Ultimate List of Things to See Near Gatlinburg Tennessee

When you come to the Smokies, there is so much to do it can be overwhelming! Luckily for you, we have a few recommendations! Here is the ultimate list of things to see near Gatlinburg Tennessee:

1. The Apple Barn

When you’re hungry, head to the The Apple Barn Cider Mill & General Store, in Sevierville. The restaurant, surrounded by an orchard of apple trees, supplies you with the best country cooking in the South. Whether it’s breakfast lunch or dinner, you’ll want to carry away a bagful of the famous apple fritters. After your meal, enjoy a nice stroll through the Apple Barn Complex and visit the Apple Barn & Cider Mill, the Creamery, the Winery, or the other many shops located at the complex.

2. Country Tonite

country toniteReady to be entertained? Choose from a wide variety of music shows; whether you like country, bluegrass, rock-n-roll, or Broadway show tunes, one of these theaters will get your group to toe-tappin’. Country Tonite Theatre, with its 1,500 seats, has a high-energy production with comedy and music that’s been named “Best Show in the Smokies” and “Best Live Country Show in America.”

3. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Start your day by going on a hike in the most visited national park in the United States, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. There are tons of trails that will work for people of all hiking experiences. Regardless of what trail you choose, you will love the beautiful Smoky Mountain views and will be glad to get away from all the noise for a while.

4. The Old Mill

old millFor breakfast this morning your group will love the Old Mill Square and Restaurant. After having a big ‘ole southern breakfast, work off some calories during the guided tour of the 1830 mill, pick up products from the mill at the general store, and browse the shops in Old Mill Square.

5. Dollywood

When you’re ready for some wild rides, spectacular shows, and heritage crafts, take your group to Dollywood, Dolly Parton’s very own theme park. This theme park features several music shows, handmade crafts, and rides for all ages. You can also ride any of the award-winning roller coasters and enjoy the various festivals hosted in the park throughout the year.

6. Ober Gatlinburg

oberFor an unforgettable ride with scenery, there’s no better place than Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort & Amusement Park. America’s largest aerial tramway departs regularly from downtown Gatlinburg, offering a smooth non-stop ride and breathtaking views. Once atop the mountain, visit Ober’s Black Bear Habitat, sample some fudge, try indoor ice skating, or pick up a gift or souvenir at one of the many shops.

Where to Stay

If you’re still looking for a place to stay, check out our cabin rentals! Any of our cabins in Gatlinburg Tennessee will be an excellent choice for your family or group of friends, no matter what the season! Many of our cabins come with hot tubs, king beds, jacuzzis, saunas, indoor or outdoor swimming pools, and so much more!  You’ll have lots of fun, all while taking time to rest and relax in the mountains.  Many of our cabins offer seclusion while still being close to all the action near Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.

Next time you’re visiting Gatlinburg Tennessee, make sure to check out some of these awesome attractions! Browse through our Gatlinburg cabin rentals to stay near these fun activities. We look forward to seeing you!