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Find Plenty of Family Fun

A vacation just isn’t a vacation without some fun things to do for the whole family, right? At our Smoky Mountain Resort, you’ll discover fun games, enjoy on-site activities (and off-site tours), or fire up a tasty meal on one of our poolside grills.

Mountaineer Center


Come hang out and relax as a family. We’ve got a big-screen TV and comfy chairs, plus your kids can use our Xbox consoles or iPads® for free!

Hours: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Location: Third floor (lobby level)

Seating area in the Mountaineer Center at Smoky Mountain Resort

Special Activities

Check out your Activity Schedule for activities offered during your stay. Please make sure an adult is present when children under 18 are enjoying these activities, and just know some activities require reservations 48 hours in advance.

Activities include:

  • Over the Mountain Tour
  • Cades Cove Tour
  • Tie-Dye


  • On-site activities – In the picnic area by the outdoor pool
  • Tours – Leave resort for the national park and return to resort

*There is a cost to participate in some activities.

Jessica's kids sitting in front of fall foliage in the Smoky Mountains

Barbecue Grills

Grill up a tasty meal on one of our three charcoal grills by our outdoor pool. You can get utensils from the Front Desk for free, but we’re a BYOC resort otherwise (bring or buy your own charcoal!) You’ll find it on the shelves of our conveniently located Marketplace if needed.

Hours: 9 a.m. to 11 p.m

BBQ food on a picnic table