- 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.
Equipped with a variety of courses, Smoky Mountain Ziplines offers exhilarating, outdoor adventures. Staffed with experienced guides, the facility includes an indoor meeting space for group parties and corporate teambuilding conferences.
76% 516 votes
909 Little Cove Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 MoreLess Info
In addition to horseback riding trails, the Big Rock Dude Ranch at Ponderosa has many other outdoor activities. Guests can enjoy ATV rides, a fishing pond, gem mining, heritage museum, petting zoo, and on site Chow Boys Cafe.
84% 1348 votes
Dollywood Lane, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 MoreLess Info
Dollywood's Splash Country Water Adventure Park offers 23 water adventure and thrill rides spread across 32 acres including river rushes, plunge slides, and lazy rivers. The park also features special areas for younger children.
71% 301 votes
3010 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 MoreLess Info
Take a ride on a mining car to the first holes of two miniature golf courses at Professor Hacker's Lost Treasure Golf, a treasure-hunt-themed attraction complete with waterfalls, a pirate ship, and a volcano .
For a unique theme park experience, visit Dollywood, situated on 150-acres at the foot of the Smoky Mountains. Featuring 40 rides including several roller coasters, live entertainment, and more, this is a trip for the whole family.
94% 2602 votes
1471 McCarter Hollow Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37862 MoreLess Info
Nestled on 4-acres near the Smoky Mountains,Parrot Mountain and Gardens, is a tropical oasis waiting to be discovered. Featuring hundreds of tropical birds and lush, landscaped gardens, guests of all ages will enjoy this enchanting destination.
Fast Tracks offers different attractions for kids and adults, from amusement park rides, carnival games and a fun slide, to the site's main attraction – go karts. Fast Tracks offers a pro track, a twisting 3-storey elevated track, and double passenger karts for parents and kids.
Organizing excursions to the Smoky Mountains, Photo Fast Tours provides visitors with the opportunity to capture scenic landmarks with their cameras. Each tour includes photography instruction and tips from an experienced photographer.
Designed like a giant jukebox, Rockin' Raceway Arcade is a classic-style video arcade where visitors can win tickets to trade for a wide variety of prizes at the redemption centre. Outdoors, a go-kart track awaits.
80% 10 votes
1471 McCarter Hollow Road, Sevierville, TN 37862 MoreLess Info
Parrot Mountain & Gardens sits on 4 acres of gardens and features hundreds of tropical birds and thousands of plants, flowers and trees. Visitors can feed birds in the garden and aviary and pet baby birds in the nursery.