ALONG the APPALACHIAN TRAIL

by Brenda Nelson October. 14, 2011 3423 views

It's been almost a year since Larry and I took one of our golf excursions! So today we headed down through Tennessee and into North Carolina, following along the edge of the Appalachian Mountains and into the Smokies, which have a true smokey look to them. It was a beautiful day and a beautiful drive!

The fall colors were just beginning to shine during our trip

Down Interstate Highway 40, with the Smokey Mountains in the distance

Taken from the Foothills Parkway

I zoomed in on part of this small town in the valley below us

We stopped at every “scenic overlook” along the road, so we could capture the colors

When we couldn't go OVER the mountains, we….

…went THROUGH them!

Finally, we reached our destination - Maggie Valley, North Carolina.

This photo from our room was taken as the last rays of the sun were hitting the top of the mountains

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Tomie Poodle 6 years ago

beautiful set brenda!

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Tom 6 years ago

Cool captures love the winding road shots

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Renato Martins 6 years ago

Very nice colors. I love this season. Great time.

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Sara G 6 years ago

Love those Smokies! #1 tells the story well..#4 is gorgeous!

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Gonia 6 years ago

very beautifull drive! nice views! I like them very much.

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Goldbrandi 6 years ago

Nice pic,Brenda!

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Moira 6 years ago

Stunning set I really like the 3rd and 12th ones.
Although all are beautiful.

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Davorka ČEoviä‡ 6 years ago

A truly beautiful and interesting post, B. ! Splendid photos!

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Haideh.Homam 6 years ago

Amazing photos and very beautiful landscape!

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Threepeas 6 years ago

Beautiful colors and gorgeous scenery! Have fun golfing.

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Oscar 6 years ago

Thanks Brenda for posting these AMAZING photos....what a great set!! :) ps: Did you beat Larry in golf?

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Pauline Wilson Brooks 6 years ago

Excellent shots of a very scenic trip - wonderful camera country!

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Joe 6 years ago

Ah, thanks for posting these, Brenda. My favorite place, the Smokies. These bring back lots of memories.

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Eric J H Joyce 6 years ago

Beautiful fall shots.

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Sam 6 years ago

wow...great views!...nice landscape!

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Karman 6 years ago

Beautiful, absolutely Beautiful. We have very little color this year.

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