5 Things We Love About the Smoky Mountains

Rock hopping! We LOVE it! Wish I was rock hopping right now...

Fail. That’s me! For almost two and a half years, I’ve written the CabinConnection blog three times a week, except on holidays. Until last week. Huh. Last week, I only managed to produce ONE blog entry! I could make excuses about Mother’s Day and my birthday (yes! I turned 34 last week!) and the new […]

3 Great Waterfall Hikes in the Smokies


With weather predicted to be sunny and almost 80 degrees on Sunday, it’s time to lace up your hiking boots! The Great Smoky Mountains are the perfect place to take kids hiking. Our kids love nothing better than setting off on a hiking adventure. If there’s a stream with rocks to hop on, all the […]

Kid Testers Conquer Grotto Falls!


It was a chilly October morning, but we were determined to get in a hike. So we set off for Grotto Falls. It turned out to be the perfect hike for our Kid Testers. Here’s what we learned about the Grotto Falls trail: Grotto Falls is a 2.6-mile hike, and it’s classified as easy. I […]