Gatlinburg Tennessee is one of the best kept secrets in the United States, when it comes to great vacation spots. Did you know Gatlinburg is home to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which is more than one half million acres in size? Because everyone is not familiar with this exceptional city, you can still get some great deals on a Gatlinburg vacation rental. But you should act fast, as it might not be a secret much longer, because there are so many fun things to experience.

Mysterious Mansion

Many people consider this attraction to be the favorite, and as soon as you leave your beautiful Gatlinburg vacation rental, you’ll want to come here. If you love haunted house experiences you are certain to enjoy the Mysterious Mansion. It is not a juvenile fun house but a scary place to visit. Visitors appreciate the realistic sights, smells, and sensations. You’ll come across hidden passages, and hallways which are completely dark, and you never know when some hideous creature is going to jump out at you. Most people agree, it is a lot of fun and worth the visit.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

It’s hard not to have fun and be entertained at a Ripley’s exhibit. This place gives you the chance to get close to dangerous sharks without actually touching them and there is a wide variety of sea life to check out. It is so big, you’ll probably spend at least two hours inside and you’ll wonder where the time went.

Ober Gatlinburg

If you love winter time sports, you should check out this great amusement park and ski resort. Although the slopes are not open in warm weather, you can still enjoy the amusement park facilities. You will have a lot of fun on the Aerial Tramway cable car and the Ski Mountain Coaster.

With the Ski Mountain Coaster, you get to ride in special coaster carts and soar around the region. You’ll encounter an exciting drop as you twist and turn your way to the bottom. Everyone in the family can enjoy this ride.


Would you like to enjoy an exciting adventure from a zip line? How about a special mountain biking tour?¬† This is one of the most entertaining and unique ways to see and appreciate the Smoky Mountains. The two and one half hour zip line tour covers 14 separate adventures. When you decide to take an amazing Gatlinburg vacation rental, these are just a few of the things you’ll enjoy.