Wordless Wednesday: Smoky Mountain High

Bear Jam! Nope, a Bear Jam Isn't Something You Spread on Toast. Cades Cove Loop Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Bear Jam! Nope, a Bear Jam Isn't Something You Spread on Toast. Cades Cove Loop Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Business travel has landed me in Knoxville, Tenn., this week and after a work-day that started at 6 a.m. and ended around 5 p.m. (mind you, that 6 a.m. was not the time I woke up but time I started working) on Tuesday, a trip to the great outdoors was needed.

Enjoy these snapshots from a very brief visit to Great Smoky Mountains National Park on the Cades Cove Loop Drive.

Horse is a Horse... Cades Cove Loop Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Horse is a Horse... Cades Cove Loop Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Oh, Deer! Cades Cove Loop Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Oh, Deer! Cades Cove Loop Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Primitive Baptist Church - Cades Cove Loop Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Primitive Baptist Church - Cades Cove Loop Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
It's a Bear! Photo is Out of Focus but It's a Bear! Cades Cove Loop Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
It's a Bear! Photo is Out of Focus but It's a Bear! Cades Cove Loop Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Jenn

Jennifer A. Huber is an award-winning travel and outdoor blogger and writer in Southwest Florida. Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., a hiking trail led her to a career path in the tourism industry for more than 30 years. She spent a decade with a park management company in Yellowstone, Death Valley, and Everglades National Parks. She founded the travel blog, SoloTravelGirl.com with the goal of inspiring others to travel alone, not lonely. The unexpected death of her former husband in 2008 reminded her how short life is. His passing was a catalyst for sharing her experiences with the goal of inspiring and empowering others to travel solo. Jennifer holds a Travel Marketing Professional certification from the Southeast Tourism Society, is a certified food judge, member of the NASA Social community, and alum of the FBI Citizens Academy. When not traveling, she is either in the kitchen, practicing her photography skills, or road tripping with her dog, Radcliff.

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