Gatlinburg, a mountain town in eastern Tennessee, is known as a gateway to the roughly 520,000-acre Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Many of its key attractions offer sweeping views of the neighboring park, including the 407-ft. Space Needle observation tower and the Sky Lift, a 2.1-mile aerial cable car that journeys from Downtown to the popular amusement park and ski resort Ober Gatlinburg.
Welcome to BEST WESTERN Twin Islands! Situated in the stunning Great Smoky Mountains National Park, your Gatlinburg hotel offers a great location as well as the best amenities. Guests have it all at this property, with Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies just steps away and all the excitement of Dollywood just a few miles from your comfortable guestroom. With a downtown location, the best of Gatlinburg is at your doorstep, whether it is an evening of live music or a lazy weekend of antiquing that is on the itinerary.
Location:539 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, United States
Cajun classics like po’ boys & jambalaya plus steak & pasta in a lively space with nightly karaoke.
Location:762 Parkway #5, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, United States
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Big outdoor adventure hub offering zip lining, gondola rides, a treetop play area & other fun.
Location:576 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, United States
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Situated on the famous SkyLift Park, this 680-foot-long man-made wonder is North America’s longest suspension bridge
Location:765 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, United States
This popular roadside overlook features panoramic views of the city & surrounding mountains.
Location:Gatlinburg, TN 37738, United States
Rustic, industrial-chic moonshine maker offering indoor & outdoor tours, tastings & live music.
Location:805 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, United States
The Gatlinburg Space Needle is a 407 feet tall observation tower in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, United States. The tower has an outdoor observation level that provides a 360-degree view of the Great Smoky Mountains and the city of Gatlinburg.
Location:115 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, United States
For the curious traveler who wants more from their travels, this fall foliage tour can’t be beat. Following your guide—a biologist, ecologist, or park ranger—you’ll get a deeper understanding of this gorgeous area, walking or hiking through the scenic Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Get ready to learn, have fun, and scout out some brilliant autumn color and incredible Smoky Mountain views.
Location:107 Park Headquarters Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, USA
Sprawling aquarium showcasing sharks, sea turtles, stingrays, penguins & a glass-bottom boat ride.
Location:88 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, United States
Museum with kitschy oddities on display, including shrunken human heads & rare animal skeletons
Location:800 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, United States
Chesapeake’s derives much of its authentic Eastern Shore qualities from decor that features genuine nautical antiques and artifacts. Pairing this cozy, seaside ambiance with welcoming service and fresh ingredients has made it the perfect spot for creating memorable moments with the people in your life. As part of the Copper Cellar Family of Restaurants, Chesapeake’s offers fresh seafood that’s flown in daily, local, handcrafted micro-brews, and USDA choice and prime-graded beef. Whether you come for the food, the drinks, or the atmosphere, you’re in for an unforgettable experience at Chesapeake’s Gatlinburg.
Location:437 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, United States
Victorian-style haunted house featuring year-round self-guided tours & spooky surprises.
Location:424 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, United States
A gabled slate rooftops this popular breakfast & lunch spot, known for many varieties of flapjacks.
Location:628 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, United States
Open-air chairlift ride to the top of a 1,800-ft. overlook with views of the Smoky Mountains.
Location: 765 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, United States
Nearly 30 shops & eateries are clustered in a center reminiscent of European streets & plazas.
Location:634 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, United States
The founders of Tennessee Homemade Wines are local Gatlinburg folk, rooted in the deep family tradition of Tennessee sweet wine. We use fresh fruits, local craftsmen and southern hospitality to make and sell the best sweet wine in the Smoky Mountains. Come visit for free wine samples and an atmosphere reflecting the way of life here in the Smokies.
Location:643 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, United States
Automobile archive featuring famous film & TV cars including General Lee & 1966 Batmobile.
Location:914 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, United States
At Gatlinburg Pinball Museum, we offer an Exclusive Pinball Experience by featuring highly sought after Limited Edition Pinball for public play.
Location:205 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, United States
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