views in our Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge Cabins Located near Dollywood
and the Smoky Mountains
- McCarter's Riding Stables
- Highway 441 S., Gatlinburg - (865) 436-5354
- Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort
and Amusement Park: Getting there is half the fun. America's
largest aerial tramway travels from downtown Gatlinburg
slightly over two miles to Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort
and Amusement Park.
- Christus Gardens: Presenting
highlights from the life of Christ, Christus Gardens
is a family-oriented attraction that has been enjoyed
by more than three generations. Open daily from 8 a.m.
to 9 p.m. (865-436-5155)
- Fun Mountain: Discover
a mountain of fun at Gatlinburg's new multimillion-dollar
family entertainment complex.
- Gatlinburg Passion Play
- a musical drama about the life of Christ. Call for
reservations and times. (865-430-3777)
- Guinness World Records
Museum - Featuring all new exhibits from the Guinness
Book of World Records.
- Ripley's Believe It or
- Jim Grey Gallery - art
- Arrowmont School and Shop
- The school dates back to 1912, when the Pi Beta Phis,
the national's oldest college women's fraternity, opened
a school for isolated mountain children to supplement
their three-month public education. In 1915 it began
to revive the mountain crafts of basket making and weaving.
The shop became the outlet for the sale of the crafts,
and it remains so today. Handmade items such as woven
placemats and baskets and even clothes can be found here.
- Ripley's Motion Master
- Great Smoky Arts & Crafts
Community - more than 70 artists' studios, shops and
homes on an 8.5-mile loop, located 3 1/2 miles east of
downtown on Highway 321 North (865-436-9214 or 865-436-7921)
- World's largest aerial
tramway, between downtown and Ober Gatlinburg atop Mt.
Harrison. It's known as the South's finest ski resort,
with eight slopes, a half-mile Alpine slide, indoor ice
arena complex and the longest sightseeing chairlift in
- Twelve Los Vegas-type
wedding chapels with no waiting, and everything furnished
but the license
- Trout fishing in the midst
of downtown, from your motel balcony or on the river's
edge. Tourists can fish April through November every
day except Thursday, when the river is restocked.
- A year's worth of special events,
including the Scottish Highland Games in May, the spring
Wildflower Pilgrimage, arts and crafts shows, and one of
the state's only nighttime Christmas parades, with lighted
Pigeon Forge - Sevierville, Tennessee
Creek Riding Stables - 2709 Waldens Creek Rd., Pigeon
Forge - (865) 429-0411
Pottery - Watch pottery being made by master craftspeople;
all pottery made from local clay and glazes made from
minerals in Smokies; items available for sale have Pigeon
Forge Potter's mark (865-453-3883)
Police Museum - features "Walking Tall" Sheriff Buford
Pusser, and includes the 1974 Corvette in which he was
killed; features other police items from around the world.
- indoor skydiving
Park - with a giant wave pool, 10 water slides, huge
children's area, two restaurants, etc.
Dolly Parton's theme park featuring 40 live performances
every day, 31 rides and attractions, and more. See operating
schedule below.* (865-428-9488)
- Enjoy a four-course meal while watching a rodeo, of
sorts, Southern style, complete with belles and heroes.
Forbidden Caverns - Ancient mysteries,
Indian legends and natural wonders, with special lighting
and sound presentations. Always 58 degrees. Open daily.
Forge & Gatlinburg Cabins