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Gatlinburg Sky Lift

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Address: 765 Parkway, Center of town at traffic light # 7, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3205
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+1 865-436-4307
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09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00

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Great view of town

The Gatlinburg Sky Lift is a must for us every time we visit. The ride is nice (and a good rest from walking around town). The view of Gatlinburg at the top is great. We always... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
KFCincy26
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm biased because I am no fan of swinging above the earth on a cable on a mountainside. My wife liked it. But honestly, it's a pretty short, unexciting trip for a decent mountain view. They will gouge you for all you're worth. It's something to do once, and probably just hold on to the memory of and move on... More 

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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great way to see the scenery - fantastic views from the top where there is a gift shop and snack area. Quite pricey though

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Yorkville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recommend doing this. Great to see the city on the way down and beautiful view once on top. All ages can do this.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has been there forever. It's a must do if you are in the area. You get a good view of the scenery and a nice thrill.

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This really was worth the money! Just make sure you buy your ticket so you can use it at least twice, once in the morning and once after dark when you can rise above all the pretty lights of town.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the fires were up the mountain where the lift goes. As a result the lift chairs and cables had to be dismantled to inspect and repair damage done to them. They will be looking to get this fixed and back into service before too long.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is such a beautiful view.... feels like u r in an open aeroplane... great view..... went twice... in the morning and evening..... both the views are different,ethnic and mersmerising.....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

i like this attraction cause they take you to the highest mountain to see all the city and if you go in winter you can see all the snow in there i really enjoyed

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience. My children rode several times. We had a Great time. One of the signature things to do in Gatlinburg. Try it.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gatlinburg Sky Lift is a must for us every time we visit. The ride is nice (and a good rest from walking around town). The view of Gatlinburg at the top is great. We always get the all day pass and ride at least twice.

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