Little River Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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#5 of 7 in Scenic Drive in Tennessee
Little River Road is located in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Put Little River Road on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Great Smoky Mountains National Park itinerary planning tool .
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  • Driving in from Texas, I enter the park in Townsend. As soon as I turn on to Little River Road, I know I am in the place I enjoy more than any place else...The Smokies. The stress of driving over 16 h...  more »
  • Between the excitement of Gatlinburg and the history of Cades Cove lies the road that connects them. This road is an attraction al by itself! If your a fan of twisty mountain roads with gorgeous scene...  more »
  • It takes over and hour to get from Gatlinburg to Cades Cove but it is a stunning drive. The road follows the twists and turns of the Little River and it was as enjoyable as Cades Cove itself. Just mak...  more »

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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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