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Top 7 Attractions in the Smoky Mountains With a View

Seeing a great view of the Smoky Mountains is something everyone wants to do when they visit! People also want to do fun things, so why not combine the two? We want to tell you about attractions in the Smoky Mountains with an incredible view of the mountains! There are so many, and one of them will be perfect for you! Look at these top 7 attractions in the Smoky Mountains with a view:

1. The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel

great smoky mountain wheel at the island in pigeon forgeWhile you’re in Pigeon Forge at The Island, you should hop on The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel. This 200-foot-tall ferris wheel is an attraction in the Smoky Mountains you can’t miss! At night, a light show on the ferris wheel will grab your attention. When you’re near the top, you’ll have a great view of the Smoky Mountains and most of Pigeon Forge.

2. Anakeesta

Anakeesta in Gatlinburg is full of adventure! Ride a chondola to the top of the mountain where you can ride a mountain coaster, zipline, or play in Firefly Village. There are many areas where you can stop and enjoy the mountain views, from the Memorial Fire Walk to the Vista Gardens. Everyone will enjoy spending a day at Anakeesta!

3. Gatlinburg SkyLift Park

gatlinburg skyliftWant a little adventure at an attraction in the Smoky Mountains that also has a view? Then you need to visit Gatlinburg SkyLift Park! Ride up the mountain on the bright yellow chair lift, and then you’ll get off on the SkyDeck where you’ll see jaw-dropping views of the Smokies you won’t find anywhere else. You can also walk across the SkyBridge, which has 15 feet of glass panels in the middle!

4. Aerial Tram at Ober Gatlinburg

If you’re in downtown Gatlinburg and want to visit Ober Gatlinburg, take the Aerial Tram to the top of the mountain! Either way you take the tram, you’ll have beautiful mountain views the entire trip! Plus, you’ll find all kinds of fun things to do at Ober, from tubing to skiing to ice bumper cars!

5. Gatlinburg Space Needle

gatlinburg space needle in gatlinburg tennesseeDo something different and go up the Gatlinburg Space Needle! This tower is 400 feet tall and has a glass elevator so you get to watch your ascension to the top! Once you’re in the top of the Space Needle, you’ll be able to walk 360 degrees and see views of the mountains and downtown Gatlinburg. You should go up during the day and at night for two different experiences!

6. CLIMB Works Mountaintop Zipline Tour

If you love to get your adrenaline pumping, you should take a zipline tour with CLIMB Works! For great views of the Smokies while you zipline, you should take the mountaintop zipline tour. This is a duel zipline, so you can race your friends and family down the mountain!

7. Cades Cove Loop

Road in Cades CoveImmerse yourself in nature and get great mountain views when you drive the Cades Cove Loop! This 11-mile loop is full of historic buildings, incredible views, hiking trails, and you might even get to see all kinds of wildlife! It’s one of the most popular attractions in the Smoky Mountains for people of all ages!

You have so many choices when it comes to attractions in the Smoky Mountains with a view! Now all you need is a place to stay! Browse through our cabins and pick the one that suites your group the best!