Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains

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    Dollywood

    Dollywood

    Ranked #1 overall in Pigeon Forge things to do
    294 reviews
    Entertainment, Theme Park, Water Park
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureStudents

    FUN for the ENTIRE family!! Great shows! Rides for EVERY age! Lots of interesting shops along your strolls throughout the park. We LOVE the festivals that Dollywood puts on every ...

  • 2
    Clingmans Dome

    Clingmans Dome

    Ranked #1 overall in Gatlinburg things to do
    267 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureFamilies

    For the best views and not as much hiking, I highly recommend taking the beautiful drive and short hike to Clingmans Dome. Don't forget your camera!

  • 3
    Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    Ranked #2 overall in Gatlinburg things to do
    239 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    This park is beautiful. They have trails for all skills. They are not a pet friendly park, there are only 2 trails dogs are permitted on.

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    Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

    Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

    Ranked #3 overall in Gatlinburg things to do
    163 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureStudents

    This is a very awesome place to visit in Gatlinburg! The tunnel is way cool, with sharks overhead of you. The kids and You, will love it!

  • 5
    Newfound Gap

    Newfound Gap

    Ranked #4 overall in Gatlinburg things to do
    153 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Scenic Lookout, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    Amazing! You don't have to hike so this place you can drive right up to it. It is just beautiful!! It is a must see!!

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    Dixie Stampede Dinner & Show

    Dixie Stampede Dinner & Show

    Ranked #2 overall in Pigeon Forge things to do
    124 reviews
    Performing Arts, Theater
    Popular withFamiliesFoodiesAdventure

    The show is a lot of fun for the entire family, the pre-show is very entertaining but don't fall into the trap of buying snacks since the dinner is plentiful ...

  • 7
    Dollywood's Splash Country

    Dollywood's Splash Country

    Ranked #3 overall in Pigeon Forge things to do
    120 reviews
    Theme Park, Water Park
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureOutdoorsy

    Wonderful waterpark. Usually opens April-August. Plan to spend the day and rent a locker for your personals. We always rent a covered cabanna as well. It is worth it to ...

  • 8
    Ober Gatlinburg

    Ober Gatlinburg

    Ranked #5 overall in Gatlinburg things to do
    130 reviews
    Entertainment, Ski Area, Arcade, Theme Park, Water Park
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureOutdoorsy

    Watch the Ober from our cabin deck and then ride and find the cabin as you come down the mountain and enjoy your day in town. Breathtaking views!

  • 9
    Chimney Tops Trail

    Chimney Tops Trail

    Ranked #6 overall in Gatlinburg things to do
    121 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Scenic Lookout
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureBackpackers

    Moderate to difficult hiking trail with breathtaking views once you reach the top. Well worth the trip!

  • 10
    Clingman's Dome Road

    Clingman's Dome Road

    Ranked #7 overall in Gatlinburg things to do
    98 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Scenic Lookout
    Popular withAdventureOutdoorsyFamilies

    There's about a 300ft elevation gain on this climb, so note the weather and your footwear when you head up. The views are nice and the road is paved and ...

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