The Great Smoky Mountains are a must-see while visiting the beautiful historic town of Greeneville, Tennessee. BBOnline recommends the following two bed and breakfast locations in the Great Smoky Mountains area: the Mountain Harbor Inn Resort on the Lake and the Hippensteal's Mountain View Inn. Also, these other inns in nearby Greeneville are highly recommended: Nolichuckey Bluffs Bed and Breakfast Cabins and Tanasi Hill Bed and Breakfast.
The Mountain Harbor Inn Resort on the Lake
1199 Hwy 139
Dandridge, TN 37725
The Mountain Harbor Inn Resort on the Lake is located just steps away from the Great Smoky Mountains. This elegant resort is located about 40 to 45 minutes from Greeneville.
The Hippensteal's Mountain View Inn
P.O. Box 707
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
The Hippensteal's Mountain View Inn rests on a private mountaintop and overlooks Gatlinburg, Tennessee, on Grassy Branch Road. Here, guests can find warm hospitality in a lovely setting with magnificent scenic views. This visit could also be combined during the vacation for another fabulous stay with a Greenville Bed and Breakfast accommodation.
Nolichuckey Bluffs Bed and Breakfast Cabins
295 Kinser Park Lane
Greeneville, TN 37743
This fabulous Greeneville Bed and Breakfast is located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. Its comfortable and romantic cabins overlook the Nolichuckey River.
Tanasi Hill Bed and Breakfast
102 Doughty Avenue
Greeneville, TN 37745
This elegant and comfortable 3-story Victorian-century Greeneville Inn, rests on a private 4-acre downtown estate. It is furnished and beautifully decorated with lovely antiques.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
107 Park Headquarters Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is home to over 100 native tree species. Temperatures can change quickly in the park, as the elevation ranges from 800 feet to 6,643 feet. Ranger-guided programs are available.
Things to Do at the Great Smoky Mountains
At the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you can drive or bike along the many winding paved roads and enjoy the lovely view of the forests and historic buildings. There are over 80 historic structures such as churches, homes and schools, preserved at this park. Wildlife watching and waterfall walks are spectacular here. There are approximately 1,500 black bears who live in the park. Waterfalls can be located at almost every stream.
The Cades Cove Auto and Bike Tour "Kates Cove", at the Great Smoky Mountains, was preserved to look like it did in the 1800s. This is the largest open-air museum of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
In the most rugged mountains of the United States is the Cataloochee Valley, surrounded by 6,000-foot peaks. The highlights of Cataloochee are the wildlife viewing such as the elk, and the interesting historic buildings.
This area is closed for drivers during the winter season. The Clingmans Dome is at the highest peak of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park at 6,643 feet. The scenic view here is breathtaking, as it is the highest point in all of Tennessee.
Again, this nature trail is closed to vehicle traffic during the winter season. Here you can coast along the narrow roads among the lovely forests and streams to view the lovely wildflowers and historic buildings.