Gatlinburg Family Attractions

What’s there to do in Gatlinburg for kids and parents? For starters there’s Ober Gatlinburg, the only combined ski resort and amusement park in Tennessee. The whole family will “ooh” and “ahh” through our aquarium, water park, ropes course, ziplines, museums and countless other attractions you’ll find in Gatlinburg for kids and adults alike. Look below to find family-friendly fun, whether it’s on a mini-golf course or the most fun amusement park in Tennessee. Start a new family tradition in Gatlinburg!

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Ripley's Davy Crockett Mini Golf

Ripley's Davy Crockett Mini Golf

188 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 430-8851
Toll Free: 1-877-475-3974
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Gatlinburg's Most Entertaining Mini-Golf! 36 times the Fun for the Entire Family! Two Amazing 18-hole State-of-the-Art golf courses with interactive displays and animated animals. Free parking or ride the Trolley.
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Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium

800 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-5096
Toll Free: 1-877-475-3974
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Strangest Place in Gatlinburg! Where "Truth is Stranger than Fiction." Over 500 Outstanding and Incredible Artifacts from around the World! Hours of Family Fun! Why just say it, See it!
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Ripley's Moving Theater

Ripley's Moving Theater

Ripley's Moving Theater

904 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-9763
Toll Free: 1-877-475-3974
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Powered by Real D 3D as used in "Home," "Minion," "Jurassic World" & many more! Feel every bump, dip & turn! State-of-the-art motion simulator! Ride the movie, feel the rush!
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Amazing Mirror Maze

Amazing Mirror Maze

919 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-4415
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Being lost has never been so fun! Find you way out through surprising corners, dead ends, continuos circle and rotating mirrors. See Infinite reflections of yourself in every direction in the Infinity room!
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America's Escape Game

America's Escape Game

716 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-2326
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Opening soon! Solve puzzles, crack codes and conquer challenges in order to escape within an allotted timeframe. One of a kind, themed rooms feature props, lighting and sound effects. Most don't escape!
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Appalachian GhostWalks

Appalachian GhostWalks

959 Parkway (tour departure only)
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(423) 743-9255
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Gatlinburg GhostWalks are Gatlinburg Ghost and History Tours along with full, complementary family vacation planning and real history combined with true ghost stories in Gatlinburg, Tennessee and the Smoky Mountains.


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Arcadia Arcadia Arcadia

Arcadia

Arcadia

115 Historic Nature Trail
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-5650
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Have a blast with us at Arcadia! Check out over 100 exciting games and win prizes that will dazzle kids of all ages. Over 1 Million in upgrades for 2016.
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The Captured- A Live Escape Experience

The Captured- A Live Escape Experience

The Captured- A Live Escape Experience

112 Reagan Drive
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 430-7844
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The Captured - A Live Escape Experience. Solve clues, puzzles, trap doors to escape and survive the experience! Will you escape before time runs out?
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Christ in the Smokies Christ in the Smokies Christ in the Smokies

Christ in the Smokies

Christ in the Smokies

510 River Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-5155
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The Nation's foremost Inspirational Attraction.  Featuring incredibly realistic life-size scenes in the story of Christ utilizing life-size figures in dramatic settings.  Awe-inspiring “Face of Christ” sculpture that seems to follow your every movement. Inspirational gift shop.
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Circus Golf...in 3D

Circus Golf...in 3D

919 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-4415
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Special FX blacklight golf, ½ circus fun house, ½ mini golf, 100% fun! 18 holes featuring computer animation, special effects and animatronic characters! It's "Big Top" fun for everyone!
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Cooter's Place in the Smokies

Cooter's Place in the Smokies

542 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 430-9909
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Take a trip back in time at Cooter's Dukes of Hazzard store and Museum. See the General Lee. Visits from cast members occasionally. Go Karts and Mini Golf.
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Earthquake the Ride

Earthquake the Ride

653 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-9765
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Experience the real thing in a catastrophic, live action adventure ride loaded with high tech special effects. A thrill ride for all ages.


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Fannie Farkle's

Fannie Farkle's

656 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-4057
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Often copied, never duplicated! Best Family Fun, Food, Prizes, Games in Gatlinburg....We offer the Friendliest Service & Cleanest restrooms. ATM on premises. Home of the footlong Ogle Dog!


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Fort Fun Min Golf and More Fort Fun Min Golf and More

Fort Fun Mini Golf and More

Fort Fun Mini Golf and More

716 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-2326
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Laser Tag, 3 D Theater, Bumper Cars and more. Located next to Blacklight Mini Golf. Great Combo Packages allowing you to Do It All for one Low Price.
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Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway

Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway

1001 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-5423
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Enjoy spectacular views year round from aboard 120 passenger Aerial Tramway. Departs regularly from downtown Gatlinburg to Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area and Amusement Park. Featuring a full restaurant & lounge. Ski Mountain Coaster New for 2015!


