Guide to Things to Do in Gatlinburg

Explore all that Gatlinburg has to offer you! With unlimited resources for family fun in the Smoky Mountains; Gatlinburg is bustling with adventure! We have compiled a list of exciting things to do in Gatlinburg, rain or shine.

1. Ripley's Moving Theater- Be a part of the action and feel every dip and turn at Ripley's Moving Theater, powered by Real D 3D.

2. Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway- Enjoy breathtaking views year round on the Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway.

3. Fannie Farkle's- Come out for the best family fun, food and prizes at Fannie Farkle's!

4. Old Gatlinburg Golf And Games- Enjoy Gatlinburg's largest indoor and outdoor Mini Golf attraction.

5. Motion Ride Movie Theater- Enjoy eight movie rides on a Virtual Reality motion simulator.

6. Mysterious Mansion Of Gatlinburg- Brave Gatlinburg's scariest and most exciting attraction.

7. Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area & Amusement Park- Ski the Smokies, ice skate indoors, shop and dine at Ober Gatlinburg.

8. Rafting In The Smokies- Enjoy the ten-acre Family Adventure Island and raft the Smokies, no experience required.

9. Ripley's Aquarium Of The Smokies- Visit America's number one aquarium and learn about oceanography and biology with a hands-on experience.

10. Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Odditorium!- Experience the strangest place in Gatlinburg where the truths are unbelievably factual!

11. Ripley's Davy Crockett Mini Golf- Enjoy 36 times the fun with two 18 hole state of the art mini golf courses in downtown Gatlinburg.

12. Ripley's Haunted Adventure- Ripley's Haunted Adventure is Gatlinburg's number one haunted house! A world-class haunted attraction featuring frights and screams, fun for the whole family!

13. Ripley's Marvelous Mirror Maze & Candy Factory- Feast your eyes on a rotating mirror maze, a new experience every time you visit!

14. Ripley's Penguin Playhouse- Enjoy a nose to beak experience at Ripley's Penguin Playhouse and travel through tunnels above and below water.

15. The Salt And Pepper Shaker Museum- Witness over twenty thousand salt and pepper shakers in all shapes and sizes at The Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum.

16. Smoky Mountain Outdoors- Experience the longest trip on the river with Smoky Mountain Outdoors, perfect for first timers!

17. Space Needle- Rise over four hundred feet in elevation on glass elevators to the observatory deck at the Space Needle and see all of downtown Gatlinburg.

18. Sugarlands Riding Stables- Encounter wildlife while horseback on winding trails in Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Sugarlands Riding Stables.

19. A Walk In The Woods- Enjoy guided nature walks, overnight trips, shuttle services and more with the only REI Top Guides in the East.

20. Zip Gatlinburg- Feel the breeze as you zip through Gatlinburg's only treetop zip line and ropes course aerial tour.

21. Appalachian GhostWalks- Walk the streets of Gatlinburg and hear old tales and truths of Gatlinburg's ghosts and local history.

22. Arcadia- Enjoy one hundred exciting games and interactive attractions at the twenty-five thousand square foot, two story game center, Arcadia, in downtown Gatlinburg.

23. Christ In The Smokies- A museum of realistic, life-size scenes about the empowering story of Christ.

24. Cooter's Place In The Smokies- See the General Lee and real set memorabilia from the Dukes of Hazzard in Cooter's Place, including go-karts and mini golf.

25. Fort Fun- Enjoy laser tag, mini golf, bumper cars, and more at Fort Fun!

26. Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster- Coast along the mountain on a quiet, steel track and take in the scenery of the Smokies at speeds up to 35 miles per hour, rain or shine, on the Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster!

27. Gatlinburg Ropes Course Adventures- The Gatlinburg Ropes Course Adventure is an aerial ropes tour featuring over 100 obstacles.

28. Guinness World Of Records Museum- Witness the Guinness World Book of Records come to life before your eyes with displays and interactive stations at the Guinness World of Records Museum.

29. Hollywood Star Cars Museum- See over 40 actual Hollywood cars from the movies and television at Hollywood Star Cars Museum.

30. Sweet Fanny Adams Theater & Music Hall- Gatlinburg's only musical theater sharing live, on-stage side-splitting laughs.

31. Ole Smoky Distillery- Visit Tennessee's first legal moonshine distillery and sample the product, tour the facility to see how moonshine is made, and enjoy an occasional live performance in The Hollar.

32. Relaxing Hot Tubs- Soak your stresses away in the Smokies on the deck of a Diamond Mountain Rental.

33. Roaring Fires- Cuddle up in front of a cozy, roaring fire at a Diamond Mountain cabin rental.

34. Sugarland Cellars- Taste the Smokies with wine samplings and winery tours at Sugarland Cellars.

35. Cades Cove- Travel along an eleven-mile one-way loop through Cades Cove and explore the beautiful scenery, historic structures, and hiking trails in the verdant valley.

36. Pool Days- Enjoy a relaxing day at the pool at one of Diamond Mountain Rentals' select cabins offering pool access and beat the heat.

37. Hiking the Smokies- Encounter beautiful waterfalls and panoramic views on the trails of the Smoky Mountains.

38. Auto Touring- Drive through the Smoky Mountains and witness beautiful scenery and wildlife along the way all from the comfort of your car.

39. Fishing- The Smoky Mountains have limitless miles of streams full of rainbow trout, perfect for fishing.

40. Picnicking- Pack a basket of goodies and enjoy a meal outdoors in the Smoky Mountains.

Don't bother with narrowing down your favorites, you can easily check every item off on this list in as little as three to five days of play in the Smoky Mountains! Book your next stay with Diamond Mountain Rentals and explore all that Gatlinburg has to offer.

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