Whether hiking, rafting, horseback riding, taking a tour or walking through the streets of our scenic town, you will be surrounded by the rich history of our area.
Take the opportunity to step into the world of spooks, murder and mayhem as you go on Gatlinburg’s Haunted Ghost Tour. The Homestead Hike will take you back in time as you visit homesteads and are transported to the bygone days of Indians and early settlers.
Visit Clingmans Dome, the highest peak in the Smoky Mountains for a panoramic view. Cades Cove, one of the areas most popular destinations, provides an abundance of wildlife and beautiful scenery. Look Rock has a lookout tower and also provides 360 degree views. Newfound Gap Road and Roaring Fork Motor Trail are two popular driving tours where you will get a glimpse of wildlife, forests, mountain streams, log cabins and other historic buildings.
Gatlinburg, Sevierville and Pigeon Forge come alive each Spring with hanging baskets and flower beds at every turn. Cool off in the summer at Pigeon Forge’s Dollywood Splash Country. In Autumn the area is decorated with families of scarecrows and pumpkins while the smells of apple butter and caramel apples fill the air. Winterfest is a delight to the eyes with Christmas shops and thousands of lights that turn the area into a magical wonderland. The south’s largest fireworks display, held at the Gatlinburg Space Needle, welcomes 100,000 visitors to bring in the New Year.