Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains

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    Dollywood

    Dollywood

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

    Dollywood is great for families with children of all ages!

  • 2
    Clingmans Dome

    Clingmans Dome

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

    Recommended for Families and couples and great for a day outside of Franklin.

  • 3
    Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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

    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

    Ripley's Aquarium

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

    You wouldn't expect this in the Smoky Mountains. FANTASTIC!

  • 5
    Newfound Gap

    Newfound Gap

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

    This is where Tennessee & North Carolina dedicated The Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

  • 6
    Dixie Stampede Dinner & Show

    Dixie Stampede Dinner & Show

    Ranked #2 overall in Pigeon Forge things to do
    116 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
    Chimney Tops Trail

    Chimney Tops Trail

    Ranked #5 overall in Gatlinburg things to do
    118 reviews
    Outdoors,Hiking and Nature,Scenic Lookout
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureBackpackers

    This is a beautiful hike! We have fond memories of hiking it when we were young!

  • 8
    Dollywood's Splash Country

    Dollywood's Splash Country

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

    Very convenient and well maintained water park with excellent water slides, wave pool and a very long lazy river. A must see in the hot summer months. Fun for the ...

  • 9
    Ober Gatlinburg

    Ober Gatlinburg

    Ranked #6 overall in Gatlinburg things to do
    120 reviews
    Entertainment,Theme Park
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureOutdoorsy

    I went during the summer, but there's definitely no shortage of fun to be had just because there's no snow on the ground! They have this giant slide that goes ...

  • 10
    Clingman's dome road

    Clingman's dome road

    Ranked #7 overall in Gatlinburg things to do
    93 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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