When you’re roaming around in downtown Gatlinburg soaking in the ambience of this gorgeous mountain town, you’ll notice that it’s more than a Smoky Mountain experience; it’s one heck of a good time. That’s because the downtown Gatlinburg attractions are so varied and unique that it’s extremely hard to get bored when you’re in downtown Gatlinburg – fun is around every corner.

From the most-visited aquarium in the United States to a 407’ observation deck overlooking the beautiful Smoky Mountains, the downtown Gatlinburg attractions are going to thrill you and take your breath away. So, hold on and get ready for a blast of a Smoky Mountain good time … in downtown Gatlinburg.

  • Gatlinburg Pinball Museum

    The best kind of museum is one where you can play with the exhibits. Our goal is to give our guests a fun, informative experience by sharing our love and passion for pinball. Our collection includes mostly Limited Editions from both modern times and dating back to the 1960’s! Some of our pinballs include: Medieval […]

  • The Gatlinburg Space Needle

    The Gatlinburg Space Needle is a Gatlinburg attraction smorgasbord. Their claim to fame is their 407’ observation deck that provides stunning 360 degree views of the Smokies and downtown Gatlinburg. But, at the base of the Needle (as the locals call it), is an entire day’s worth of fun. First, this Gatlinburg attraction boasts the […]

  • IRIS Theater

    Located in the heart of Downtown Gatlinburg, the Iris Theater is the place to go for shows and entertainment in Gatlinburg. At the Iris Theater, we have the best performers, the funniest shows, the most eye-popping performances, and most importantly, the biggest fun in Gatlinburg. The Iris Theater brings a different brand of show to […]

  • The Captured

    The captured is an interactive live escape game. Located at the base of the Gatlinburg Space Needle. You have to use your wits, skill and every bit of courage to escape being captured. The Craft family have a twisted tradition that dates back to the Civil War. Simon Craft, the family patriarch, was a colonel […]

  • Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

    Explore the Amazing Aquatic World Up-Close at America’s #1 Aquarium & Top Destination to See Penguins! Experience Splashing With the Stingrays, Penguin Encounter & Painting programs! Marvel at sharks, a giant sea turtle & thousands of exotic sea creatures as you enjoy Spectacular Underwater Tunnels throughout! Dive/Feeding Shows & More! Visit our FaceBook page

  • Ripley’s Davy Crockett Mini-Golf

    Play Gatlinburg’s Most Entertaining Mini-Golf! 36 times the Fun for the Entire Family!  Two Amazing 18-hole State-of-the-Art golf courses with interactive displays and animated animals. Free parking or ride the Trolley.  Visit our FaceBook page 

  • Ripley’s Marvelous Mirror Maze & Ripley’s Candy Factory

    Being Lost has Never Been So Fun! Find your way out through surprising corners, dead ends, continuous circles & rotating mirrors! Strike your pose and See infinite reflections of yourself in every direction in the Infinity Room!  Never the same experience twice! Visit our FaceBook page

  • Ripley’s Haunted Adventure

    You’re Never Alone in the Dark! Frights, Fun and Screams for Everyone! Enjoy this multi-million, state-of-the-art World-class Haunted Attraction & Gatlinburg’s #1 Haunted House! New hauntings, special effects and live actors! Bring all your family and friends…there’s safety in numbers!  Visit our FaceBook page 

  • Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium

    Visit the Strangest Place in Gatlinburg! Experience the Odd & Weird World of Robert L. Ripley, Adventurer & Cartoonist, that inspired the hit TV show! Explore 13 huge galleries, over 500 Unusual & Incredible Artifacts from around the World! Bizarre curiosities, cool interactives, and new videos for hours of Fun! Visit our FaceBook page 

  • Guinness World Records Museum

    See the Amazing Book come to Life through incredible displays, cool interactive games, trivia, themed galleries and new videos!  Compare your height to the Tallest Man, take the Challenge and attempt to Break a World Record! Hundreds of Unbelievable Exhibits and Authentic Memorabilia from celebrity record-holders and Much More. Visit Our FaceBook page



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