- The list below includes 150 free or cheap things to do in or near Gatlinburg, Tennessee, including 79 different types of inexpensive activities like Specialty Museums, Rafting, Arcades and Family Fun Center.
- From Great Smokey Mountains National Park to Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Gatlinburg and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Sevierville, Townsend, Bryson City and Cherokee.
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.
99% 630 votes
2820 Legacy Vista Drive, Sevierville, TN 37876 MoreLess Info
As the first eco-friendly zipline adventure available in the Great Smoky Mountains area, Adventure Ziplines of Pigeon Forge offers a thrilling adventure to those who visit. The company offers seven ziplines up to 2,500 feet long.
Combining a roller coaster-style go kart track, large laser tag arena, and 18-hole indoor blacklight mini golf course, Lazerport Funcenter also includes an extensive video arcade and an old-fashioned ice cream parlor for refreshments.
Featuring local farmers and other vendors, Wears Valley Farmers Market provides a variety of goods, from fresh produce to baked goods. The market also has a barbecue section with pulled pork and other grilled meats.
86% 91 votes
161 E Wears Valley Road Suite 17, Pigeon Forge, TN MoreLess Info
Pigeon Forgeâ€™s American Oldies Theater features live musical revues on Friday nights at 8:00. The show features multi-instrumentalists playing the songs of classic American rock and roll acts, primarily from the 50s and 60s.
98% 653 votes
1911 Wears Valley Rd, Sevierville, TN 37862 MoreLess Info
With some of the longest and highest lines in the region, Wears Valley Zipline Adventures is the premier action destination in the Smokies. Featuring 1.25 miles of line and guided horseback riding on 43 fully-forested acres of private land.