Things to Do in Gatlinburg

Aerial Tramway at Ober Mountain

Top 3 Reasons Why You’ll Love Riding the Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway

One of the most iconic attractions in the Smoky Mountains is the Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway, which has provided scenic rides for millions of people since its opening in 1973! As one of the largest aerial tramways in the United States, this attraction gains 1472 feet in elevation as it soars 2.1 miles from downtown Gatlinburg to Ober Mountain! Here are the top 3 reasons why you’ll love riding the Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway: ...Read More
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Top 5 Things to Do in Gatlinburg This Summer

Are you planning a Smoky Mountain getaway this summer? Then you want to know about all the fun activities you won’t want to miss while you’re visiting Gatlinburg! From annual events the whole family will love to classic attractions that provide gorgeous views, you’ll find plenty of fun things to do when you stay with us. Check out these top 5 things to do in Gatlinburg this summer! ...Read More
old dad's general store in gatlinburg

4 Reasons Why You Should Visit Old Dad’s General Store

Are you planning a trip to Gatlinburg and the Smokies this year? If so, there’s no better place to start your trip than at one of our local favorites, Old Dad’s General Store. Located in downtown Gatlinburg near the entrance of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Old Dad’s is a quick and easy stop but one that you’ll make every time you’re in town after you’ve had your first experience there. Here are 4 reasons why you should visit Old Dad’s General Store in Gatlinburg, TN. ...Read More
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Top 5 Things to Do in Gatlinburg for Adults

Are you planning a getaway without the kids? While Gatlinburg is primarily known for its family-friendly attractions, there are still plenty of things to do that adults can enjoy as well! From browsing through shops to alcohol tastings, it's time to enjoy some you time without any children around. To help you decide what to do when you visit, we've made a list of the top 5 things to do in Gatlinburg for adults: ...Read More
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4 of the Best Things to Do in Gatlinburg With Gorgeous Views

People come from all over the world to experience the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains. But visitors also want to do something fun while taking in the sweeping views. That’s why we’ve put together a list of 4 of the best things to do in Gatlinburg with gorgeous views! Find out what attractions you won’t want to miss the next time you’re in town: ...Read More
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Have Fun at These Top 9 Gatlinburg Attractions

The little mountain town of Gatlinburg, Tennessee is known as the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. But it has hundreds of restaurants, shops, and attractions people come from all over the world to experience. This town has a wealth of family-friendly activities, and we want to share some of the best ones with you. Check out these top 9 Gatlinburg attractions.  ...Read More
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6 Things to Do This Winter in the Smoky Mountains

The Smoky Mountains are a favorite destination in Tennessee. A subrange of the Appalachian Mountains, they are commonly referred to as the Smokies by locals. During the warm months this beautiful nature park is a little crowded, so the winter season can give a new charm to the place with fewer people and more silence. There is snowfall in the higher elevations of the mountain, so visitors can experience the contrast of the snowy mountain to the warmer town below. Winter in the Smoky Mountains offers a quiet getaway, crisp air, and beautiful scenery. ...Read More
Gatlinburg SkyBridge

Your Guide to the Perfect Gatlinburg Honeymoon: Can’t-Miss Activities and Attractions

Couples searching for fun and interesting things to do on a Gatlinburg honeymoon are always happy with what they discover in this beautiful part of the country. Reconnecting with nature and enjoying new experiences is the recipe for a great honeymoon. Those who find the romance in the Smoky Mountains appealing are guaranteed to enjoy spending time in Gatlinburg. Whether you want to relax in nature or hit the town, you'll have a world of adventure in Gatlinburg. To help you plan the perfect Gatlinburg honeymoon, we've created a guide to some can't-miss activities and attractions to visit with your newlywed. ...Read More
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4 Fun Things You Can Do to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg

Whether you want to join a festive celebration with your friends or enjoy a special evening alone with your sweetheart, there is something for everyone to do on New Year's Eve in Gatlinburg! It’s the perfect destination to ring in the new year and to take advantage of all the wonderful restaurants, shops and activities that Gatlinburg has to offer! Here are 4 fun things you can do to celebrate New Year's Eve in Gatlinburg: ...Read More
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Top 4 Things You Need to Know Before Snow Tubing at Ober Mountain

One of the best things about a winter vacation in the Smoky Mountains is the unique opportunity to go snow tubing in Gatlinburg! This fun family activity is just minutes from the Old Creek Lodge via Ski Mountain Road, or you can take a short walk to the Aerial Tramway station in downtown Gatlinburg for a scenic ride up to Ober Mountain! Here are the top 4 things you need to know before snow tubing at Ober Mountain: ...Read More
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Top 25 Romantic Things to Do in Gatlinburg TN

Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains have been top destinations for many decades and will continue to be for many years to come. Every year we have the honor of witnessing young love that’s just starting to bloom, countless proposals, weddings, guests visiting on their honeymoon, and many that return for anniversaries year after year. The Smokies are packed with never-ending possibilities for romance and we wanted to help you plan the perfect romantic getaway with your sweetheart. Here are 25 of our top romantic things to do in Gatlinburg TN during your stay with us. ...Read More
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4 Must-See Smoky Mountain Dinner Shows

Your vacation wouldn’t be complete without a trip to one of the great Smoky Mountain dinner shows the area has to offer! The Smokies offer several entertaining and funny dinner shows that are sure to leave you feeling full and happy! You won’t regret spending a night indoors with plenty of fun and excitement! Here are 4 must-see Smoky Mountain dinner shows: ...Read More
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6 Fun Things to Do in Gatlinburg During October

If you've never been to Gatlinburg during the fall, what are you waiting for? With acres of incredible foliage that changes with each season, this gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains is the ideal travel location for sightseers of every age. In fact, October is one of the most popular months throughout the year to visit. During fall, the leaves start to change to gorgeous shades of yellow, orange, and red. Not only are there beautiful sights everywhere you turn, but there are so many fun activities, festivals, and events in the area! To help guarantee you have a fun fall vacation, we've made a list of some of favorite fun things to do in Gatlinburg in October! ...Read More
ripley's haunted adventure in gatlinburg

5 Halloween Activities in Gatlinburg This Fall

Do you love ghost stories and other spooky adventures that make the hair on the back of your head stand or do you just prefer moderate family-themed Halloween activities? Then Gatlinburg is a fantastic vacation destination for you! This area has numerous things to keep you and your family entertained throughout October. From outright spooky activities for teens and adults to moderate scary for your young ones, you will find something for everyone in Gatlinburg. Check out these 5 Halloween activities in Gatlinburg you don't want to miss! ...Read More
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10 Things to Do and Places to Eat During Thanksgiving in Gatlinburg

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and you may be trying to decide what you will do and where you will eat when you're in town! There are plenty of fun activities to try when you're here for the holidays, so there's something for everyone in your group to enjoy! Check out these 10 things to do and places to eat during Thanksgiving in Gatlinburg: ...Read More