Ober Gatlinburg is Gatlinburg’s own ski resort, and one of Tennessee’s top attractions. A year-round playground of mountain fun and amazing scenic views, Ober Gatlinburg offers an adventure even getting there, on one of America’s largest Aerial Tramways.
The cable car departs regularly every 20 minutes from downtown Gatlinburg going directly to the ski resort.The tram station is located at Parkway & LeConte Street.
The 2.1 mile journey provides an exciting alternative to the mountain drive up to the ski area – which in winter can be a task. And did we mention some of the best views of Gatlinburg below and the surrounding Smoky Mountains?
The tramway has been in operation since 1973, with 2 large-capacity, counter-balanced trams. The cars were replaced in 2007 with brand new trams designed and built from advanced alloys in Switzerland.
In the winter months of December through March, Ober Gatlinburg turns into a wonderland of snow and skis. The Smoky Mountains provide Ober with 8 ski trails that challenge skiers of all skill levels and offer 35 inches of snowfall annually.
Ober Gatlinburg, located in Gatlinburg, TN., is within a days drive of 50 percent of the population of the United States. Ober Gatlinburg offers something for all those on your shopping list, including gag gifts such as Hillbilly briefcases and nite lites, as well as some of Gatlinburg’s finest hand-crafted jewelry. Gatlinburg’s highest restaurant, where a delicious lunch or dinner with a view is available daily.
With so much to offer, it’s no wonder that Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort and Amusement Park is one of Tennessee’s top attractions. Where else can you combine food, fun and an incomparable view of the Great Smoky Mountains. Best of all, you don’t need to climb up to get there. All you need to do is glide through the air.
For more information call Local Phone: 865-436-5423 or view information online at www.obergatlinburg.com