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Top Family Must Do’s in Gatlinburg

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee has become a popular vacation destination and it’s no wonder why. You will be surrounded by the beauty of Mother Nature each day. If you’ll be heading to Dollywood and the Great Smoky Mountains this summer, be sure to visit Gatlinburg! If you and your family are planning an outing to Gatlinburg, be sure to check out these few places along the way.

Top Family Must Dos Gatlinburg

Great Smoky Mountains Waterfall Adventure

This tour along an Appalachian mountain path will be one of the highlights of your trip. You will be walking through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, enjoying three hours of mother nature’s beautiful, lush greenery, and cascading waterfalls. What better place for a photo op than in front of one of the several waterfalls, rock hopping across a stream, or hiking across narrow ridges?

Gatlinburg Sky Lift

This attraction is just how it sounds. A sky lift that takes you 1,800 feet high into the mountains! Here you will experience about 20 minutes worth of absolutely breathtaking views on your way up and down from Crockett Mountain. Though if you purchase the unlimited ticket, you are free to take as many rides as time permits. Currently, the Sky Deck, which allows you to get off at the top of the mountain, is under construction, so for now you continue to relax as it turns you back around to make your venture down the mountain.

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Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster

Adventures to Gatlinburg are all about tranquility as you breathe in the beautiful, calm and peaceful sights around you. But if you also desire a little thrill seeking while you are in the Smoky Mountains be sure to stop by Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster, where you can coast through the mountains on a winding track, both during the day, and at night. Just like some of the roller coasters you ride in big theme parks, this coaster has the opportunity to capture your photo while riding, and purchase it afterward.

Ober Gatlinburg

Did you think that the Sky Lift was fun? You’re going to love Ober Gatlinburg. This top family must do will quickly become a family favorite. Not only can you ski at Ober Gatlinburg, but you will also get the view of a lifetime. If there is any place to enjoy a breathtaking view, it’s in Gatlinburg. There is also ice skating, shopping, and dining! Make sure to check it out with the entire family.

When you head to Gatlinburg, what’s your top family must do? Let us know what you enjoy doing most with your family!