Adults Will Love These 4 Things to Do in Downtown Gatlinburg

The fountain at The Village Shops in Gatlinburg TN

Staying in one of our condos in Gatlinburg means you will be close to all the fun and excitement that the mountain city has to offer visitors. Adults will especially love a lot of the things to do in downtown Gatlinburg.

1. Walk Around The Village

The Village is a great place to walk around and relax in when you want something different to do in downtown Gatlinburg. There are plenty of shopping opportunities here, like a Tervis shops and The Candle Cottage. This is also the best place to get fresh homemade doughnuts! The Donut Friar is a must see because they carry more than just doughnuts. You can also get eclairs and other types of pastries here. The best part about The Village is that its entrance is right on the Parkway, but it feels like you are in a peaceful mountain village away from the city.

2. The Gatlinburg Sky Lift

The Gatlinburg Sky Lift and Space NeedleIf you are looking for the best view in downtown Gatlinburg without having to drive to one of the scenic overlooks, then hop on The Gatlinburg Sky Lift. You’ll be seated in a ski lift style seat and taken into the air toward the top of Crockett Mountain. Once you get to the top, you will turn right back around and descend back to downtown Gatlinburg. The view of the city will be breathtaking. This is also a great idea if you are with your significant other and want something romantic to do in town, day or night!

3. Visit One of Gatlinburg’s Moonshine Distilleries

Moonshine is practically a Tennessee staple, and when you visit you don’t want to miss out on it! Gatlinburg has no shortage of moonshine distilleries, so you have options to visit as many as you want on your vacation. You can also try the different flavors of moonshine available in each distillery, and most will let you do that for free. A few of the moonshine distilleries are: Ole Smoky Moonshine, Sugarlands Distillery Company, and Doc Collier Moonshine. Make sure to have your I.D. ready if you want to sample any of the moonshine!

4. Walk Along the Little Pigeon River

Little Pigeon River in Gatlinburg TnSometimes a nice, leisurely walk by the river is just what the doctor ordered. This is a great thing to do in downtown Gatlinburg when you want to get away from all the noise and enjoy some of the natural beauty of the area without taking a drive into the park. Walking along the Little Pigeon River is a great idea because there are a lot of nice gazebos and benches scattered along the walk, so you can sit a spell and admire the river any time on your walk. There are also a few restaurants along the walk, so you can enjoy a meal if hunger strikes.

Condos Near All the Action

Our condos have a convenient location in Gatlinburg so that you will be only minutes away from these activities and so many more. Take a look at our condos in Gatlinburg and start planning your adult-only vacation today.

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