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Getting Away From It all In The Smokies

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Getting Away From It all In The Smokies

Sometimes you just gotta get away from it all–and a few days in the Smokies can be just what you need, says Mountain Air Cabin Rentals.

Mini vacations are just as important as week-long vacation ones when it comes to feeling relaxed, rejuvenated, and refreshed.

The Importance Of Mini Vacations

A mini vacation is just like a regular one, except it typically lasts for about one to two nights. There are many benefits to taking a mini vacation or even a day trip that many people may not  realize, such as:

  • Not having to to take as many days off of work; this is a major benefit for those with busy schedules and demanding jobs.
  • Spending less money. A quick escape can will still produce the same calming results afterward, because both time and money is saved, it is a great option.

The Smokies: Great For Any Vacation

Once place that many adventurers enjoy visiting are the Smokies, or the proper title, The Great Smoky Mountains. According to WRCB-TV, 11 million people visited The Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 2018.

This popular destination combines modern amenities with the beauty of the American landscape. The area is beautiful year around and includes activities to suit everyone’s levels of fun and adventure. Not to mention, there are many great places to stay within this gorgeous mountainous area.

According to the latest tourism stats, the half-million acre park is one of one of the largest protected wildlife areas in the world, and has a lot of great hiking trails, caverns, waterfalls and more.

Mountain Air Cabin Rentals i provides a variety of cabins and are perfect for a romantic trip with a loved one, or a special occasion such a birthday or wedding anniversary, as well as pet-friendly and biker-friendly ones.

More Activities

Candy kitchens, clay works, arts and antique shops and the well-known Nantahala Outdoor Center are just some of the places you’ll want to visit in the Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge area–whether you’re planning to shop or not.

There’s no shortage of great places to eat, but there are two restaurants you may not want to miss:  Timbers Log Cabin Restaurant in Gatlinburg–which is also just over three miles from the well-known Ripley’s Aquarium Of The Smokies or The Pottery House Cafe, just over one mile from Dollywood in Pigeon Forge.

Other activities you might consider include:  horseback riding or driving tours–which immerses the riders fully in the beautiful nature within the park.  Take a ride on the Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster; unlike the traditional roller coaster, you control the speed so you can see the Smokies at your own pace.

Of course, there’s lots to explore, such as finding hidden fishing spots, caverns, unique rock structures, waterfalls, visiting attractions like the Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster and more.

Dazzling Dollywood

Fun for the whole family, this Western-style adventure theme park in Pigeon Forge–the brainchild of Country Western icon Dolly Parton,contains over 40 different rides and attractions.

Dollywood provides shows and other entertainment, festivals, water rides, attractions and more.

Oh, and speaking of Pigeon Forge- you also like pancakes, the Mountain Air Cabin Rentals’ facilities in Pigeon Forge provide free pancake breakfasts.

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