Wears Valley, Tennessee. What makes Wears Valley so special to so many? The Smoky Mountain area is comprised of several communities and each brings its own activities, but there is something about Wears Valley that once discovered, often becomes a tradition in visiting the Smokies.
Wears Valley provides a more quiet experience when you stay in the area. The cabins are located throughout the valley and offered by many cabin companies but also by owners who use Airbnb and VRBO. The cabin companies we recommend on this website are companies we have worked with for many years. The location of Wears Valley is appealing to many vacationers. With Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, and Townsend all near, Wears Valley becomes a central location to so many types of activities you will find in the area.
Wears Valley has an entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park that is a wonderful vacation spot called Metcalf Bottoms. Metcalf Bottoms is truly the gem of Wears Valley. Accessed from Line Springs Road off Wears Valley Road you will drive into Smoky Mountain paradise with a picnic area, stream, walkways, and more. Connect to Little River Road turn right and go to Gatlinburg, turn left and end up in Townsend near Cades Cove and the Townsend Wye. What could be better for a vacation location?
What is there to do in Wears Valley? Plenty, if it is fun you seek and if it is peace and quiet you are after you can have that also! Fun things to do on Wears Valley Road would include the Alpine Mountain Coaster, Wears Valley Ziplines, Antique Shopping at several locations, unique shopping at Lanier’s General Store, and Moonshine Ridge Country Store. Find some fine fixins at Paw Paw’s Catfish Shack or stop for breakfast at Hillbilly’s. That will give you an idea of the local businesses that are fun to visit along Wears Valley Road.
Check out some of our ideas on the website and know that the folks we recommend here are people we know and businesses we have frequented for many years. Wears Valley is a great experience, consider staying in the valley with us the next time you visit the Smoky Mountains.