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

    After a half mile hike you have some of the most amazing views in the Smoky Mountains.

  • 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 is a great place to visit. So absolutely beautiful and peaceful. Be sure to bring your hiking shoes to enjoy all the trails. If you have a fur baby ...

  • 4
    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

    Highlight of this aquarium is the underwater tunnel which is pretty large. Takes about 1-1.5 hours to get through if you’re taking your time and reading the information. Cost was ...

  • 5
    Newfound Gap

    Newfound Gap

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

    Take the scenic drive! Newfound Gap is a mountain pass located near the center of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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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

    Great for the entire family. Definitely a must do, but make sure you get tickets early because they do sell out quick

  • 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

    Dolly's splash country is one of the best water parks in the area. You can ride the lazy river or jump on one of the tubes or slides for all ...

  • 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

    There is so much to do in Ober Gatlinburg its not just for skiing. In the winter the snow tubing is very popular and the sessions fill up quickly, if ...

  • 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

    My favorite hiking spot in the Smokies...It gets a little steep but it is worth it at the top.

  • 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

    Clingmans dome is a mountain in the Great Smoky Mountains. It is the highest mountain in the Smokies. A paved road connects it to Hwy. 441. It has a 45 ...

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