Nestled among the peaks of The Great Smoky Mountains, this fabulous pumpkin farm has a lot to offer including hayrides, live music, pumpkin picking, a farmer’s market, a corn maze, camping, fishing, a playground, and a fabulous mountain view!
Each October, Darnell Farms throws an amazing fall Harvest Festival complete fresh apple cider, crafts, music, pumpkins, hayrides, and more!
This historical botanical garden features a variety of native plants and flowers in a natural setting. This garden is close to many other attractions in the Cherokee area including the famous Oconaluftee Visitors Center, which is a great place to view elk.
Free admission to this craft show with a ton of vendors!
This popular attraction features both indoor and outdoor fun, including skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, year-round indoor ice skating, a mountain coaster, wildlife encounter, alpine slide, arcade, mini golf, and amusement rides. This is also the home of an annual month-long October fest, complete with German food and beer.
This haunted attraction is open year round.
This multi-functional entertainment facility offers indoor golf, outdoor golf, laser tag, gem mining, bumper cars, a motion ride, an arcade, and escape rooms. Group rates are also available.
Keeping the art of wool spinning alive, this facility offers classes for spinning, weaving, rug hooking, knitting and more! They will also conduct educational programs at your location.
Ripley’s aquarium offers a wide variety of sea life and includes hands-on experiences for all ages. They even have a live mermaid show! In addition to general admission experiences, this aquarium hosts educational programs, sleepovers, birthday parties and private events.
Ripley’s aquarium also offers a variety of educational day camps to keep your kids busy and learning throughout the summer.
Just a short drive from the main strip, Gatlinburg’s oldest and scariest haunted attraction is set in a classic Victorian style mansion. The attraction is open year round.
This festival offers plenty of food, music and free entry to the public. You can taste the competition food, with the purchase of a $10 “tasting spoon.”
This educational staple of the Smoky Mountains National Park hosts a variety of educational programs for kids and adults all throughout the year. Throughout the summer the facility offers a variety of overnight summer camp opportunities for kids from age 9-17. For kids ages 4-9, Tremont even hosts a parent-and-me overnight experience!
This indoor park features classic water attractions named after iconic Smoky Mountain attractions, like Clingman’s Dome and Cades cove. Although the park is located inside the family-friendly Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort, you do not have to be staying at the resort to enjoy the water park. Day and week passes can be purchased separately.
This Christ-centered facility offers overnight summer camp and retreat experiences.
Summer Camp: At Bridgemont Camp, campers can grow in their Christian faith while enjoying a variety of group games, arts and crafts, outdoor activities, a 110 foot swinging bridge, and more.
Retreats: Groups will have access to 1 women’s cabin, 1 men’s cabin, the lodge, the bath house, and the athletic field. Food is provided by the facility and is included in the cost.
This summer camp, operated by the Sevier County Baptist Association, offers both day and overnight options. Here, campers can grow in their Christian faith while enjoying a variety of recreational activities. Retreat rentals are also available.