The Gatlinburg Attractions Association consists of 24 attraction members, all of whom are members of the Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce. Download a Gatlinburg Attractions Association brochure for full details and photos of family fun attractions, theaters, museums and outdoor adventures!
Below Are Some of Our Favorite Fun Things to Do in Gatlinburg TN!
Next Door To / Short Walking Distance from Both Downtown Hotels!
Smoky Mountain Outdoors Pigeon River Rafting - Ranked top on tripadvisor.com, Smoky Mountain Outdoors offers outstanding Whitewater Adventures on the Big Pigeon River. Call 800-771-7238 for reservations, or visit us on-line at http://www.smokymountainrafting.com.
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies: America's most visited Aquarium. Glide through the world's longest underwater aquarium tunnel surrounded by 11' sharks. Hourly dive and feeding shows. Two great restaurants and unique shopping. Open 365 days. Discount Group Rates Available. Local Phone: 865-430-8808 Toll Free: 1-888-240-1358
Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort & Amusement Park: Ride the 120 passenger Aerial Tramway to Go-Karts, Water Rides, Alpine Slide, Indoor Ice Skating, Black Bear Habitat, Chairlift, Shops, Restaurant/Lounge, Winter Skiing, Snowboarding, more! Local Phone: 865-436-5423
A Walk in the Woods: Discover the treasures of the Great Smoky Mountains with Naturalists Erik and Vesna Plakanis. Guided nature walks, day hikes, overnight trips, shuttle service, equipment rental and more. Licensed and insured.
Local Phone: 865-436-8283
Bent Creek Golf Course: Located in Gatlinburg in the Cobbly Nob area. Enjoy Bent Creek Golf Course for a round or two of challenging mountain golf. Let us help you arrange a corporate retreat or family reunion golf tournament! Features a full service golf shop, golfing lessons, and golf vacation packages!
Cooter's Place: Go on in and make yourselves at home in Hazzard County. Visit our Dukes of Hazzard Museums and Shops located in the center of downtown Gatlinburg in the former Camp Thunder building. Open 7 days a week and featuring Memorabilia, Costumes, Props, The General Lee, Cooter's Tow Truck, Daisy's Jeep, Rosco's Police Car and now an indoor gokart track! Local Phone: 865-430-9909
Fort Fun Family Entertainment Center: Rain-or-shine family and group fun featuring Laser Tag in a 2,700 square foot arena, with cool lights and pumping music - perfect for tournaments! Watch movies so realistic you can almost reach out and touch them in the Smokies' only 3-D Movie Theater, with sharks, aliens, dinosaurs, and more in five special-effect selections. Bounce and bump in every direction on futuristic circular Bumper Cars. Best value is the Vacation Pass - play all three activities, then return another day to play them all again for free! Downtown Parkway next to Old Gatlinburg Golf & Games. Local Phone: 865-436-2326
G. Webb Artist & Art Gallery: Gatlinburg nature artists G Webb & daughter Cami Webb offer beautiful and original art. Browse through the art gallery located in the Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts Community for a very special Smoky Mountain souvenir.
Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway: Enjoy spectacular views year-round from aboard 120 passenger Aerial Tramway. Departs regularly from downtown Gatlinburg to Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort & Amusement Park. Local Phone: 865-436-5423
Gatlinburg Sky Lift: Come fly up Crockett Mtn. on the best seat in Gatlinburg. Open year round. Local Phone: 865-436-4307
Hillbilly Golf: Located on Parkway. Gatlinburg. Ride the incline 300 feet above the city. Play the world's most unusual miniature golf. Two 18-hole courses with challenging mountaineer hazards. Fun for everyone. Local Phone: 865-436-7470
Motion Ride Movie Theater: Extreme fun in the area's wildest simulator! Virtual Reality motion simulator features four awesome movie rides for one low price... or choose one, two, or three movies only. The area's only theater where the screen actually moves as you move. Gatlinburg's most exciting ride! Also featured and located here is Bankshot Basketball, a combination of mini golf, billiards and basketball. So, come enjoy the fun at Reagan Terrace Mall where you can also play miniature golf, do laser tag, enjoy two exciting arcades and much more. Downtown Parkway next to Old Gatlinburg Golf & Games and Fort Fun.
Local Phone: 865-430-8985
Gatlinburg Mini-Golf & Games: Folklore about the Smokies' earliest settlers comes to life on 36 holes of award-winning, authentically themed miniature golf. Romantic for couples and great fun for families, groups and tournaments. Putt through history on two beautifully landscaped courses, complete with grist mill waterwheel, settlement school house and Elkmont train station. Have your picture made in the Old Gatlinburg jail! Best value is Unlimited Play on two courses during your vacation for little more than the price of one course! Located on the downtown Parkway in the center of town near Ripley's and Guinness museums. Local Phone: 865-430-GOLF
Rafting in the Smokies / Pigeon River Outdoors: Experience the BEST Class III and IV rapids on the Big Pigeon River with Rafting in the Smokies. With 32 years of experience we have earned the knowledge of how to keep our guests safe and happy. We have a Lower Float trip that is great for children 3 years old up to Grandparents. Our Upper Whitewater trip is perfect for those 8 years old and up. Let us give you the highlight of your trip! Group Discounts Available. (865) 436-5008.
Scavenger Hike Adventures: Explore the Great Smoky Mountains National Park like never before with this scavenger hike book! Hikes for all ages and abilities to secret 'treasures' in the mountains. Excellent for large groups and family reunion activities.
Southland Car & Jeep Rental: Hwy 321. East Parkway. Make your tour of the Smokies a real adventure in one of a variety of Jeep rentals or a Hummer H2. Phone: 865-436-9811
Space Needle: 115 Historic Nature Trail-Airport Road, Light #8, Gatlinburg, TN 37738. 342 Ft. observation tower, Lazer Tag. Free admission to Family Arcade. Groups Welcome. Local Phone: 865-435-4629