Youth & Education

USA Today Travel cited Gatlinburg one of the best destinations in the country for teens, and it’s easy to see why. There’s just more to do here.

From the world-class saltwater aquarium to the stunning natural setting of the most-visited national park in the country, Gatlinburg gives kids an active learning experience that’s an invaluable addition to what they learn in the classroom. So what’s on the lesson plan today? Hike the Smokies with a knowledgeable naturalist. Paddle the roaring whitewaters of the Pigeon River. Ski the snowy slopes of Ober Gatlinburg.

Even more excitement awaits in downtown Gatlinburg. Our terrific public transit and the town’s walkability also make it easy for you and your group to navigate the city easily. The kids will be all right in Gatlinburg, and they’ll even learn a thing or two. Let us help you plan your group trip today!

Things to Do with Kids

If you’re looking for family fun, there’s no place better than Gatlinburg! Take the whole family to the slopes at Ober Gatlinburg, the only combined ski resort and amusement park in Tennessee, or check out our aquarium, water park, ropes course, ziplines, museums and...


The beauty of Gatlinburg makes it the perfect place to reflect on and gain new appreciation for the natural wonders of the world. Faith is a big part of the people and places that make Gatlinburg, well, Gatlinburg. Visitors often marvel at the friendliness of the folks who call...


Beep, beep! Motor coaches are making their way through Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. We’re happy to help travelers find enjoyable ways to experience our beautiful town, whether they’re in town for a week or an hour.


When we say that family gatherings become family traditions in Gatlinburg, it’s not just a fancy tagline. It’s the truth. Over the years, countless families have chosen Gatlinburg time and time again. No matter your family members’ age or interests, there really...

Social & Fraternal

Fraternities and sororities from local colleges and universities have long chosen Gatlinburg as the location for formal events and celebrations. Organizations of all sizes continually pick the Smokies for annual functions and important meetings.


80 Acres Of Indoor And Outdoor Sports! In Gatlinburg? Yes, in Gatlinburg. You read that right. There’s a lot more here than you might expect.

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