5 Must-See Smoky Mountain Views (Bonus: Find a Spectacular View from The Deck of One of Our Pigeon Forge Cabins)
The Smoky Mountains offer some of the most breathtaking views in the world. Many views are found at the top of peaks and hikes. A must-see Smoky Mountain view can be seen from the deck of our Pigeon Forge cabins! We made a list of the 5 must-see Smoky Mountain views and how to find them.
Did you know our Pigeon Forge cabins have some of the best views from the porch? Imagine waking up to a spectacular view of the Smokies from your window everyday. The best part is, you don’t have to hike to see this view! Grab a cup of coffee and a book. Breathe in the mountain air and enjoy relaxation and beautiful scenery from your deck.
Charlie’s Bunion offers panoramic views via the Appalachian Trail. Although the trail is strenuous, the payoff is well worth it. This 11.38 round trip hike offers stunning views of the park, with unique sights along the way. Wildflowers are commonly found on the hike to Charlie’s Bunion! Grab a wildflower book from the National Park and see how many flowers you can identify! Once you reach the top, get ready to have your breath taken away. It is truly a view like no other.
Known for its treacherous uphill hike, Mt. LeConte offers one of the best vantage points in the National Park. If you’re up for the challenge, Mt. LeConte is a strenuous, yet enjoyable hike for the whole family. Along the way, you will encounter Rainbow Falls and other scenery worth stopping for. Once you reach the top of Mt. LeConte, you will realize why it takes so long to reach the top. You will feel like you are on top of the world! The hike is 11 miles roundtrip. Be sure to pack lots of water, snacks and bring your camera! Carve out a day for this hike to ensure enough time before it gets dark.
Alums Cave can be found on the way to Mt. LeConte! This 4.4 mile round trip hike offers great views of the park at a shorter distance. The views from the cave are outstanding! Pack a lunch and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. The cave is a great place to take a break before embarking on your descent down the mountain. This trail does receive a high volume of hikers in the summer months, get there early to ensure minimal hiker traffic!
Not a hiker? That’s okay too! Clingmans Dome offers one of the best views in the entire National Park! Hiking is minimal, and the payoff is worth every step! The dome is accessible by car; however, a 0.5 mile uphill hike is required to reach the dome. On a clear day, you can see for miles into the Smoky Mountains! You can also see to North Carolina from the dome on a clear day.
Bring your camera and snap pictures of the amazing views! After a long day of hiking, unwind in your cozy cabin in the mountains. Visit our website or give us a call at 1-877-429-9604 and plan your mountain getaway today!
Mountain Air Cabin Rentals vacation homes are located throughout the Smoky Mountains: Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Wears Valley. We are close to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Dollywood, Ripley's Aquarium, many dinner shows and theaters, local arts and crafts, and a variety of other activities.