The spring season is already in full swing and we will be deep in summer before you know it. Now is the perfect time to start planning ahead for your upcoming summer Ggetaway. This year, choose a summer destination that everyone in the whole family will love. There is nothing better than Gatlinburg here in the heart of Tennessee. A variety of summer activities will ensure the whole family has a relaxing experience. Take a look at what to plan for to be ready for summer with a Gatlinburg getaway:

Visit the Great Smoky Mountain National Park

Gatlinburg is home to one of the most beautiful national parks in the country, the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Here visitors will find plentiful hiking trails that will take you past gorgeous scenery including flowing rivers and waterfalls. The park features elevated viewing areas like those found at Clingmans Dome to see an unparalleled view of the valley. Keep an eye out for the diverse wildlife and the remnants of Appalachian mountain culture.  Fees into the park are always low cost making for a budget friendly activity for the family.

Head Up to Ober Mountain

One of the top attractions in Gatlinburg is always accepting visitors. While Ober Mountain is best known for skiing in the winter it has a fun amusement park open for summer. Ober Mountain will be your top Gatlinburg summer destination by visiting the year round park area to ride aboard the Ski Mountain Coaster or the Alpine Slide. Getting up to the park is always fun by taking the Aerial Tram that starts in Downtown Gatlinburg and carries you up to the mountains. Summer at Ober Mountain is always a blast.

Ride a Zipline

One of the top activities in all of Gatlinburg is enjoying a zipline tour. This activity takes you high up into the tree tops and go shooting down a zip line at high speeds. Some ziplines can go as fast as 55 miles per hour and is perfect for thrill seekers. Local companies to book with in the area include Smoky Mountain Ziplines and CLIMB Works Smoky Mountains. The speed thrill has never been so fun.

Get Ready for Your Summer Getaway

The final step to planning your summer Gatlinburg getaway is reserving your vacation rental. Book your favorite property with us today and see how your summer can be here in Gatlinburg.