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 find that staying in a rental cabin in Gatlinburg puts them only moments away from all of the excitement and thrills that Gatlinburg city has to offer. While many of the attractions are based on sightseeing, fun rides, and other forms of entertainment, Gatlinburg also offers something for the golf lovers that visit. There are two 18 hole miniature golf courses located in the mountains above the city.
These courses are located on the legendary Hillbilly Golf Course that requires a ride in the sky to reach it. Visitors must ride in incline 300 feet above the city to the top of the mountain to reach this zany miniature golf paradise. This golf course is famous for its unique course set up that uses anything from an outhouse, an old tractor, as well as an old fashioned covered wagon to create a challenging course of obstacles.
The owners of this golf course have went all out to make sure visitors get a feel of what it’s like being a hillbilly that plays golf. The scenery is of course that which will boldly display signs of folks that are backwards and live in the hills. After all what other miniature golf course is brave enough to use an outhouse obstacle as proudly as the Hillbilly Golf Course does?
Out of all of the Gatlinburg Tennessee attractions the Hillbilly Golf Course happens to be one of the most exciting attractions for young children. Not only is the course wacky and fun while challenging at the same time, visitors also get to ride a fun incline ride far above the city. There are 18 challenging holes on both courses that make it fun for people of all ages. So yes, let the inner child out grandma and grandpa, grab a club and play with the grandchildren.
One of the things about Hillbilly Golf Gatlinburg visitor’s love the most is the fact that the game can be played by even the smallest members of the family. Finding quality time together back home is often hard to do so having an opportunity to play miniature golf on such a magnificent course enables families to get caught up on some lost time. Playing miniature golf presents many challenges and gives family members an opportunity to cheer each other on and help each other during difficult putts.
The courses are set on top of mountain terrain so there are hills to climb, corners to maneuver, and some of the most bizarre obstacles found in miniature golf. While playing the course visitors have an opportunity to see the beautiful foliage of the forest and the luscious plants that are indigenous to the mountains. Not many miniature golf courses can compete with the scenery, obstacles, and all out wacky fun found at Hillbilly Golf in Gatlinburg.
When planning a trip to Gatlinburg pack hillbilly clothing and head on over to the Hillbilly Golf Course and blend right in with the course obstacles. It is fun to imagine people wearing their country overall’s with straw hats, and a blade of grass hanging out of their mouth’s while playing miniature golf. Though dressing like a hillbilly might be fun it certainly is not a requirement to enjoy a great day playing Hillbilly Golf. All of the Awesome Gatlinburg Attractions are designed around having a great time playing, yet none are ever far from the spectacular views of the Great Smokey Mountains.
Author Mike Olsen