Biltmore Estate is America's largest private home and is near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Still owned by the Vanderbilt family, the estate is a 250-room French Renaissance chateau near Asheville, North Carolina.
Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area - One of the best kept secrets in Tennessee and Kentucky, the BSFNRRA is ninety miles of river gorges, rock faces, forest land and churning white watera perfect environment for those who love nature and outdoor non-competitive sports. For the lucky few that know about BSFNRRA, it is a favorite for hiking, fishing, mountain biking, white water rafting, kayaking, mountain climbing, trail riding on horseback, camping and, yes, even hunting...more
Townsend, Tn, otherwise known as "The Peaceful Side of the Smokies", sits just outside the Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge/Sevierville area and offers such off-the-beaten-path attractions as Tuckaleechee Caverns, tubing at the "Y", and Cades Cove.