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The Appalachian Lodge
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Planning a trip to Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains? A vacation in the Smokies isn’t complete without spending time at the many attractions that Gatlinburg has to offer. At The Appy Lodge, we’re far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the city to be quiet and cozy. However, we’re close enough to still be within walking distance of some of the most loved attractions in Gatlinburg. Our hotel also offers free parking and a trolley stop on our property. During your stay with us, you’ll have easy access to not only the following 4 attractions but many others as well.

1. Ripley’s Davy Crockett Mini Golf

One of seven Ripley’s attractions located in Gatlinburg, the Ripley’s Davy Crockett Mini Golf location is directly in front of our downtown hotel. Guests at our hotel will find a round of mini golf to be perfect for a family fun kickoff to a day of exploring Gatlinburg. With 36 holes and two themed courses, it’s also a great spot to enjoy some friendly competition. It’s also perfect for couples who are looking for a playful and relaxed date night. Feeling lucky during your stay with us? Try your hand at a round of mini golf! Hole in ones can win you free games!

2. Rowdy Bear Coaster

Rowdy Bear Mountain Coaster in GatlinburgThe Rowdy Bear Coaster is one of Gatlinburg’s favorite thrill rides among guests. Open year-round and lit up with stunning lights at night, this is an experience like no other. The alpine coaster travels at up to 35 miles per hour through the forest of Rowdy Bear Mountain. If the coaster ride isn’t enough excitement for you, take a ride on the Rowdy Bear Mountain Glider. With no other ride like it in the world, you’ll get a sense of free falling and hang gliding as you fly through the treetops. To have the best experience at Rowdy Bear, check the availability calendar on their website and ask about their unlimited wristbands. After all, one ride around the mountain is rarely enough!

3. Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre

Since 1977 the Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre is one of the most historical attractions in Gatlinburg. For decades, the theater has been bringing guests to tears with their musical comedies and impromptu performances. While staying with us on your next Smokies vacation, stop in for the late evening showtime. You may even get your 15 minutes of fame on the stage! An experience that is sure to leave you laughing all the way back to your room at our hotel.

4. Anakeesta

Anakeesta in Gatlinburg during winterIf you’re looking for a place filled with adventure, dining, shopping and beautiful views of the Smokies, this is the place for you! Take a 20-minute stroll from our downtown hotel or hop on the trolley from our property to easily access Anakeesta. As one of the top attractions in Gatlinburg, Anakeesta offers year-round fun. You’ll start the day off with a chairlift or gondola ride to the top of the mountain. Once you arrive at the top, you’ll find the Cliff Top Grill & Bar, Pearl’s Pie in the Sky, the magical Catching Fireflies shop, ziplines, a mountain coaster and much more!

Ready to experience all of the exciting attractions in Gatlinburg? Choose a Gatlinburg hotel room that’s perfect for you and book your stay with us! We’re looking forward to seeing you!