Welcome to Gatlinburg

With the exception of the Gatlinburg Sky Lift and Anakeesta Mountain, the town emerged from the devastating 2016 wildfires largely unscathed, but memories of the conflagration linger. If you tire of all the flash and bling, you can find a handful of quality cultural and natural attractions within – or very close to – the busy downtown.

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$120 Day Trips & Excursions

Sights of the Smokies All Day Tour with Lunch

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg, TennesseeMountainsDuration: 2 hours

$60 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Gatlinburg Local Moonshine and Wine Tasting Day Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Mountain Valley Winery, Pigeon Forge, TennesseeWineryDuration: 25 minutesStop At: Apple Barn Winery, Sevierville, TennesseeWineryDuration: 25 minutesStop At: Sevier Distilling Company, Sevierville, TennesseeMoonshineDuration: 1 hourStop At: Tennessee Legend Distillery, Sevierville, TennesseeMoonshineDuration: 1 hourStop At: Hillside Winery, Sevierville, TennesseeWineryDuration: 25 minutesStop At: Tennessee XXX Moonshine on Teaster, Pigeon Forge, TennesseeMoonshineDuration: 1 hourStop At: Mill Bridge Winery, Pigeon Forge, TennesseeWineryDuration: 25 minutesStop At: Old Forge Distillery, Pigeon Forge, TennesseeMoonshineDuration: 1 hourPass By: Smith Creek Moonshine, Pigeon Forge, TennesseeMoonshine ... This location is only visited sometimes, not every time.

$32.68 Water Sports

Lower Pigeon River Rafting Tour

Rafting on the lower Pigeon River is one of the best attractions in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. It's a 5.5-mile trip through the scenic Pigeon River gorge. This adventure begins at the outpost and ends at the Denton Bridge. From there we bus you back up to the outpost. During your Pigeon River rafting trip you will run about 50 Class 1 and 2 rapids with one Class 3 at the end. Water fights and splashing are very popular on the lower Pigeon River. There is a guide in every raft. You will be provided with a lifejacket, helmet, and paddle for every rafter.

$196.45 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

The Great Smoky Mountain National Park Tour by Helicopter

The National Park Tour is the grand daddy of them all! With over forty years flying in the Smoky Mountain National Park Scenic Helicopter Tours knows how to make it a special experience you are sure to never forget! The best part of this flight is the value, with the National Park including all of our mountain flights and then some. Taking off over historic downtown Sevierville you are instantly greeted with stunning views of the Smoky Mountains. The flight continues over the strip of Pigeon Forge while taking in all the sights of the surrounding areas as you move southbound to Gatlinburg. Once over Gatlinburg you will head west far and away from civilization into the National Park itself! Get your camera ready as this is a very popular area to view wildlife with an unrestricted birds eye view! You will fly over the stunning Sugarland Valley, Fighting Creek Gap and into the Elkmont area of the park. With views of Mount Leconte, Clingmans Dome, and Cove Mountain you will round out of the Elkmont area and follow the Little River to Metcalf Bottoms and on to the sparsely developed areas of the always beautiful Wears Valley and Walden's Creek. The National Park flight route then falls in line with the route of the exciting Ridge Runner tour and crosses over Bluff Mountain and into the Tennessee Valley. As you follow along Bluff Mountain you will fly over the rolling foothills of Sevier County towards the Scenic Heliport. This flight covers a 50 mile flight route with an average flight time of 25 minutes.

$23.12 Shows, Concerts & Sports

Sweet Fanny Adams Theater Variety Show

Proclaimed a National Historical treasure by the city of Gatlinburg, the entertaining shows at the Sweet Fanny Adams Theater is a Vaudeville style of musical comedy variety show, with songs, dances, & comedy routines. This is  a exciting celebration of 40 years of frivolous entertainment and foolishness.  Sweet Fanny Adams Theater located at 461 Parkway in Gatlinburg Tennessee, opened in 1977 and is the oldest purveyor of professional, live-on-stage, original musical comedies in the Smoky Mountains, as well as the only musical comedy entertainment attraction in the area. Come and experience the inevitable comic mayhem for which the theater is renowned!  Prepare for side splitting laughs, incredibly funny comedy and fun that will make memories for the family. 2018 shows include: The Biggest Little Show on Earth, Lady Fanny's Nitwit Revue, and Ollie's Festive Follies!

$60 Kid Friendly

Smoky Mountain Trees of Many Colors Tour

This amazing fall tour was created to showcase the beauty of The Great Smoky Mountains during the fall color change. The location we will visit is unknown to most tourists and even locals so we can not disclose it on this site. We do this because we want to give our customers a raw view of the wilderness without having to wade through large groups of onlookers. We enjoy having visitors to our area and sometimes folks just want to enjoy the sights of nature in peace and quiet away from the high traffic areas. The Trees of Many Colors tour will highlight the trees and wildlife of the area. We will also get to see the 4 tallest peaks of the Smoky Mountains from afar. We will discuss the different tree types, the hibernation patterns of the animals, the history of the land, and so much more. All of our tours teach you about our history and heritage but in a very fun and interesting way. The tour is designed for guests of all ages but very small children may need assistance from their parents in some areas if you intent to take the short hike that is available. This tour includes snacks and water on board for all guests. Departure time and return time are approximate. . NOTE: Minimum numbers do apply. This tour only operates with 6 or more total guests. Please be sure to use a valid phone number to be informed of changes or cancellations when booking your tour.