ENJOY THE FALL SEASON
IN SEVIERVILLE, TN
or a few glorious weeks, autumn crowns the Smoky Mountains with spectacular color. It’s a sight well worth traveling to see – especially when you take a few roads less traveled. This year consider an alternative scenic drive with plenty of foliage on one of Sevierville, Tennessee’s three self-guided fall driving tours and stick around for great harvest-themed events. Peak season for leaf viewing is typically mid-October through
mid-November. For those seeking a fall experience they’ve not enjoyed before, Sevierville’s three self-guided fall foliage tours offer little known points of interest and beautiful views. Sevierville’s newest tour travels Boyd’s Creek and includes an old schoolhouse, a historic plantation and a molasses mill. Points of interest along other tours include historical cemeteries, the Dolly Parton statue and a covered bridge. All three
fall driving tours can be found online at VisitSevierville.com/fall. Harvest events are yet another reason to put Sevierville on your fall travel list. Bluegrass music is the soundtrack of fall and the Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival (September 19-21) features original, live bluegrass music from fifteen national and regional acts including Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Lonesome River Band and more. Catch more mountain music (and fine arts) at Robert Tino’s Smoky Mountain Homecoming Festival (October 4-6). When the days get shorter, the harvest season really comes to life with thousands of carved and illuminated jack-o-lanterns
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SHENANDOAH Shenandoah National Park in fall is a leaf peeper’s paradise. With cooler temperatures comes the opportunity to see the woodlands of the Blue Ridge Mountains in countless colors. You can conveniently base your getaway right inside the park by staying at Skyland, Big Meadows Lodge or Lewis Mountain Cabins. Whether you’re hiking, observing wildlife or just relaxing, fall at Shenandoah is something to behold.
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during Dollywood’s Harvest Festival and Great Pumpkin LumiNights (September 27-November 2). Live music, award-winning rides, and delicious fall treats make Dollywood a must-see this fall. Sevierville’s newest fall event is History & Haunts in downtown Sevierville. Guided historical walking tours, live music and fun harvest-themed activities make Saturday evenings in October the perfect time to head downtown for family-friendly fun (October 5, 12, 19, 26 from 5pm-9pm). Start planning your fall getaway now at VisitSevierville.com/fall.
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