No need to wait for warm weather to find family fun in Gatlinburg. Kids of all ages will get a kick out of these winning winter activities. Adventures await, from slopes to trails, while skill-building classes, mind-blowing curiosities, and friendly competitions can’t lose with the young at heart.
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Dive into immersive courses at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, which provide enriching lessons and hands-on labs. Whether you’re looking for a Scouting adventure, a school field trip destination, a homeschool intensive, or a day of learning with your family, Ripley’s Education Department is ready to help.
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The colder months are a great time to learn a new craft, and Gatlinburg’s vibrant arts community features classes for kids and families. From artisanal instruction at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts to pottery classes at Fowler Clay Works, and glass making at Firefly Glass Studio, children can cultivate their creativity in Gatlinburg.