If you're thinking about a winter get-away in the near future, why not take a trip to the mountains of Gatlinburg, TN. This small resort town is jam-packed with fun and exciting things to do.
To begin your adventure, visit gatlinburg.com for a list of lodging options in and around the area. Whether you enjoy being close to all the action or the tranquility of the mountainous landscape, Gatlinburg has numerous hotels, condos, and cabins to accommodate your party's needs.
Gatlinburg's annual Winter Magic event is still in full swing. Visitors are treated to a spectacular light display, as the city is lit up every night with millions of beautiful lights and winter scenes. (Trolley rides for are available for a small fee of $5 through Jan. 26, 2013.)
Winter is an exciting time to visit Ober Gatlinburg which is home to Tennessee's only ski resort. Skiing, snow boarding, snow tubing, and ice skating are just a few of the many activities you will find at Ober Gatlinburg. Visit obergatlinburg.com for more information.
The city of Gatlinburg is popular for it's many attractions along the parkway. Cooter's, the Ripley's attractions, arcades, mini golf, laser tag, museums, and mirror mazes are some of the fun things Gatlinburg has to offer.
If you have shopping on your mind, Gatlinburg is a shopper's paradise with it's numerous stores, specialty shops, galleries, and malls.
Gatlinburg also has a diverse variety of dining options from down-home cooking to fine dining. Whether you're looking for an American classic or an ethnic favorite, there are over 100 places to enjoy a meal.
One of the great thing about Gatlinburg is the walkability of the town. Many of the town's offerings are within walking distance, so you can enjoy your time here without dealing with traffic, which can be hectic at times. Trolley rides are also available. Click here for trolly schedules, routes, and prices.
Do your family a favor and make your plans for a winter get-away in Gatlinburg today. To download a vacation guide, click here.
**Keep in mind that temperatures in upper elevations are quite cold in the winter months, especially at night. It is a good idea to check with the local weather before venturing out, so you can be prepared to dress appropriately.
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