See If You Can Beat the Obstacles at a Gatlinburg Mini-Golf Course

A kid playing mini golf at at Gatlinburg course.

The beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains is all around you when vacationing in Gatlinburg. From taking in the views of the mountains from the comfort of The Park Vista to spending time in the national park, there is no shortage of ways to explore the natural beauty of East Tennessee. However, outdoor adventures aren’t […]

Hiking & More | What to Do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

A person hiking in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

For anyone staying at The Park Vista, certain activities are a must-experience. This includes things like riding the Gatlinburg trolley or checking out local distilleries. However, something that should be on the top of any itinerary, especially if you have any outdoor enthusiasts in your group, is visiting the nearby national park. Great Smoky Mountains […]

The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Downtown Gatlinburg, TN

An aerial view of downtown Gatlinburg, TN.

While Gatlinburg, TN, might be known as a gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains, it is also home to a bustling downtown. This area is filled with everything you could ever want on vacation, including attractions, shops, restaurants, and more. During your stay at The Park Vista, make your way downtown and set off on […]

Create Memories with Friends Checking Out Things to Do in Gatlinburg for Adults

Going out to bars is one of the best things to do in Gatlinburg for adults.

Oftentimes, vacations are thought of as getaways for families. However, these escapes are also perfect for couples and friends looking to take a break from the responsibilities of life. Surrounded by the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains, The Park Vista in Gatlinburg is the ideal home base for your next adult-only vacation. Our downtown […]

Feel the Need for Speed on Go-Karts in Gatlinburg

Two people racing on go-karts near Gatlinburg.

Everyone’s version of the ideal vacation is different. For some, vacations are the perfect time to do as little as possible, while others want to squeeze as many adventures in as they can. Luckily, planning a visit to Gatlinburg means you have everything you need to have your perfect vacation, from a cozy room at […]

Why You Need to Visit Tennessee in the Fall

A woman hiking during fall in Tennessee.

Every time of year is the perfect time to pack your bags and head to The Park Vista. Our Gatlinburg hotel has played host to countless visitors looking to experience the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains and this charming town. Perhaps the best way to take in the area’s scenery is by visiting Tennessee […]

Cool Off with a Stop at a Gatlinburg Ice Cream Shop

A little girl with ice cream from a shop in Gatlinburg.

From exploring a unique arts community to visiting a nearby museum, there is so much to do and see in Gatlinburg that you won’t have any trouble filling your days with fun. Whether you’re visiting for a memorable family vacation or a romantic honeymoon, this Tennessee town is ideal for any getaway, and The Park […]

Discover the Unique Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community

A member of the Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts community looking at her work.

When your backyard is the Great Smoky Mountains, it should be no surprise that countless outdoor adventures await. By booking your stay at The Park Vista, that’s precisely what you get. Our Gatlinburg hotel puts you close to fascinating historical sites, breathtaking overlooks, and fantastic hiking trails. On your next visit, check out the Gatlinburg […]

Learn about Gatlinburg, TN, History at Local Sites

Learn about Gatlinburg, TN, history by visiting local historical sites.

Certain things come to mind when you think of Gatlinburg, like outdoor excursions and the Great Smoky Mountains. However, Gatlinburg, TN, is steeped in history, and there is no shortage of ways to discover this history during your stay at The Park Vista. Not only is our hotel close to some of the best museums […]

What to Do on the Ultimate Smoky Mountain Family Vacation

A family hiking during their Smoky Mountain vacation.

Whether you’re planning your summer getaway or a just-because vacation, Gatlinburg should be on the top of your destination list. This Tennessee town is filled with outdoor adventures and unique attractions that families of all ages enjoy. When reserving your Smoky Mountain family vacation accommodations, you need a place that’s close to the top activities, […]

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