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Top 4 Things to Do in Gatlinburg in February

January 26, 2024

Are you planning on spending time in Gatlinburg this winter? You may be wondering what you can do since our white water rafting outpost isn’t open, and Gatlinburg is full of fun things to do in February, from alcohol tastings for people 21 years old and up to gaming attractions people of all ages can enjoy! Here are the top 4 things to do in Gatlinburg in February. Read More

Incredible Christmas Place in Pigeon Forge

3 Amazing Christmas Stores in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg That You Have to Visit

November 16, 2022

Whether you’re looking for some holiday gifts for your loved ones or a few unique decorations for your own Christmas display, you’ll be delighted to know that there are several Christmas themed shops right here in the Smokies! Holiday shopping has never been more fun, so don’t miss the chance to come down to the Smoky Mountains this December! Here are 3 amazing Christmas stores in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg that you have to visit: Read More

Hiking is one of the top Gatlinburg winter attractions.

The 3 Best Gatlinburg Winter Attractions

September 20, 2022

The Smoky Mountains are full of adventure and fun that will make your trip to the area a blast. However, what many people don’t realize is that these adventures don’t stop just because the cold weather arrives. There are many great outdoor Smoky Mountain activities for you to enjoy, no matter what time of the year it is. Just bundle up and enjoy these Gatlinburg winter attractions and more during the winter season. Read More

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Top 3 Outdoor Activities in Gatlinburg to Try This Off Season

March 20, 2022

Even though rafting season is coming to an end, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the fantastic views of the Smoky Mountains. There are a large variety of different activities that you can do outdoors, even when the weather begins to cool down. Here are 3 of the best outdoor activities in Gatlinburg to try this off season: Read More

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4 Things to Do in Gatlinburg in December and the Holiday Season

November 24, 2021

As November draws to a close and the Christmas season gets closer, there are tons of fun holiday events and activities happening throughout the city of Gatlinburg. From shopping to taking in the one-of-a-kind Smoky Mountain views, there is so much to do on the streets of downtown during this time of year. Here are 4 things to do in Gatlinburg in December and the holiday season: Read More


Brewing Up A Good Time at Smoky Mountain Brewery

September 6, 2021

There are very few restaurants that specialize in beer but still manage to maintain a family-friendly atmosphere. Located right around the corner from Smoky Mountain Outdoors, one of the top Gatlinburg TN attractions, the Smoky Mountain Brewery is the exception to this rule. This fantastic bar and grill brews its own beer and serves mouthwatering food in a warm atmosphere that resembles a cross between a ski lodge and a Bavarian beer hall.  Read More

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Top 5 Things to Do in Gatlinburg in January

December 29, 2020

Are you planning on being in town during January? You’re probably wondering about things to do in Gatlinburg and what you should try. There are so many fun experiences you can have, from skiing to trying delicious new food. Here are the top 5 things to do in Gatlinburg in January: Read More

Cades Cove in November

3 Fun Things to Do in Gatlinburg TN in November

October 28, 2020

Although another rafting season has come to an end at Smoky Mountain Outdoors, there are still plenty of fun activities to enjoy in Gatlinburg in November! Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast who wants to stay active during the colder months or someone who appreciates the winter scenery in the Smokies, you will find lots of exciting options! Here are 3 fun things to do in Gatlinburg TN in November: Read More

Happy group kayaking in Gatlinburg, one of the most popular things to do in the Smoky Mountains.

5 Reasons Kayaking in Gatlinburg is One of the Top Things to Do in the Smoky Mountains

March 19, 2015

We no longer offer inflatable kayaking trips.

Offering exciting fun on the beautiful Pigeon River, kayaking in Gatlinburg is one of the most popular things to do in the Smoky Mountains. Regardless of whether you’re a beginner or an experienced kayaker, you will love paddling down the river with Smoky Mountain Outdoors. Here are the top five reasons kayaking is a fantastic vacation activity:   Read More

group rafting with Smoky Mountain Outdoors on the Pigeon River

How to Save Money at the Best Attractions in Gatlinburg

May 20, 2014

With so many amazing things to do in the Great Smoky Mountains, it can be hard to choose which attractions in Gatlinburg to spend your time and money on. Fortunately, Smoky Mountain Outdoors is making your choices a little easier by offering a number of excellent combination packages. These special deals allow you to combine one of our stellar white water rafting trips along the Pigeon River with another exciting Gatlinburg attraction for one low price. Read on to learn everything you need to know to plan the perfect vacation in the Smokies! Read More


A Real Log Cabin Dinner in the Smokies

October 1, 2013

Greenbrier restaraunt near Gatlinburg white water raftingHow would you like to eat a delicious meal in a historic log cabin? Located right around the corner from our Gatlinburg white water rafting, The Greenbrier Restaurant serves quality French, Italian and American favorites in a rustic log structure built in 1939. Family owned and operates, this restaurant is the perfect place for dinner, drinks and dessert in the Smokies. Read More

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The Best Reuben Sandwich In Gatlinburg

September 18, 2013

There is nothing quite like a freshly made Reuben sandwich. With piping hot corn beef, perfectly melted swiss cheese, russian dressing and sauerkraut, a Reuben is always hearty and satisfying. You can find the best Reuben in the Smokies at The Hofbrauhaus Restaurant and Cheese Cupboard. Located right around the corner from Smoky Mountain Outdoors, the number one destination for Gatlinburg white water rafting, the Hofbrauhaus Restaurant is an authentic German style sandwich and cheese shop.

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