This Historic Mountain Lodge In Tennessee May Be Your New Favorite Hideout

If you’re looking for spots to stay in the Great Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee, there are plenty of spots to choose from. From the cabins of Gatlinburg to the large hotels of Pigeon Forge, there’s something for everyone, including one spot way up on top of the park’s third highest mountain that’s only accessible by foot. That’s right, you’re going to have to walk up Mount LeConte to get there. Don’t worry, the views and the fresh food cooked by the lodge’s staff make it totally worth it.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

While you’re checking out East Tennessee, be sure to check out this tiny town that’s the greenest spot in the whole state.