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Gatlinburg Activities

Gatlinburg Tennessee Local Activities

Aside from being the home of exciting natural and man-made attractions, there is so much to do in Gatlinburg during your vacation. From shopping, hiking and other outdoor activities, you will never be bored during your Gatlinburg getaway at The Park Vista.


Shop ’til you drop at hundreds of area factory outlet stores, or browse through the many quaint shops along the picturesque Little Pigeon River in Downtown Gatlinburg. The Gatlinburg Trolley stops just outside our hotel’s front door.

Hiking Trails

If hiking is your thing then you are in the right place in the Smokies. Gatlinburg and the surrounding Smoky Mountains have some of the prettiest waterfalls, and some of the best hiking trails you’ll find anywhere. If you can’t wait and want to start exploring right away then we have the perfect trail close to the resort. Take advantage of the NOC’s Great Outpost; one of the newest outdoor specialists of the Great Smoky Mountains. NOC’s Great Outpost is an expert resource for all things outdoors, and can help you plan hiking, nature trail activities and more.

Other Activities

There’s also skiing, golf, whitewater rafting and horseback riding in the Gatlinburg area. In nearby Cherokee, North Carolina, try your luck at the new Harrah’s Casino.