Things to Do and See in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Things to Do and See in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

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GOLF COURSES

BENT CREEK GOLF COURSE

3919 East Parkway

(865) 436-3947, (800) 251-9336

www.bentcreekgolfcourse.com

Gary Player design.  The front nine hugs the valley floor while the back nine offers a challenging mountain course. A beautiful sparkling mountain stream meanders throughout the entire course.

GATLINBURG  GOLF COURSE

520 Dollywood Lane

(865) 453-3912 www.golfgatlinburg.com

Acclaimed to be one of the most scenic courses in America with breathtaking  views of the Great Smoky Mountains. Established in 1955. 18 holes ranging between 4,000 and 6,300 yards in length. Open 7 days a week.

ATTRACTIONS

AMAZING MIRROR MAZE

919 Parkway

(865) 436-4415

The hottest attraction on the Parkway! Don’t miss Gatlinburg’s largest mirror maze featuring a spectacular light and sound show! Bring your camera and enjoy this Gatlinburg favorite!

APPALACHIAN GHOSTWALKS

959 Parkway (Tour Departure Point Only)

(423) 743-9255

www.appalachianghostwalks.com

Gatlinburg GhostWalks are Gatlinburg Ghost and History Tours along with full, complementary family vacation planning and real history combined with true ghost stories in Gatlinburg, Tennessee and the Smoky Mountains.

ARCADIA PLANET FUN

115 Historic Nature Trail

(865) 436-5650

www.gatlinburgarcade.com

Have a blast with us at Arcadia! Check out over 100 exciting games and win prizes that will dazzle kids of all ages. See amazing shows at the Iris Theater.

CHRIST IN  THE SMOKIES MUSEUM AND GARDENS

510 River Road

(865) 436-5155

www.christinthesmokies.com

The Nation’s foremost inspirational  attraction. Featuring incredibly realistic life-size scenes in the story of Christ in dramatic settings. Awe-inspiring “Face of Christ” sculpture that seems to follow your every movement. Inspirational gift shop.

CIRCUS GOLF…IN 3D

919 Parkway

(865) 436-4415

Special FX blacklight golf, ½ circus fun house, ½ mini golf, 100% fun! 18 holes featuring computer animation, special effects and animatronic characters! It’s “big top” fun for everyone!

COOTER’S PLACE IN  THE SMOKIES

542 Parkway

(865) 430-9909

www.cootersplace.com

Take a trip back in time at Cooter’s Dukes of Hazzard store and museum. See the General Lee. Visits from cast members occasionally. Go-karts and mini golf.

EARTHQUAKE  THE RIDE

653 Parkway

(865) 436-9765

Experience the real thing in a catastrophic, live action adventure ride loaded with high-tech special effects. A thrill  ride for all ages.

FANNIE FARKLE’S

656 Parkway

(865) 436-4057

www.fanniefarkles.net

Often copied, never duplicated! Best family fun, food, prizes and games in Gatlinburg. We offer the friendliest service and cleanest restrooms. ATM on premises. Home of foot long Ogle Dog!

FORT FUN

716 Parkway

(865) 436-2326

www.smokymountainfun.com

Laser tag, 3D theater, bumper cars and more. Located next to Blacklight Mini Golf. Great combo packages allowing you to do it all for one low price. y

GATLINBURG AERIAL TRAMWAY

1001 Parkway

(865) 436-5423

www.obergatlinburg.com

Enjoy spectacular  views year round from aboard 120 passenger Aerial Tramway. Departs regularly from downtown Gatlinburg to Ober Gatlinburg  Ski Area and  Amusement Park. Featuring a full restaurant & lounge. Mountain Coaster New for 2015!

GATLINBURG MOUNTAIN COASTER

306 Parkway

(865) 430-5577

www.gatlinburgmountaincoaster.com

A unique, family-friendly thrill ride. It curves and winds through the woods and down the mountain. Control your own speed in single or double rider carts. Fun for all ages! Open year-round.

GATLINBURG ROPES COURSE ADVENTURES

125 Historic Nature Trail

(865) 325-1515

www.zipgatlinburg.com

Self guided 27 Obstacle Treetop Ropes Challenge course next to National Park one block from downtown Gatlinburg. A family adventure through ladders, swings, bridges, trapezes for kids and adults.

GATLINBURG  SKY LIFT

765 Parkway

(865) 436-4307

www.gatlinburgskylift.com

Come fly up Crockett Mountain on the best seat in Gatlinburg. Open year round. We hope to see you soon.

