7 Romantic Places to View the Changing Leaves this Fall in Gatlinburg

Oct 17, 2015

Gatlinburg Fall LeavesRomantic Places to View the Changing Leaves

The Smoky Mountains are one of the most romantic places in North America. It is hard to think that one of the most romantic places in the United States could be even MORE romantic than it already is, but rest assured- it is. Fall brings an abundance of color and romance to the Smoky Mountains. Make plans to stay in one of the cabins in Gatlinburg with Heartland Cabin Rentals this fall to find these seven romantic places to see the bursts of fall color in the Smokies!

1- Cades Cove is an Embellished Work of Art During Fall

Cades Cove is incredibly romantic during fall in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The historic structures are adorned with cheerful sunlight filtering through crimson and amber foliage. The leaves dance branch to branch rustling in the cool breezes. Here you will find wildlife prancing through the tall fields of grain and babbling brooks and waterfalls filled with freshly fallen leaves.

2- Stand Front Row Together at Clingmans Dome

Clingmans Dome Observatory is the highest point in elevation in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The observatory allows visitors in the Smokies to walk out into the sky to take in the beautiful fall colors that paint the trees. Here you can see over 100 miles of scenic mountain landscapes.

3- Trail to Andrews Bald for a Colorful, Romantic Moment

Andrews Bald in Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers a different perspective of fall in the Smokies. Once you have completed the Andrews Bald Trail, you will come to a large grassy knoll, otherwise known as the bald. There are different types of foliage that grow here throughout the year which offers different shades of fall foliage than you will see in the lower elevations.

4- Hyatt Lane Is a Breath of Fresh Air During Fall

Hyatt Lane is one of the favored areas Cades Cove. This road will lead you through wide open fields where you will find wild horses, black bear and white-tailed deer grazing and enjoying the beautiful weather. This is the perfect area for auto-touring in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

5- Stand Close While You Take in a Fall Sunset From the Foothills Parkway

Sunsets are romantic no matter where you are in the Smokies. But, for some reason, a sunset seen from the Foothills Parkway during the fall seems to stand tall above the other areas. You'll feel like you are in another world, and the sun feels closer here.

6- Be Enchanted at the Middle Prong at Upper Tremont

Within the forests of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you will find the Middle Prong at Upper Tremont. Here there is a beautiful bridge that will be showcased by the fall foliage. It is truly mesmerizing.

7- Watch the Leaves Dance Along Newfound Gap Road

Newfound Gap Road is a winding road encased in a lush tree line. You know what that means? Loads of fall color! Auto-tour along this road, or pull off to catch a trail and hike a while.

Where to Stay

Book your romantic fall getaway at one of the beautiful Gatlinburg cabin rentals in the Smoky Mountains with Heartland Cabin Rentals and get a little closer with your loved one.

Category: Romance

Doug Shanks


By Doug Shanks a Smoky Mountain blogger and writes about things to do in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Wears Valley, and Sevierville, Tennessee. Area interests include hiking, fishing, whitewater rafting, shopping, and family fun.

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