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Explore a Simpler Time Smoky Mountain Tour provided by A Walk In The Woods

Explore a Simpler Time Smoky Mountain Tour

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 20/08/29 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/08/29 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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2263 East Pkwy
2263 East Pkwy, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, USA2263 East Pkwy, Gatlinburg, is the closest address. The Greenbrier entrance of the National Park is across the street from the bbq restaurant. Turn into Greenbrier. After entering Greenbrier, turn right into the first (gravel) driveway, 30 yards from the entrance. We will meet in the parking lot.
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    Great Smoky Mountains National Park
    Stop: 2 hours -
    Enjoy a gentle stroll in a quiet part of the Park. You'll walk along a beautiful creek, see several small cascades, and explore a 19th Century Homestead. Perfect for families, seniors and large groups as well as couples looking for an easy introduction to the Smokies
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You'll end at
2263 East Pkwy
2263 East Pkwy, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, USA2263 East Pkwy, Gatlinburg, is the closest address. The Greenbrier entrance of the National Park is across the street from the bbq restaurant. Turn into Greenbrier. After entering Greenbrier, turn right into the first (gravel) driveway, 30 yards from the entrance. We will meet in the parking lot.
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Important Information
Departure Point
2263 East Pkwy, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, USA
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Snacks: peanut based (peanut butter crackers or trail mix). Please advise in advance if someone has a severe peanut allergy.
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities are appreciated for good service.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Drinks are not provided. Bring plenty of water.
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Rating: the difficulty of this tour is easy with a couple of moderate spots
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Gratuity of 10 to 20% recommended for good service
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour requires a 2 person minimum to operate. If you are traveling solo, you may join into an existing tour or pay the 2 person rate.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Tim B wrote a review Aug 2020
1 contribution
Our guide was outstanding. She was knowledgeable about the history and the plant life. Very friendly we really enjoyed our hike. We would definitely recommend her and this company!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Ginny939 wrote a review Jun 2020
Poteau, OK6 contributions3 helpful votes
This was our second walk with Samantha...in fact, we requested her! She is very knowledgeable and very personable. Answered all of our questions and was just full of the history of the Walker Sisters cabin walk. I experienced some difficulties coming back out of the walk (the
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Tourist93046 wrote a review Mar 2020
Smyrna, Georgia1 contribution
We had a wonderful tour yesterday with Charles and Amanda. They were extremely knowledgeable about the area and its history. The tour was perfect for our group that included children as young as 5. We all agreed that it was a great way to spend the morning!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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amberp0106 wrote a review Mar 2020
Smithdale, Mississippi24 contributions11 helpful votes
Our tour guide was Avery. She was great! She was very knowledgeable of the area, and answered all our questions. The hike was about 2 miles in total. Elevation was only about 400 feet at a slow incline. My elderly mother made this hike, with a walking stick.. Avery was very
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Kristen B wrote a review Feb 2020
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We had such a great time on this hike! Our leader was Dylan and he was so knowledgable and great with our kids. He kept us all engaged and had answers to all our questions. I highly recommend the tour!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from VesnaGatlinburg, Owner at Explore a Simpler Time Smoky Mountain Tour
Responded 17 Feb 2020
Thank you for that great review! We are so happy you enjoyed your tour. Dylan is a great guide and he loves making sure everyone is as in love with the Smokies as he is! We hope to take you on another tour in the near future!
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About the operator

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ddc1185
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Waterfall walk
Our guide Michael was great - very knowledgeable of the area and made the trip fun - we would have done another adv
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Doris H
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A great way to spend the morning!
We thoroughly enjoyed the hike. Charles was a very personable guide and seemed to really enjoy his job! As “senio
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Bettyribs
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Informative and relaxing
We took the 4 hour hike in the woods. The guide was wonderful. It was a easy stroll through the Little River trai
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Hollie_63
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5 stars guided tours in the Smokey Mountain National Park
I did a quick 2 night trip to Gatlinburg and wanted to get the most out of a 4-5 hour hike in the Smokey Mountain N
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lorip257
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Best hike for kids!
We had a group of ten with five children on the Scenic River Walk. We loved our guide Mike! He took time to show th
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raidel0
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As expected!!!
It was a great day hike. My guide mike was knowledgeable and caring. I highly recommend. Weather was perfect.
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blmmatilda
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Informative and Fun
The entire experience was great from start to finish. Our guide Kenzie was awesome. She was very attentive & help
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CaroHenaoS
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Amazing and Insightful!
Our guide was fantastic! He was super knowledgable, patient with our kids... it was truly a wonderful learning expe
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Andy76V
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Great experience
I did the Old Growth Waterfall hike in April 2019 with Erik Soltan. It was very enjoyable. Since I was hiking solo
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ColleenGui
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Getting the Most out of your Hiking Experience in the Smoky Mountains
This moderate hike was perfect for us on our first day vacationing in the Smoky's. The first part was a well mainta
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L9646AFanastasias
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Excellent!
Charles was wonderful. He was very informative and full of knowledge about nature. He was very good with our kids a
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S6920ANmelanier
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Beautiful family hike
We did a great family walk/hike. Sam was very accommodating to our whole group of 10. She was informative, fun and
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jenprosk
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Great Morning hiking along the waterfalls and streams
We enjoyed a beautiful morning with Mike as our guide. He quickly connected with our 13 and 10 y/o (note the stream
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jmnd22
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Great tour for kids!
My family and I did the 2 hour family tour and it was great! Our wonderful guide explained many plants and creature
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rlag2002
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Great time and Mike was a very knowledgeable guide.
We enjoyed learning about nature and the walk was not strenuous. It was very enjoyable and Mike was excellent.
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  • Duration: 2h 30m
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  • Languages Offered: English
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