smokymountains Photos & Videos

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When Mr. #fuzzywuzzy literally falls out of a #tree and onto your windshield, of course you get out to photograph him and then get a leaf to pick him up with, because let’s face it, you don’t really know if he’s naughty or nice, and find him a new home on the ground. 😊🐛 . . . #what #justme #caterpillar #insect #swipeleft #cataloocheevalley #smokymountains #greatsmokymountains #hikingadventures #getoutside #explore #roamtheplanet #nature #naturelovers #naturehippys #naturephotography #macro #photography #macrophotography #macroshot #macroinsect #canonphotography #justgoshoot #latergram

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47 minutes ago

We live in a beautiful place!! Posted @withrepost @brysoncity “𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝗯𝗲𝗮𝘂𝘁𝗶𝗳𝘂𝗹 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗹𝗲𝗮𝘃𝗲𝘀 𝗴𝗿𝗼𝘄 𝗼𝗹𝗱. 𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝗳𝘂𝗹𝗹 𝗼𝗳 𝗹𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗰𝗼𝗹𝗼𝗿 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗶𝗿 𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘁 𝗱𝗮𝘆s.” - 𝗝𝗼𝗵𝗻 𝗕𝘂𝗿𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗴𝗵𝘀. First day of fall is just one month away; have you planned your trip to Bryson City yet? Photo is of the Road to Nowhere tunnel, Great Smoky Mountains National Park. 🍂🍃 #autumncolors #fallcolors #greatsmokies #gsmnp #greatsmokymountainsnationalpark #smokymountains #naturalnorthcarolina #ncmountains #greatsmokymountains #visitnc #appalachian_explorers #bns_landscape #greatsmokeymountains #romanticasheville #onlyinnorthcarolina #ourstatemag #ourstate #discover_carolinas #roadtonowhere #adventureappalachia #wnc #outaboutnc #explorecarolina #allbeauty_addiction #ashevilletrails #fiftyshades_of_nature_ #open828 #ncoutdoor_inc

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1 hour ago

Have you ever driven in a roundabout? They’re cool and all, but if you miss your turn, you’re in for a fun adventure of wiggling your way out. I’ve felt like my life has been a roundabout these past few months. I’ve applied for 37901 jobs since April, had dozens of interviews, and lived with my husband in my parent’s basement along the way. Every time I thought I had a good lead, it would be a dead end. I was stuck in the roundabout of life. And honestly, it wasn’t fun. It’s hard to find purpose when you don’t have something to get up for in the morning. To all my friends who put on the pretty smile and say “life is good” when internally there are many stressors and unknowns: I’ve been there. But I also saw God in the roundabout. You see, He places us there on purpose many times. To remind us that we need Him. To remind us that we’re sinful. To remind us that He has everything under control. To remind us to seek Him first. My greater love and understanding of the Lord because of my journey in the roundabout was worth the trip. And I’m happy to say that as of today, I HAVE A JOB!!! And one that’s better than I ever dreamed! God knows you and sees you where you are. Trust me when I say, His best is worth the wait! #igotajob #newjob #mountains #getaway #vacation #waiting #patience #roundabout #blonde #skybridge #gatlinburgtennessee #gatlinburg #skylift #smokymountains #views #naturephotography #outdoors #travelgirl #travelblogger #sunglasses #forest #lifequotes #lifelesson #lifepurpose

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1 hour ago

My kids are Junior Rangers. We learned about the program when we visited Mammoth Caves. The rangers there were so enthusiastic and it pulled the kids in immediately. So now, each time we visit a NP, we are hitting up the stations and Rangers to get our information for them to get their Jr Ranger badges for the park we are visiting. #greatsmokymountains #smokies #smokymountains #jrranger #jrrangerprogram #newbadge #optoutside #education #nationalparks #nationalparkeducation #isolemnlyswear #elk #elkinformation #nationalparkrangers

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1 hour ago

My path crossed with the super sweet @jeearle today at the highest point of both the @greatsmokynps and the @appalachiantrail. It was an absolute pleasure to have a few moments of chatting about our mutual love of the hills, the magic of the mountains and the tiny slivers of beauty that they are made up of... I absolutely love silhouettes and as I was leaving I couldn’t help but spot this fun silhouette opportunity of Jeannie waiting for the clouds to part. (It was great meeting you Jeannie! I hope you enjoyed a hike and were tossed a rainbow! 🌈 See you Sunday!)

