Play, Shop, and Dine in Downtown Gatlinburg

Tucked into the hills of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg offers a vibrant downtown with restaurants, shops, entertainment, and attractions. Roam around downtown and soak up the charm of this mountain town packed with fun things to do, including a 407-foot Space Needle observation deck with beautiful views of the Smoky Mountains.
Downtown Gatlinburg is packed with fun attractions, including the Gatlinburg Pinball Museum, Gatlinburg Space Needle, IRIS Theater, Guinness World Records Museum, and the Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium. Explore the Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies and see penguins, stingrays, sharks, a giant sea turtle, and exotic sea creatures. Ride the Sky Lift, a 2.1-mile aerial cable car that journeys from Downtown to Ober Gatlinburg, a mountain amusement park and ski resort.
For downtown shopping, The Village offers boutiques, clothing stores, galleries, and eateries. Celebrating the rich history of Gatlinburg, the Mountain Mall is an indoor shopping center with six floors of local shops. The Belle Aire puts you within walking distance of downtown Gatlinburg.



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  • Per attraction and venue


  • Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
  • Gatlinburg Pinball Museum
  • IRIS Theater
  • Gatlinburg Space Needle
  • Guinness World Records Museum
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium
  • SkyLift to Ober Gatlinburg
  • Shopping and Dining


  • Gatlinburg Winter Magic
  • New Year's Eve at the Gatlinburg Space Needle
  • Smoky Mountain Wine Fest
  • 4th of July Parade