Top 8 Places to View Fall Colors in the Smoky Mountains

Published May 3, 2019

Fall is one of the most beautiful seasons in the Smoky Mountains and there are a few special places to see the gorgeous displays of colors. Check out our top 8 places in the Smoky Mountains to view the brilliant colors of fall.

1. Anakeesta

Explore the scenic trails, suspended bridges, and take a Chondola ride up the mountain to Anakeesta to soak in the mesmerizing views offered by the Smoky Mountains during fall.

2. Clingmans Dome

Marvel at the endless fall vistas from the highest point in the National Park, Clingmans Dome, spanning over 20 miles of stunning scenery.

3. Great Smoky Mountain Wheel

Take a ride on the all-glass Gondola of the 200-foot-tall Ferris Wheel and enjoy breathtaking views of the fall foliage throughout Pigeon Forge.

4. Cades Code

Immerse yourself in the beauty of fall foliage while enjoying panoramic mountain views at Cades Cove. Don't forget to capture photos of wildlife amidst the colorful backdrop.

5. Ober Mountain

Hop on the Tram that ascends to Ober Mountain and be enchanted by the autumnal beauty of Gatlinburg from above.

6. Gatlinburg Space Needle

Experience the Smoky Mountains like never before from the Gatlinburg Space Needle, which offers visitors a truly panoramic view of the region.

7. Gatlinburg Sky Bridge

Delight in the unparalleled panoramic views of the Smoky Mountains from the Gatlinburg Sky Bridge.

8. Your Smoky Mountain Cabin

Many of our cabins offer stunning mountain, wooded, or river views, making them the perfect place to relax on the porch and soak in the splendid fall colors. Fall in love with the season right from the comfort of your Smoky Mountain rental cabin.

Fall is a truly magical time to visit the Smoky Mountains, as the changing leaves create a tapestry of colors. With our top eight recommendations, you can witness the beauty firsthand and create lasting memories. Contact us today to plan your perfect fall vacation in the Smokies. We are here to assist you every step of the way!

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