Summer activities while in the area

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Gatlinburg/Sevierville/Pigeon Forge in Tennessee are popular destinations for outdoor summer activities, with plenty of opportunities to enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery and warm weather. Here are some popular summer activities in:

  1. Hiking: The Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers hundreds of miles of hiking trails that vary in difficulty, offering something for hikers of all skill levels. Popular trails include the Laurel Falls Trail, Alum Cave Trail, and the Chimney Tops Trail.

  2. Whitewater Rafting: Visitors can enjoy thrilling whitewater rafting trips on the Pigeon River, located just outside of Gatlinburg.

  3. Ziplining: Several companies offer zipline tours in the Gatlinburg area, allowing visitors to fly through the treetops and enjoy beautiful views of the mountains.

  4. Fishing: The area has several streams and rivers where visitors can fish for trout and other species.

  5. Horseback Riding: Horseback riding is a popular activity in Gatlinburg, with several stables offering guided trail rides through the mountains.

  6. Amusement Parks: Gatlinburg has several amusement parks and attractions, including Dollywood and the Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, that offer a variety of rides and attractions for visitors of all ages.

  7. Golfing: The area has several beautiful golf courses, including the Gatlinburg Golf Course and the Bent Creek Golf Course.

  8. Swimming: Visitors can enjoy swimming at several locations in the Gatlinburg area, including Douglas Lake and the Gatlinburg Community Center indoor pool.

  9. Go-Karts and Mini-Golf: The Sevierville area has several go-kart tracks and mini-golf courses that are perfect for families and groups of friends.

  10. Shopping: Sevierville is home to several shopping destinations, including the Tanger Outlets and the Apple Barn Village, offering a variety of stores and boutiques.

  11. Dolly Parton's Stampede: This popular dinner theater offers a thrilling show featuring horseback riding, music, and comedy, as well as a delicious four-course dinner.

  12. Outdoor Water Parks: Sevierville has several water parks that are perfect for cooling off on hot summer days, such as Wilderness at the Smokies, which has a variety of water slides, a lazy river, and a wave pool.

Overall, there are plenty of fun summer activities in the area for visitors to enjoy. Whether you're looking for outdoor adventure, family-friendly fun, or relaxing activities, we have something for everyone.