Sounds like a wonderful trip, Seeking! LOVE the Smoky Mountains. As far as hikes are concerned, we've done Chimney Tops (very rocky and tough), Mt. Le Conte (there are three different ways to hike there), and Andrews Bald. There is a short hike to Laurel Falls, however I have never done that one. I do highly recommend going to Cades Cove (11 mile loop) early one morning to see deer, turkey and possibly a bear. They used to close (don't know if they still do) the loop at Cades Cove on Saturday mornings until about 10:00 so bikers could go for a tour and not have to worry about cars.
Are you staying in a cabin?
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