Our Favorite Gatlinburg Attractions

Gatlinburg Attractions

Gatlinburg sits at the doorway of The Great Smoky Mountain National Park attracting more than 11 million people annually, making the Smokies the most visited National Park in the country! The popularity of the Park has created the opportunity for incredible attractions to pop up in Gatlinburg. So, not only does the National Park draw people to visit the Smokies but the many fantastic attractions also entice visitors. So, we decided to put together a list of a few of our favorite Gatlinburg Attractions. See what you think! 

Ober Gatlinburg

There is no limit to the amount of fun you can have at Ober Gatlinburg! From the Aerial Tramway, Ice Skating Rink, Mountain Coaster, Ski Slopes, Alpine Slide (just to name a few) there is no excuse to not have fun at Ober Gatlinburg. The attraction is open all year long but is an especially fun place to visit in the Fall and Winter. Take the Aerial Tramway up through the Smoky Mountains and experience the best views of the Fall Foliage - without the hike! In the Winter, grab your skis and snowboard and hit the slopes for a fun ride through the Smokies. Ober Gatlinburg is a must-see attraction in Gatlinburg!

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Spend the day exploring the animals that live under the sea at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies! Explore the Tropical Rainforest, Venture through the Shark Lagoon, discover the Ocean Realm, and visit the Touch A Ray Bay. Plus you can add fun activities to your unique adventure at the Aquarium like - Visiting with the Penguins or sleeping underneath the Shark Tank! Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is a fun, educational, and memorable attraction great for the whole family!

Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster

Zoom through the Great Smoky Mountains on the Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster! This thrilling ride is the perfect outing for the family. Experience the Smokies while zipping around at speeds up to 30mph! You have the option to ride solo or with a partner and don’t worry - if you don’t want to go too fast - you are in control of your own speed. So, you get to enjoy the Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster the way you like best! Unlike some Gatlinburg attractions, parking is easy and convenient which always makes the experience that much sweeter.

Old Gatlinburg Golf & Games

Old Gatlinburg Golf & Games invites you to play a “timeless game in a timeless place.” This attraction boasts the largest miniature golf destination in the Smokies. Choose from indoor or outdoor miniature golf, laser tag, bumper cars and more! This attraction in Gatlinburg is so much fun we guarantee everyone will be talking about how much fun you had for weeks to come!

Gatlinburg Sky Lift

Ride the Gatlinburg Sky Lift to the top and enjoy a magnificent view of the Smoky Mountains. This exhilarating ride offers you the best scenes of the Smokies. When you get to the top, take a moment and look around at the lush landscape. For an extra close up peer through the binoculars. If you ride the Gatlinburg Sky Lift at night you are in for another sweet view - the city of Gatlinburg all lit up!

Book your Smoky Mountain Cabin and enjoy the wonderful attractions in Gatlinburg, Tennessee! There are so many fun things to do in the area making the Smoky Mountains a dream vacation destination. Call today and start planning your best vacation yet!

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