How to See the Best Fall Colors in the Great Smoky Mountains

Times and places to see the top views 

Have you thought about visiting the Smokies in the fall? 

To maximize your experience, here are a few tips: 

The best time of year to see fall colors is late October through early November 

Go at the right time 


Take a step back and enjoy the view. You may not see the forest through the trees 

Try the national park 


The front half of the loop has some of the prettiest views 

Explore Cades Cove


Specifically, try the Parkway near Maggie Valley and Hot Springs in North Carolina

Drive on Blue Ridge Parkway


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