Become a Smokies Insider
Become a Smokies Insider. As an insider, you help protect the historic architecture in the national park AND maximize your Smokies getaway with our insider guides. As a thank you, you also receive a limited-edition, platinum, archival plate commemorating your devotion to one of our greatest national treasures.
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By being a Smokies Insider, you are helping protect the historic cabins, mills, barns, and other architecture in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park AND you are receiving incredible value to make the most of your Smokies getaway via our membership benefits.
In 2017, I take you behind the scenes with me while I create handmade platinum archival plates of the historic architecture in Cades Cove. You will have access to private videos that I create and share via the members-only Smokies Insider Newsletter. My plan is to donate a full set of the platinum plates to at least one historic preservation organization to ensure the long-term survival of the plates. I am donating 10% of the net profits to Friends of the Smokies, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, dedicated to preserving and protecting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. There are 6 major project areas to include: greatest need, wildlife/wilderness, environmental education, protection of historic places, improve visitor experience. I will be specifying all the donations this year go towards the protection of historic places fund.
I spent years wasting time researching and being frustrated with poor and misinformation for the types of adventures and fun that is available in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. I started keeping a journal of all my hikes, photo adventures, wildflower hikes, viewing of fall colors at their peak, and more, which ultimately has turned into the Smokies Insider Guides that I publish for members. I want everyone to spend their time having fun and enjoying nature, not wasting their time researching or chasing bad information.
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