Attractions

Amusement Park in Gatlinburg

Anakeesta

A chondola whisks visitors from downtown Gatlinburg to this playground in the sky where views of the Great Smokies are superb. Once atop Anakeesta Mountain you can bounce across 16 elevated bridges on the tree canop…
Cable Car in Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg Sky Lift

This repurposed ski-resort chairlift lifts you high into the Smokies, providing stellar views. After being damaged in the 2016 wildfires, the lift was completely refurbished. At the time of research, the new Sky Dec…
Gallery in Gatlinburg

Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts

If you're looking for a quality cultural distraction in Gatlinburg, walk to the art galleries and artist studios (viewable from catwalks) at Arrowmont – or take a class! Arts and crafts workshops started here in 194…
Viewpoint in Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook

If you don't have time to ride a chairlift from downtown Gatlinburg up to a scenic lookout, you can enjoy a lofty view of downtown and the surrounding mountains from this overlook just a short drive away.
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Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway

Ride the scenic 2-mile aerial tramway to the Bavarian-themed Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort and amusement park.
Aquarium in Gatlinburg

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

One of eight Ripley's attractions in Gatlinburg, the aquarium is a convenient rainy-day destination – just be aware that everyone else downtown will have the same idea and that the exhibit areas can get unpleasantly…