Down Memory Lane: Cherohala Skyway (2009)

(Note:  All pictures may be enlarged by clicking on them once or twice.)

Betsy and I love driving through the mountains just about any time of the year, provided there are places where we can turn off and enjoy the view.  One of our favorite drives is the Cherohala Skyway between Robbinsville, North Carolina, and Tellico Plains, Tennessee.

We made this drive from east to west in October, 2009, when the autumn colors were very near their peak.  The collage above gives a sample of the beauty we enjoyed, but no photograph can capture the splendor of those mountains in their multi-colored glory.  If you get the opportunity to make this drive during autumn, I encourage you to do so.

To see larger versions of these pictures and others, click HERE.

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17 Responses to “Down Memory Lane: Cherohala Skyway (2009)”

  1. Ms. A Says:

    They are ALL beautiful, George!

  2. diane Says:

    The colours are unbelievably beautiful. What is the apple program you have used to show the extra pics?

  3. 7aces/Darla Says:

    OH my! The colors are gorgeous when enlarged!! I also love the peace rose in your last post.

  4. Karin Says:

    Your area of the country is spectacular! Thanks for sharing those gorgeous photos with us George! Loved your November Roses!!

  5. Sandra Says:

    i am afraid I have to take my “drives” with you and Betsy via blog land, but that is ok, I get to see all the beauty you see. just wish i could have seen all those deer betsy mentioned

  6. Maple Lane Says:

    I appreciate you sharing your and Betsy’s drives with us. I love the Autumn colors but did not get to the mountains this year.

  7. JLS Hall (joysweb) Says:

    Such amazing colors! These are really beautiful photos. Especially love that moon shot.

  8. Sylvia Kirkwood Says:

    And incredible, spectacular photos they are! What an incredible place! The colors are breathtaking! Thanks for sharing the beauty and the fun that you and Betsy have enjoyed! Hope you both have a lovely weekend, George!


  9. Ruth Hiebert Says:

    That is an explosion of colour.

  10. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    You and I were both thinking leaves today, George! I love the shot with the moon in it the best!

  11. Rajesh Says:

    Fabulous multi-coloring in autumn.

  12. Neal Says:

    That is gorgeous George. I never, ever tire of pictures like that.

  13. Reader Wil Says:

    I love all those rich colours, something we missed this autumn, because it was too dry.
    Thank you so much for your visit and comment. It is so wonderful to read all those comments and blogs! Have a great weekend with Betsy!

  14. ann nz Says:

    I was looking at my old photos to Rotorua, there were many red trees just like yours.

  15. MB Says:

    Excellent fall foliage. And the November roses ain’t so bad either.

  16. Larry Says:

    Amazingly, as close as we are to the skyway, we’ve only been over it once. Your shots are sure colorful.

  17. Leovi Says:

    I love those beautiful fall colors. Delicious mosaic. Greetings.

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