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Fall in the Smokies is Unbe-leaf-able! — Your Guide to Catching Peak Fall Colors!

Fall time in the Smokies is an experience like no other! The fresh
crisp mountain air, the crunch of colorful autumn leaves beneath your
feet, and warm cozy cabins are unparalleled to anywhere else in the
world. If you haven’t spent autumn in the Great Smoky Mountains, then
you’re truly missing out! Don’t fret. You still have time to plan a
last-minute weekend getaway, but you’ll need some help so you can come
prepared. We have put together a vacation guide that includes everything
you need to know before you start planning your trip this fall!

Fall Foliage Predicted Forecast

One of the most important factors about planning your trip is to make
sure you plan it so that you don’t miss out on seeing peak fall
foliage! Typically, peak season falls around the end of October and
beginning of November. This year it is expected to follow a similar
trend. Just make sure you don’t wait too late! By November 16th, peak season
will be over and you’ll have to wait until next year to see the fall

Top 5 Things to Do this Fall

Now that you know when you should go, it’s time to figure out what
you should do once you get here! There are hundreds of activities to
keep you busy during your Smoky Mountain vacation, but we’ve chosen 5 of
our favorites to share with you!

1. Check Out the Newest Adventure Park in Pigeon Forge

Paula Deen's Lumberjack Feud Supper Show. The most affordable dinner show in Pigeon Forge, and the Lumberjack Adventure Park!

Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud Supper Show, the most affordable dinner show in Pigeon Forge, and the Lumberjack Feud Adventure Park
allows people of all ages to try their hands at being a real
lumberjack! Side-by-side with a family member or a friend, you can
compete in your own Lumberjack Feud. The adventure includes:

The Flying Ox — the world’s first and only cable-to-rail-zipline-roller coaster!

The High Woodsmen Challenge — a two-level adrenaline pumping ropes course!

Loggersports — compete in your own Log Roll, Boom Run, and Speed Climb (don’t’ worry, you’re harnessed in and can’t fall into the pool).

Timber Towers — featuring two unique 80-foot freefall jumps

Click here to learn more.

2. Go Hiking

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The Great Smoky Mountains contain over 800 miles of hiking trails.
Not only is hiking a great way to view the colorful fall foliage, but
it’s also completely FREE!

3. Celebrate Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg

Octoberfest at
Ober Gatlinburg offers the best Bavarian fun, food, and music the Smoky
Mountains have to offer! This event offers an array of time-honored
traditions as well as tons of activities for people of all ages! Ober’s.

10th annual Octoberfest runs through November 3rd.

4. Visit the Island

The Island in Pigeon Forge was
named one of the best amusement parks in the nation and is one of the
most affordable and fun attractions in the Smokies! The Island in Pigeon
Forge offers so many ways to make some lifelong memories and the best
part is that many of them won’t cost you a penny!

5. Admire the Great Pumpkin LumiNights

Dollywood’s Great Pumpkin Luminights returns
this year for its 3rd annual appearance during Dollywood’s Fall
Festival. This event features thousands of carved and illuminated
Jack-o-lanterns, mindblowing pumpkin sculptures, whimsical fall scenery,
and more family-friendly fun than you can imagine! This event runs
through November 2nd.

We hope this blog inspired you to start planning your last-minute
weekend getaway to the beautiful Smoky Mountains! What are some of your
favorite fall activities to do in the Smokies? Tell us all about it!
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Crave Golf Club

2925 Parkway
Pigeon Forge, TN

Located between lights 4 & 5 on the Parkway

Top rated attraction, minutes from Sevierville and Gatlinburg.


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