Roadtrip to Gatlinburg, TN

Gatlinburg, Tennessee, is a great mountain city located in Sevier County. It’s surrounded by the Great Smoky Mountains and is located along U.S Route 441.

This mountain resort city is a popular retreat which many people travel to to re-entertain their senses and only a short day drive from SouthTowne Motors. It’s a place where people gather in awe of nature’s beauty. Gatlinburg embodies all of the simple goodness of a small town.

In addition to the Great Smokey Mountains National Park, one of Gatlinburg’s largest attractions is Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. It’s holds a phenomenal 1.3 million gallons of saltwater and has been voted the number one Aquarium in America. It was also awarded the Certificate of Excellence in 2013 by TripAdvisor. There are actually more fish in this outstanding aquarium than there are more people living in the entire town of Gatlinburg. You can expect to see over 10,000 exotic sea creatures while visiting here. Plan to visit the Tropical Rainforest display where more than 2,000 species of fish thrive.

For the adventurous family, plan a fantastic camp out. This will create memories that last a lifetime. Explore the Ripley’s Aquarium while participating in an array of family-based science experiments among other interactive activities. After a fun-filled evening, you will set up camp in the Penguin Playhouse. The aquarium creatures keep a watchful eye on the family while they sleep.

Looking to soar to new heights or to feel the wind rushing past you? Then the Gatlinburg zipline and rope course adventure is what you’ve been waiting for. This has been voted one of the most exhilarating outdoor activities in Gatlinburg. No experience is necessary to enjoy this. There is no need for handbraking and the trained and certified guides will do all the work for you. All you need to do is enjoy the ride of a lifetime.

Want to explore all of what Gatlinburg has to offer but don’t feel like pounding the pavement all day? Take the relaxing Gatlinburg Trolley. It’s the number one way to explore the city. The trolley saves money on gas and your feet. Park for free at the Visitors center then jump aboard the trolley. It even takas you right to Ripley’s Aquarium. Buy a day pass for just 2 dollars per person with unlimited stops.

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