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4 of the Best Things to Do in Gatlinburg in the Fall

Fall time is the best time, especially in Gatlinburg. With the beautiful fall colors covering the mountains and the exciting seasonal festivities, it’s no wonder people flock to the area during this time of year. There are tons of things to do in Gatlinburg that’ll get anyone into the autumn spirit. Here is a list of some the most popular events and activities that you and your family are sure to enjoy.
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5 Great Places to Eat in Gatlinburg When You’re on the Go

We think you’ve probably figured out that there’s an abundance of great things to do while you’re here. If you have a full itinerary of activities for your family to enjoy, you may not want to visit every sit-down restaurant. There are tons of great places to eat in Gatlinburg while you’re on the go, and we’ll show you 5 of these for quick eats!
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Top 4 Reasons to Visit the New Ripley’s Believe It or Not! in Gatlinburg

Have you ever wanted to see a car covered in crystals? What about an authentic shrunken head? When you visit Ripley’s Believe It or Not! in Gatlinburg, you can see both those things and more! The odditorium reopened in July with a brand new design and new exhibits. Here are the top 4 reasons you will want to visit the new Ripley’s Believe It or Not! when you’re in Gatlinburg:
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3 Gatlinburg Shows Near Our Hotel That You Don’t Want to Miss

Gatlinburg is packed full of fun activities for the family, and if you’re looking for the ultimate entertainment, there are Gatlinburg shows near our hotel that’ll check this box for you. The performers that the area attracts are some of the best in the business, and we’re going to detail 3 shows that you need to see during your vacation.
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5 Great Things to Do Down the Road From Our Hotel in Gatlinburg

Location is everything when you’re looking for easy access to activities from our hotel in Gatlinburg. Our location on the Historic Nature Trail provides a variety of activities that are just down the road from our hotel, meaning you can have a full day’s worth of fun without even setting foot on the busy Parkway! Here is a list of 5 great places that you can visit along the Historic Nature Trail.
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Top 4 Fun Activities to Do With Your Family at Mynatt Park in Gatlinburg

One of the many benefits of staying at the Sidney James Mountain Lodge is the convenient location directly next to Mynatt Park! This beautiful city park is one of the best kept secrets in Gatlinburg as it offers all types of fun recreational activities for your family to enjoy without the crowds of other Gatlinburg attractions! Here are the top 4 fun activities to do with your family at Mynatt Park in Gatlinburg:
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Top 4 Places to Watch the Sunset Near Our Hotel in Downtown Gatlinburg TN

While Gatlinburg is beautiful at any time of day or night, there is nothing quite like the spectacular sunset over the Smoky Mountains! As the sun slowly disappears below the horizon, the sky turns into a stunning display of colors that has to be seen to be believed! Here are the top 4 places to watch the sunset near our hotel in downtown Gatlinburg TN:
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4 Ways to Maintain Your Fitness Routine While Staying at Our Hotel in Gatlinburg TN

If you want to keep up your exercise program while on vacation in the Smokies, the Sidney James Mountain Lodge is the perfect place to stay! Our hotel is situated in an excellent location where you can easily access hiking trails, recreational facilities and other outdoor activities! Here are 4 easy ways to maintain your fitness routine while staying at our hotel in Gatlinburg TN:
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How to Ride the Free Parkway Trolley in Gatlinburg TN This Summer

One of the things that guests love about staying at the Sidney James Mountain Lodge is that our hotel has a convenient trolley stop right outside of our front door! If you are planning a summer vacation to the Great Smoky Mountains, you can ride the Parkway Trolley for FREE throughout the peak summer season! Here are all the details on how to ride the free Parkway Trolley in Gatlinburg TN this summer:
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Top 4 Picnic Areas in Gatlinburg TN to Enjoy Dining Outside

A fun way to enjoy the beauty of the Smoky Mountains is by dining outside with a picnic lunch in Gatlinburg! There are several local grocery stores that have all the supplies you need for sandwiches, snacks and other goodies. As an alternative, you can also order a tasty meal to go from our Poolside Cafe! After ordering or packing up your delicious lunch, head to one of these top 4 picnic areas in Gatlinburg TN:
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5 Hiking Trails in the Smoky Mountains You Can Bring Kids On

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is home to over 800 miles worth of hiking trails! Some lead to amazing mountain views or waterfalls and are difficult in skill level while others are easier to navigate. Hiking can be a fantastic family bonding activity and is great way to be active. So, we have narrowed down five of the best hiking trails in the Smoky Mountains to bring your kids along to!
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