Gatlinburg Hiking

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A vacation in Gatlinburg Tennessee would not be complete without a walk in the woods. There are over 150 different trails located in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, some of which are within the city of Gatlinburg. Peaceful and pleasant strolls through the rich foliage with dappled sunlight filtering through the trees offer visitors […]

Gatlinburg Restaurants

Gatlinburg is known the world over for its fun, family-friendly attractions and activities. But did you know that it’s also famous for its dining? Gatlinburg restaurants serve thousands of happy patrons each year. You may be hungry when you enter one, but you’re sure to leave with a full belly and a smile on your […]

Gatlinburg White Water Rafting

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Those who have been on a Gatlinburg white water rafting trip consider themselves fortunate to have had such a wonderful experience. Rafting on the Pigeon River provides an astonishing opportunity to explore the Great Smokey Mountains from a totally different angle. The Pigeon River shoreline along the Smokey Mountains combined with its luscious natural landscaping make each […]

Gatlinburg Golf Course

Many visitors have discovered that the numerous Gatlinburg Attractions offered up more excitement than they had expected. There are attractions that range from mild to wild and each one is designed to make a visit to Gatlinburg one that will be remembered for a lifetime. This city in Tennessee attracts millions of visitors because of […]

Great Smoky Arts & Craft Show

great smoky arts and crafts show

A long standing tradition in the Southern Appalachian Mountains, arts and crafts has long been a main fixture of this wonderful culture. With this in mind, it’s easy to see why the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts show is a huge draw at the Gatlinburg Convention Center.  From delicately sewn dolls, to hand painted and […]

Guinness World Records Museum

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Visitors looking for exciting Gatlinburg attractions need look no further than the fascinating Guinness World Records Museum! See astounding exhibits from the bizarre to the breathtaking and everything in between. Featuring a variety of record holder memorabilia, natural wonders, and displays of incredible human achievement the Guinness world records museum is a must see for […]

Hillbilly Golf

hillbilly golf

Tennessee is a wonderful place to visit especially with the numerous Gatlinburg attractions available to do while there. Gatlinburg is one of the hottest vacation spots in the state of Tennessee. This is due to the fact that they have activities that cater to people of both genders and all ages. Many people that visit […]

Hypnotized Comedy Show

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Each year millions of people visit Tennessee to experience firsthand the amazing Gatlinburg attractions. Each attraction has the potential to be the highlight of an individual’s vacation in Tennessee. Gatlinburg is home to numerous exciting, fun, scary, and absolutely amazing attractions that are simply mind blowing. Visitors will find that the abundant attractions have something […]

Mysterious Mansion

When you are renting a cabin in Gatlinburg, you will quickly realize that driving yourself is not always the easiest form of transportation. You will likely be parking and walking anyway, and let’s face it, parking is not free. There is an easier and much more relaxing way to go. There are plenty of Gatlinburg transportation options to […]

No Way Jose’s Cantina

No Way Jose's Cantina

Gatlinburg, Tennessee is a long ways from Mexico; but, that doesn’t mean this town doesn’t know how to make Mexican food right! Welcome to No Way Jose’s Cantina, the Mexican food capital of the Gatlinburg community! They have fajitas, burritos, enchiladas, chimichangas, rice, beans, beer, and everything else you could want out of a Mexico Cantina; and, best of […]

NOC Great Outpost

There’s no better place in the Smokey Mountains to find the best gear and souvenirs for your Gatlinburg adventure than the NOC Great Outpost! With over 18,000 square feet of shopping space the NOC Great Outpost is a one-stop-shop for all your travel, tourism, and merchandise needs. Featuring tons of beautifully crafted souvenirs, this shop […]

Ober Gatlinburg

One of the most widely recognized Gatlinburg Tennessee attractions is Ober Gatlinburg. It is situated above the bustle of the parkway and can be reached two ways. You can ride the Swiss-engineered tramway up the 2.2 miles to get there, or you can drive the distance on Ski Mountain road, then park in the large free parking […]

Pancake Pantry

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When visiting Gatlinburg or any new place, it’s always desirable to visit those “must go-to” places that truly reflect the spirit and community of the area. It is in these places that reside the once in a lifetime experiences that can’t be replicated anywhere else. Truly, the heart and soul of said town resides within […]

Park Grill

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Park Grill is another great restaurant and grill in the Great Smoky Mountains area. With a gorgeous interior, delicious food, and an atmosphere that is both laid back and classy, this is a perfect place for families to enjoy a nice night out, while also being a great restaurant for a romantic date! But what […]

Cabin Rental Tips

Cabins offer opportunities for privacy and closeness to nature that hotels simply can’t match. To ensure a pleasant stay, however, you want to ask some questions of the rental agency before you commit to anything. Here are some cabin renter tips to keep in mind: If you plan to cook in the cabin, be certain […]

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

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There are numerous attractions in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, both indoor and outdoor. From sepia-toned photos of saloon girls and bandits to 3D mini golf, visitors are sure to find something to enjoy about this beautiful city. One way to avoid the packed streets and summer heat (while also scoring some free parking) is to visit one […]

