Gatlinburg, Tennessee has a wide range of outdoor activities ranging from scenic drives and informative nature walks for the more sedentary to hiking, fishing, horseback riding, and whitewater rafting for the more adventuresome. Our town is home to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Ober Gatlinburg, the Mysterious Mansion of Gatlinburg, Gatlinburg Space Needle, and other amazing attractions in Gatlinburg. There is never a shortage of things to do in Gatlinburg, TN!
Gatlinburg is surrounded by a number of towns, all packed with great attractions and activities. While there is more than enough to do in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, TN, to keep you busy, you can also explore Cosby, Townsend, and Cherokee. On top of those great towns, there are even more fantastic things to do in Sevierville, TN. The shopping in Gatlinburg is amazing, described as a shopper’s mecca filled with craft stores, boutiques, art galleries, antique malls and over 200 brand name outlet stores. Packed with fun for the whole family, there are so many wonderful things to do in Gatlinburg, TN with kids. Everyone will enjoy Pigeon Forge attractions like Dollywood, miniature golf and top-notch golf courses, great music shows, fine restaurants and seasonal festivals. Leave some time to visit Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, Ripley’s Haunted Adventure, Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, and Wonderworks Indoor Amusement Park.