things-to-do-headerLocated just a short distance from your comfortable and affordable Sidney James Mountain Lodge accommodations are more attractions than you can imagine!  Walk to Mynatt Park if you like a nature walk, drive up the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ( which by the way was Trip Advisor’s #1 attraction for Gatlinburg in 2014) or walk downtown to see the sites!

Our convenient trolley service can deliver you directly to Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, which serves as the trolley hub to everything else in town!  Ober Gatlinburg you can walk to easily to catch the gondolier!

If you enjoy dining out, walk to Dick’s Last Resort, The Melting Pot, Bubba Gump’s Shrimp, the Mellow Mushroom and so much more.  We have provided some information on the main attractions in the area below.  Of course, the Great Smoky Mountain National Park is the biggest attraction.  Sidney James Mountain Lodge is just a mile from the entrance to the park!

Ober Gatlinburg:
Welcome to the scenic and exciting four-seasons world of Ober Gatlinburg – a mountaintop amusement park high above Gatlinburg, Tennessee! A whole world of fun, excitement, and beauty is waiting for you!

is a one-of-a-kind Smoky Mountain Family Adventure! Spanning 125 acres of the Great Smoky Mountains in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, near Gatlinburg, Dollywood is one of the most popular family vacation destinations in the country.

Ripley’s Aquarium in the Smokies:
A whole new world opens before your eyes while you watch sharks, sea turtles and schools of fish swim right over your head. Travel through the world’s most spectacular underwater tunnel and hourly dive shows.

Beneficial to Life Massage:
Licensed Massage Therapists in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville offering therapeutic and relaxing massages in the privacy of your Sidney James vacation cabin or hotel room. Several spa services available along with “His and Her” side-by-side massages.

Dixie Stampede:
Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner and Show in Pigeon Forge, TN is a fun-filled, action-packed extravaganza with spectacular special effects, amazing stunts and a delicious dinner that everyone should experience!

High Country Adventures:
Join us on the Ocoee River for the adventure of a lifetime! Everything from Class I to Class V rapids will get your heart pumping. Our Hiawassi River Rafting is great for the entire family. “You are guaranteed to wet your pants with High Country!”

Dolly’s Splash Country:
For a unique Summer vacation destination that’s fun for the whole family, pack your bathing suit and take the plunge to Dollywood’s Splash Country. This water adventure theme park combines the beauty of the Smoky Mountains with the excitement of water park rides, slides and attractions guaranteed to cool you off on a hot Summer day!

Gatlinburg Space Needle:
An all-steel observation tower with two elevators and a capacity of twenty people each. The glass elevators are safe, comfortable and go up over 400ft. to the observation deck for a 360 degree view of the Great Smoky Mountains and the city of Gatlinburg.