Ripley’s Davy Crockett Mini Golf

One of the great Gatlinburg Tennessee attractions is the Ripley’s Davy Crockett Mini Golf course, located on the Parkway at stoplight number 1. This Gatlinburg attraction is open daily throughout the year; patrons can ride the trolley, or drive and park free in the large parking lot behind the course. When you walk into the […]

Ripley’s Marvelous Maze

For those who are looking for adventure, family fun, and maybe a thrill or two, the Ripley’s Marvelous Maze and Candy Factory is an experience visitors of all ages will absolutely love. This Gatlinburg Tennessee attraction will not only satisfy a taste for excitement but a sweet tooth as well; a perfect place to visit […]

Ripley’s Super Fun Zone

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Ripley’s Super Fun Zone in Gatlinburg, Tennessee is great place to try out the newest arcade games. Located directly on the Parkway just before traffic light #8, this convenient Gatlinburg attraction is open year round. A giant open storefront with both walls stacked high with plexi-glass candy containers make the entrance to the Ripley’s Super […]

Shopping

Shopping in Gatlinburg, Tennessee is an awesome experience. You can watch woodcarving or candy making free within the span of five minutes. There are numerous varieties of shops along the main Parkway, offering anything from children’s toys to stately grandfather clocks, from taffy and T-shirts to quilts and jewelry. There are shops to interest every […]

Smoky Mountain Springfest

Smoky Mountain Springfest

The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and wildlife is waking from its winter-long slumber. The weather in Gatlinburg is about as perfect as it can be. We all know what this means! The Smoky Mountain Springfest is here! During this three month long celebration of all the Smoky Mountain’s incredible beauty, the city […]

Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament

Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament

When it comes to the great outdoors, there is one activity that screams “the great outdoors” more than anything else, and that is fishing! Yes, fishing, the age old sport that has delighted so many people, male and female alike. Nothing quite reflects the great outdoors like this relaxing sport; but, sometimes, a little competition […]

Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales

Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales

This seventh annual presentation of Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales is back by popular demand! It will be held in downtown Gatlinburg on June 21, 2013 and run through August 11; and, just like every year, it will bring the music and performances that everyone—Gatlinburg resident or no—truly enjoys! This event is a summer-long street […]

Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage

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As the winter months fade, the snow melts into oblivion, and the landscape wakes from its season long slumber, the colors of Gatlinburg begin to sparkle like no other community. Red, green, blue, purple, and colors beyond description blossom into existence throughout the town, and, during this time, Gatlinburg, Tennessee the heart of Tennessee’s awe-inspiring […]

The Peddler Steakhouse

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Steakhouses are a dime-a-dozen in Tennessee, and sometimes it’s difficult to decide which is really worth the money. Fortunately, the Peddler Steakhouse in Gatlinburg Tennessee—the self-proclaimed “Gatlinburg’s Dining Tradition”—is a worthy addition to the host of steakhouses you’ll find in the area. A modern-but-old-fashioned-seeming restaurant, the Peddler is constructed around the C. Earl Ogle Cabin, […]

The Space Needle

The Space Needle in Gatlinburg, Tennessee is over four hundred feet tall. This well-known Gatlinburg attraction offers stunning 360-degree views of the Great Smoky Mountains and Downtown Gatlinburg. Located at stop light #8 near the parkway and open 365 days a year, a visit to the Gatlinburg Space Needle is a wonderful experience. Ride the […]

Top Rated Gatlinburg Restaurants

Alamo Steakhouse: Voted “Best Steaks” in the area in 2012 with locations in both Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Open for lunch and dinner offering family friendly cuisine such as Black Angus steaks, chicken, chops, seafood, and more!

Transportation

If you’ve ever visited popular vacation spots, then you know they can get crowded at times. Gatlinburg is no exception. However, this doesn’t mean that you’ll have to miss out on any activities, or wait in endless traffic jams during your visit. There are many Gatlinburg transportation options to make your stay easier and more […]

Gatlinburg TN Weather

The problem with some vacations spots is that they’re only worth visiting a few months out of the year. Why go to a ski resort in July or a water park in January? But the Tennessee Mountains are different. Gatlinburg weather offers great opportunities for fun and relaxation no matter what season you choose for […]

The Sky Lift

Over the years Gatlinburg attractions have lured visitors to Tennessee by the millions. Many of these attractions have been open and thrilling visitors for many decades. One such attraction is the Gatlinburg Sky Lift which happens to be Gatlinburg’s #1 scenic overlook attraction. In the early 50’s Everett Kircher was invited to build a chair […]

Gatlinburg Vacation Packages

Doubtlessly, a vacation in Gatlinburg is an amazing thing. The cabins are beautiful, the scenery awe-inspiring, and the prices fair; however, there is one way that you can improve your incredible vacation, and that is through a Gatlinburg Vacation package! When you got to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, there’s a lot more than just the cabins. You’ll […]