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Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook

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Address: Gatlinburg By-Pass, Gatlinburg, TN
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A sight to see!

We drove by and had to turn around and go back so we could stop and take in the view! It was so beautiful and sad at the same time because you could see where the fires had... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Sunsoccermom83
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Kennesaw, Georgia
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Kennesaw, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We drove by and had to turn around and go back so we could stop and take in the view! It was so beautiful and sad at the same time because you could see where the fires had destroyed homes and burned trees. It was still a breathtaking view despite the recent tragic fires.

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful breath-taking view. And the drive thru this area is worth it. The best time to visit is during the Fall when the colors of the trees are most vibrant. This overlook is good for the whole family but hold tight to little ones as there is an abrupt drop if they get too close. If you... More 

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Port Arthur, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Oh my! So much beauty! There is no way to express just how magnificent the view of the Great Smoky Mountains are! An ABSOLUTE MUST!!!

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Thank jmeyer543
Roseau
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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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Thank Jotum
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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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