S: Our trip to the Smokies October 2011
FC: The Great Smoky Mountains October 2011
1: Jim & Susan October 2011 | JO
2: We had a great trip to the Smokies this year! Jim & I went Oct 14-16, 2011. Mother & I went the following weekend.
3: Along the way on the Roaring Fork Parkway
4: The view from our hotel | The hotel was really great! There was a crane in the stream below, and ducks..
5: Roaring Fork Parkway
6: Roaring Fork Parkway We just missed seeing a bear! This was the first time we had been on this parkway, really enjoyed it!
7: A grist mill by the creek
8: A stop on the Cherokee side of the mountain, very pretty.
9: Most of these pictures are from the trip over the mountain to Cherokee.
10: Mother & I got up really early to get to the top of the mountain for the sunrise--totally worth it!
16: Mother & I saw two bears in Cades Cove this trip! One crossed the road just ahead of us, and the other was in the open field eating.
19: Cades Cove | We got up early for Cades Cove, too---loved it! I plan on doing that everytime from now on! The fog/mist was beautiful!
21: The End