Tag Archive: North Carolina Attractions

Mar 27

Mingo Falls: A Big Bear of a Waterfall

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Mingo Falls is a spectacular waterfall located just outside Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the Cherokee Indian Reservation.  At 120 feet the Mingo Falls is one of the tallest waterfalls in the area and with its easy access Mingo Falls is a must see.To arrive at the Mingo Falls trailhead just head out of …

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May 28

Juney Whank Falls – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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On our last day at Great Smoky National Park Karen and I decided to hit the southern part of the park by driving down the Newfound Gap Road.  When we reached the other side we went looking for some more waterfalls.  We eventually decided to go see Juney Whank Falls which is just north of Bryson City, …

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May 26

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is probably the greatest American National Park east of the Mississippi.  Well, it is probably in a tie with the Everglades, and Karen and I have been to both.  But, as far as I can tell they still can not hold a candle to the parks in the West.  …

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