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Smoky Mountain Host  North Carolina's #GreatSmokyMountains. Where dreamers & daredevils gather for playcation! Tag your photos with #lovencsmokies.

If you love the outdoors, explore a hiking trail near #FranklinNC. You’ll discover nature at its best, with spectacular views, hundreds of species of wildflowers, hidden waterfalls, and wildlife. With the Appalachian and Bartram Trails mere miles away, Franklin, NC, is a hotspot for hiking! (📸: @discoverfranklinnc)

Looking for a place to wind down and finally read that book that's been on your shelf? #NantahalaLake in NC is known for its scenic beauty and relaxing crystal clear waters. (📸: @itsmsroberts)

With an elevation of 6,644 ft. (the highest in the Smokies), Clingmans Dome offers amazing views of the sunrise from the tower, and of the sunset from the parking area.

📍Clingmans Dome, Smoky Mountains National Park 🇺🇸(📸: @adventurousdiego)

"May your life be like a wildflower growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day" -Native American proverb. With all of the wildflowers blooming in the #NCSmokies, this time of year is one of our favorites. 🌷 (📸: @discoverfranklinnc)

"Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books."-John Lubbock (📸:@jeffreylukesutton)

With dozens of hiking trails, countless mountain views, and endless outdoor adventure, what path will you choose? Plan your trip to the #NCSmokyMountains today. (📸: @dawnfirephotography)

Photographer @jared_kay asked, "What could be better than relaxing beside a gorgeous waterfall on a Sunday afternoon between two trees with the perfect span for an ENO hammock?" Our answer: not much! 😛 Thanks, @jared_kay for the photo and inspiration! #bradleyfalls #littlebradleyfalls #visitasheville #visitnc #eaglesnestoutfitters #enohammock #getoutside #blueridgemoments #blueridgeoutdoors #relax #waterfall #hammocklife #hammocking #saludanc #greenrivernc

Start and end the day with a view like this! There are plenty of campgrounds in the #NCSmokyMountains for you to choose from. Check out our website for more info. (📸:@discoverjacksonnc)
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One of our favorite places, Fontana Lake 💙 (📸: @bob.trombley)
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Every morning brings an opportunity to do something new. What will you do today? (📸: @jpotterphoto)

“There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.” ― Jo Walton. (📸: @pvarneyphotography3)
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There's nothing quite like the Smoky Mountains of NC! 📸 of Oconaluftee Overlook, #GreatSmokyMountainsNationalPark by @yohojeremy.

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