As much as we wish we could, we just cannot control the weather. If it happens to rain during your next vacation getaway to Gatlinburg, fret not, as the area has plenty of fun activities and attractions that can be done indoors. Hide out from the rain with these exciting activities in Gatlinburg.
Ripley’s Believe It or Not Aquarium
Ripley’s Believe It or Not is known for exciting and bizarre events featured in its shows and attractions. Ripley’s Aquarium is located in Gatlinburg, offering residents and locals a fun and unique attraction found nowhere else. This location features many exciting exhibits such as giant fish tanks, sharks, and even penguins. Throughout the year, Ripley’s Aquarium also features exciting events such as the Junior Aquarist Camp and the Sips & Sharks, a 21+ year old sleepover where you stay overnight at the aquarium for drinks and sharks. Many of these events sell out quickly throughout the year, so buy your tickets early!
Hit the Ole Smoky Moonshine
If you are traveling with a group of adults, you can easily spend your day tasting moonshine at local distillery Ole Smoky Moonshine. This local distillery featured the only legal moonshine back when it opened in 2010. Now Old Smoky Moonshine distributes all across the country. Try out a sample of one of their dozen or so of different moonshine varieties. The tasting room often features live music to keep you entertained as you sample the apple pie moonshine or the famous 100-proof. Don’t forget to schedule a rideshare in advance before you visit!
Hollywood Star Cars of Gatlinburg
Over the years, celebrities have shown off their beautiful and exotic motor vehicles before eventually selling them. At Hollywood Star Cars of Gatlinburg, a huge variety of celebrity vehicles have ended up in the museum. This local attraction features popular vehicles such as the Batmobile from the movie Batman Returns, General Lee from the movie The Dukes of Hazard, and even Herbie from The Love Bug. Come see all of these vehicles in person and even take a photo as you sit in the driver’s seat!
Book Your Stay in Gatlinburg
As you can see, there is still plenty of fun to be had when it rains here in Gatlinburg. Reserve one of our vacation rental cabins in the area for a stay like no other. Book today before your favorite rental is already reserved!