The Smoky Mountains are full of breathtaking views and diverse wildlife, no matter what season it is, but there’s something special about wintertime in the Smokies. With a blanket of snow covering the mountains, exploring the area can be an incredibly unique experience. Here are some of the best winter views in Sevierville and the Smoky Mountains that you won’t want to miss!
Gatlinburg Skybridge – Standing at 680 feet long and 140 feet high, Gatlinburg SkyBridge is already one of the most impressive attractions in all of Tennessee. In wintertime with a layer of snow on top of the mountains, the views look even more majestic. It’s the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in North America and offers stunning panoramic views of East Tennessee and the nearby Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Be sure to bundle up for this one!
Cades Cove – Cades Cove is one of the most popular areas within Great Smoky Mountain National Park. With its beautiful valleys, winding streams, historic homesteads, and abundant wildlife, it’s easy to see why so many people flock to Cades Cove every year! During wintertime, visitors enjoy spotting white-tailed deer grazing along snow-covered fields or seeing a fox or coyote wandering through the woods. Plus, with its low temperatures during winter months, Cades Cove has some truly magical looking frozen waterfalls that you won’t want to miss out on!
Downtown Sevierville – Take a drive through Downtown Sevierville for some beautiful winter views! As you make your way into town, you may pass by Douglas Lake which has some amazing views of the mountains. From here you can take picturesque photos surrounded by snow-capped trees before continuing your journey towards downtown Sevierville for some fun dining and shopping experiences! As you make your way through the downtown area, stop by the Dolly Parton statue for an irreplaceable photo op and see the town courthouse as well as the historic downtown area.
Wintertime in Sevierville offers plenty of opportunities for fun outdoor activities like skiing and snowshoeing but don’t forget to take advantage of all the spectacular winter views as well! From Gatlinburg Skybridge to Cades Cove or Downtown Sevierville, there are plenty of chances to get outside and enjoy nature while taking in some gorgeous sights that will make any trip extra special. So come on over to Sevierville this winter—you won’t regret it!