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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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We drive the Bypass all the time to get around G-Burg. But I never tire of stopping at these overlooks for a picture or three. Great spot for a view of the city in the valley.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Seymour, Tennessee
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Seymour, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We drive the Bypass all the time to get around G-Burg. But I never tire of stopping at these overlooks for a picture or three. Great spot for a view of the city in the valley.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A great view of the smokies. Gatlinburg is best viewed from a far; drive through as quickly as you can to avoid this tourist trap. The mountains in the Smokies is the best place to be

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Orange, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sunsets were spetacular! Worth the drive!!! We also went to hike Clingmans Dome. That was a difficult walk but worth the drive and climb. All pull out areas had room for 5 or more cars. Felt safe as long as you went slow.

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Versailles, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are two overlook points on the Gatlinburg By-Pass. The both give great views of the mountains, but the northern most is better.

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Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Gatlinburg scenic overlook is a MUST for my family whenever we are in the Smokies. Mom brought us here when we were kids. Now that I am grown, I bringmy family. We always stop here on the bypass and take a family photo with the mountains in the background. It is a family tradition. One I am sure will... More 

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mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stopped by here on our way out of Gatlinburg and I am very glad we took the time to do so. It has excellent views of the city.

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Miami
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great view especially at dusk! You can see all the bright lights from the city and the mountains sun setting behind the mountains. A nice finish to a nice drive through the Smokies.

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Paris, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You will not beat the view here! It was amazing to see such beautiful scenery. The only few I found that was close to this is Cades Cove which takes about 4-6 hours to get to and back from.

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Fishers, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The pull offs along the road allow you to get some grat pictures. I suggest you go ealy enough so you have room to pull in to the pull offs. It gets crowded later in the day.

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Parkman, Ohio, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really wanted to go here. Made the long terrifying drive up the mountain looking for the two overlooks. There were no signs marking where they were or that they were just ahead. By the time you saw the 5 cars parked in the only spots available, you couldn't stop without causing a dangerous road hazard. Both overlooks were like... More 

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