Bring your students to set in the Instagram worthy Great Smoky Mountains, Gatlinburg. It’s scenic views, hiking trails, babbling streams, and breathtaking mountains draw in millions of visitors each year. Students not only have the chance to experience the thrill of white water rafting, but they discover ancient caverns and explore The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Gatlinburg has pockets that feel very touristy and other areas that feel like they are a million miles from anything.
Gatlinburg offers aquariums, museums, amusements parks and mountain climbing all in one trip. Students are surrounded by natural beauty and modern architecture, and Gatlinburg’s weather is amazing. And although this charming city is a haven for outdoor adventures, it also offers quirky restaurants, sidewalk boutiques, and world-famous BBQ. Gatlinburg is just as educational as it is beautiful!