 1,109 more words

Behind the Scenes (Mingus Mill)

[NOTE: This is the first of a weekly series of posts highlighting a specific photo in our portfolio with information on the location of the shot and technical information on the shot.] 236 more words


Day 6--Newfound Gap Road and Nantahala River Gorge

We had one day left, and we still had a task to complete.  Our extended family vacations in the Smokies each June and normally stays in Wears Valley.   821 more words

Great Smoky Mountains National Park