Road to Nowhere, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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  • Government spending wasted !!! Story about this road continuing on is just a sad as this neglected tunnel. Ride on paved road is nice but knowing you have to turn around and drive back out, after walk...  more »
  • A very interesting place while visiting Bryson City. The story behind the government and how they do this but end up doing that is a great example of waste. But now we have a great place to walk and s...  more »
  • We visited while in Bryson. The history if you read it is interesting the drive is pretty but as a lover of obscure places this was was just ok. Since horses are allowed on the trails, you had better ...  more »

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Where to stay in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park, choose between developed campgrounds where you can pitch your tent by your car and access restrooms and showers, or more primitive vehicle-accessed campgrounds. The park also offers accommodations in a permanent structure at LeConte Lodge, which is accessible via five different hiking trails. (There is no car access; you must hike in to use this lodge.) For a wider array of lodging options, stay in Gatlinburg. Serving primarily as a resort gateway to the park, the town offers various styles of accommodation, from national chain hotels to mountain lodges to small inns. Most places lie within 8 km (5 mi) of the park's entrance.
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