Auto Tour the Colorful Smokies This Fall

Sep 08, 2015

Among all of the spectacular ways to experience fall in the Smoky Mountains, auto touring Great Smoky Mountains National Park shines at the top of everyone's list! Auto touring the Smokies has been a favorite past time for several decades. Seeing the leaves rustle and blow as the breezes blow through your car windows is one of the simple comforts of like here in the Smoky Mountains! Book your fall getaway at cabin in Gatlinburg with Diamond Mountain Rentals and drive around to find your favorite fall views in the Smokies.

Cades CoveAuto Tour in the Smokies

Cades Cove is a lovely, verdant valley that sparkles with a rainbow of fall colors during September, October, and November. Cades Cove has a paved road known as Cades Cove Loop Road that is comprised of an 11-mile stretch of pavement in the middle of one of the Smoky's most beautiful areas of the National Park. The road will wind through flowing fields of grass, and grain with the occasional peek of antlers or wild turkeys in the distance. Among all of the beautiful colors, you will find the wildlife to be incredibly active during this time of year!

Foothills Parkway

The Foothills Parkway is a sensational aspect of Great Smoky Mountains National Park providing visitors with panoramic views. Driving along this parkway gives the feeling of floating on air, soaring through the native trees of the Smoky Mountains. The Foothills Parkway is a lovely area for those who have a niche for photography!

Newfound Gap Road

Newfound Gap is a low pointed area of a mountain ridge in the Smokies. The views here are vast offering viewers miles of mountainous ridgelines to gander at. Newfound Gap is the lowest drivable pass in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Fall is a perfect time to witness the wonderment that the Gap brings to the area.

Historic Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

Drive through the thriving forested area of Historic Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail for a fall excursion to remember! The motor nature trail has pull offs for visitors to park and access trails and waterfalls. Here you will see wildlife, old historic settlements such as the Noah "Bud" Ogle Cabin, and the largest waterfall in the Smokies known as the place of a thousand drips. The place of a thousand drips is the act of runoff water trickling along porous canals and rock formations that run along the entire trail allowing you to drive literally through a waterfall!

Book your fall getaway with Diamond Mountain Rentals and experience the most amazing time of the year in the Smoky Mountains!



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