Each year, families come to the Smoky Mountains in the fall to enjoy some of the incredible sights and activities that this area has to offer during the fall. From gorgeous natural sights to fun local festivities and more, there are lots of great things to do when you visit the Smoky Mountains in the fall! Here are some of our top suggestions:
1. See the Fall Foliage
One of the most famous reasons to visit the Smoky Mountains in the fall, the stunning fall foliage is a sight that you can’t miss out on! As the summer transitions into fall, the greenery of the Smoky Mountains is overtaken by a sea of reds, oranges, and yellows. These vibrant hues make for incredible sights and stunning photos, so make sure to check them out when you visit! Head over to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to go for a hike and immerse yourself in the fall colors, or go for a scenic drive and check out some of the great overlooks throughout the park! No matter how you choose to enjoy the beautiful fall foliage here in the Smoky Mountains, it’s certain to be an unforgettable part of your visit.
2. Visit SkyLand Ranch
Located right by our restaurant, SkyLand Ranch is a great spot to visit in the Smoky Mountains in the fall! With unobstructed sight lines, you’ll get to take in the sights of the fall foliage as you ride up the Horizon Skyride chairlift, plus enjoy 360-degree views of the surrounding mountains from Legacy Lookout. Additionally, there are lots of fun events and musical performances that take place at SkyLand Ranch throughout the year, and fall is no exception!
3. Check Out Local Events
There are lots of fun local events that take place throughout the Smoky Mountains in the fall, with lots of great ways to celebrate the season. Check out Dollywood’s Harvest Festival for a chance to sample seasonal treats, listen to live music, and see interesting decorations! Plus, the city of Gatlinburg puts on a Harvest Festival as well, featuring costumes, decorations and more. If you’re looking for opportunities to get in the fall spirit, you’ll have plenty of great opportunities here in the Smoky Mountains!
4. Eat at Five Oaks Farm Kitchen
Of course, no trip to the Smoky Mountains is complete without a visit to Five Oaks Farm Kitchen! Whether you stop in to fuel up for a day of adventures or come by to recharge at the end of one, we’ve got delicious dishes that are sure to hit the spot. Chow down on fall classics like our Chicken Pot Pie or our Meatloaf, while enjoying the signature hospitality of our Sevierville restaurant!
When you check out some of these incredible things to do in the Smoky Mountains in the fall, you’ll be sure to make unforgettable memories when you come to visit! And of course, whenever you get hungry, you can always stop by Five Oaks Farm Kitchen to enjoy a meal in our inviting atmosphere. See our full menu here and start planning your next visit today!