Top 20 Experiences in Gatlinburg
Mountaintop Zipline 2-Hours Activity
What’s included in the Mountaintop zipline tour? 11 Unique Adventures 6 SIDE-BY-SIDE ZIPLINE RUNS Zip higher and ride longer than ever before on our six dual lines that allow you to enjoy the experience right next to friends or family. Our platforms stand high above the treetops to offer panoramic mountain views you won’t find anywhere else. 4 SKY BRIDGES AND FUN ENDING Along the 2 hour tour you’ll traverse high above the ground on four aerial bridges and end your adventure by rappelling from the final platform. But don’t worry, we send you down at a steady controlled speed! ATV RIDE TO THE TOP Start the tour off with an ATV ride (6 passenger) up the mountainside where you’ll gain 400 vertical feet over a half mile.
Ghost and Haunt Tour of Gatlinburg
Walk the back roads of Gatlinburg and learn about its haunted history and folklore on this nighttime tour. With a guide, you'll learn how you, too, can capture paranormal photos. Use ghost-hunting equipment like you see on tv to potentially communicate with ghosts along the way. The tour is an outdoor walking tour as such there is plenty of room for social distancing and masks are optional, It is wheelchair and stroller accessible and service animals are allowed. Unfortunately, due to the late completion time, the Trollys don’t run that late but we do offer free parking and of course, taxis and Uber, Lyft are available. The walk is about one mile all on flat paved ground spread out over 2 hours with lots of stops so a messy relaxing walk but no places to sit or restrooms are available during the tour. This is not a private tour groups can be as large as the upper 20’s in the busiest times but average in the high teens to low 20’s.
Gatlinburg Ghosts of The Smokies Most Haunted Tour
Join us on our spooky ghost tour, brought to you by US Ghost Adventures! For a guided tour of the eerie wooded nooks of this mountain town, take the Gatlinburg Haunts tour. A town with a long history of witchcraft, cannibals, and intergenerational family conflicts. Notice as ghosts from the present and the past wander these streets in search of the tranquility they were unable to find in this unique region of Tennessee. We are the best-reviewed, spookiest, and most genuine tour. We offer incredibly scary tales that are rarely spoken!
Moonshine Mountain Coaster Ride
The Moonshine Mountain Coaster is a unique, family-friendly thrill ride that puts you in the driver's seat. Race through the Smoky Mountains on our unique track with a brake system that puts you in control. And best of all, our tubular rails guarantee a smooth, comfortable ride every time!
Impossibilities Magic Show at the Iris Theater Ticket
The IRIS Theater located in the lobby of the historic Gatlinburg Space Needle, is host to Gatlinburg's Hottest New Show, Impossibilities-An Evening of Magic, Mindreading and Mayhem! Stop by for a magical performance hosted by Master Mentalist and Magician Erik Dobell as he presents a night of stunning magic, reality shattering mind-reading, and hilarious mayhem. Erik Dobell has performed his show in venues all over the world. Now, he brings his critically-acclaimed magic show Impossibilities to Gatlinburg. Guarantee admission to this popular show by reserving your ticket today.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Cades Cove Self-Driving Bundle Tours
Purchase only one tour per vehicle, not per person. Everyone listens together! Get the full Smoky Mountain experience with this ultimate bundle tour! Explore these picturesque mountains, uncover the rich history of the Cherokee and early settlers, and find out why this is the most-visited national park in the entire country. You’ll discover beautiful overlooks, hiking trails, and waterfalls on one tour, then dive into the pioneer and Civil War history of Cades Cove with the next! If you don’t want to miss a thing, this is the deal for you. After booking, you can check your email before downloading the Tour Guide App by Action, enter your unique password, and access your tour. The preceding steps require good internet/wifi access. Simply follow the audio instructions and the route from there. This is not an entrance ticket. Check opening hours before your visit. No expiration — The tour comes with lifetime validity!
