Great Smoky Mountains National Park Journals

Fall Colors in the Smoky Mountains

Quote: My husband and I visited Great Smoky Mountains National Park for our anniversary. The fall colors were spectacular!

Fall Colors in the Smoky Mountains

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Overview

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There is no doubt that October is one of the best times of the year to visit the Smokies. The park, which is located in the states of Tennessee and North Carolina, encompasses 800 square miles. About 95 percent of that land is forested, making the vibrant fall colors really stand out as you drive through the park. The park is most renowned for the diversity of its plant and animal resources, including its rare old growth forests. There are many wonderful hiking trails from which you can enjoy the beauty of the park's ancient mountains. A drive through Cades Cove, with its abundance of wildlife and a collection of historic churches and cabins, allows you to peer into the window of Southern Appalachian ...Read More

Mountain Loft Resort

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Best Things Nearby:The nearby Great Smoky Mountains is the country’s most-visited National Park. The village of Gatlinburg is a thriving artists’ colony where you’ll find row after row of shops offering everything from homemade fudge to handcrafted items. There is also skiing available nearby, as well as an abundance of hiking trails inside the park. Best Things About the Resort:The best thing about this timeshare is the location. The resort is built in the woods along a moutainside, yet only a five minute drive away is Gatlinburg, with its many restaurants and shops.Resort Experience:MountainLoft couldn’t be more in harmony with nature. I sipped coffee on o...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on October 30, 2002

Mountain Loft Resort
110 Mountain Loft Dr.
Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738
(865) 436-4367