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Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook

Gatlinburg By-Pass, Gatlinburg, TN
865-693-5739
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Ranked #10 of 29 activities in Gatlinburg
Type: Lookouts
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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We were very, very disappointed as we drove through Pigeon Forge and Gatlingburg on our trip to the Smokey Mountains, but once we drove up to the overlook (6,000 ft!) it was worth it. Next time, I would stay away from the tourist trap areas and maybe drive a little for this fantastic scenery. Too bad they had to make... More

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Geneva, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stopped here on our way to go on a hike to see the Gratto Falls. Definitely worth the stop. The view is breath taking.

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Montgomery, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

The scenic overlook was so beautiful. The area is so inviting. We enjoyed taking in the view. We will bring grandkids here to see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

After walking the main street in Gatlinburg in which is a tourist trap with t- sheet and all the street lights of a nighttime Las Vegas. However, the view of the smoky mountains from the out view is excellent. The night views were just as impressive at night as it is in the day light. It is a most see... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

after visting all the tee shirt shops and such in Gatlinburg take a drive to the over look best viewed at night. there is an easy drive up or for the braver take Ski mountain road.

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

This is an excellent place to shoot photos. It can be a little crowded at times, but the best time is as the sun is setting and the light in gatlinburg are starting to show.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

This is by far one of the most beautiful times of the year in the Great Smokey Mountains. I highly suggest a day trip on highway 441 from Gatlinburg to Clingman's Dome.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

So many beautiful places to visit it is difficult to choose. The views are wonderful and every one worthy of stopping to take pictures. Lots of wheelchair areas and paths in this area and lots of benches to stop and rest for us older folks.

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Raleigh, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

The drive up was beautiful, and the view was very pretty too. Would be especially pretty in th fall.

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Bradley, Illinois
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

Just a breathtaking view. We went to quite a few areas and none disappointed. We took some selfies and it's just gorgeous with the mountains behind us

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