Great Smoky Mountains National Park Self Driving Tour
Recommended: Purchase one tour per car, not per person. Everyone listens together! Explore Great Smoky Mountains National Park and discover why it’s the most visited National Park in the country! Tour these famous mountains while learning about Cherokee history and legends, Appalachian life, and much more. There’s no better way to see Clingman’s Dome, Cades Cove, or Rainbow Falls. Plus, enjoy a free bonus tour of Roaring Forks Motor Trail! After booking, you can check your email before downloading the Tour Guide App by Action, enter your unique password, and access your tour. The preceding steps require good internet/wifi access. Simply follow the audio instructions and the route from there. This is not an entrance ticket. Check opening hours before your visit. No expiration — The tour comes with lifetime validity!
Top Rated Wine and Shine Walking Tour
Check out our reviews! This is an experience not offered like any other and cannot be experienced the same way on your own. Visit multiple distilleries...not just one! We created this tour to share our passion of local (SMALL BUSINESS) moonshine and wine locations! People love this tour because you will be visiting as friends! From private VIP backstage to sampling, its all included! I will be showing you real life working stills and getting behind the scenes where people can't go. You will be treated as VIP guests at all the locations we visit. During our walk we will have a couple of stopping points where we will go over the fun (NOT DRY) history and tidbits of moonshine and of course talk about "how the old-timers did it". This tour will be action packed for the full 3 hours you are with me with the goal of trying different wines and over 15 different flavors of all proofs and even a moonshine cocktail!
Mountaineer's Way Hike in the Smokies
“The Mountaineers Way” tour is a casual stroll with a local/professional guide. Hear the stories of how the first settlers entered this area when the Native Indians were still using the land. This area was a large mountain community. We will have the opportunity to see physical structures used for farming, cemeteries, and beautiful streams along the way.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Audio Driving Tour
Don't miss a thing as GuideAlong's Great Smoky Mountains Audio Driving Tour takes you on an incredible journey through the most visited US national park. Along the way you'll be guided to all of the park's famous highlights as well as lessor known gems including the lowest drivable pass, historic Cades Cove buildings and the park's highest point. Download discover more on your Smokies road trip with fascinating behind-the-scenes stories, local tips and directions that plays automatically along the drive. With GyPSy Guide you have the freedom to explore offline at your own pace so you can spend more time at places that interest you, bypass any that don’t. ✅ Stories, tips and directions play automatically based on your location ✅ Travel at your own pace ✅ Tours work offline using GPS, no cell service or WiFi needed ✅ Suggested itineraries & tips for half, full or multi day use ✅ No time limits or expiry, free updates ✅ Like having a tour guide along for the drive
Get in the holiday spirit with a scavenger hunt by Holly Jolly in Gatlinburg
Celebrate the magic of the season this year with Holly Jolly Hunt. Holly Jolly Hunt is an app based scavenger hunt that you can play anywhere of your choosing. Explore the city and look for holiday related items, both traditional and not so traditional. Take a photo through the app to score points for your scavenger hunt team. Perform fun, holiday challenges that will bring laughter to your team. See your score on the leaderboard compared to other teams from all over. Holly Jolly Hunt is guaranteed to provide lasting holiday memories. Whether you play with friends, family, or even co-workers, Holly Jolly will put a smile on your face for the rest of the year!
The "Classic" National Park Tour
This trip begins as we pickup at our location in Gatlinburg, TN. We travel in comfortable and eco-friendly vans to our first stop at the remains of a long-gone resort town dating back more than 100 years. We'll learn about the history of logging in the Smokies, the lives of the early Appalachian pioneers, and the founding of the national park. From here we'll travel up the mountains on one of the most scenic roads in the southeast. Along the way we'll stop at scenic overlooks for pictures, questions, and interpretation of the area. Finally we arrive at Newfound Gap and the 5,000 foot-high boarder between Tennessee and North Carolina. Here we will learn about the 2,200 mile-long Appalachian Trail and the the site where President Franklin Roosevelt gave the park dedication in 1940.
