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:
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!