One of the top reasons to visit Gatlinburg is that you will find something for every member of your party.
From kids to adults, there are plenty of fun things to do in Gatlinburg each day you are there.
Take a look at some options here.
“Come for the food and stay for the fun” is their motto for a reason.
With 40 years in the Smoky Mountain area, Fannie Farkle’s consistently tops the list of fun things to do in Gatlinburg.
Known for their legendary Ogle Dogs, Sausage Subs, and cheesesteaks, the scent of their delicious menu hits you before you even enter.
After indulging in a hearty meal, play the latest games at the best arcade in the Smoky Mountains.
The location utilizes an electronic game-card system to track your winning points that you can turn in for prizes before you leave.
There are a few spots in the area if mini golf is your game.
Gatlin’s Mini Golf offers two 18-hole outdoor courses that also feature a glimpse into the history of the area at every hole.
The establishment also provides an Indoor Black Light Nine Hole course as well as value packages with other fun things to do in Gatlinburg like Laser Tag and Escape Rooms.
Another option is Treasure Quest Golf, a championship 18-hole indoor course with unique scenes throughout the game.
They too offer a Black Light experience for all ages.
SkyLift, the Gatlinburg SkyBridge
What better way to take in the unmatched beauty of the Smoky Mountains than from one of the Skylift chairs.
While there, test out the Gatlinburg SkyBridge, which is the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the country, stretching 680 feet and with a height of 140 feet at its midpoint.
There are also 30 feet of glass-floor panels at the center for a memorable view of the landscape.
For hikers, add in the new SkyTrail or take a moment on the SkyDeck.
When you need a break, grab a snack at the SkyCenter.
Rowdy Bear Mountain Adventure Park
Looking for thrills and chills? Head over to Rowdy Bear Mountain Adventure Park, the home of the World’s First Single Railed Mountain Glider.
You will feel like you’re flying through the treetops when you ride.
Another top-notch experience at the park is the Alpine Coaster.
Since the location offers a one-hour unlimited wristband you can ride over and over again, controlling your own speed as you wind down the mountain.
Try the exciting night rides or head to their second location at Pigeon Forge called Rowdy Bear Ridge Adventure Park.
Mysterious Mansion of Gatlinburg
Does your party like spooky things to do in Gatlinburg? Tour the Mysterious Mansion, the area’s scariest attraction.
Open daily from 10 AM to 11 PM, the “turn of the century” haunted mansion consists of secret passageways, winding staircases to the unknown, and dark hallways and chambers to get your blood pumping.
The mansion is the perfect experience if you visit during the Halloween season.
Tennessee Homemade Wines
For things to do in Gatlinburg for adults, try Tennessee Homemade Wines.
Situated in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, the winery’s blends are made with local fruit.
Their specialty is sweet wine, and the location provides a free tasting of their Blackberry, Blueberry, Strawberry, and Muscadine Wine.