GUINNESS  WORLD RECORDS MUSEUM

631 Parkway Suite B11

(865) 430-7800, (877) 475-3974

www.ripleysgatlinburg.com

See the amazing book come to life through incredible displays, cool interactives, games, trivia themed galleries and new videos! Test your skills! Hundreds of Unbelievable Exhibits & Memorabilia!

HAUNTINGS-A LIVE GHOST SHOW

716 Parkway

(865) 436-4636

You haven’t lived ‘til we’ve scared you to death. Action-packed interactive  Ghost Show. The ultimate experience in horror!

HILLBILLY GOLF

340 Parkway

(865) 436-7470

Located on Parkway in Gatlinburg. Ride the incline 300 feet above the city. Play the world’s most unusual miniature golf. Two 18 hole courses with challenging mountaineer hazards. Fun for everyone.

HOLLYWOOD STAR CARS MUSEUM

914 Parkway

(865) 430-2200

www.starcarstn.com

See more than 40 real Hollywood movies and TV cars. Featuring the best of Hollywood movie, TV, and real life music superstar cars displayed in recreated sets with sound, lights and action.

MOTION RIDE MOVIE THEATER

716 Parkway

(865) 430-8985

www.smokymountainfun.com

Extreme fun in the area’s wildest simulator! Virtual Reality motion simulator features eight awesome movie rides for one low price. Downtown Parkway next to Fort Fun.

MYSTERIOUS MANSION OF GATLINBURG

424 River Road

(865) 436-7007

Gatlinburg’s oldest and most exciting haunted house. It’s an experience  you will never forget. Open daily, 10am-11pm. Call for Spring and Winter hours.

OBER GATLINBURG SKI AREA & AMUSEMENT PARK

1339 Ski Mountain Road

(865) 436-5423

www.obergatlinburg.com

Snow tubing park! Winter fun for all abilities  on 10 slopes.  Ski and snowboard rental equipment and lessons available, year round ice skating, shopping, full service restaurant & lounge  and much more!

OLD GATLINBURG  GOLF & GAMES

716 Parkway

(865) 430-4653 www.smokymountainfun.com

Gatlinburg’s largest indoor and outdoor mini golf attraction with three amazing courses. Glow in the dark blacklight indoor course. Plus enjoy the two award winning, storytelling outdoor courses.

RIPLEY’S AQUARIUM  OF THE SMOKIES

88 River Road

(865) 430-8808, (888) 240-1358

www.ripleysaquariumofthesmokies.com

America’s #1 Aquarium! Most spectacular underwater tunnel with 12 foot sharks, giant sea turtle and thousands of exotic sea creatures! Playful penguins at Ripley’s Penguin  Playhouse! Dive/feeding shows and much more!

RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! ODDITORIUM

800 Parkway

(865) 436-5096, (877) 475-3974

www.ripleysgatlinburg.com

Strangest place in Gatlinburg!  Where “Truth is Stranger than Fiction.”  Over 500 outstanding and incredible artifacts from around the world! Hours of family fun! Why just say it, see it!

RIPLEY’S  DAVY  CROCKETT MINI  GOLF

188 Parkway

(865) 430-8851, (877) 475-3974

www.ripleysgatlinburg.com

Gatlinburg’s most entertaining  mini-golf! 36 times the fun for the entire family! Two amazing 18 hole, state-of-the-art  golf courses with interactive displays and animated animals. Free parking or ride the trolley.

RIPLEY’S HAUNTED ADVENTURE

908 Parkway

(865) 430-9991, (877) 475-3974

www.ripleysgatlinburg.com

Enjoy Ripley’s world-class haunted attraction  and Gatlinburg’s #1 Haunted House! Frights, fun and screams for everyone! Bring all your friends… there’s safety in numbers! Multi-million, state-of- the-art haunted attraction with live actors.

RIPLEY’S MARVELOUS  MIRROR MAZE & CANDY FACTORY

623 Parkway

(865) 430-1834, (877) 475-3974

www.ripleysgatlinburg.com

Being lost has never been so fun! Find your way out through surprising corners, dead ends, continuous circles and rotating mirrors! See infinite reflections in every direction in the Infinity Room!

RIPLEY’S MOVING THEATER

904 Parkway

(865) 436-9763, (877) 475-3974

www.ripleysgatlinburg.com

Powered  by Real D 3D as used in “The Hobbit”, “Wreck-It Ralph”, “Hotel Transylvania”, “Frankenweenie”  & many more! Feel every bump, dip & turn! State-of-the-art motion simulator! Ride the movie, feel the rush!

