Smoky Mountain Attractions

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Fall colors covering the Smoky Mountains

When is the Best Time to See the Fall Colors in the Smoky Mountains?

Are you counting down the days to the fall weather? So are we! We love the fall season in the Smoky Mountains. Of course, the fall leaves are the main reason people visit the Smokies this time of year, but we love the fall for more than just the colors.

The fall season means campfires, sweaters and hot apple cider, and there’s no better place to celebrate the season than with Cherokee Lodge Condos in Pigeon Forge. But now you’re probably asking yourself, “When is the best time to visit?” Well, we have those answers for you, just read below!

Take A Tour Of The Best Fishing Spots In The Smokies

Man fishing in the sunsetWith over 3,000 miles of crystal clear waterways and 11 area lakes, the Great Smoky Mountains is one the best areas for fishing in the South East. Whether you’re an expert angler or a novice, Rocky Top Outfitters has everything you need for a fun filled day of fishing. Located right around the corner from our Great Smoky Mountains National Park lodging, Rocky Top Outfitters is a fully stocked fly and tackle shop that offers guided fishing trips throughout the region.

Three Easy Trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Hiking trail in the woodsThere are several beautiful trails through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park’s pristine terrain. Many of them are not strenuous and are less than five miles in length. People can get away from the hustle of everyday life and away from the crowds at Gatlinburg and walk the pathways through these preserved parklands. Wildlife is prevalent as trails meander through their natural habitat. Here are three easy and short day hikes on self-guided trails at the northern end of this national park:

Historic Churches in Cades Cove in Gatlinburg

Cades Cove overviewWhen the first European settlers came to Cades Cove in the early 19th century, they formed the first Christian community in the valley. Today, visitors to Cades Cove in Gatlinburg can explore a series of fascinating historic churches that are maintained by the National Register of Historic Places.