Going on vacation is always great and much needed time away from work and school. However, traveling can also get in the way of important work you have been prioritizing such as time at the gym or workouts in general. During your next vacation getaway to Gatlinburg make sure you avoid cutting out your workout regime entirely and instead enjoy some outdoor Gatlinburg summer activities that is sure to help work out your body.


Rock Climbing

One of the top attractions in all of Gatlinburg is Ober Mountain. While Ober Mountain is the top skiing destination in the area during the winter it also offers a variety of activities during the summer too. One of the newest activities that has recently been added is rock climbing. Ober Mountain recently opened their 30-foot rock wall that is entertaining for individuals of all ages. Up to five different individuals can scale the rock wall at once as it is completely round in the shape of a cylinder. Guests are encouraged to climb up as fast as they can before the built in belaying system will let them rappel down. Rock climbing is a great work out for the legs and overall fun experience! This activity requires entry into Ober Mountain.


River Rafting

Hit the flowing rivers of Gatlinburg by joining in on a white-water rafting experience in the area. A variety of trips and difficulty levels are available for you in the area. For those who wish for a full workout experience a white-water rafting trip is just what you need. Guided tours from Big Creek Expeditions will take you down the local rivers for a thrilling voyage. The river water keeps you cool as you work off a sweat guided your raft down the river. Check out all the different options available in the area!


Downhill Mountain Biking

Another great outdoor activity that is sure to work your body is downhill mountain biking that is also available at Ober Mountain. This experience provides you with all the gear you need and the place to enjoy downhill riding. You will be able to embrace a thrill ride and conquer the experience that is a full body workout. There is even a downhill mountain bike season pass for the summer for those who are planning for a long term stay in Gatlinburg.