- TripBuzz found 176 things to do with kids in or near Gatlinburg, Tennessee, including 146 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, Townsend and Cherokee.
- From Sugarland Riding Stables to Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, the Gatlinburg area offers 82 different types of family activities, including: Specialty Museums, Amusement Parks (All Ages), Rafting and Arcades.
- Resting on the edge of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the resort city of Gatlinburg. Popular with tourists year-round, the city acts a vacation resort with its access to the national park as well as extensive selection of recreational activities. The city also offers a selection of shops, eateries, museums and musical venues.
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10018 Campground Drive, Townsend, TN 37882 MoreLess Info
The only authorized stables in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Cades Cove Riding Stables, is your best choice for horseback riding fun. Guests can enjoy the magnificent splendor of the park on guided horseback, carriage, or hay rides.
Cades Cove Campground is a valley where visitors can see diverse wildlife like white-tailed deer, black bears, coyotes, groundhogs, turkeys, and skunks. Other popular activities there include hiking, biking, fishing and horseback riding.
Book a tee time at Laurel Valley Golf Course. Golfers will enjoy playing this 18-hole golf course with the Great Smoky Mountains as their backdrop. Challenging for all levels, the facility also includes a clubhouse, restaurant and fitness center.
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3365 Coopers Creek Rd, Bryson City, NC 28713 MoreLess Info
Fishing is made simple and easy at Copper Creek Trout Farm & Pond. Guests to the farm are supplied with all equipment needed to get a catch. Then, the staff will gut and ready the fish for cooking.
Rainforest Adventures is a unique zoo specializing in animals found in the tropical regions of the world. The stunning exhibits and habitats are home to more than 600 live animals and are waiting to be discovered by kids of all ages.
The Carver Orchards & Farm Market has been serving the local community for over 60 years. Tours of the orchards are very popular, and there is also the Apple House Restaurant for fresh meals or the purchasing of special apple products.
The Bush's Beans Company actually began through the old general store which now houses the Bush Visitors Center. The site features a museum following the Bush story as well as an old-fashioned general store and Bush's Family Café.