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GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK - Family river rafting . We never expected to be able to find a rafting adventure that would be safe and appropriate for kids as young as 4 years old- but we lucked out! . TRAVEL TIP: The Lower Pigeon River offers easy family float adventures with safe class 1-2 rapids. . @raftinginthesmokies offers family rafting adventures for families with kids ages 3+. . Our kids loved the “action water” as Kaelan calls it. We loved this newly coined phrase and the sound of them giggling and having a blast on the little rapids. Our guide was really nice and great with the kids. . Kids rate this 👍👍 . Only word of caution - book your tickets directly. We made the mistake of inadvertently booking tickets online through a third-party company called Vacations Made Easy. Worst online buying experience ever! This company wanted us to drive an hour out of our way to pick up a voucher for the rafting tour. Not the best use of time while vacationing (nothing “easy” about that!) We had to complain extensively to supervisors (and were even hung up on once) They finally relented “this one time” 🙄 and email the voucher. Unclear why it was so difficult. Nothing easy about it. . The good news is we got it corrected and rafted as planned without a nonsense unnecessary two-hour round trip drive to do so. Phew! 😅 . Bottom line - Rafting trip is A+. Definitely book direct. Be cautious when booking online and don’t book through the third-party vendor that makes vacations hard. #themoreyouknow #familytraveltips . Travel highlights and tips for travel to the Smoky Mountains and surrounding National Forests coming over the next week. Follow along. . ⛰ @shazfamilytravels . . . . . . . . . . #smokymountains #smokymountainsnationalpark #adventurefamily #outsidefamily #optoutside 🌲 #discover_carolinas #visittennessee #campingtips #familytravelfriends #familytraveltips #travelbrood #gowithnugget #goadventuretogether #expandyourplayground #idratherbeinnature #bornwildproject #wilderness_kids #wildandbravelittles #theoutdoorchild #kidswhoexplore #adventureswithchildren #famfun #familytravel #iwasbornwild #theoutdoorchild

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1 hour ago

Back to some of the most beautiful areas I've ever been to #SmokyMountains

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2 hours ago

I cried this morning as we pulled away from our amazing Airbnb that was tucked up into the foothills of the beautiful mountains in Waynesville, NC. My soul longs to be in the rolling hills and mountains of North Carolina. I cry every time I have to leave. I always tell myself, “well I probably won’t this time.” But I do. My first home outside my parents’ was in Asheville, NC, and though the living situation wasn’t ideal, a major part of me grew from that... as did a love for this area of the states. #myheart #mysoul #themountainsarealwayscalling #waynesvillenc #ashevillenc #maggievalleync #foothills #smokymountains #blueridge #elkcountry #frontporchsittin

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3 hours ago

Cabin Spotlight:: Scenic Ridge:: This Diamond Mountain cabin offers breathtaking views, cozy fireplace, relaxing hot tub, and sleeps eight! Book your stay today! ⛰https://www.diamondrentals.com . . . . . #smokies #smokymountains #smokymtns #gsmnp #sevierville #pigeonforge #gatlinburg #tennessee #tnvacation #seviervilletn #gatlinburgtn #pigeonforgetn #greatoutdoors #smokeymountains #vacation #traveling #instatravel #greatsmokymountains #nationalparks #appalachianmountains #optoutside

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3 hours ago

It’s Day 23 of National Catfish Month and we just got this BEAUTIFUL retro design in from our buddies at @inktrax designed by a young woman near and dear to my heart. There is nothing like a sunset in the @greatsmokymountainnationalpark and there is NOTHING like U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish. #huckfinnscatfish #nationalcatfishmonth #catfish #retro #sunset #GSMNP @us_catfish @inktrax #huckfinnscatfish #huckfinns #catfish #greatsmokymountainsnationalpark #retro #mountains #smokymountains #pigeonforge #fishing

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3 hours ago

Happy Friday! This photo was taken in the Smoky Mountains during my stay at @tremontinstitute (thank you so much!) 🌌 It’s one of my first successful astrophotography shots - no surprise that it was in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. 💙 . Taken on @canonusa #eosr . ¡Feliz Viernes! Este foto estaba tomado durante mi quedado con el @tremontinstitute . Es uno de los primeros tomas de astrofotographía que me gusta yo - no es una sorpresa que estaba tomado en los Great Smoky Mountains de Tennessee. . #astrophotography #astronomy #astrophysics #stars #star #milkyway #milkywaychasers #milkywaypics #photo #photography #naturephoto #español #spanish #naturephotography #astrophoto #natgeo #natgeoyourshot @natgeoyourshot @natgeotravel @natgeo #tennessee #smokymountains #greatsmokymountains #smokies #nationalpark #nationalparks #starphotography #sky #skies

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3 hours ago

If I ever won the lottery this is where you’d find me.