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Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster

Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster

306 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
865-430-5577
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A unique, family-friendly thrill ride. It curves and winds through the woods and down the mountain. Control your own speed in single or double rider carts . Fun for all ages! Open year-round.


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Gatlinburg Sky Lift

Gatlinburg Sky Lift

765 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-4307
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Come fly up Crockett Mountain on the best seat in Gatlinburg. Open year round. We hope to see you soon.
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Guinness World of Records Museum

Guinness World of Records Museum

631 Parkway Suite B11
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 430 7800
Toll Free: 1-877-475-3974
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See the Amazing Book come to Life through incredible displays, cool interactives, games, trivia, themed galleries and new videos. Test your Skill! Hundreds of Unbelievable Exhibits & Memorabilia!
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Hillbilly Golf

Hillbilly Golf

340 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-7470
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Located on Parkway, Gatlinburg. Ride the incline 300 feet above the city. Play the world's most unusual miniature golf. Two 18 hole courses with challenging mountaineer hazards. Fun for everyone.
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Hollywood Star Cars Museum

Hollywood Star Cars Museum

914 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 430-2200
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See over 40 real Hollywood movie & TV cars. Featuring the best of Hollywood movie, TV, and real life music superstar cars displayed in recreated sets with sound, lights, and action.
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Motion Ride Movie Theater

Motion Ride Movie Theater

716 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-2326
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Extreme fun in the area's wildest simulator! Virtual Reality motion simulator features six awesome movie rides for one low price. Downtown Parkway next to Fort Fun.
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Mysterious Mansion of Gatlinburg

Mysterious Mansion of Gatlinburg

424 River Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-7007
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Gatlinburg's Oldest and Scariest Haunted House! Find your way through secret passageways in a terrifying, self guided tour of our three story Haunted Mansion! IF YOU DARE! Great prices! For more information visit our website.


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Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area & Amusement Park

Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area & Amusement Park

1339 Ski Mountain Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-5423
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Ski Mountain Coaster, Snow tubing park & year-round fun for everyone! Ski and snowboard rental equipment and lessons available, year round ice skating, shopping, full service restaurant & lounge and much more!


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Old Gatlinburg Golf and Games

Old Gatlinburg Golf and Games

716 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 430-4653
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Gatlinburg's largest indoor and outdoor Mini Golf Attraction with three amazing courses. Glow in the dark Blacklight Indoor Course. Plus enjoy the two Award Winning, story telling outdoor courses.


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Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

88 River Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 430-8808
Toll Free: 1-888-240-1358
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One of the Top 5 Aquariums in the USA & World! Most spectacular underwater tunnel with 12-foot sharks, giant sea turtle and thousands of exotic sea creatures! Playful penguins at Ripley's Penguin Playhouse! Dive/feeding shows and much more!


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Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium

800 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-5096
Toll Free: 1-877-475-3974
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Strangest Place in Gatlinburg! Where "Truth is Stranger than Fiction." Over 500 Outstanding and Incredible Artifacts from around the World! Hours of Family Fun! Why just say it, See it!
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Ripley's Davy Crockett Mini Golf

Ripley's Davy Crockett Mini Golf

188 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 430-8851
Toll Free: 1-877-475-3974
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Gatlinburg's Most Entertaining Mini-Golf! 36 times the Fun for the Entire Family! Two Amazing 18-hole State-of-the-Art golf courses with interactive displays and animated animals. Free parking or ride the Trolley.
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Ripley's Haunted Adventure

Ripley's Haunted Adventure

908 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 430-9991
Toll Free: 1-877-475-3974
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Enjoy Ripley's World-class Haunted Attraction & Gatlinburg's #1 Haunted House! Frights, Fun and Screams for Everyone! Bring all your friends...there's safety in numbers! Multi-Million, State-of-the-Art Haunted Attraction with Live Actors.
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Ripley's Marvelous Mirror Maze & Candy Factory Ripley's Marvelous Mirror Maze & Candy Factory

Ripley's Marvelous Mirror Maze & Candy Factory

Ripley's Marvelous Mirror Maze & Candy Factory

623 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 430-1834
Toll Free: 1-877-475-3974
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New rotating mirror! Can you find your way out of the Mirror Maze? An a'maze'ing adventure every time! Never the same experience twice! A must see stop on any trip!
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Ripley's Moving Theater

Ripley's Moving Theater

Ripley's Moving Theater

904 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-9763
Toll Free: 1-877-475-3974
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Powered by Real D 3D as used in "Home," "Minion," "Jurassic World" & many more! Feel every bump, dip & turn! State-of-the-art motion simulator! Ride the movie, feel the rush!
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Ripley's Penguin Playhouse

Ripley's Penguin Playhouse

Ripley's Penguin Playhouse

88 River Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 430-8808
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Enjoy penguins swimming, pop up on the penguins’ beach and get nose-to-beak, voted by USA Today as the best place to see penguins! Experience a Penguin Encounter and Painting Program!
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Ripley's Super Funzone

Ripley's Super Funzone

800 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-5096
Toll Free: 1-877-475-3974
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Play the best state-of-the-art video games! Try your luck at one of the many fun redemption games! Win the coolest prizes. Go Green! New swipe cards!
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The Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum

The Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum

461 Brookside Village Way
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 430-5515
Toll Free: 1-888-778-1802
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A celebration of America’s favorite collectible, with over 20,000 sets of shakers in all sizes, shapes and materials. Fun for the whole family (yes, that includes you!).


