Great Smoky Mountain Fall Foliage

Sep 25, 2014

 Gatlinburg Cabins - How to see ALL the leaves this fall

What experience goes perfect with your fall Pigeon Forge Cabin Rental or Gatlinburg Cabin Rental?


Anybody can drive through the Smoky Mountains on a crisp fall day and get a view of the colorful fall foliage in Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg. Anybody? Why be ordinary? Life is too short. So... what am I saying here? I'm saying: Think. Outside. The. Box. In fact, don't stop there; think about actually looking DOWN at the box.

Ahhh....Now you are getting it... the light bulb over your head is starting to glow..... Yes! I'm suggesting you see Mother Nature's glorious wardrobe change from the air via a helicopter tour of the Great Smoky Mountain fall foliage! Family-owned Scenic Helicopter Tours is one such company and they offer a variety of tour choices!

Don't think there are real advantages to flying OVER the colors as opposed to driving THROUGH the colors? I so beg to differ. First one that comes to mind is the kids are NOT going to be bored sitting in this "back seat" and will actually be oohhhing and ahhhhing WITH you about the views. Second, from this vantage point, NOBODY, and I mean NOBODY is going to have better pictures/videos of the colorful mountain glory than you will. Third – IT'S A HELICOPTER RIDE – how many people get to do THAT in their life?

The owners at Scenic Helicopter Tours have a fantastic connection with the Smoky Mountains. Their Great Grandparents were settlers of the park and the Smoky Mountains. They, just like us, the staff at Heartland Cabin Rentals love to share the wonders of Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge & Smokies

Believe It or Not, there are more reasons to take to the skies. Perhaps you are getting a tad older and creakier in frame sorry, but it happens to all of us, or a family member has a handicap preventing them from easily getting around – well, by touring the Smokies National Park by air you won't be denied seeing the work of autumn's paintbrush, and in fact, you will be privileged to see areas where few people have even set foot! Oh, yeah.... and missing the traffic; have you SEEN the traffic that builds on scenic roads in the fall? Yeah.....

Go on – delight your kids (and be the envy of your friends!) – experience a flight this fall and allow them to see a rainbow of color from a cloud's point of view!

For more information about seeing the fall leaves or when to book 


Category: Things to do

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.