Things to Do in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge

Black Bear Inn & Suites is incredibly close to all the sights and sounds of the Gatlinburg area. Enjoy a full day of family fun at Dollywood, explore and hike through Great Smoky Mountains National Park, or attend a meeting or event at the Gatlinburg Convention Center, located within walking distance of our hotel. There’s so many local attractions in Gatlinburg that you’ll need multiple days or even multiple trips to experience it all.

Close to the Bustling Gatlinburg Strip

Stay conveniently close to Gatlinburg’s vibrant downtown strip at Black Bear Inn & Suites. The Gatlinburg strip offers something for everyone, from restaurants and bars to mini-golf courses and museums. Families appreciate our many fun activities, including Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, Fannie Farkle’s, Ripley’s Davy Crockett Mini Golf, and a number of go-kart tracks.

Feel like doing some shopping? Gatlinburg village is packed with unique and eclectic shops that sell everything from chocolate and candy to crafts, art, and clothes. Toast to being on vacation at the Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery or one of the many local breweries and wineries in the area. We look forward to being your home base for your next trip to Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

We recommend these attractions in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge!

There’s so many great things to do in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, but these are a few of our most highly recommended attractions to visit!

Great Smoky Mountains Association
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co Restaurant & Market
Calhoun's Best Ribs in America
Rocky Top Sports World Gatlinburg TN logo
Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud
Lumberjack Feud Dinner & Show
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Ober Gatlinburg
Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine
Rafting in the Smokies
The Peddler Steakhouse
SkyLift Gatlinburg
Titanic - world's largest museum attraction
WonderWorks let your imagination run wild
Park Grill
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