Gatlinburg Tourist Attractions
Gatlinburg (pop. 3,800) is a popular mountain resort. Replicas of late 19th-century trolleys carry passengers around Gatlinburg. Amusement park attractions are found throughout the town.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a scenic area, where the forest covered mountains reach over 6500 ft.
Guinness World of Records Museum
Exhibits at the Guinness World of Records Museum in Gatlinburg include Undersea records, Space, and Noah's Ark of animals as well as Elvis' "Hounddog" boat and Houdini's water torture chamber.
Hollywood Star Cars Museum
The Hollywood Star Cars Museum in Gatlinburg features more than 30 cars that were used in Hollywood movies. The collection includes cars from Gone in 60 Seconds, Charlie's Angels, The Fast and the Furious and Days of Thunder.
Ober Gatlinburg is a ski resort and amusement park offering year-round recreational activities. The complex includes a sightseeing chairlift, indoor ice skating, winter skiing, an alpine slide, Kiddie Land and a black bear habitat.
Address: 1001 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3138, United States
The Aerial Tramway departs from downtown Gatlinburg to Ober Gatlinburg offering views of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
The Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg features exotic aquatic life from around the world. A submerged acrylic tunnel allows visitors to see sharks and other ocean predators up close.
Ripley's Believe It Or Not Museum
The Ripley's Believe It Or Not Museum in Gatlinburg features collections of unusual items from around the world including shrunken human heads and Medieval instruments of torture.
Christus Gardens (closed)
(CLOSED)Christus Gardens in Gatlinburg depicts scenes from the life of Christ. Life-size paintings and costumed figures present the Parables of Jesus.