RIPLEY’S PENGUIN  PLAYHOUSE

88 River Road

(865) 430-8808

www.ripleysaquariumofthesmokies.com

Enjoy penguins swimming, pop up on the penguins’ beach and get nose-to-beak,  voted by USA Today as the best place to see penguins! Experience a Penguin Encounter and Painting Program!

RIPLEY’S SUPER FUN ZONE

800 Parkway

(865) 436-5096, (877) 475-3974

www.ripleysgatlinburg.com

Play the best state-of-the-art  video games! Try your luck at one of the many fun redemption games! Win the coolest prizes. Go Green! New swipe  cards!

SHOOT ‘EM UP  CINEMA

815 Parkway Suite 3

(865) 430-8522

Gatlinburg’s Newest and Wildest Family Attraction! It’s a horse ridin’, six shootin’, score keepin’, 5D movie ride that’s packed with cutting edge special effects! It’s fun for all ages!

SMOKY MOUNTAIN  ANGLER

466 Brookside  Village  Way Suite  8

(865) 436-8746, (865) 335-3989

www.smokymountainangler.com

In Winery Square. Guided fishing trips and fishing outfitters. Oldest fly shop and guide service in Sevier County. Full line fly shop. TWRA license agent, rentals, locally hand tied flies since 1988.

SMOKY MOUNTAIN  STABLES

1720 East Parkway

(865) 436-5634

www.smokymountainridingstables.com

Enjoy a guided ride through the Smoky Mountains. Located inside the National Park, 4 miles from traffic light #3 on Highway 321 North. Open mid- March through Thanksgiving. Hours are seasonal.

SPACE NEEDLE GATLINBURG

115 Historic Nature Trail

(865) 436-4629

www.gatlinburgspaceneedle.com

Ride glass elevators  over 400’ to observation deck with free view finders and a 360 degree view. Gatlinburg’s largest redemption arcade, the Iris Theater, Lazer tag, Old tyme photos,  pizza and ice cream bistro.

SUGARLANDS RIDING STABLES

1409 Parkway

(865) 436-3535

www.sugarlandsridingstables.com

See wildlife on scenic wilderness trails climbing along streams inside the National Park. Open mid-March through Thanksgiving weekend. Hours are seasonal.

TREASURE QUEST GOLF

653 Parkway

(865) 436-3972

A championship 18-hole indoor golf course filled with unusual and spectacular scenes. Check out the new black light section! It’s fun and challenging for all ages.

WHITEWATER RAFTING

NANTAHALA  OUTDOOR CENTER

1138 Parkway

(865) 277-8209, (800) 232-7238

www.noc.com

The Smokies best fun! Rated “One of the Best Outfitters on Earth” by National Geographic Adventure, NOC rafts the Upper and Lower Pigeon River. Trips for kids as young as three.

RAFTING IN  THE SMOKIES

813 East Parkway

(865) 436-5008, (800) 776-7238

www.raftinginthesmokies.com

No experience  necessary!  The highlight of your vacation!  Great deals and packages on rafting, ziplining, ropes/challenge course and horseback riding for all ages.  Come enjoy our 10 acre Family Adventure Island.

SMOKY MOUNTAIN  OUTDOORS

453 Brookside Village Way

(865) 430-3838, (800) 771-7238

www.smokymountainrafting.com

Whitewater rafting at its finest! Fun for first timers. Offering the longest trip on the river since 1993. Trip Advisor Certificate  of Excellence Business. Call or book online: smokymountainrafting.com
A WALK IN  THE WOODS

4413 Scenic Drive East

(865) 436-8283

www.awalkinthewoods.com

Discover the treasures of the Great Smoky Mountains with the only REI Top Guides in the East. Guided nature walks, day hikes, overnight trips, shuttle service, equipment rental and more. Permitted and insured. Since 1998.

WESTGATE WILD  BEAR FALLS WATER PARK

915 Westgate Resort Road

(865) 430-4800, (800) 362-1798

www.wildbearfalls.com

Mountain-themed, year-round indoor water park features state-of-the-art  retractable roof and 60,000 square feet of waterslides, hot tubs, lazy river, zero-entry pool, toddler play area, tree house play structure and restaurant.

WORLD OF ILLUSIONS

716 Parkway Suite 206

(865) 436-9701

The world’s largest  exhibition  of action packed Grand Illusions.  Make a friend disappear, become a Genie in a bottle, walk away from your own shadow and much, much more.

ZIP GATLINBURG

125 Historic Nature Trail

(865) 430-9475, (877) 430-9442

www.zipgatlinburg.com

Best Prices in the Smokies! 9 Zipline treetop guided  course  & 7 zipline self guided course. Half the price of all others. Ages 5-82 . Treetop ropes and net ropes course. Downtown Gatlinburg.