5 Things to Check Out in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

5 Things to Check Out in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

The Great Smoky Mountains are filled with adventure. You might pass bear cubs playing by the side of the road, see sharks swimming over your head, or take in a view that takes you above the clouds—all in the same afternoon. So give East Tennessee a visit and we’ll give your family something they’ll never forget. Visit gatlinburg.com to plan your visit!

Elevate Your Vacation 

Gatlinburg has more ways to travel than your own two feet. You can enjoy beautiful panoramic views of the mountains on the Gatlinburg Sky Lift, Space Needle, Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway, or Anakeesta Chondola. 

Take a Walkabout

Walking the Parkway is a rite of passage. Discover everything Gatlinburg has to offer from unique specialty shops to countless restaurants, music venues, distilleries, and breweries. 

Get Hands-On 

Meet the artists and crafters at more than 100 local shops that make up Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community. The historic trail is an eight-mile loop of studios and galleries full of artisans who whittle, paint, sew, weave, and carve to create original collectibles. Many artisans offer classes, too!

Make Memories 

Bring your friends and family to the most fun town in all the land. Where else can you glide under the sea or fly over the trees? Putt for par or pat a penguin? A trip to Gatlinburg creates unforgettable experiences and memories that will last a lifetime.

Get Back to Nature 

Disconnect and reconnect with your family and friends in the Smoky Mountains. From picnicking, hiking, camping, and fishing to whitewater rafting and horseback riding, Gatlinburg is the perfect basecamp for spending time outdoors.