Since Gatlinburg has so many attractions that are open all year, it is easy to plan a fun-filled winter weekend getaway that will be enjoyable for the whole family. This winter, you can enjoy a truly inspiring event by attending the Tennessee Winter Special Olympics at the Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort January 30- February 2. Athletes with developmental disabilities will awe and inspire you with their skiing, ice skating, and snowboarding abilities. You will love cheering on the athletes as they compete for the gold!
If you are planning a vacation in Gatlinburg with your family, be sure to visit WonderWorks Interactive Experience – Pigeon Forge, where everyone can find something fascinating and fun to enjoy. WonderWorks allows you to experience a simulated 5.3-magnitude earthquake, design your own rollercoaster, scale a rock wall, and even feel the surge of a powerful simulated hurricane! Bring your camera and dress comfortably because this attraction will provide hours of fun!
If you love martial arts, you will be dazzled by Gatlinburg’s amazing martial arts displays at the Soul of Shaolin. This two hour show is about the amazing life story of a boy who was separated from his mother as an infant and spends his life seeking to reunite with her. The show features amazing acrobatic feats and performances by Kung Fu masters that are sure to awe and inspire you. This show is appropriate for all ages, so bring the entire family along to enjoy an incredible performance!