10 Best Things to do in Gatlinburg TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Explore the nearby Great Smoky Mountains NP, with its scenic hiking trails, waterfalls, and abundant wildlife.

Ober Gatlinburg

Experience year-round fun at Ober Gatlinburg, a mountain amusement park featuring skiing and snowboarding in winter, and an aerial tramway with stunning views.

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

Immerse yourself underwater at Ripley's Aquarium, home to fascinating marine life exhibits and interactive experiences.

Gatlinburg SkyLift Park

Take a ride on the Gatlinburg SkyLift to the top of Crockett Mountain for panoramic views of the Smokies and the town below.

Gatlinburg Space Needle

Enjoy 360-degree views of the surrounding mountains from the observation deck of the Gatlinburg Space Needle.


An outdoor mountain adventure park offering treetop canopy walks, zip lines, and stunning mountain views.

Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts Community

Explore North America's largest independent group of artisans, with over 100 artists and craftsmen showcasing their creations.

Smoky Mountain Winery

Sample local wines at the Smoky Mountain Winery, where you can taste various wines made in the region.

Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster

Experience the thrill of the Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster, a thrilling ride with twists and turns through the mountains.

Downtown Gatlinburg

Stroll through the charming downtown area, filled with shops, galleries, and restaurants, offering a taste of Southern hospitality and Appalachian culture.