Fall is one of the very best times of the year for a vacation in Pigeon Forge, TN! Millions of visitors flock to the Smokies during the autumn to see the area’s breathtaking leaves. In addition to the stunning scenery, Pigeon Forge also offers a number of seasonal events and activities that you definitely don’t want to miss. To help you make the most of your getaway, All Season Suites has put together a list of four things to do during your fall retreat at our Pigeon Forge Tennessee hotel:
1. Go for a Hike in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Pigeon Forge is just minutes away from the most visited national park in the United States! With over 100 species of native trees, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park boasts an extraordinary variety of fall colors. For an up-close look at the beautiful leaves, it’s hard to beat a hike in the mountains. Here are some of the best trails to explore this fall:
- Mt. LeConte (mid – late September)
- Andrews Bald (mid – late September)
- Spence Field (early – mid October)
- Gregory Bald (early – mid October)
- Charlies Bunion (mid – late October)
- Baskins Creek Falls (mid – late October)
- Little River Trail (mid – late October)
- Abrams Falls (early November)
- Meigs Mountain Trail (early November)
When you stay at our Pigeon Forge Tennessee hotel, you will be 5 minutes away from one of the area’s best fall events! Every October, Dollywood hosts it annual National Southern Gospel & Harvest Celebration. Featuring free gospel concerts and impressive craft demonstrations, this festival promises something for everyone. To learn more about all of the fun at the theme park, check out our complete guide to Dollywood’s National Southern Gospel & Harvest Celebration.
3. Sample Fall Flavors at The Old Mill
In addition to being just 5 minutes from Dollywood, All Season Suites is only a 2 minute drive from The Old Mill Square. This iconic shopping and dining complex is the perfect place to enjoy some delicious fall dishes. Stop by the Old Mill Candy Kitchen to pick up some of their excellent caramel apples or pumpkin fudge, or order a slice of mouthwatering pumpkin pie at
The Old Mill Pottery House Café & Grille. The Old Mill General Store also carries a number of tasty fall treats, including pumpkin butter, pumpkin spice syrup, pumpkin spice pancakes &
muffin mix, and harvest pumpkin dip.
For leaf peeping that doesn’t require much physical activity, you can enjoy a scenic drive in the mountains. The Pigeon Forge area is full of roads that offer spectacular views of the foliage. Here are a few of our favorite places to go driving in the fall:
- Wears Valley Road
- Cades Cove Loop Road
- Little River Road
- Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
- Newfound Gap Road
All Season Suites would be honored to have you as our guest this fall! To start planning your vacation, check out our selection of Pigeon Forge Tennessee hotel suites.