Gatlinburg, Tennessee, nestled high in the Smoky Mountains, is filled with family friendly fun and entertainment. Music, activities, and the natural beauty of the area create a great place throughout the year for a exciting family vacation. From exploring the mountains during the summer to snow-filled fun and snow skiing at Ober Gatlinburg in the winter, Gatlinburg has something for everyone.
Listed as the only ski resort in Tennessee, Ober Gatlinburg Mountain in Gatlinburg, Tennessee offers fun for everyone throughout the winter. Although snowfall is spotty throughout the winter season, it makes the use of snow machines a necessity. The skiing and other winter activities in this beautiful destination can be quite nice. A small resort with only eight runs, Ober Gatlinburg mountain has a variety of terrain ranging from novice to expert level skiing. A terrain park is open throughout the winter season for advanced skiers and snowboarders who love jumps, bumps, and other obstacles. Visitors who enjoy tubing will find the tube slide a perfect place to spend the day. Three lifts and a rope tow provide access to all areas of the mountain.
While the winter activities in Gatlinburg can be rather limited, other activities throughout the year provide plenty of activities for visitors of all ages. Rafting in the Smokies is one of the most popular summertime activities. Explore the Little Pigeon river with a Smoky Mountain rafting adventure. Not only is it a great way to spend time with the family, but deep canyons, rapids of all sizes, and the possibility of seeing wildlife make a rafting trip through the Smokies fun and exciting. With plenty of packages to choose from, including overnight stays, a rafting adventure through the Smoky Mountains is guaranteed to make memories for you and your family.
Gatlinburg is and active place throughout the year. With hiking, rafting, and other opportunities throughout the summer and fun at Ober Gatlinburg Mountain Ski Resort during the winter, the Gatlinburg area promises fun for the whole family.
Have you ever been to Ober Gatlinburg and done any of their fun winter activities? Which one was your favorite? Share it with us on our Smoky Mountain Outdoors Facebook page! We would love to hear from you!!