There’s nothing quite like the pearly pink break of day – it’s at dawn that the world creaks awake and the sky cracks open with stunning pinks and blues and yellows. Tennessee is stunning in every way, but theses sunrises just take the cake. We’ve put together a quick list of gorgeous mornings that will make you want to pack up and move right about…
25) Great Smokey Mountain Stunner
Here they are, the Smokey Mountains, just being great. You see what we did there? Yep.
24) Blue Ridge Sunrise
The Blue Ridge Mountains are pulling out all the stops, here.
23) Cordova Colors
Those brilliant colors simply can't be missed!
22) Wooded Cades Cove At Dawn
There's no end to the beauty of Cades Cove. Wow.
21) Cairo At Dawn
Sumner County is WINNING with this beautiful lake shot in Cairo.
20) Campbell Valley
We bet you wouldn't mind waking up early if THIS is what you saw.
There's nothing more beautiful than the sun rising over this river city.
18) Cades Cove
This pink vista is fantastic.
17) Cordova Colors, Part Two
Cordova has some stunning sunrise shots, this only being one of them. Look at that orange!
16) A Sunny Country Morning
Doesn't this make you want to put your hair in braids and skip along to the General Store? Well, us neither - but talk about gorgeous.
15) East Tennessee
14) Kingston Beauty
13) Maryville Morning
10) Newfound Gap
Don't you wish you could just beam yourself here?
9) Perfectly Pink Sunrise
The break of dawn here is the perfect color of pink. The pastels blend perfectly, painting Tennessee all sorts of beautiful.
8) Swathes of Pink
Again with the pink! But it's so beautiful. We're not complaining, not at all.
7) Pooles Knob
Taken in September, the break of dawn at Pooles Knob is perfect.
6) Road to Memphis
John Starnes got this shot on the road to Memphis, and we don't blame him for pulling over.
5) Roaring Fork Road
This doesn't even look real. Nice work, Tennessee. We applaud you.
4) A Smokey Mountain Scene
We thought you could use another look at the Smokey Mountains. Because, COME ON.
3) Shelby Farms Rainbow
The rainbow dawn of Shelby Farms may get you in the car and headed to the South sooner than you think - can you imagine experiencing this?!
2) Sparks Lane
We'd meander down this country road any day.
1) Unicoi Mountain Road
Unicoi is rounding us out with a photograph that looks like a painting. What a great sunrise, what a beautiful state.