Make this holiday season special with a trip to Gatlinburg. Whether you are visiting family or simply want to travel for the holiday season, experiencing the Smoky Mountains during the holidays is a unique experience. The following are some activities and events to consider visiting for your Gatlinburg Christmas experience.
Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade
For more than 40 years, the Fantasy of Lights Parade has been a holiday staple in Gatlinburg. This parade features bands from several states such as Alabama, Georgia, Virginia Tennessee and North Carolina. With over 100 floats and numerous festive holiday balloons, this parade is worth the trip to Gatlinburg. If you want to get the best spot for this parade, you will have to arrive early. Make sure that you bundle up as winter nights in Gatlinburg are chilly. This parade is a great addition to a Gatlinburg TN Christmas vacation.
Trolley Ride of Lights for this Gatlinburg Christmas Experience
All aboard the Trolley Ride of Lights in Gatlinburg. This is a 45-minute guided tour that takes you through Gatlinburg to experience the beauty of the city set aglow with festive holiday lights. The light displays include images of Santa and his reindeer and elves as well as an assortment of lighted Christmas images and scenes. The light displays also include familiar Smoky Mountain animals such as deer and foxes. You’ll enjoy gazing at the spectacular Christmas light displays while seated in a warm, comfortable trolley. Make sure you get your ticket for this one-of-a-kind Gatlinburg TN Christmas experience.
Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival
Experience the thrill of an amusement park decorated for the holiday season at the Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival. The entire park is transformed into a Christmas oasis. The Rivertown Lake portion of the park is morphed into Carol of the Trees which is an intricately decorated light display that is accented with holiday music. The nightly Parade of Many Colors dazzles onlookers with floats with popular Christmas characters. You can even enjoy viewings of popular Christmas films such as It’s a Wonderful Life.
Make this year’s Christmas experience one you’ll never forget with a trip to Gatlinburg. The Cabin Rental Store offers high-quality vacation rentals throughout Gatlinburg. Show us your itinerary, and we’ll find the best vacation rentals to suit your lodging needs. To begin planning your vacation lodging, contact us at (877) 301-0776. Browse our best Christmas rentals in Gatlinburg!