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5 Attractions in Gatlinburg You’ll Want to Visit When You Stay in Our Cabins

Dec 01, 2017

Gatlinburg is home to many amazing attractions that are sure to keep your family entertained and excited when you visit the area. From shopping, to outdoor activities, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! Here are 5 attractions in Gatlinburg you’ll want to visit when you stay with Parkside Cabin Rentals.

1. Mountain Mall of Gatlinburg

Who doesn’t love to shop? The Mountain Mall of Gatlinburg located in the heart of Gatlinburg is a shopping experience like no other! This mountain-themed shopping center has everything from homemade candy, to handmade jewelry, to toys. Every member of the family can find something that interests them. Find the perfect souvenir to take back home so you’ll never forget this experience!

2. Ober Gatlinburg

View of Gatlinburg from the Ober Gatlinburg tramOutdoor-lovers won’t want to miss a trip to Ober Gatlinburg! Race go-karts with your friends and family, play in the arcade or take a ride on the Aerial Tramway. The Aerial Tramway offers picturesque views of the Great Smoky Mountains. If you love fun in the snow, visit Ober Gatlinburg in the winter and hit the slopes for a fun day of skiing, snowboarding or tubing! Thrill-seekers should try the newest attraction, the Ski Mountain Coaster, and the Alpine Slide to weave through the mountain and woods and get one-of-a-kind views. Stop in the resort’s restaurant to cure your hunger at the end of an exciting day!

3. Guinness World Records Adventure

The Guinness World Records Adventure in Gatlinburg brings the Guinness Book of World Records to life! Experience more than 20 interactive games and challenges, from Frisbee Toss to Block Breaker. You’ll be able to participate in challenges that test your skills, and you can even attempt to break a world record! There are incredible displays, authentic memorabilia from celebrity record-holders, and so much more!

4. Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is the most visited aquarium in Gatlinburg, and Shark at Ripley's Aquarium in Gatlinburg Tnyou’ll want to see why! There’s more than 8,000 sea creatures and incredible experiences like the Penguin Encounter, where you get to interact with a playful penguin from the indoor/outdoor habitat, Splash with Stingrays, where you’ll get be able to get in the water with stingrays, and a sleepover with sharks, where you’ll spend a night at the aquarium that includes a dive show and a scavenger hunt! You’ll have hours of fun exploring all the different exhibits and seeing the sea animals.

5. Hollywood Star Cars Museum

If you’re crazy about cars, this museum is an unforgettable experience. At the Hollywood Star Cars Museum, you’ll get to see cars from some of the most famous movies and TV shows of the last 50 years. The cars are set up in recreated settings with sound, lights and action! The museum features cars from “The Dukes of Hazzard,” The Fast and the Furious,” “Back to the Future” and more! Visit the Hollywood Star Cars Museum & Gift Shop to purchase an in-the-car souvenir photo or a die-cast Hollywood collectible to bring home the perfect souvenir!

You’ll make memories that will last a lifetime at these 5 attractions in Gatlinburg. Start planning your trip by finding the perfect cabin in Gatlinburg for your stay.