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Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook

Address: Gatlinburg By-Pass, Gatlinburg, TN
Phone Number: 865-693-5739
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Ranked #11 of 50 Activities in Gatlinburg
Type: Lookouts, Adventure
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Type: Lookouts, Adventure

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

It was well worth the visit, provides a great view of the mountains and area. Fantastic opportunity!

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Duryea, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Loved the Smokey mountains and Gaitlinberg...close to Dollywood park and many other attractions..Great highway access to TN...

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Tahlequah
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The fall here is gorgeous and almost indescribable. There were a few colder mornings while there so in the upper elevations there was snow, while the lower elevations enjoyed a cool morning. There are a lot of hiking trails and several have natural water falls. I hiked to Laurel falls which was about 2 miles on a well worn trail.... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We had a nice drive to Gatlinburg the traffic wasn't too bad and we decided to walk around dt. Gatlingurg and stop somewhere for lunch. The weather had started to warm up so we had a nice stroll and stopped in some shops.

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East Tennessee
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113 reviews 113 reviews
41 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

There are two overlooks on the gatlinburg bypass. Worth checking out. But more importantly take the bypass on into the national park! Skip the Gatlinburg traffic.

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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124 reviews 124 reviews
92 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

This is a great spot to stop and take in the beautiful mountain view and the city of Gatlinburg as well. It is pretty at night and during the day as well. It is also a great stop along your bypass of the city that can be very crowded.

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Frederick, Maryland
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321 reviews 321 reviews
117 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

After an unbearable driving experience getting to Gatlinburg from Sevierville (3 hours) and then having to put up with bad service at Three Jimmy's restaurant on the far east side of town, we again put up with the maddening traffic and crowds of people on the Parkway to get to this scenic overlook of Gatlinburg. There were so many people... More 

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Covington, Louisiana
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3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Been to Gatlinburg several times over the years and never took the Gatlinburg bypass to discover this amazing gem. Roadside pullover gives you an awesome view of Gatlinburg. We stopped during the day but next visit I want to stop and see the town in lights. Added bonus is you get to bypass downtown traffic - duh, why did it... More 

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Delaware
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669 reviews 669 reviews
270 attraction reviews
1,251 helpful votes 1,251 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

With all the hustle and bustle just moments away in downtown Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge, it would be easy to miss this hidden treasure on the Gatlinburg Bypass. If you are in town, make sure you steal away a couple moments of your vacation to take a short ride on the bypass. If you get on just inside the National... More 

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Lakeland
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10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We have visited this park at least once a year for twenty years. Cabins have ben by Mountain Rentals, and this year by Amazing Views Of the Smokies. We love the area, all the attractions, the smells. This trip includes the Knoxville Zoo. The Smokies are God's masterpiece.

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