The Gatlinburg SkyBridge: Already a Legend

While the Gatlinburg SkyLift has long been one of the town’s oldest and most popular attractions, the Gatlinburg SkyBridge is one of its newer offshoots. Featuring as an intrinsic part of the newly developed SkyPark (which was rebuilt following the wildfires of 2016), it was a hit from the beginning, when it opened in May… Read more »

Anakeesta Mountaintop Fun – Magic in the Mountains

Anakeesta Mountaintop Fun

Anakeesta is a mountaintop theme village serving up fun, activities, dining and shopping – and amazing views –  up on the mountain just a chairlift ride away from downtown Gatlinburg on Parkway. The whimsical mountaintop village area offers stunning views of the Smoky Mountains in all directions – unique views to some visitors since this… Read more »

SkyLift Park – Relaxation High Above Gatlinburg

SkyLift Park

Gazing up at the rolling hills of the Smokies is an immersive experience, but what if you could see the mountains from an entirely new vantage point? Thanks to Gatlinburg SkyLift Park you can do just that, and get beautiful, sweeping views of the surrounding mountains from high above while enjoying some stellar entertainment and… Read more »

Gatlinburg Space Needle: Pinnacle of Entertainment

Images courtesy of Space Needle

Experience a 360-degree panorama that celebrates the majesty of the Great Smoky Mountains The Great Smoky Mountains are one of the most unique and treasured environments throughout North America, and the community of Gatlinburg is proud to be the gateway to this special locale. Of course, the rolling summits and lush forests look magnificent from… Read more »

Fall Colors in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Campbell Overlook - photo by Angela Espino

Autumn leaf color changes in Great Smoky Mountains National Park is for many people the event of the year. The rolling mountain landscape forested with more than 100 varieties of trees provides a display of changing colors that lasts for almost 7 weeks. (For tips on where to go to view the colors, see our… Read more »

Chimney Tops Trail: Views Worth Working Hard For

Image by Brian Stansberry, CC license courtesy of wikimedia

The twin peaks of Chimney Tops present some of the finest panoramic views in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Chimney Tops trail is one of the most popular trails in the park, and yet it’s not exactly easy. Although fairly short, the trail is very steep and quite challenging, but the rewards are what people… Read more »

Clingmans Dome Observation Tower

Clingmans Dome Observation Tower

Clingmans Dome is a spectacular attraction in the Smoky Mountains. This 6,643 foot mountain towers over the landscape and commands views that you simply can’t experience anywhere else in the park. …Read more »