Find fun things to do in Gatlinburg, like hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains

The Country Inn & Suites, Gatlinburg, TN places you within walking distance of top attractions in the Great Smoky Mountains, like Ober Gatlinburg and the Gatlinburg Space Needle. Discover a plethora of fun things to do with your family, like spending a full day of amusement park fun at Dollywood or getting up close to the underwater world at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. If you’re looking for opportunities to connect with nature, head to Great Smoky Mountains National Park to hike or bike the trails, less than two miles from the hotel.

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Rocky Top Sports World

4.29 mi / 6.9 km from the hotel
This 80-acre sports venue hosts a year-round schedule of tournaments and camps. It features both indoor and outdoor facilities plus a community center that’s ideal for parties.


5.91 mi / 9.51 km from the hotel
Nestled in the mountain setting of Pigeon Forge, Dolly Parton's family-friendly amusement park is home to roller coasters, thrill rides, live shows, and an exciting water park.

Gatlinburg Convention Center

0.16 mi / 0.25 km from the hotel
Attend a business conference, trade show, or wedding at this 148,000-square-foot convention center.

Gatlinburg Space Needle

0.09 mi / 0.15 km from the hotel
After riding 400 feet up to the top of this iconic landmark, step out onto the observation deck and take in the magnificent 360-degree views of Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

1.88 mi / 3.02 km from the hotel
Venture outside and breathe in the fresh mountain air as you spend the day navigating hiking paths and mountain bike trails at this national park.

Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery

0.17 mi / 0.28 km from the hotel
Visit this famous distillery for a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to make its prized moonshine. Before you leave, sample some popular flavors like lemon drop and apple pie.

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

0.32 mi / 0.52 km from the hotel
From Shark Lagoon to Stingray Bay, this interactive aquarium treats guests of all ages to a wide variety of educational and entertaining exhibits.

Ober Gatlinburg

0.29 mi / 0.47 km from the hotel
With skiing, shopping, skating, dining, and theme park rides available in one location, it's easy to see why Ober Gatlinburg is one of the area's top attractions.