Scenic Drive: Cades Cove Loop is an 11-mile scenic drive that winds through a picturesque valley.

Historical Significance: The cove was once home to Cherokee Indians and later settlers, historic cabins, churches 

Wildlife Viewing: Cades Cove is renowned for its abundant wildlife. Visitors often spot white-tailed deer, turkeys and others animals

Auto-Free Days: On select days, the loop is closed to vehicle traffic, allowing cyclists and pedestrians. 

Variety of Seasons: The loop offers diverse experiences in different seasons, from colorful wildflowers.

Photography Opportunities: The loop is a photographer's paradise, offering opportunities to capture beautiful mountains

Visitor Center: The Cable Mill Visitor Center provides information about the cove's history, culture, and more

Hiking Trails: Numerous hiking trails, including the Abrams Falls Trail and the Rich Mountain Loop Trail and others trails

Campground: The Cades Cove Campground provides camping options if you want to stay overnight 

Popular Tourist Destination: Cades Cove Loop is one of the most popular destinations within Great Smoky Mountains National Park