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Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook

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Address: Gatlinburg By-Pass, Gatlinburg, TN
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+1 865-693-5739

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Sunrise added so much color to our view!

We stopped early one morning and loved the view and the way the sunrise accented the colors of the fall trees. There were some clouds lingering and some frost/snow in the trees... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Penny E
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Roseau
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Roseau
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped early one morning and loved the view and the way the sunrise accented the colors of the fall trees. There were some clouds lingering and some frost/snow in the trees for a gorgeous picture.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of the best spots to get a good look at the mountains in Gatlinburg. For better than this you have to head over the mountains towards NC. We always go to the scenic overlook here. Just takes your breath away. Love it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great way to avoid almost all of the traffic on the strip. Wonderful views especially if there are clouds!

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Berkley, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Noticeable damage due to the fire but beautiful just the same. If going to Smoky Mountain park, this is the best way to avoid the traffic through Gatlinburg.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Use this route if coming through the mountain from NC and want to see some scenery and avoid the traffic....but you also miss seeing the great town of Gatlingburh

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were last there in October of 2016. Since then the fires have gone through. I don't know what it is like now. It is a beautiful place. I love visiting up there. Just driving around is an awesome experience because it is just so beautiful and you get to see the wild life.

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Greenville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful overlook of the mountains, especially after the devastating fire in November. Quaint little town with plenty to see and do if you are capable of walking

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Hazel Green
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'll admit that it really hurt me to see the fire damage, but the damage can't even compare to all the beauty that remains!! This is one of the best spots to see the Smokies & this time of year you can also get a birds eye view of downtown Gatlinburg :)...

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Smyrna, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

my children and I have stopped here many, many times its a great place to just stop and take in this beautiful sight

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss this view!! Fantastic view of Gatlinburg, and you can park, get out of your car, and take in all the beauty that surrounds this exciting, beautiful city.

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