Gatlinburg Journals

Mountain Hideaway-Gatlinburg Tennessee

A November 2004 trip to Gatlinburg by tashasamson

Buckhorn Inn Photo, Gatlinburg, Tennessee More Photos
Quote: Gatlinburg is a very popular destination for hikers, shoppers, and sightseers. There are stores, beautiful mountain trails, and artisans with galleries nestled in the foothills of the Smokey Mountains.

Buckhorn Inn


Buckhorn Inn Photo, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Best Things Nearby:Smoky Mountains, Cades Cove, an artist's community, and the shops in GatlinburgBest Things About the Resort:The beautiful, secluded, quiet, and serene setting of this bed-and-breakfast makes for a relaxing environment that everyone can enjoy.Resort Experience:The owners of this bed-and-breakfast are extremely welcoming and help to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Lee and John, the inn keepers, recommend hiking trails, provide maps, and give advice on which restaurants and shops are local favorites. This quaint lodge in the beautiful Smokey Mountains is a great place to stay and enjoy the magic of Tennessee. ...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on June 10, 2005

Buckhorn Inn
2140 Tudor Mountain Road
Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738
(865) 436-4668

Alum Cave Bluff Trail

Attraction | "Alum Bluff Cave Trail"

As the trail begins it crosses over Alum Cave Creek twice. The bridges that span this beautiful creek make wonderful opportunities for family pictures (Christmas card quality!) as wildflowers and rhododendrons cover the banks of this crystal clear mountain stream. Further up the trail your hike will begin to follow Styx Branch. This trail is especially pretty during summer because it winds through thick growths of rosebay rhododendrons, which usually bloom in late June or early July. After hiking for 1.4 miles, the trail comes to Arch Rock, a great stone arch of black slate. A flight of stairs allows hikers to climb through the arch. After passing through Arch Rock, the trail becomes steep...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on November 26, 2006

Alum Cave Bluff Trail
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Gatlinburg, TN