Perfect for non hikers, and large groups! You'll meet your Guide inside The Great Smokys National Park, and attendees will caravan a few miles to a unique, and historic area in the park called; Elkmont, where once, two resorts resided in their splendor. Once there, your entertaining, and knowledgeable guide, will walk you through remaining once charming family cabins, as he portrays what life was like there, back in the early 1900's. At that time, the resort town of Elkmont, was alive with Knoxville socialites, who partied with local mountain folk, at the ball field, swimming hole, and the two Hotels, where moonshine flowed, like the Little River that ran through the community. See and hear and see the legendary Bi-Plane crash story, and location. After the tour, you can take advantage of being close to some great hiking trails. Kids 12 and under are free.
What Others Experienced:
We went on this tour in order to learn more about the history and people of the Smokies. It was so informative and enjoyable. Steve was a great tour guide, I highly recommend this experience!"
My husband and I were given this activity from a relative as part of our wedding gift. We were on our honeymoon. My husband isn't normally one for touristy type activities, but Steve was wonderful. We were supposed to have a 2-2.5 hr. tour, but he made it so interesting and was so knowledgeable that we must have been there almost 4 hrs. We loved it! Can't say enough about what how much we enjoyed it."
"Best hike ever!
Steve was great. I was very honest with Steve and told him I wasn't much of a hiker I was just visiting Tennessee and wanted to see some great views. The hike was great very informational and Steve was
more than accommodating. I recommend hiking with Steve than with anyone else."
"The Best hike ever!!!
My husband and I got in touch with Steve about a week before our trip to the mountains. He spent over an hour with us on the phone getting to know us and explaining all about what we would be doing and seeing on our hike. After our conversation he sent me an email confirmation and answered any questions my husband and I had. The day of our hike he provided us walking sticks and made sure we were safe at all times. He taught us the history of where we were and about the settlers that used to live there. The highlight of our hike was an amazing waterfall! Steve gave us time to be alone and enjoy some family time experiencing this beautiful area. Steve was a wonderful guide and truly got to know us as a family. If your planning on visiting the mountains and want to have a guide to show you the way, Steve is that guy!!! He will also capture beautiful pictures of your adventure! We just received our email with all the pictures he took and will be purchasing all of them! Thank you Steve!!!"
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