From Gatlinburg TN take US-441 south for roughly 16 miles until you come to New Found Gap overlook. From Cherokee, NC take US-441 north roughly 19 miles until you come to New Found Gap overlook.
There are lots of overlooks, trails, waterfalls, streams and wildlife along the way, make a day out of it. It can get busy quick so get out there early. Also check the Smoky Mountain National Park Twitter for roadway conditions. Roads are sometimes closed due to icy conditions.
A view of New Found Gap on the boarder of Tennessee and North Carolina. Shot in the morning after the first snow of the season. The road below is US-441 which offers a scenic drive through the Great Smoky Mountains between Gatlinburg, TN and Cherokee, NC.