Gatlinburg Tennessee has a variety of attractions you and your entire family will enjoy each and every visit. These include the Gatlinburg sky lift and the famous Ober Gatlinburg aerial tram, which travels 2 1/2 miles up from the Gatlinburg Parkway all the way to the Ober Gatlinburg ski village. Ripley’s currently has the most diverse attractions and amusements by any single company. These include the Ripley’s believe it or not museum, the moving theater, mini golf, haunted adventures, the mirror maze, and in our opinion the best, the Ripley’s aquarium of the Smokies! While walking on the famous parkway be sure to ride the bumper cars and go carts, miniature golf courses, museums of all types, the Gatlinburg craftsman’s fair and motion simulators are just a few of the Gatlinburg attractions that come to mind.
In the winter season you can enjoy downhill skiing at the only ski village in the state of Tennessee. Ober Gatlinburg offers a variety of slopes up to 4400 feet long, 2 black diamond slopes, and even snow tubing so the entire family will have something to do. Ober even have an indoor ice skating rink, arcade and a restaurant where you can get food and refreshments and warm-up between runs down the ski slopes. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has over 800 miles of hiking trails on 550,000 acres. There are over 1500 varieties of plants and trees, numerous waterfalls, spectacular mountain vistas and scenic automobile motor trails. For the adventurous you can try white water rafting on rapids of up to a class IV category and zip lines where you can fly through the sky suspended from a cable and pulley. Also be sure to take a quick trip over to Pigeon Forge Tennessee and visit the Dixie Stampede and the Dollywood amusement park. And after all this fun surely you and your family will be very hungry and Gatlinburg offers over 100 restaurants with a variety of foods to suit everyone’s palate. Our favorites are the Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg pancake houses. Also see a large selection of Gatlinburg Lodging at GSMVRO. Be sure to look for Gatlinburg coupons that offer discounts on a variety of attractions. And for Gatlinburg shopping the vast array of shops, gift boutiques, souvenir shops, and outlet malls will leave any shopaholic satisfied! So make plans for you and your family’s next exciting trip to Gatlinburg Tennessee.