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Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook

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Address: Gatlinburg By-Pass, Gatlinburg, TN
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Beautiful views, and definitely a must to stop in and take pictures!

Beautiful scenic drive, and the only stop of its kind with the view, and space for several groups to park and take pictures

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 August 2016
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Gorgeous view of the Smokies- if you go at night- it will be a pretty view of the lights in downtown Gatlinburg

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Canton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Beautiful scenic drive, and the only stop of its kind with the view, and space for several groups to park and take pictures

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Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

The Smoky Mountains are so beautiful and the views from the scenic overlook are really amazing. Its a really pretty drive along the bypass and into the national park. Be sure and stop to enjoy the river and put your feet into the cold mountain stream. It was a highlight of our trip.

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Chicago, Illinois, Usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

We used the by-pass every time but once...what a mistake that was! Gatlinburg is an overcrowded town with no street parking. It takes way too long to get from the Smokys to Pigeon Forge and vise versa going through Gatlinburg. Take the by-pass! Also, the views are most impressive!!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

It is green lush and amazing. The vista's are breathtaking. Hiked both to Grotto Falls and Chimmey Top, you won't be disappointed.

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Thank Bob S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Make sure to take this by-pass at least once during your visit to pull off and get some nice pictures!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I was scared to ride because it's a cable system, and thought weight could be an issue! Didn't like the crackling sounds and stops! The way up wasn't bad for me, but the way down was scary..fiance should've paid for 1 ride, and not unlimited all day rides. I just prefer roller coasters over dangling over high heights for an... More 

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Northport
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

If you go at the right time you will experience beautiful views. Due to fog and ozone your view may be disrupted but it was still worth the trip to me!

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

A perfect spot to capture the Smoky Mountains in all of its glory. Do not miss your chance to take a photo from here.

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Thank Leslie F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This was such a beautiful place to see! I took tons of pictures and shared them with friends and family! I strongly suggest everyone who has a chance to check this out and see all the beauty here that God created!!

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