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3 hours ago

In the mountains above 6,000 feet🌲

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4 hours ago

👍👋 Picked up the new granite kitchen countertop today for my cabin!!! 🐻🐿🌲 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Heading down tomorrow to install it!! 🧰🛠 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I hope new and returning guests like the change... 😳 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I have a true passion of finding ways to make my properties nicer for cabin guests and rental home tenants. 😁 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Can anyone guess the color granite I picked?! 🤷‍♂️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Check back this weekend for more pics!! 🙋‍♂️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #mksinvestmentproperties #granitecountertops #loghome #logcabin #sevierville #seviercounty #smokymountains #smokymountainscabin #airbnb #vrbo #propertyinvestor #realestateinvestor #blessed #hardestworkerintheroom #lovewhatido #diyremodel

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4 hours ago

Here’s a rainbow I captured over Pigeon Forge tonight around 6pm First photo is my “blue” edit. All the rest are more natural colored - it was after the rain, a bit stormy in the distance. You can almost see the second rainbow behind this one! Loved seeing this today 🌈 #rainbow #rainbows #rainbowovermountains #smokymountains #instagramtennessee #easttennessee #865life #smokymagicmediaspotlight #pigeonforge #pigeonforgetn #pigeonforgetennessee #tennessee #landscapelovers #mountains #artofvisuals #agameoftones #beautifulearth #earthwithoutartisjusteh #jawdroppingshots #travelingphotography #pigeonforgevacation #greatsmokymountainjeepinvasion

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4 hours ago

Sometimes simpler is better! Sweet tea, lemon, and Yenoh honey Spirit Perfect for a refreshing drink after a long week! Be weird like me and garnish with a straw through a lemon peel 😂

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4 hours ago

Grand Opening Special: All tickets half-price; now that’s a Micro deal! 185 East Wears Valley Rd Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 Wednesday-Saturday Doors open: 7pm Showtime: 8pm - 10pm Children 5 & under are FREE General admission: $15 (normally $30) Rows 2 & 3: $17.50 (normally $35) Ringside: $20 (normally $40) Ringside sells out so make reservations: 513 519 3287 May the Micro be with you! #pigeonforge #gatlinburg #tennessee #greatsmokymountains #smokymountains #sevierville #knoxville #gatlinburgtennessee #seviervilletn #easttn #Microtorium #MicroForLife #OriginalMicro #MicroTime #ISupportMicroViolence #MicroStrong #LetsGetReadyToMicro #MicroWrestling #MicroWrestlingFederation #wrestler #prowrestling #wwe #wrestling #raw #instawwe #wwf #wweraw #wwememes #wrestlingfan #wrestlingfans

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4 hours ago

A lap around the Microtorium before showtime! Grand Opening Special: All tickets half-price; now that’s a Micro deal! 185 East Wears Valley Rd Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 Wednesday-Saturday Doors open: 7pm Showtime: 8pm - 10pm Children 5 & under are FREE General admission: $15 (normally $30) Rows 2 & 3: $17.50 (normally $35) Ringside: $20 (normally $40) Ringside sells out so make reservations: 513 519 3287 May the Micro be with you! #pigeonforge #gatlinburg #tennessee #greatsmokymountains #smokymountains #sevierville #knoxville #gatlinburgtennessee #seviervilletn #easttn #Microtorium #MicroForLife #OriginalMicro #MicroTime #ISupportMicroViolence #MicroStrong #LetsGetReadyToMicro #MicroWrestling #MicroWrestlingFederation #wrestler #prowrestling #wwe #wrestling #raw #instawwe #wwf #wweraw #wwememes #wrestlingfan #wrestlingfans

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4 hours ago

Hung out the sunroof to get this cool time lapse in Cades Cove 😍🌲

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4 hours ago

Finally made it to Clingmans Dome! It was magical 🌲✨

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5 hours ago

"Some of my kin look just like trees now, and need something great to rouse them; and they speak only in whispers. But some of my trees are limb-lithe, and many can talk to me." -Treebeard (J.R.R. Tolkien) 📷 @jessicafaye7 My heart is aching for the trees today. And the animals, and the people. It is our duty to take care of the earth.. And we are failing her. 🌿 #nature #naturespirit #naturetherapy #forest #forestnymph #magic #magical #whimsy #whimsical #fantasy #fantasical #fairytale #treehugger #smokymountains #gatlinburg #moss #trees #ent #treebeard #earth

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5 hours ago

You're never too young to play in a waterfall, no matter how chilly it was... at first...then it got steamy!

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5 hours ago

That view though 😍⛰

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7 hours ago

I'm currently in the Smoky Mountains with my family enjoying amazing mountain scenery and 63° weather. That's right — 63 degrees! We barely make it there by Christmas in Louisiana haha. One of our favorite areas is Cades Cove, which is an 11-mile trail of open land where many people in the mountain community used to live. There are old log cabins, water mills, barns, historical cemeteries, and churches all along the trail. This is a church where people in the community used to gather for service, organized in June of 1827. It's nothing more than the most basic of materials held up on rocks, and the uneven construction is all part of it's charm. (Original photo is in stories)

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