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. You can find more attractions on the Gatlinburg Attractions website or you can see a few of our favorite attractions near Glenstone Lodge below:

Smokie Mountains

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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Rafting in the Smokies

Truly fun for all ages! Enjoy a guided whitewater rafting tour down the upper Pigeon River or a scenic family float trip down the lower section. Plus a variety of other adventures including ropes courses, zip-lining, and more.

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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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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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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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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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Country Tonight Theater

Enjoy family-friendly Pigeon Forge entertainment with singing, dancing, comedy, gospel, American patriotism, and more during the spectacular two-hour Pigeon Forge show.

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Dolly Parton’s 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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The Comedy Barn Theater

Enjoy laughs with your entire family at The Comedy Barn Theatr with fun barnyard animals, magicians, jugglers, ventriloquists, comedians, live country and gospel music!

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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

  • Ripley's Aquarium near our Gatlinburg hotel

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

  • Gatlinburg hotel Outdoor Pool ideal Family vacation

    Kids and families alike enjoy our indoor and outdoor pools.

  • Banquet Space at Glenstone Lodge

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