Glamping in the Smokies

It’s my family’s first time in Gatlinburg, TN. We had planned to go glamping for one night with a couple friend.

We drove past these beautiful views on the way to Gatlinburg.

We arrived at downtown Gatlinburg, I was surprised that there were so many things to do and see! We had lunch and strolled around.

Then after sipping a cup of hot apple cider, headed to Under Canvas site. We were greeted by this lovely main tent.

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The staff showed us around, brought us to our tent, showed us where the restrooms are.

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There was no signal on this place. We were completely off the internet for one day in our life! It was a good break. We played board games and had dinner at the cafeteria. Then had S’mores by the fire pit!

We called it a night. The next morning, we continued with our photo op quest.

It was a great experience plugging off the internet world and just really being old school. We really like Under Canvas, how they’ve conceptualized glamping, and they deliver amazing service!

We had breakfast at one of the many Flap Jack places, and the pumpkin spice coffee and food was fantastic!

Then we headed to Clingman’s Dome, passing through Blueridge Parkway…

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My husband wasn’t thrilled at all. It took us almost two hours to get to the parking due to heavy traffic up the mountain. And took us another 30 minutes to use the restroom!

But when we got there… We walked up a little…

And saw these amazing views!

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I am glad we made it, even though the circumstance was less ideal. The view at the top was beautiful!!!

“There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.”

— Jawaharlal Nehru

Be Joyful Always,

LP

 

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