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Ten Must Do’s in The Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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The Great Smoky Mountains, located in Tennessee and North Carolina, have been a destination on my bucket list for quite some time now. Anyone who knows me is aware that I have a deep infatuation with mountains of all sorts. The idea of The Appalachian Mountains— the grouping in which the Smoky Mountains belong to— may perhaps be the oldest mountains in the world intrigued me. Being such old mountains means that they are lower lying (due to billions of years of erosion from weather). However, the tallest Appalachian mountains are, incredibly, over 6600 feet high. Due to the Appalachians/Smoky Mountains age, altitude and climate, they are ideal for a large and diverse population of wildlife. Along with the wildlife, the altitude and climate make the Smoky Mountains, and the Appalachians in general, ideal for road tripping and hiking along. The Blue Ridge Parkway follows along the ridges of the…

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