Gatlinburg’s Great Smoky Mountains!
Gatlinburg, Tennessee – a beautiful mountain village in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains – remains one of America’s most popular and most visited destinations. As the gateway to the area’s most popular attraction, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is the perfect starting point for any family vacation or scenic getaway.
With more than 500,000 acres of scenic forest, the National Park is a sanctuary for thousands of species of animal and plant life and provides a scenic destination offering a variety of hiking trails and outdoor recreational activities. In fact, you’ll find more than 600 miles of hiking trails and hundreds of miles of perfect fishing streams.
Historic downtown Gatlinburg also offers a variety of family attractions, from old fashioned hayrides, mini golf and a variety of kid friendly museums to dinner shows, and the Gatlinburg Sky Lift and Aerial Tramway.
Of course, any time of year is also a good time to enjoy the exciting Wild Bear Falls Indoor Water Park located at Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort. The largest indoor water park in the south, Wild Bear Falls offers more than 300,000 gallons and 60,000 square feet of wet excitement under a retractable roof that provides plenty of sunshine during those warm summer days!
Situated adjacent to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the water park pays homage to famous local landmarks with attractions like Cades Cove Lazy River, Clingman’s Dome 360-foot body slide, Laurel Falls 300-foot tube slide and Little Pigeon River – a zero entry pool and toddler play area.