Gatlinburg - Things to do

Ober Mountain offers a variety of year-round family fun at the top of Mount Harrison. Spring, Summer and Fall, the amusement park is a family-oriented theme park offering “snowless” Summer Tubing, Ski Mountain Coaster, Ice Skating, Ice Bumper Cars, Alpine Slide, Scenic Chairlift and Wildlife Encounter. The Ober Shops, full-service restaurant & lounge round out the offerings.

Anakeesta offers an outdoor family theme park for all ages in the beauty and adventure of the Smoky Mountains. This outdoor adventure theme park combines nature, thrills and wonder for a one-of-a-kind journey. Ride the chair lift, race on a zip line (additional), see epic mountain views atop AnaVista Tower at sunset, or brave the treetop skywalk. Play. Shop. Eat. Relax.

 

Ripley's Aquarium is an underwater world of wonder at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, Tennessee! Soar through moving glide paths alongside rays and sea turtles, soak up the beautiful colors of exotic fish, and come face-to-fin with thousands of other fascinating creatures, from barracudas and sharks to jellies and eels!

Gatlinburg Trolley is a free way to get around Gatlinburg and operates daily, 365 days a year.

The Sky Deck is a Gatlinburg classic and newly rebuilt. The Sky Deck is home to a restaurant and bar, gift shop, and comfy seating areas to take in the views. Walk the longest pedestrian sky bridge in North America – stretching 680 feet across the valley and 140 feet from the ground at the midpoint.

Gatlinburg's Mysterious Mansion is a three story haunted mansion with secrete passageways, eerie dark corridors, winding staircases and things that truly go bump in the night. All the ghosts are awaiting your arrival…so be sure you’re not alone.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Seeing is believing with three floors containing over over 500 oddities and interestingly weird objects.

Ripley’s Davy Crockett Mini-Golf! is the world’s most interactive miniature golf courses, with two 18-hole, one-of-a-kind animated mini-golf attractions. Singing chipmunks, heckling crows, snoring bears and talking turtles are some of the animals you’ll see while playing this themed course that replicates the days when a Tennessee hero named Davy Crockett roamed “them there hills.” Open 365 days from 10am to midnight, weather permitting. Free parking.

Sugarlands Riding Stables offers guided horseback trail rides through a portion of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Gatlinburg Space Needle is an iconic landmark towering 407′ overlooking downtown Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains. Ride the glass elevators to the observation deck for a 360° view of the Great Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg. Enjoy the traditional New Year's ball drop.