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Shoot em Up Cinemas

Shoot em Up Cinemas

815 Parkway Suite 3
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 430-8522
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Gatlinburg's Wildest Family Attraction! It's a horse ridin', six shootin', score keepin', 7D movie ride that's packed with cutting edge special effects! It's fun for all ages!
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Space Needle

Space Needle

115 Historic Nature Trail
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-4629
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Ride glass elevators over 400' to our new observation deck with free view finders and a 360 degree view. Arcadia, Iris Theater, Slice Pizza Bakery and The Captured A Live Escape Experience.
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Sugarlands Riding Stables

Sugarlands Riding Stables

1409 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-3535
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See wildlife on scenic wilderness trails climbing along streams inside the National Park. Open Mid March Thanksgiving weekend. Hours are seasonal.


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Treasure Quest Golf

Treasure Quest Golf

653 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-3972
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A championship 18-hole indoor golf course filled with unusual and spectacular scenes. Check out the new black-light section! It’s fun and challenging for all ages.


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A Walk in the Woods

A Walk in the Woods

A Walk in the Woods


Gatlinburg, TN
(865) 436-8283
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Discover the treasures of the Great Smoky Mountains with the only REI Top Guides in the East. Guided nature walks, day hikes, overnight trips, shuttle service, equipment rental and more. Permitted and insured. Since 1998.


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Westgate Wild Bear Falls

Westgate Wild Bear Falls

915 Westgate Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 430-4800
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60,000 square foot indoor waterpark open year round with tube slides, body slides, 900 foot long lazy river, hot-tubs, toddler-only area, swimming pool and grills.


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World of Illusions

World of Illusions

716 Parkway Suite 206
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-9701
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The world's largest exhibition of action packed Grand Illusions. Make a friend disappear, become a Genie in a bottle, walk away from your own shadow and much, much more.


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Zip Gatlinburg

Zip Gatlinburg

Zip Gatlinburg

125 Historic Nature Trail
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 430-9475
Toll Free: 1-877-430-9442
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Best Prices in the Smokies! 9 Zipline treetop guided course plus a 27 obstacle self guided treetrek. Ages 5-85. Downtown Gatlinburg next to the Gatlinburg Space Needle. A Family Adventure!


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Ripley

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

Marvel at 12-foot sharks, giant sea turtles, thousands of exotic sea creatures and playful penguins swimming. Enjoy a State-of-the-art clear underwater Tunnels! An Ultimate Underwater Experience. Coral Reef, Stingray Bay and Penguin Playhouse....

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Cabins USA Gatlinburg

Cabins USA Gatlinburg

We cater to large and small groups like family reunions, youth or church retreats, business meetings and weddings or receptions. Accommodate 2 to 24 guests in one cabin. Call us or book online....

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Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community

Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community

A Historic 8-mile loop designated a Tennessee Heritage Arts & Crafts Trail. Established in 1937, artisans whittle, paint, sew, cast, weave and carve, create original collectibles such as candles, baskets, quilts, brooms, pottery....

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River Edge Motor Lodge

River Edge Motor Lodge

Locally owned. Continental breakfast. Heated pool and a children's pool, private balconies, all king and queen beds, fireplaces, microwaves, coffee makers, and refrigerators. Luxurious honeymoon suites with heart shaped Jacuzzis and king beds. Two apartments, with kitchens, that have 2 bedrooms....

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Fannie Farkle

Fannie Farkle's

Fannie Farkle's delivers good food and great fun. Known for its world-famous Ogle Dogs and the best games and prizes in the region, Fannie Farkle's is a must-see Gatlinburg attraction....

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Nantahala Outdoor Center

Nantahala Outdoor Center

Most respected outfitter in the Southeast. NOC has been recognized by The New York Times and National Geographic Adventure. Our guides are the best-trained on the river, with more than 35 years of whitewater expertise...

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Space Needle

Space Needle

Ride glass elevators over 400 ft to observation deck for the only 360 degree view of the Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg. An educational experience from the Space Needle's perspective including Free View Finders!...

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River Edge Motor Lodge

River Edge Motor Lodge

Locally owned. Continental breakfast. Heated pool and a children's pool, private balconies, all king and queen beds, fireplaces, microwaves, coffee makers, and refrigerators. Luxurious honeymoon suites with heart shaped Jacuzzis and king beds. Two apartments, with kitchens, that have 2 bedrooms....

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