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Five Adventurous Ways to View Fall Foliage in Sevierville, TN

Fall leaf viewing peaks between mid-October and mid-November in Sevierville, Tennessee and the Great Smoky Mountains, and produces beautiful scenery and great outdoor adventure opportunities. In Sevierville, there are plenty of unique and adventurous ways to view fall leaves!

5) Zip through the mountains! Sevierville zip line attractions offer a unique way to view fall leaves. Adventure Park at Five Oaks features a seven zip line course that has guests zipping through trees in the foothills to the edge of the famed Parkway. This course is priced at $84.99 and is directly across the street from Tanger Outlets Sevierville. Foxfire Adventures is another exciting zip experience with two courses to enjoy. The Waterfall & Canopy Zip tour features seven zip lines and two sky bridges ($89.95 per person) while The Goliath tour ($98.95 per person) features five of the fastest and highest zip lines in the country – some over 500 above the forest floor. All tours will provide at least two hours of leaf looking adventure.

4) Ride horseback through the foothills and enjoy peaceful views of fall foliage. Adventure Park at Five Oaks offers a 3.5 mile guided horseback rides through the foothills for only $54.99. Little kids (ages 3-5) can ride along as a double rider with an adult for only $24.99 more.

3) Cast your line alongside knowledgeable guides from Smoky Mountain Angler while enjoying picturesque fall views on the river. Whether you want to try fly fishing for the first time or are looking for inside tips on fishing for trout or bass in Sevierville or the national park, their guides will help make your outdoor adventure memorable. Casting instruction and guide services starts at $88 per hour.

2) View the leaves from above with Scenic Helicopter Tours. Take a quick flight over the foothills or venture into Great Smoky Mountains National Park for a birds-eye-view view of the park’s incredible fall foliage. Flights range from $20 per person for an introductory experience to flying over a large portion of the national park.

1) Take a hike in the woods. Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers over 800 miles of maintained trails for a variety of fitness levels. Choose an easy paved trail for a quick stroll with the family or challenge yourself with a hike to the top of Mt. LeConte. Stop at the Sugarlands Visitor Center just inside the park for more information about selecting a trail or visit.

Now that you’ve explored ways to add adventure to a Smoky Mountain leaf looking vacation, explore great ways to stay in Sevierville.

Luxurious cabin resorts are a cozy way to enjoy the fall season. Surrounded by trees and packed with amenities including hot tubs, gas fireplaces, full kitchens and game rooms, Sevierville has hundreds of cabins that sleep from two to over forty people.

Sevierville’s campgrounds offer the best of fall – with scenic views along the rivers and some campsites featuring gas fire pits and more. Several campgrounds also offer simple cabins, luxurious tiny homes and glamping tents.

Stay in the heart of the action when you select one of Sevierville’s convenient hotels or motels. From locally owned properties that pay homage to the history of Sevierville to exciting waterpark hotels that offer fun for the whole family, there are many options.

Begin planning your fall getaway to Sevierville now. Request a free vacation guide or download the digital version today.

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