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Things to Do in Gatlinburg

If you’re heading the Smoky Mountains for some wintertime fun, you’re going to want to add Ober Gatlinburg to the top of the list of things to do! Tennessee’s only ski resort sits just above the downtown Gatlinburg. The resort can easily be accessed by hopping on the Aerial Tramway from the main strip of the city or by taking a drive up to the top. Here are a few of the reasons that you’ll want to visit Ober during your winter getaway to the mountains!

Are you planning a trip to Gatlinburg for the first time? If so, chances are you’ve already looked up things to do in the area. At The Appy Lodge, we know how overwhelming that can be. Gatlinburg and the surrounding areas, are filled with wonderful attractions, unlimited dining options, beautiful places to see and countless shops. Plus, right in our backyard is America’s most visited national park, The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. During your time in the area, we want you to enjoy your visit and make the most of the time that you have with us! That’s why we’ve compiled a list of 20 things to do during your vacation to get you started with making an itinerary that fits your interests and needs.

Every season of the year is a wonderful time to visit Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, but with autumn comes some of the best views and events around town! To help with planning your visit to the area, we have listed 6 events that you’re not going to want to miss while you’re in town!

The Great Smoky Mountains are known worldwide for their never-ending ridges of blue, foggy valleys and stunning vistas. However, often when the Smokies are mentioned people also think of one of our most famous residents, Dolly Parton. Along with the mention of Dolly also comes the thought of Tennessee’s most popular theme park, Dollywood. With a few million people visiting the park every season, it’s pretty clear that there are some pretty special things happening behind the gates of most successful amusement destination in the Smokies! We have put together just 10 of the hundreds of gems tucked away at Dollywood to help get you started on making your own list of reasons that you’ll want to visit the park on your next vacation with us in Gatlinburg!