Gatlinburg is a charming mountain town with world-class dining options, fun and unique shops, and attractions that you won’t want to miss. From the sprawling aquarium showcasing sharks, sea turtles, string rays, penguins and a glass-bottom boat ride to the ski-mountain resort, there is something for every age to enjoy on your next Gatlinburg adventure.
Gatlinburg Attraction Spotlight: Ober Gatlinburg
Start your Ober adventure on the 120 passenger Aerial Tramway and enjoy breathtaking views of downtown Gatlinburg and the surrounding Smoky Mountains. From there enjoy the shops, amusement park-type rides, and entertainment options available. In the winter months, visitors can snow tube or try one of the ten ski slopes offered. In the summer you’ll enjoy the water rides, the 1800 foot alpine slide, and the black bears, bobcats, and otters at their Wildlife Encounter. Indoor ice skating is open year-round.
Visitors to Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies will enjoy over 10,000 exotic sea creatures in 10 different themed galleries. Voted the #1 aquarium in America by TripAdvisor, Ripley’s allows you to touch stingrays, view sharks from a glass-bottom boat, interact with penguins and more. Best of all, guests at Diamond Mountain Rentals receive a FREE ticket to this attraction with their stay.
Wondering where you can take in 360° views of the Great Smoky Mountains and downtown Gatlinburg? Atop the 400-foot observation deck at the Gatlinburg Space Needle is where! After taking in the sights head back to the ground floor for a 25,000 square-foot room filled with the latest video and redemption games as well as, The Captured escape games.
A Gatlinburg Cabin Oasis For Your Night In
After a day packed with fun, you’ll love heading to your cabin in Gatlinburg for rest and relaxation. Enjoy the luxury amenities at your Gatlinburg cabin that include bubbling hot tubs, in-room whirlpools, private decks, and fun game rooms. Find your perfect Smoky Mountain cabin rental here.