The secret is out! If you and your family or group love the Smoky Mountains fall colors, you are not alone. In fact, Yahoo! Travel recently named fall in the Smoky Mountains among the best budget vacation destinations for travelers.
According to the popular news site, it is the abundance of breathtaking scenic views and exciting things to do here that makes our area ideal for any family or group looking to get away now that the weather has started to cool off. Not to mention, it is a great excuse for you and you to get away before the holiday season goes into full swing.
Aside from the incredible views and the fun things to do in the area, Yahoo! Travel also says it is the abundance of affordable cabins in the Smoky Mountains under $100 that make trips here so appealing. This way, you and your loved ones can enjoy a fun and relaxing vacation without breaking the bank.
About Smoky Mountains Fall Colors
Drawing millions of visitors every year, the Smoky Mountains fall colors are the magical time between mid-October and mid-November where the leaves in the trees change from their usual lush greens to vibrant shades of orange, yellow and red, all of which blanket the area. The change in the colors start in the higher elevations and slowly works its way down as the season progresses.
What makes the fall colors in the Smoky Mountains so special is the magnificent views they add to the area. Keep in mind, the Smokies are already breathtakingly beautiful, the fall colors just accent this beauty a little more.
Some years, you can see the leave change as early as late September. The exact timing depends on the temperature outside and the amount of sunlight the trees get during the day.
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Best Places to See Smoky Mountains Fall Colors
It wouldn’t be a worthwhile trip to see the Smoky Mountains fall colors if you didn’t make it a point to visit all the best places to see the leaves change during your stay. That is why we recommend you check out all our favorite spots to witness this magnificent display of natural beauty. These places include:
- The private back deck of your Smoky Mountain cabin rental
- While hiking in the Smoky Mountains
- At the overlook at Newfound Gap
- From the observation deck at Clingmans Dome
- While driving around Cades Cove
Our favorite part about all these fun and unique places to see the Smoky Mountains fall colors is they are completely free to visit. This way, you can better your view of the beautiful colors while still sticking to your plan to enjoy a fun and memorable budget vacation.
Start planning your affordable trip to see the Smoky Mountains fall colors today by booking one of our incredible cabin rentals for your stay today. You can start by browsing through all our relaxing cabins in the Smoky Mountains. Ranging in size from intimate 1 bedroom rentals all the way to luxury 10 bedroom cabins, we promise you will have no trouble finding a memorable place for your and your loved ones to relax this season.