Before you know it the summer season will have already gone by. It’s true as you see kids already getting ready to return to school. Just because the temperatures have yet to drop does not mean you cannot start planning for fall break. The perfect fall getaway is waiting for you here in Gatlinburg. Tennessee has never looked as beautiful as it does here, especially with plenty of fall activities in Gatlinburg waiting for you.


Fall Events

Depending on when you visit Gatlinburg this fall you can be here in town when a variety of special events occur. Things start up in September when the annual Oktoberfest at Ober takes place. This exciting event is like your typical Oktoberfest filled with German beer and food. Ober Gatlinburg will have plenty of outdoor activities in between your meals to complete too. Additional events throughout the season include the Trop Rockin’ in the Smokys Monster Mash Monster Splash at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies Plaza and the Astra Lumina at Anakeesta. Halloween has never been quite as spooky as it is at Ripley’s Fright Nights. Don’t forget about the Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival that takes place for most of the fall season. There are so many events you can participate in!


Check Out Fall Foliage

Fall is one of our favorite seasons in Gatlinburg for the beautiful colors that start to appear on the leaves. Gatlinburg features a change in weather where the temperatures start to cool off. With that comes fall leaves changing colors from deep green to colors such as red, orange, and yellow. Take a stroll down nearby hiking trails to see the treetops lit up with these beautiful colors. Our favorite place to see the leaves is over at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.


Go Apple Picking

The fall season is also a great time to enjoy apple picking in the nearby communities. Apple picking is a great activity that occurs for most of the fall season. Head over to Baxter’s Orchard located in Cosby, Tennessee. You will be able to pick from a variety of different apples and they have pumpkins too. No fall season is complete without it!


Book Your Rental Today

As you can see there are plenty of fall activities in Gatlinburg to be excited for. Make sure you book your favorite vacation rental today to make sure it is available for your stay!