Foothills Parkway
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Timothy D
Gray, LA182 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
It's a beautiful scenic drive in the Foothills of the smoky mountains. Good chance to see wildlife as you drive. Definitely recommend.
Written 9 March 2024
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davidfW9546PB
United States371 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
We had never driven the Foothills Pkwy until this year. When the leaves are changing it is beautiful. Great scenery. We traveled both the West and East sections. It is well worth the time. We highly recommend it.
Written 12 November 2023
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TSG A
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Used to be a great and safe ride. Now it has been taken over by idiots on motorcycles and cars flying up and down the road. Seeing some innocent person dieing on this road from these idiots. You really can't enjoy the views because you are being hounded by these idiots the entire drive.
Written 5 November 2023
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Debbie S
133 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
AMAZING outlooks on a beautiful road thru a portion of the mountains. We were on the motorcycle and it was a perfect road for a part of our trip and pulled over to enjoy the spectacular views.
Written 5 November 2023
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Lauren G
Brantford, Canada71 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
This is one of the most beautiful and fun roads to ride a motorcycle in Tennessee. Lots of sweeping twisties and gorgeous views.
Written 1 September 2023
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Misty T
Natchez, MS153 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
This was a great scenic drive! We entered from Wears Valley Road and exited at Townsend. There was no traffic, and it was a peaceful ride. We saw a mom and two bear cubs cross the road, which we stopped so we could safely watch them cross. You’ll see some beautiful Mountain view’s on this drive
Written 15 June 2023
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Karolyn
16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
What a beautiful scenic drive, stunning views with many places to stop and enjoy the scenic mountains and valley!! Very little traffic, spent over 90 mi utes driving and looking out and only saw a few other vehicles the whole time!!!
Written 6 April 2023
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Valerie G
North Port, FL216 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Couples
The view from the top of the Parkway is beautiful and the road is extremely well maintained. Unfortunately I couldn't leave it a higher rating because I cried the entire way down from the top. This scenic drive is NOT for those scared of heights. Absolutely terrifying and my least favorite thing I did on our entire vacation.
Written 17 January 2023
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Bear
383 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
This is one of our favorite drives of all time! The scenery is breathtaking and there are many places to stop and take pictures/videos.
Written 11 January 2023
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Black and Silver Nomadic
Box Elder, SD199 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022
This is a beautiful drive straight out of Gatlinburg that covers a good portion of the Smokeys. This is an awesome road, because if you decided to drive the Cherohala Skyway and finish up tail of the dragon, this is another scenic byway to bring you right back to TN. If you don't have time for the whole loop, this is still a very nice drive, but I recommend at least adding on the Tail of the Dragon if you can! If you take your time along this route and check all trails, there are tons of great hiking spots along here. There are also great lookouts for photos if you keep your eyes peeled.
Written 7 December 2022
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