In 1954 the Gatlinburg SkyLift carried the first guests to the top of Crockett Mountain in the Smoky Mountains. Over the next 66 years taking a ride to the top became a tradition for generation after generation and continues to be a part of their time Gatlinburg today. However, since the grand opening of the new and improved Gatlinburg SkyLift Park in 2019 the fun and adventure that awaits is much different than in previous years. To help you plan your trip and make the most of your time, we’ve put together a guide to assist you in having the best experience possible!
Gatlinburg and the Smokies are well known for being family vacation destinations but they are also filled with plenty of fun things for adults to do as well. If you’re heading into town for a romantic getaway or an adventure trip with good friends, you’ll want to check out these top 10 things to do in Gatlinburg!
As the new year arrives and the holiday crowd fades, one of the best times to visit Gatlinburg and the Smokies begins. January is a wonderful time to enjoy the areas attractions, dining opportunities, shops and the beauty of winter in the mountains with a little extra peacefulness mixed in! You’ll also find that lodging rates are more affordable and you can enjoy your time by avoiding having to wait at the some activities that you choose around town! Here are 7 of the best things to do when visiting Gatlinburg in January!
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 on celebrating Christmas in Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains? If so, we have a few events that you’ll want to add to your itinerary for a perfect holiday season in the mountains!