Best Kid-Friendly Gatlinburg Attractions

Photo of a Family on a Walk at One of the Best Gatlinburg AttractionsBring the family on a one-of-a-kind adventure this summer as you take in all the Gatlinburg attractions near The Park Vista, A Doubletree by Hilton. Whether it’s your first time visiting our Smokey Mountain hotels, exploring the water parks in Tennessee, heading to one of the many beautiful Gatlinburg weddings, you’ll find that adventure lurks around every corner! We want to offer some guidance by giving you a mini-tour through our favorite kid-friendly Gatlinburg attractions near The Park Vista!

Photo of a Roller Coaster, One of the Wildest Gatlinburg AttractionsRowdy Bear Mountain

Feel the rush of adrenaline on both of the award-winning thrill rides at Rowdy Bear Mountain— a local favorite of all the Gatlinburg attractions! Start with the Gravity Coaster, and you’ll be grinning from ear to ear soaring down the alpine mountain coaster as you the control speeds reaching upwards of 35 mph. Secure your items as this ride is anything but leisurely as you fly through curves, hills, and straightaways through the Great Smoky Mountains. Glide in style as you get ready to ride the Mountain Glider, a first-of-its-kind suspended rail coaster that makes you feel as though you’re hang gliding and free falling at the same time! Each ride is safe and secure, so you can relax and have a fantastic thrill with your family! Make a stop at Rowdy Bear Mountain to check a couple of items off your bucket list!

Guinness World Records Adventure

Kids love to be continuously entertained, and with loads of buttons to push, your kids can expend their energy at Guinness World Records Adventure! Challenge yourself to break a Guinness World Record and become a titleholder through playing interactive games! Your energy will not go to waste as you’ll be able to browse through fun facts, trivia, and arcade games along the way. At Guinness World Records, you’ll gain an education as well as having fun with the many interactive exhibits!

Hollywood Star Cars Museum

Your kids will be blown away when they come face to face with Bumblebee— a 1977 Chevy Camaro, one of the Autobots featured in Transformers! Bring your camera as you can take as many pictures as you’d like throughout the Hollywood Star Cars Museum. The museum features cars from Hollywood TV and movies such as the Batmobile from Batman Returns, the Nissan Skyline GT-R featured in The Fast and the Furious franchise, or the Flintstone-Mobile, among many other Hollywood favorites! Stop by the gift shop to see how you can become part of the Hollywood scene by purchasing an in-the-car souvenir photograph! Take a tour through the museum to view classic cars that have been featured in movies over the last 50 years as this trip is perfect for the entire family on a rainy day!

Spacious Great Smoky Mountains Hotels

Photo of a Romantic Dinner. The Perfect Ending of a Day Filled with Gatlinburg Attractions

As you are traveling with your family, at The Park Vista, A Doubletree by Hilton, we know that space can mean everything when you’re with a group! Select our Family Two Room Suite, so you’ll be able to have the kids in one room while you relax in a king bedroom with balcony views! Our Gatlinburg lodging offers two dining experience settings the Vista Grill and Firefly’s for your convenience. Stop by the Vista Grill during your stay to enjoy a breakfast buffet, lunch, or dinner during your stay. On a free evening, join us on Firefly’s Patio Lounge to overlook the Great Smoky Mountains while enjoying a cocktail or two in a casual atmosphere! To browse through our selection of rooms, visit us online at, or to book your stay, give us a call at 1-865-436-9211!

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