Fall is here. It seemed to take a little longer this year, but over the past few weeks it has fully crept into our beautiful Gatlinburg Tennessee. Fall foliage is not quite in full swing but should progress nicely now that the weather is dropping to lower temperatures at night. Full fall foliage should peak around the third week in October. The trees will most likely be bare by the
As October moves in, accommodations will start to fill up fast. Like most would guess, October is one of the busiest months next to July. Cabins tend to book first, but most other accommodations will continue to book. Reserving an accommodations in mountains is one great way to experience fall foliage and the beauty of the Smoky Mountains.
There are several events that will take place over the next few weeks that will help families enjoy the outdoors. They include Wagon Rides, Harvest Festival, Craftsmen Fair, Chili Cook-off, and Trolley Ride of Lights.
Another way to experience fall foliage is to go on a scenic tour through the Smoky Mountains. Take a drive through Cades Cove or on Newfound Gap Road. Enjoy a hike through one of the many hiking trails in Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains.
If you have had the ability to experience peak fall foliage then you understand the importance of taking a quick vacation and witnessing the beauty of the Smoky Mountains. Seriously, it should be on everyone's list of things to try once.