A new year inevitably means new year’s resolutions. But, often these resolutions are a lot easier said than done. In 2017, why not make your new year resolution simple – like spending more time outside? The great outdoors offers everything you need to make 2017 a great year! Here are a few easy ways you can spend more time outside in the Smoky Mountains this year.
Picnic in Cades Cove
It’s not hard to spend an entire day in Cades Cove. Drive the 11-mile loop through the scenic cove, explore old homes, schoolhouses, and churches, and if you’re lucky you might just spot a white-tailed deer or a black bear. But, make sure you get out of the car and enjoy some time in the great outdoors. Cades Cove picnic area offers 81 picnic tables, which allows you to roam around the incredibly beautiful landscape. Bring family and friends along for a wonderful afternoon outside in 2017!
Zipline through the Smokies
If you’re going to spend more time outside in the new year, then you might as well do some pretty thrilling activities! Ziplining through the Great Smoky Mountains is an exciting way to see the Smokies, and it’s fun too. Check out some of the places you can zipline here in Sevierville. Not only is this a great opportunity to spend time in the great outdoors it’s also a great opportunity to create lasting memories with the family.
Hike in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Our favorite thing to do when we want to spend time outside is to go hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. With numerous hikes at a variety of skill levels, you are sure to find one that suits you and your group. Explore the waterfalls hidden within the mountains, take in the panoramic views of the Smokies, and delight in the wildflowers and streams that dot the trails. If your new year’s resolution is to spend more time outside then a hike through the Smokies needs to be on the list of things to do in 2017!
Horseback ride in the Smokies
What better way to spend a day outside in 2017 then horseback riding through the Smoky Mountains? Explore the great outdoors in a unique and memorable way! Here in the Smokies there are professionals who can lead you and your family through scenic trails within the forest. Saddle up for a great day outside in 2017.
Golf at the Sevierville Golf Club
Sevierville is home to a collection of wonderful golf courses with incredible views. Spend the day outside with great friends, a great course, and a great view! You can even plan a whole vacation around Sevierville’s excellent course. Learn more about the top rated courses in the Great Smoky Mountains. Spend a little extra time outside in 2017; join us for a game of golf!
What do you think about spending more time in the great outdoors in 2017? Tell us how you like to spend your time outside when you visit Sevierville by posting on our Facebook wall! We hope to see you in 2017.