Smoky Mountains In March

The Smokies are a great destination for outdoor activities any time of year, but especially in springtime when nature is starting to come alive.


Is March A Good Time To Visit Smoky Mountains?

The temperature begins to warm up from the cool winter season, deciduous trees grow back their leaves, and the wildflowers start to bloom.

While crowds do begin to pick up, particularly toward the end of the month as Spring break travelers arrive, they are nowhere near the levels you will see when in summer or Fall.

Things To Do In The Smoky Mountains In March

Start your spring vacation with these awesome things to do in the Smoky Mountains in March!


While March may still have chilly weather for most of the month, this can make hiking quite enjoyable if you prefer to avoid the bugs and the humidity

See the Beautiful Wildflowers

With an abundance of flowers blooming in the area, it’s not a surprise why Great Smoky Mountains National Park has earned the nickname “Wildflower National Park”.

Explore Gatlinburg In March

One of the best Gatlinburg attractions to visit in March is the Gatlinburg SkyLift Park where you can enjoy beautiful sights, go shopping or grab a bite at SkyCenter. 

Best Restaurants in Smoky Mountains

Because there are fewer crowds in March, you have the chance to dine at these restaurants with a shorter waiting time.

Dollywood Opening Day

In March, Dollywood finally opens again after its seasonal closure. They will open on March 11, 2023.


Start planning your trip to the Smoky Mountains with this comprehensive 7-day itinerary!

Smoky Mountains  7-Day Itinerary

GSM Family Vacations Cabin is the perfect place to stay while visiting the Smokies. This luxurious mountain retreat is only a short 10 min. drive from downtown Gatlinburg.

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Smoky Mountains weather in March

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