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The Appalachian Lodge

Ripley's Davy Crockett Mini Golf in downtown Gatlinburg.

Nothing beats the feeling of hitting a hole-in-one when you go mini golfing with your family and friends! When you stay at The Appy Lodge, you will be close to some of the best mini golf in the area. These are more than just your average mini-golf courses. They have obstacles, trick shots and more elements that make your experience more fun! Here are some of the best places to play mini golf in Gatlinburg:

1. Hillbilly Golf

hillbilly golf in gatlinburgHead for the hills to try Gatlinburg’s most unusual mini-golf course: Hillbilly Golf! When you get to Hillbilly Golf, you will ride the incline 300 feet up to the mountaintop above the city, where 2 18-hole courses await you. Both courses have a variety of hazards that are designed to make the course both challenging and fun. There is everything from outhouses, to rocky walls, to lush plants! This mini-golf course is fun for the whole family!

2. Ripley’s Davy Crockett Mini-Golf

Back in the day, a Tennessee hero named Davy Crockett roamed the hills of the Smoky Mountains. Ripley’s Davy Crockett Mini-Golf replicates those days and carries on the spirit of the hero. There are 2 uniquely themed courses for 36 holes of family fun. You’re going to want to bring your A-game when you visit this attraction, because you will win a free game with a hole-in-one! Your family will love the creative courses full of water features, critters, hills and more.

3. Gatlin’s Mini Golf

Gatlins golf in GatlinburgGatlin’s Mini Golf is the area’s largest miniature golf destination with 45 holes of fun. There is not one but two award-winning outdoor courses that are set on a unique, serene hillside. Each hole takes you back in time, telling you the story of the area’s first settlers and fascinating past. Gatlin’s Mini Golf was awarded the “Best Attraction in Landscaping” by the City of Gatlinburg for its imaginative use of native plants and flowers throughout both courses. Be sure to check out the special 9-hole Blacklight Golf Course inside! You will go “under the sea” as you golf around a giant octopus, a mermaid, dolphins, tropical fish and even a sunken pirate ship! Rain or shine, you will have a great time playing mini golf at Gatlin’s.

4. Cooter’s Place

For one of the cheapest rounds of mini golf, head to Cooter’s Place! The price may be low, but the level of fun is high. Enjoy 18 holes of mini golf at the Hazzard Country Club, which takes visitors on a trip down “The Dukes” memory lane. There are challenging trick shots at every hole that make it a fun experience for the whole family! The course is completely indoors, so you won’t have to worry about the weather getting in your way of a good time. While you’re there, check out Gatlinburg’s only go karts on the Parkway for a racing adventure on their high-speed slick track!

Where to Stay

Charming hotel room in the Appalachian Lodge in Gatlinburg.When you want to try all of these amazing mini-golf places in Gatlinburg, there is no better place to stay than The Appy Lodge! When we say our hotel puts you just minutes from all the fun, we mean it — we’re just right next door to Ripley’s Davy Crockett and close to all the rest of the action on the Parkway as well. You will also get to take advantage of our comfortable guest rooms, free guest parking, complimentary breakfast, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and more!

Browse all of our guest rooms and book your stay today to come play an exciting round of mini golf in Gatlinburg!