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Explore a Simpler Time Smoky Mountain Tour provided by A Walk In The Woods

Explore a Simpler Time Smoky Mountain Tour

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2263 East Pkwy
2263 East Pkwy, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, USA2263 East Pkwy, Gatlinburg, is the closest address. The Greenbrier entrance of the National Park is across the street from the bbq restaurant. Turn into Greenbrier. After entering Greenbrier, turn right into the first (gravel) driveway, 30 yards from the entrance. We will meet in the parking lot.
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    Great Smoky Mountains National Park
    Stop: 2 hours -
    Enjoy a gentle stroll in a quiet part of the Park. You'll walk along a beautiful creek, see several small cascades, and explore a 19th Century Homestead. Perfect for families, seniors and large groups as well as couples looking for an easy introduction to the Smokies
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You'll end at
2263 East Pkwy
2263 East Pkwy, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, USA2263 East Pkwy, Gatlinburg, is the closest address. The Greenbrier entrance of the National Park is across the street from the bbq restaurant. Turn into Greenbrier. After entering Greenbrier, turn right into the first (gravel) driveway, 30 yards from the entrance. We will meet in the parking lot.
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Important Information
Departure Point
2263 East Pkwy, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, USA
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Snacks: peanut based (peanut butter crackers or trail mix). Please advise in advance if someone has a severe peanut allergy.
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities are appreciated for good service.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Drinks are not provided. Bring plenty of water.
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Rating: the difficulty of this tour is easy with a couple of moderate spots
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Gratuity of 10 to 20% recommended for good service
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour requires a 2 person minimum to operate. If you are traveling solo, you may join into an existing tour or pay the 2 person rate.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Ginny939 wrote a review Jun 2020
Poteau, OK6 contributions3 helpful votes
This was our second walk with Samantha...in fact, we requested her! She is very knowledgeable and very personable. Answered all of our questions and was just full of the history of the Walker Sisters cabin walk. I experienced some difficulties coming back out of the walk (the
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Tourist93046 wrote a review Mar 2020
Smyrna, Georgia1 contribution
We had a wonderful tour yesterday with Charles and Amanda. They were extremely knowledgeable about the area and its history. The tour was perfect for our group that included children as young as 5. We all agreed that it was a great way to spend the morning!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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amberp0106 wrote a review Mar 2020
Smithdale, Mississippi24 contributions11 helpful votes
Our tour guide was Avery. She was great! She was very knowledgeable of the area, and answered all our questions. The hike was about 2 miles in total. Elevation was only about 400 feet at a slow incline. My elderly mother made this hike, with a walking stick.. Avery was very
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Kristen B wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions3 helpful votes
We had such a great time on this hike! Our leader was Dylan and he was so knowledgable and great with our kids. He kept us all engaged and had answers to all our questions. I highly recommend the tour!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from VesnaGatlinburg, Owner at Explore a Simpler Time Smoky Mountain Tour
Responded 17 Feb 2020
Thank you for that great review! We are so happy you enjoyed your tour. Dylan is a great guide and he loves making sure everyone is as in love with the Smokies as he is! We hope to take you on another tour in the near future!
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FellowTraveler335253 wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Our tour guide was excellent and very informative she was a park ranger for over 25 years, she really made the walk incredible! Highly recommend this tour! So sorry don't remember tour guides name! She was from New England area!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from VesnaGatlinburg, Owner at Explore a Simpler Time Smoky Mountain Tour
Responded 17 Feb 2020
Deb is certainly a treasure and we are lucky that she has chosen to lead trips for us these past 4 seasons. She absolutely loves to show our guests what makes our Park the Jewel of the Park's system! We look forward to taking you out on another tour!
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pveros
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Excellent adventure
Samantha was our guide and she was outstanding! She took plenty of time to stop and explain different features of t
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glennyt2020
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Educational fun scenic river walk!
We (2 adult + 9-yr old) took Scenic River walk (4hrs) on Sun. Jun. 28th with Kenzie. It is an awesome experience! K
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E4847EHjoeb
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A Great Hike
Dylan was a great guide! He was very knowledgeable of the local plants and wildlife. Dylan was very personable, fun
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AbacoLubbersQuarters
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Great activity for kids, parents, and grandparents!
A fantastic experience for all six of us aged 77 to 9 years old. Deb was an awesome guide. She obviously enjoyed
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Dream767868
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Not your usual walk in the woods.... Better
We learned so much on our walk about the park history, trees, flowers. Jaime was the best, extremely knowledgable w
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Bamais1st
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Great
Our guide was fantastic! Our guide was so informative and friendly. Worth every penny! She had a lot of informat
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michellecE7683KZ
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Thundering Cascades and Falls
Kensey was knowledgeable and kind. This walk was a little more difficult for "moderate" than we expected due to the
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Amy K
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Smokey Mountains Hike
Beautiful Smokey Mountain Hike with family (kids ages 13, 15). Great workout- 5 miles round trip, beautiful views
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vladaginzburg
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Must do in Gatlingburg!
The walk was fantastic! We learned a lot of interesting info. Our kids ages 10-14 were all entertained. They usua
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T6074KVjenniferp
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Awesome guided tour!
Our guide, Kensey, made the walk over the top for us! She was very informative about the plants, flowers, trees, an
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TXMARTINS
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Run the kids down!
Throughout the park there are so many creeks and areas to run off the kids & enjoy a break away from the crowds on
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melissahL9091SM
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A guide to explain and explore
It was great to have a guide for our Smoky Mountain hike. Debbie was engaging and knowledgeable, and made it fun f
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390sarahl
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Fantastic experience
We had a fantastic time, saw & learned so much more than if we had done the hike alone. My sone especially liked le
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kellylK2107XK
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A walk in the woods = family fun!
Our guide Deb, was simply amazing! She was very friendly and knowledgeable. Our 7 year old daughter jumped right in
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LTC26i
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Awesome way to see the Smokys
We did a 4 hour hike with our kids and it was excellent! Mike was our guide and he was great! Excellent with the ki
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English
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