Attractions & Things to Do in Gatlinburg

Attractions & Things to Do in Gatlinburg
Nestled in the Smoky Mountains, in Eastern Tennessee, Gatlinburg is a resort-like city filled with various activities that families can enjoy. While there are a vast amount of activities to do in town, the beautiful scenery that surrounds the city makes it an ideal place to enjoy an abundance of outdoor activities as well. Whether guests are looking for an adventurous journey or a relaxing vacation, Gatlinburg has something everyone will enjoy.

Smoky Mountain Outdoors

White water rafting is the ultimate adventure in the Great Smoky Mountains. The staff at Smoky Mountain Outdoors provides all of the essential gear for guests to begin their journey down the Pigeon River. Included is an experienced guide to ensure that guests have a safe and enjoyable rafting experience. In addition to the picturesque scenery, guests are sure to see some excitement, battling class 3 and class 4 rapids along the way.

Smoky Mountain Outdoors
453 Brookside Village Way
Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738
(865) 430-3838
smokymountainrafting.com/

Hollywood Cars Stars Museum

Located in the center of Gatlinburg, the Hollywood Cars Museum is filled with cars that have been used in television and movies and some that were personally owned by celebrities. Guests can view the General Lee from "The Dukes of Hazzard," the original 1967 Mustang Shelby from "Gone in 60 Seconds" and the Flintmobile from "Flintstones: The Movie." Children will adore the 1977 Camaro that was Bumblebee in the 2007 film "Transformers," and adults will be taken back in time viewing cars owned by Bob Hope, Dennis Wilson and Mike Tyson. The vast collection is bound to have something everyone will enjoy.

Hollywood Cars Museum
914 Parkway
Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738
(865) 430-2200
starcarstn.com/index.html

Hillbilly Golf

Located on the parkway, Hillbilly Golf is a miniature golf experience unlike any other. Guests begin their adventure by riding an incline up 300 feet to the mountaintop above the city. Once there, they will find two 18-hole miniature golf courses, designed with a hillbilly flair. Players will have to avoid obstacles such as outhouses, rocky walls and native mountain plants to complete the game.

Hillbilly Golf
340 Parkway
Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738
(865) 436-7470
gatlinburg-attractions.com/hillbilly_golf_.html

Smoky Mountain Riding Stables

The Smoky Mountain Riding Stables offers the perfect outdoor activity for families to enjoy. An experienced guide leads guests through the amazing horseback riding trails in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Guests can enjoy the wooded scenery and the mountain streams along the trails. Both novice and experienced riders are welcome at the Smoky Mountain Riding Stables to enjoy the peaceful mountain views from the back of a horse.

Smoky Mountain Riding Stables
1720 E. Parkway
Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738
(865) 436-5634
smokymountainridingstables.com/

Article Written By Emily Retherford

Emily Retherford has been a full-time freelance writer since 2009. She specializes in travel, parenting, fashion and beauty with work appearing on various online publications.

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