Gatlinburg is located on the Tennessee side of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park near the eastern end. The best way to get to Gatlinburg from Wears Valley is to travel through the park on route scenic old 73. Find Lyons Springs Road just off Wears Valley Road route 321 and it will take you through Metcaff Bottoms entrance and will “T” at old route 73, Just turn left and follow the road as it runs through the woods mostly along rivers. It is very scenic and also probably the fastest route. From there Gatlinburg is a small town and not hard to find your way around. When you arrive you will find Gatlinburg full of all kinds of Attractions!
Whether young or old you will find your hearts desire in Gatlinburg!
Soar through the Tree Tops like Tarzan! Young or Old will enjoy the activity and the exercise! You will have the time of your life! Trip takes about 1 1/2 hours! From $59 per person.
Nine Zip Lines – One Sky Bridge!
Gatlinburg Sky Lift-
Chair Lift ride from the center of town! If your not up to the zip lines, then you will enjoy a ride on the sky lift! They offer rides year round, day and night! Bring your camera and binoculars! The views are spectacular and very exciting during daylight hours, but really special if seen at night with all the lights!- from only $12 for adults!
Amusement Park – Ski resort! Gatlinburg is named one of the top ten ski area’s in the United States! Located high above Gatlinburg it’s a great way to see and play in the snow during the winter months!
Guinness World Records Museum-
Brought to you by Ripley’s! This is strange! Part of the Ripley’s collection of attractions. If you have a car load full of young boys they will enjoy coming here and see the unusual and the wierd!
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