When you are visiting the Smoky Mountains, one of the primary things you probably want to do is gaze at the beautiful mountains or even experience them yourself up close and personal by hiking into their depths. There are so many wonderful places to view the mountains, we wanted to highlight a few standouts and help you determine how to experience the Best Views in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
What Do You Love Most?
The first thing that you should do when determining where your favorite view is in the Smoky Mountains is to decide what you really love most about the mountains. Do you love the gorgeous forests? The sprawling meadows? The cascading mountain tops with views that seem to span for days? The waterfalls? The historic sites? Pick your true love and then you can narrow down exactly where to find the views that you’ll love the most.
Once you know what you like, you can start to narrow down which views you want to visit. Do your research and make sure to read about all of the options so that you can find the ones that are best for you.
We wanted to include a few of our favorite view spots below to get you started:
A Few Standouts
- Cades Cove
- Laurel Falls
- Alum Cave Bluff
- Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
- Bluff Mountain
- Gatlinburg Bypass
Make your own list so that you can see the types of views you will love most.
Don’t forget that you can find great views from wherever you choose to stay as well. Take some time to find lodging options that have great views so that you can enjoy them while you are relaxing by the fire or on the porch.