One of the most exciting destinations in Great Smoky Mountains National Park is Cades Cove, a beautiful valley that offers some of the best wildlife viewing opportunities in the park! Cades Cove also contains a fascinating glimpse into the history of the area with many faithfully restored 18th and 19th century structures! The best part is that you can easily tour this popular area of the park by driving along an 11 mile, one way loop road that circles the cove! Here are just a few of the highlights that you can expect while exploring the Cades Cove Loop Road: 

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