Are you planning a trip to the Smokies? If so, you’re probably trying to find the right time to visit. There’s never a bad time to visit the Smoky Mountains and Sevierville, but depending on how you want to enjoy your visit, there may be certain times of the year that are better than others. Are you looking to visit while the most beautiful scenery is on full display? Would you rather come to town when there aren’t so many people around so that you can experience a quieter and more peaceful atmosphere? Are you looking to go on an adventure in the outdoors so you want to know the best time to visit for the most temperate climate? If so, read on and we will show you the way!
Best Times of Year to See Beautiful Scenery
The Great Smoky Mountains are beautiful all year round, but there are certain points of the year that offer unique views for visitors. Want to see the stunning fall foliage up close and personal? You can view the leaves at peak color between late October and early November. The weather is also temperate and feels great so it’s a great time to explore the Smokies on foot as well. If you are a nature enthusiast that loves flora and fauna, make sure to come see us in the springtime. Flowers dot the countryside as well as lush greenery and beautiful views as far as the eye can see.
Best Times to Visit to Beat the Crowds
We know sitting in traffic and waiting in lines can be frustrating. The best times of the year to visit to avoid crowds would be late August and wintertime (January and February). While the climate will be hot in August and cold in January and February, you will also be able to enjoy less traffic and wait times for area attractions.
Best Times of Year with the Most Temperate Climate
The most temperate times of the year in East Tennessee (Sevierville and the Smoky Mountains specifically) is going to be in the early spring and late fall. This is when you will experience the crisp climate that most people love along with beautiful skies and views to accompany. You really can’t beat visiting the Smokies during spring and fall for the weather alone. You’ll be able to spend days outside at any attraction that sparks your interest and relax on the porch outside at night. Can you think of anything more idyllic?
What time of year is your favorite to visit the Smokies?