How to Give Your Children a Fun Smoky Mountain Vacation

gatlinburg-cabins.jpgGear up for a relaxing family vacation in the Smoky Mountains when you book one of our Gatlinburg cabin rentals. Diamond Mountain Rentals has cabins in Gatlinburg close to all the action of downtown to help keep the fun going while vacationing with your children in the Smokies. If you are looking to book a family vacation with the kids at one of our Gatlinburg cabins, take a look at all of the family-oriented activities in town to please not only the kids, but you as well!

Area Activities for Younger Kids

Ripley's Believe It Or Not Museum in downtown Gatlinburg will let their minds wander with delight! Also, Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies has a selection of brightly colorful fish and interactive activities such as underwater tunnels and hands-on features like horseshoe crab and stingray petting stations. Dollywood, located in Pigeon Forge, is a magical place for young children. Dollywood features rides, shows, shopping and a real life train to ride! Show you little one how to fish in the rivers and streams of the Smokies. Gatlinburg offers two children designated fishing areas where they can learn to cast, catch and release. You can purchase fishing licenses at the Smoky Mountain Angler and even pick up some bait and tackle while you're there!

Area Attractions for Older Kids

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a playground for kids of all ages. Though the park is more so enjoyed by older kids who can appreciate and understand the park better. Take your older kids to ride bicycles at Cades Cove. Cades Cove offers a loop that is 11 miles in length round trip that gives you a different perspective of the valley. Here you can enjoy the wildlife, stop for a picnic, go on a hike, explore the historic structures, and even locate waterfalls. Arrowmont School of arts and Crafts is a wonderful place for the creative minds. Arrowmont offers some interesting and fun art classes for older children such as woodworking, oil painting and even pottery.

Gatlinburg is filled with several other exciting activities. Check out our list of things to do or our area attractions guide on our website. Don't wait! Book your next stay in the Smoky Mountains with Diamond Mountain Rentals today! Inquire with our reservationists about our Free Fun Pass!

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