Fresh-Air Fun in Gatlinburg
From hiking trails and scenic stops to theme parks and attractions, there’s a wide variety of things to do in Gatlinburg, TN. And it’s all right within reach of your home base at Smoky Mountain Resort. Get an up-close look!
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Experience this famous park with hiking trails, white-water rafting, wildlife sightings and more.
Discover panoramic views and spectacular sights as you walk along this 680-foot suspension bridge.
Sugarlands Visitor Center
Learn about Great Smoky Mountains National Park and end your visit with a hike to Cataract Falls.
Gatlinburg SkyLift Park
Home to the SkyBridge, you’ll also find a scenic walkway and amazing views from the overlook deck.
Take a guided tour and see a double waterfall, a 400-foot-long room, and more under the Smokies.
Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster
Zip, twist, and turn down the mountain in your single or double coaster car at speeds over 30 mph.
Museums & Tours
Ole Smoky® Moonshine
Head to “The Holler” for a behind-the-scenes distillery tour and sample whiskies and moonshines.
Hollywood Star Cars Museum
Find over 40 iconic cars from hit movies and shows, plus several cars driven by well-known stars.
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Stop by for a 30-minute stillhouse tour, try a new cocktail or stay for a full seasonal sampling.
Dollywood® Theme Park
Discover over 50 family rides, incredible live shows, craftsmen demonstrating their art, and more.
Gatlinburg Space Needle
Enjoy amazing views from atop the 400-foot-tall observation deck accessible by a glass elevator.
Head to the town next door for Dollywood® theme park, a mountain coaster and other local attractions
With skiing, a scenic gondola, alpine slide and more, you’ll want to visit this four-season park.
You’ll find it all with shops, restaurants, rides, a treetop skywalk, breathtaking views and more!
Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies®
Enjoy a walk-through shark tank and up-close penguin encounter less than a mile from the resort!