Hidden Cascade Hiking Tour in Great Smoky Mountains from Gatlinburg
**Please note: The Great Smoky Mountains National Park will require parking passes for any vehicle stopping longer than 15 minutes. You can purchase your daily or weekly parking pass here: https://www.recreation.gov/activitypass/AP2510.** The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for its incredible diversity of flora and fauna, rich cultural history, cascading waterfalls and stunning views. On this 4-hour guided hike, you get it all and with a small group maximum of 11 participants, avoiding the large crowds. This hike is for the adventurous at heart as it does have some strenuous climbing and descending on the trail as well as rock hopping across the creeks. For your safety and peace of mind, all guides are certified as Wilderness First Responders and non-lethal bear aversion techniques. Choose from one of two departure times when you book.
Fall Color Tour in the Smoky Mountains
Since 1998, our naturalist guides have taken over 100,000 people into the Smokies to experience the sea of mountains. Experience these ancient treasures up close on this once in a lifetime trip! Your tour guides may include a former Park ranger, a former Appalachian Trail Thru Hiker, or biologist and geologists. A Walk In The Woods offers once in a lifetime guided hiking and walking tours in the Smoky Mountains, emphasizing the teaching of natural history. On this tour, we are on a quest to find the best fall color at the time of your tour. Where we go could vary greatly depending on where the leaves are peaking at that time. The hiking can be easy to moderate.
The Escape Game Gatlinburg: 60 Minute Adventure
Located at The Rim, these adventures offer a one-of-a-kind premium experience. Follow clues and solve puzzles to complete your mission together. You might escape...You WILL have fun!
Full Day Hike to Charlies Bunion on the Appalachian Trail
On this hike a knowledgeable guide will take you down the famous Appalachian Trail to one of the best views in the entire Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Along the way guests will learn about the history of the early settlors in the mountains, the flora and fauna of the Southern Appalachians, and the founding of the most visited national park in the country.
Old Growth Forest Cascade
***All participants will be required to wear a mask during any instances where you will be in close contact with others. You will also be asked to sign an acknowledgement of risks and report any illness within 14 days of tour.***(Please follow driving directions. GPS is not accurate) Encounter two very different types of trails in one on this adventure. First, old roadbed alongside a gorgeous mountain river, surrounded by moss covered boulders. Later, the path narrows and becomes steep in places, but well worth the effort. Pause in the presence of giant trees on the way to the highest and most beautiful waterfall in the Park. Difficulty: Strenuous This tour is lead by a highly trained and skilled professional naturalist guide who is passionate and knowledgeable about the Smokies. For your safety and peace of mind, your guides are certified as Wilderness First Responders and in non lethal bear aversion techniques.
Gatlinburg City Scavenger Hunt Excursion by Operation City Quest
Operation City Quest of Gatlinburg is a great way to see the city! Use an app to submit photos of items you find around the city and challenges you complete for points. The items and challenges can be completed in any order you prefer! See your score on the app leaderboard to see how you compare. The scavenger hunt includes a remote host to help via chat along the way. Come discover Gatlinburg.
Fun City Scavenger Hunt in Gatlinburg by Crazy Dash
Crazy Dash scavenger hunt of Gatlinburg, takes you on an adventurous walk around the city. To play Crazy Dash, you'll use an app to collect points by finding items around the city using an app on your phone. You can also perform challenges to gain points. Check out the rankings in the app when you're done to see your score compared to other teams across the nation. All our Scavenger hunts have a live remote host to help along the way. Come out and explore with us in Gatlinburg.
Scavenger Hunt in Gatlinburg by Zombie Scavengers
Use an app to survive a zombie apocalypse in Gatlinburg . In Zombie Scavengers, explore the city however you'd like to search for items needed to survive a zombie apocalypse. You'll get points for finding these items. You can also do some zombie themed challenges for points on the app as well. Strategize in order to get the most points and survive the apocalypse. Your remote host will be there for you via chat if you need anything. Can you survive the apocalypse in Gatlinburg?