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Best Photography Spots in the Smoky Mountains

by Millie

The best way to capture your vacation is of course, with pictures. One of the best parts of any vacation is sharing the sights, experiences, and memories of your trip with friends and family back home.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee is a paradise for landscape and nature photographers. It hosts more visitors each year than any other national park in the United States, and photographers can enjoy and appreciate it in any season.

To help with your vacation, we’ve put together a list of the best photography spots in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

1. Newfound Gap 

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This is a perfect spot to grab a sunrise picture.

2. Clingman’s Dome 

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The highest point in the Smoky Mountains provides some of the best views you will ever see.

3. Mount LeConte

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There are two places on the mountain that do afford outstanding panoramic views. One is at Myrtle Point. The other place to visit for outstanding views is Cliff Top

4. Cades Cove 

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From towering mountain backdrops to lovely fields to simple homesteads and mountain churches, there are plenty of memorable photo spots. The mountain views at top are some of the best in the park.

5. Chimney Tops

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The trail owes much of its popularity to its relatively short length, and its outstanding panoramic views from the pinnacles. The mountain views at top are some of the best in the park.

6. Waterfalls

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Whether you consider yourself a semi-professional photographer or you are just looking for ways to enhance your family’s photo album, it is always a good idea to learn about how you can take better pictures of the Smoky Mountains. Check our tips of how to take the best pictures during your Smoky Mountain vacation:

1. Choose Your Location

2. Get an Early Start

3. Bring Extra Batteries & Memory Cards

4. Be Attentive

5. Take Multiple Pictures

6. Use a Tripod

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