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Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook

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Address: Gatlinburg By-Pass, Gatlinburg, TN
Phone Number: 865-693-5739
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Beautiful Smoky Mountain overlook

Steep hike about 1/2 mile but very well worth the time. The Somkey's are so very beautiful at this overlook.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Baird, Texas, United States
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Baird, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Steep hike about 1/2 mile but very well worth the time. The Somkey's are so very beautiful at this overlook.

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

It will really be beautiful when the leaves change. It is on the Gatlinburg bypass with plenty of parking and free.....

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Paintsville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

this is a great place you get to see a lot of views and they are just beautiful nothing like the smoky mtns

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Ashland City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

great view kids loved it in fall a beutiful spot to sit and snap pictures good rds to get where you are going

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Above the city on the bypass that goes to Pigeon Forge, this spot is usually not crowded and makes a lovely backdrop for photos of yourself with the beautiful mountains in the background. This highway is also a recommended route to avoid the crowded traffic of Gatlinburg's main street.

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Centerville Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

One of many pull-offs along the roadways, this one offers up spectacular view of mountains with Gatlinburg down in the valley, we saw aerial tram from here & had to go check it out, too!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

So, everyone is pretty familiar with the length it takes to drive from Gatlinburg to Pigeon Forge, you might was well enjoy the scenic way.

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Bristol, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The overlook is very convenient. We stopped and took pictures of the mountains, flowers, and butterflies.

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Reisterstown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

this is a must visit during your trip to the smoky mtns the overlook is accessed via the Gatlinburg bypass there are two overlooks with ample parking and great views of the city bellow be sure to bring your camera depending on the time of day and weather it can be quite crowded if you ask me the best views... More 

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

If you're travelling from Pigeon Forge to Gatlinburg or back, just take the by-pass at least once! It's worth the scenic overlook, and is a great photo op! The by-pass takes you right out to the edge of each town, so it's not really out of the way at all. The view at night is especially pretty with all the... More 

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