The Cabin of 66 Chickens

We’d be remiss without mentioning our comfy abode for this spontaneous vacation. Booked through Airbnb, we stayed at The Cabin at Allison Falls run by Carolina Vacations. The house was halfway up a mountain in the woods, but felt homey and secluded. It came complete with two stories, a fireplace, hot tub, porch, waterfall and…Continue reading “The Cabin of 66 Chickens”

Days 4 & 5: Waterfalls & Mountains

Day 4 was mostly a rest day for us enjoying the hot tub at our cabin and exploring the local area for dinner. We did take the dogs for a dog-friendly hike to the Soco Waterfalls. Advertised as an easy to moderate hike along a boardwalk, it was a little different when we got there.Continue reading “Days 4 & 5: Waterfalls & Mountains”

Day 3: Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Day 3 was fully dedicated to visiting Great Smoky Mountain National Park. A made a quick stop at Oconaluftee Visitor Center to pick up Ethan’s Junior Ranger booklet and then toured an old Appalachian farmstead. We then headed to one of the park’s main attractions Clingman’s Dome. This was probably a mistake considering it wasContinue reading “Day 3: Great Smoky Mountains National Park”