Family Friendly Gatlinburg Attractions

While the beauty of Gatlinburg’s natural surroundings brings most people to the city, there are a wide variety of Gatlinburg attractions—both indoor and outdoor—that keep visitors coming back. Here are some of our favorite attractions in Gatlinburg:

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Voted the #1 Aquarium by TripAdvisor, Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is a “must see” while visiting! Their one of a kind exhibits include a shark lagoon, tropical rainforest, touch a ray bay, penguin playhouse and more!

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Ober Gatlinburg

Ober Gatlinburg Ski resort and Amusement Park offers year round fun with winter ski trails and terrain for all skill levels and summer activities including the alpine slide, animal encounter, mini golf and more!

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Rocky Top Sports World

The Glenstone Lodge is a preferred lodging partner for Rocky Top Sports World. This incredible 80-acre state of the art sports campus is home to numerous tournaments and camps for all types of turf and court sports. With an 86,000 sq. ft. indoor facility, Rocky Top Sports World’s facilities support sports year round.

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Outdoor Rafting Adventures

Truly fun for all ages! Enjoy a guided whitewater rafting tour down the Big Pigeon River along the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Explore 800 square miles of gorgeous Smoky Mountain forests, waterfalls and views with over 900 miles trails perfect for hiking, biking and exploring!

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Ole Smoky Moonshine

Visit the Ole Smokey Moonshine distillery to learn about moonshine creation, history and folklore and taste the locally made ‘shine for free!

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Dollywood

Experience fun for the whole family with thrilling rides and rollercoasters, award-winning entertainment, holiday festivals and Tennessee’s first and only water coaster all at one of the world’s best theme parks!

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Smoky Mountain Opry

Experience the largest musical variety show in the Smoky Mountains featuring a cast of talented singers, dancers, comedians and musicians that will dazzle you with their unique performances!

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Hatfields & McCoys

Join the Hatfield & McCoy families for a dinner show packed with singing, dancing, family feuding and a delicious country feast!

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Smith Family Theater

Enjoy a variety show that exudes Southern culture and music at one of their four seatings daily, including a breakfast show! The shows include the Smithfield Dinner Show, Hazard County Hoedown, Are You Smarter Than a Redneck and more!

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Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede

Enjoy a delicious southern inspired four course dinner set beside a stage where a cast of 32 horses and skilled riders perform daring stunts and put on a show you’ll never forget!

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Wonderworks

WonderWorks is fun for the whole family with over 100 interactive exhibits including the infamous inversion tunnel where your world will turn upside down!

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Titanic Museum

Visit the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge and honor the passengers and crew by learning their stories and exploring the history of the infamous ship.

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Glenstone Lodge
About The Hotel

A Few Things Worth Noting

  • Only a two-block walk to downtown events and attractions.

  • Kids and families alike enjoy our indoor and outdoor pools.

  • Our hotel offers over 10,000 sq. ft. of flexible function and banquet space.