Take a three-hour cruise down the “Grand Canyon of the Tennessee River” to see gorgeous fall foliage on the banks. You’ll be on the open-air third deck of the Southern Belle Riverboat with live narration (unfortunately, it is not wheelchair accessible with two flights of stairs) as you enjoy the fall foliage splendor. Pilot house tours on board ship and concessions are also available for purchase. Upgrade your ticket to include a meal with a noon Fall Foliage Lunch Cruise or a Grand Chandelier Dinner and Sunset Cruise.
When fall foliage beckons, we have to come. There’s something so special about seeing the glorious array of autumn colors, smelling the fallen leaves and hearing the rustle as we walk paths with crisp artifacts of pending winter all around us. Heck, we even like raking them! And don’t forget that New England’s not the only place to see this spectacular display. And while a train ride provides an excellent way to enjoy the foliage, we’ve tracked down some other ways for you to indulge—from kayaking out to a covered bridge, to flying above the canopy in a helicopter, and even riding an off-season chair lift, we know you’ll find the best way to inhale autumn.
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