For many people, just hearing the word “Gatlinburg” evokes images of lush forests of towering, majestic mountains. Of course, these images come more easily to mind when they’ve been experienced firsthand at some point or another. If you would like these images to be forever stuck in your mind as well, then it’s necessary that you take in the sights of Gatlinburg for yourself. Here are some prime sights at which to do just that.
First, there is the Gatlinburg Space Needle. This 342-foot high tower features a glass elevator that will take you all the way to the top. Once there, you’ll be exposed to an impressive 360-degree panoramic view of the Smoky Mountains. While the Space Needle also offers many indoor activities, the view from the top is certainly the biggest draw of this location.
The Great Smoky Mountain National Park is also a must-see for anyone who desires to absorb the nature of Gatlinburg. The Park contains breathtaking viewpoints and 800 miles of trails that allow visitors to delve into the heart of the region. It also hosts 100 native tree species, more than in the whole of northern Europe. This ensures that experiencing the Park will be a wholly unique experience. The park plays host to
Another way to see the impressive natural beauty of the city is to take a ride on the Gatlinburg Sky Lift, which is hailed as the number one scenic overlook in the city. This slow, relaxing lift will take you above Gatlinburg and give you a gorgeous view of the mountains. This site has become a rite of passage of sorts for anyone seeking to experience the area in a new way.
Lastly, reserving one of our Gatlinburg cabins
is a great way to immerse yourself in the beauty of the region. Many cabins are conveniently placed in locations with stunning views of downtown Gatlinburg and Mt Leconte. Don’t deny yourself the chance to get up-close-and-personal with the sites and sounds of the Smoky Mountains!