Things to do in the Smoky Mountains In October

October is a great time to visit the Smoky Mountains. The leaves are also beginning to change color, creating beautiful scenery.

Smoky Mountains Weather in October

Can be unpredictable. The days can be warm and sunny, or cool and cloudy. Sometimes it can even be a little bit of both.

Things to do in the Smoky Mountains in October

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See the beautiful fall foliage through the many roads of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Take a Scenic Drive

Hike to Waterfalls

Visit one of the many waterfalls in the area. Ramsey Cascades, Grotto Falls and Laurel Falls are all great options.

Visit Cades Cove

One of the most popular areas in the national park. Here you can go hiking, picnicking, wildlife watching, and more.

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Have a Haunted Adventure

Get spooked at one of the many haunted houses in Gatlinburg!   Go to  Anakeesta’s Haunted Maze and Ripley’s  Haunted Adventure. 

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Enjoy skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing and more!  And don't miss the OktOBERfest!

oktoberfest at ober

Go on a Hiking Adventure!

There are tons of trails to choose from, and you’re sure to see some amazing views.

Where to stay?

Book this spacious 5BR/5BA Gatlinburg cabin for your fall vacation!

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FREE Fall Packing List for the Smokies!