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 season to see the area’s breathtaking fall foliage. 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 4 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 (late September)
- Andrews Bald (late September)
- Spence Field (mid October)
- Gregory Bald (mid October)
- Charlies Bunion (late October)
- Baskins Creek Falls (late October)
- Little River Trail (late October)
- Abrams Falls (early November)
- Meigs Mountain Trail (early November)
2. Visit Dollywood’s Harvest Festival & Great Pumpkin LumiNights
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 fall season, Dollywood hosts its annual Harvest Festival. Featuring free gospel concerts and impressive craft demonstrations, this festival promises something for everyone! There’s also fall-flavored foods, decorations and more. One of the highlights of the Harvest Festival is Great Pumpkin LumiNights, which features impressive pumpkin displays, unique treats and more. See illuminated jack-o-lanterns everywhere you turn!
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 cream 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 and muffin mix, and harvest pumpkin dip.
4. Take a Scenic Drive
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 hotel rooms..