Traveling with your little guys can be fun, but exhausting. With that in mind, picking the perfect vacation spot that provides a little relaxation while still offering plenty of engaging activities for the kiddos can be a challenge. Whether you’re a young couple with a newborn or an experienced pro with a gaggle of toddlers, Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountain region is worth a look for your next family vacay. The area has plenty of kid-friendly activities, parks, and museums while also offering a restful reprieve in some of nature’s most admired scenery.
As an added bonus, the cabin scene offered by Alpine Mountain Chalets provides comfortable, spacious Gatlinburg cabins close to all the action. If you’re ready to make some memories, this part of the country is just the ticket! Here are some Gatlinburg attractions to add to your itinerary!
Outdoor Exploration Can’t Be Beat!
One of the primary reasons many people choose the Gatlinburg cabins and the Smoky Mountains for family vacation stems from the area’s reputation of natural wonder. Smoky Mountain National Park is a bucket list item for many adventurers and a trip to the park should definitely land a spot on your “to-do” list. Beauty abounds in every nook of the park and the area offers a great educational opportunity for the kiddos. From bird watching to identifying some of the area’s most populous wildflowers a visit to the park won’t disappoint. Plus, all that hiking and adventure will ensure everyone sleeps well come bedtime!
Eclectic Museums Add an Interesting Spin
Luckily, many of the Gatlinburg cabins are also located close to the city center where you’ll uncover even more fun activities for the whole family. Museums and exhibits are pretty popular in the Gatlinburg area featuring world-famous jaunts like The Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum, the Hollywood Car Museum, and the Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum to name a few. Browsing these unique collections is one of the best Gatlinburg attractions you’ll find when visiting the Smokies.
Ready for a Thrill??
If you and your family enjoy a little more action, a trip to Ober Gatlinburg is your best bet. This space is the area’s local amusement park complete with several coasters, bumper cars, and water slides. If you don’t have time for a full day at Ober Gatlinburg, you can also test your adrenaline with a visit to the Gatlinburg Space Needle. This attraction offers stunning views of Gatlinburg you won’t find elsewhere. The thrill is on!
Get Your Trip Scheduled Today!
You really can’t go wrong with any of these Gatlinburg attractions. If you’re ready to begin planning your Smoky Mountain vacation it all starts with a good homebase. Our team at Alpine Mountain Chalets can help you find the perfect cabin from luxurious one-bedroom suites like Twin Hearts to larger abodes like Mountain Memories. Either way, we’ll help make your vacation memorable!