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Things to Do in Gatlinburg

Planning a trip to the Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg is fun and exciting, but at times it can also be a bit overwhelming when trying to choose how to spend your time while on vacation. Even if you spent months in the area, you still wouldn’t be able to see and do everything that the Smokies has to offer. With so many choices available we wanted to help get you started with some suggestions on some of the best activities to put on your itinerary while staying with us at The Appy Lodge.

Gatlinburg is packed with great attractions, including multiple Ripley's family fun spots. You'll find everything from the Ripley's Aquarium to even the Ripley's Davey Crockett Mini-golf, located directly in front of our hotel. With so many options to choose from, we wanted to highlight a few of the best to help you to plan the perfect vacation for your family!

Gatlinburg and the Smokies offer endless possibilities for places to visit and explore on your vacation. We wanted to help get you started with 6 of our favorite places to visit in Gatlinburg. Staying with us at our downtown Gatlinburg hotel will allow you to access many of the destinations easily, some locations are within walking distance of the hotel.

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.

Winter in the Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg is filled with beauty, celebration, stunning lights and winter wonderland moments. Moments that you will treasure for a lifetime and want to experience time after time. Here at The Appy Lodge, we’ve put together a list of 4 of the best things to do in Gatlinburg in the winter: