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Stay close to Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies


Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
America's most visited Aquarium. Glide through the world's longest underwater aquarium tunnel surrounded by 11' sharks. Hourly dive and feeding shows. Two great restaurants and unique shopping. Open 365 days. Discount Group Rates Available. Local Phone: 865-430-8808 Toll Free: 1-888-240-1358

Conveniently Located near Gatlinburg Convention Center

The Gatlinburg Convention Center
With over 148,000 square feet of flexible meeting and exhibit space, the Gatlinburg Convention Center is the perfect place for your next meeting or business event. We would love to provide your group lodging at Crossroads!

Below Are Some of Our Favorite Fun Things to Do in Gatlinburg TN!

Big Pigeon River Rafting
Smoky Mountain OutdoorsSmoky Mountain Outdoors Pigeon River Rafting - Ranked top on, Smoky Mountain Outdoors offers outstanding Whitewater Adventures on the Big Pigeon River. Call 800-771-7238 for reservations, or visit us on-line at

Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort & Amusement Park Gatlinburg AttractionOber Gatlinburg Ski Resort & Amusement Park
Ride the 120 passenger Aerial Tramway to Go-Karts, Water Rides, Alpine Slide, Indoor Ice Skating, Black Bear Habitat, Chairlift, Shops, Restaurant/Lounge, Winter Skiing, Snowboarding, more! Local Phone: 865-436-5423

A Walk in the Woods
Discover the treasures of the Great Smoky Mountains with Naturalists Erik and Vesna Plakanis. Guided nature walks, day hikes, overnight trips, shuttle service, equipment rental and more. Licensed and insured. Local Phone: 865-436-8283

Cooter's Place:
Go on in and make yourselves at home in Hazzard County. Visit our Dukes of Hazzard Museums and Shops located in the center of downtown Gatlinburg in the former Camp Thunder building. Open 7 days a week and featuring Memorabilia, Costumes, Props, The General Lee, Cooter's Tow Truck, Daisy's Jeep, Rosco's Police Car and now an indoor gokart track! Local Phone: 865-430-9909

Gatlinburg Family Fun Center with Mini Golf, Gem Mining, Blacklight Golf, Video Arcade, Boogie Bodies and MoreFort Fun Family Entertainment Center:
Rain-or-shine family and group fun featuring Laser Tag in a 2,700 square foot arena, with cool lights and pumping music - perfect for tournaments! Watch movies so realistic you can almost reach out and touch them in the Smokies' only 3-D Movie Theater, with sharks, aliens, dinosaurs, and more in five special-effect selections. Bounce and bump in every direction on futuristic circular Bumper Cars. Best value is the Vacation Pass - play all three activities, then return another day to play them all again for free! Downtown Parkway next to Old Gatlinburg Golf & Games. Local Phone: 865-436-2326

G. Webb Artist & Art Gallery:
Gatlinburg nature artists G Webb & daughter Cami Webb offer beautiful and original art. Browse through the art gallery located in the Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts Community for a very special Smoky Mountain souvenir.

Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway:
Enjoy spectacular views year-round from aboard 120 passenger Aerial Tramway. Departs regularly from downtown Gatlinburg to Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort & Amusement Park. Local Phone: 865-436-5423

Gatlinburg Sky Lift:
Come fly up Crockett Mtn. on the best seat in Gatlinburg. Open year round. Local Phone: 865-436-4307

Hillbilly Golf:
Located on Parkway. Gatlinburg. Ride the incline 300 feet above the city. Play the world's most unusual miniature golf. Two 18-hole courses with challenging mountaineer hazards. Fun for everyone. Local Phone: 865-436-7470

Motion Ride Movie Theater:
Extreme fun in the area's wildest simulator! Virtual Reality motion simulator features four awesome movie rides for one low price... or choose one, two, or three movies only. The area's only theater where the screen actually moves as you move. Gatlinburg's most exciting ride! Also featured and located here is Bankshot Basketball, a combination of mini golf, billiards and basketball. So, come enjoy the fun at Reagan Terrace Mall where you can also play miniature golf, do laser tag, enjoy two exciting arcades and much more. Downtown Parkway next to Old Gatlinburg Golf & Games and Fort Fun. Local Phone: 865-430-8985

Gatlinburg Mini-Golf & Games:
Folklore about the Smokies' earliest settlers comes to life on 36 holes of award-winning, authentically themed miniature golf. Romantic for couples and great fun for families, groups and tournaments. Putt through history on two beautifully landscaped courses, complete with grist mill waterwheel, settlement school house and Elkmont train station. Have your picture made in the Old Gatlinburg jail! Best value is Unlimited Play on two courses during your vacation for little more than the price of one course! Located on the downtown Parkway in the center of town near Ripley's and Guinness museums. Local Phone: 865-430-GOLF

Southland Car & Jeep Rental:
Hwy 321. East Parkway. Make your tour of the Smokies a real adventure in one of a variety of Jeep rentals or a Hummer H2. Phone: 865-436-9811

Space Needle:
115 Historic Nature Trail-Airport Road, Light #8, Gatlinburg, TN 37738. 342 Ft. observation tower, Lazer Tag. Free admission to Family Arcade. Groups Welcome. Local Phone: 865-435-4629

Other Attractions in and Around the Smokies, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville

Blake Jones Racing Center:
Indoor go-karts and outdoor slick track for lots of racing fun in some of the fastest cars in Pigeon Forge. Having a birthday party? Contact Blake Jones for a race car themed party!

Fast Tracks Amusement Park:
Pigeon Forge family fun park with go-karts, kiddie rides, carnival games, video arcade, thrill rides, Old Tyme Photos and Airbrushed T-shirts and caps. All day fun for the whole family!

Smoky Mountain Water Sports Rentals, Jet Skis, Sea Doo and Boat Rentals on Douglas LakeH2O Sports Watercraft Rentals:
Douglas Lake Boat rentals, jet ski, waverunner, and Sea Doo rentals in Dandridge Tennessee, just outside Sevierville & Pigeon Forge. Great rental rates and discount coupon available. Local Phone: 423-608-0726.

High Country Adventures Whitewater Rafting in the SmokiesHigh Country Adventures Whitewater Rafting:
Tennessee Ocoee River rafting for the experienced and novice rafter! Professional High Country guides will deliver you through the wild and wooly rapids of Double Suck, Tablesaw and Broken Nose. Large group discount rates available. Toll Free: 800-233-8594.

Rainforest Adventures:
Discovery zoo at Governor's Crossing in Sevierville featuring over 600 animals from 130 species from Rain Forests around the globe. Kids and adults alike enjoy an educational adventure like no other!

Smoky Mountain Ziplines Pigeon Forge Adventure AttractionSmoky Mountain Ziplines:
A unique experience in Pigeon Forge. These zip lines are in Pigeon Forge, TN and can be enjoyed by the entire family. Best zip line value in the Smokies! See our blog for a personal review!

Tennessee Air Museum:
Visit the Tennessee Museum of Avaition in Sevierville for vintage airplanes, exhibits and special

Adventures in Shopping the Smokies  

Foothills Wholesale Furniture:
Country rustic and modern furniture showroom in Sevierville TN. Beautiful furnishings for your cabin, home or office at wholesale prices.

Honeysuckle Rose Boutique:
Unique shopping experience in Wear's Valley TN! Primarily offering Made in the USA items including organic bath & body products, gourmet foods, jewelry & accessories, Tyler and Aspen candles, and hand crafted gift items.

Wood Signs of Gatlinburg:
Hand crafted wooden signs for your home, yard and garden. Take home a traditional Gatlinburg souvenir that commemorates your families vacation in the Smokies.

Gatlinburg Restaurants and Dining  

Atrium Pancake House

432 Parkway, Gatlinburg TN
7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
25 varieties of Pancakes & Belgium
Waffles, Homemade Soups & Huge Salads

No Way Jose's Mexican Cantina
555 Parkway
Festival Atmosphere
Appetizers, Full Lunch & Dinner Menu
Full Liquor Bar

Best Italian
968 Parkway
Famous Garlic Rolls, Pizza,
Italian Specialties

Flapjack's Pancake Cabin
865.430.3966 / 865.436.2387
478 E. Parkway / 956 Parkway
Voted Best Pecan Pancakes in the South by Southern Living Magazine

Bennett's BBQ Restaurant
714 River Road
BBQ Pork, Ribs, Chicken
Super Salad Bar

Alamo Steakhouse & Saloon
705 East Parkway
Black Angus Steaks, Chicken,
Seafood, Salad Entrees

Additional Gatlinburg Dining Choices

Berkshire's Custard
Big Daddy's Pizzeria
Bones BBQ Joint
Bubba Gump Shrimp Company
Burger King
Cabin Cafe
Calhoun's Banquet & Catering
Cherokee Grill
Coffee & Company
Crystelle Creek Grill & Lounge
Crawdaddy's Restaurant & Bar
Dick's Last Resort
Donut Friar
Dunkin Donuts
Flying Pig Smokehouse
Flying Saucer Italian Bistro
Fox & Parrot Family Tavern
Gatlinburger Grill
Geno's Pizza
Gondolier Italian Restaurant & Pizza
Greenbrier Restaurant
Greystone Grill
Guarino's Italian Restaurant & Pizza
Hellbender's Grill
Hungry Bear BBQ
Johnny Rockets
Jordan's Village Creamery
Kentucky Fried Chicken
Little House Of Pancakes
Loco Burro Fresh Mex
Log Cabin Pancake House
Mellow Mushroom Pizza
Melting Pot
Mountain Edge Grill
Mountain Lodge Restaurant
New Orleans Sandwich Company
New York Pizza & Pasta
North China Chinese Restaurant
Ogles Brick Oven Pizza & Pasta
Pancake Pantry
Papa John's Pizza
The Park Grill
Pear Tree Cafe
The Peddler Restaurant And Lounge
Quizno's Subs
Seasons of Ober Restaurant
Shoney's Family Restaurant
Slice of Heaven
Smoky Mountain Trout House
Smoky's Sports Pub & Grub
Sunny's Deli Connection
Taste of India
Texas Roadhouse
TGI Fridays
Three Jimmy's Bar & Grill
Tienda Hondurena
Vista Grill
Westgate Smokehouse Grill
Wild Plum Tea Room