Smoky Mountains Fall Events

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Every Year people form all over the world travel to enjoy the smoky mountains fall events. With so many places to visit in and near the Smoky Mountains we want to share some of our favorite things to do.

Fall in the Smoky Mountains is a beautiful life changing experience. If you haven’t had a chance to experience the color change, season and great people, now is the time to make plans for a Smoky Mountain Vacation.

Fall foliage viewing begins around the first of October and continues through the second week in November. Great views of the Smokies from Townsend to Gatlinburg and many communities in between. Driving by car, hiking, biking or train  the fall color changes in the Smokies are a breath taking time of year.

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Fall Wildlife Viewing In The Smokies

The abundance of wildlife in the Smoky Mountains makes every trip memorable. Cades Cove offers a scenic trail that visitors can access by car or bicycle. Some of the animals you may encounter are will see black bears, white tailed deer, elk, wild turkey, fox and even barn owls. Therefore, with leaf color change, wildlife and the wonderful fall weather, a Cades Cove is a must do on our Smoky Mountains Fall Events list.

Smoky Mountains Fall Train Ride

If driving through the Smoky Mountains isn’t your thing, the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad offers scenic tours by train for all ages. In addition, The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad offers a variety of excursions so you can see the wonderful Smoky Mountains by train. 53 miles of track, 2 tunnels and 25 bridges is sure to keep your eyes busy.

The island In Pigeon Forge is a great way to spend a fall day when visiting the Smoky Mountains. Packed with attractions, shops, great places to grab a bite to eat and live music. A fun family atmosphere that will top the list of things to do while you vacation the Great Smoky Mountains. No matter what your reason is for the visit, weddings, family reunions, or vacation, The Island is a must do for you planning.

Gatlinburg SkyLift Park Fall Events

The SkyLift Park located in Gatlinburg is a must for your Smoky Mountains Fall Events list. Take in some of the best views and scenery in Gatlinburg while you travel the sky lift. As if the lift wasn’t enough they have added the spectacular new Gatlinburg SkyBridge. The skybridge is the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in North America. A must for those who love to snap a few selfies and family photos. Add this to your list of to do’s for your Smokies Vacation.

Smoky Mountains Fall Events Townsend

Above all, Townsend offers a small town feel and people who love to celebrate the Fall Season. The Townsend Fall Heritage Day & Old Timer’s Festival is filled with bluegrass music and other festivities aimed at celebrating the rich heritage of the Great Smoky Mountains. Add in local attractions such as the Little River Railroad, located across from The Highland Manor Inn, and the Tuckaleechee Caverns, where you can see formations more than 10,000 years old.

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In conclusion, Vacationing should be fun and memorable. Above all, By adding these Smoky Mountains Fall Events to your list of things to do, your family is sure to have a great time.

Need a great hotel to stay in, that is close to all attractions and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park? Call the Highland Manor Inn to book now.