For a truly unique experience during your vacation to the Gatlinburg area, be sure to attend the First Pigeon Forge Professional Ice Carving Competition at the Titanic Pigeon Forge on January 22. At this event, you will get the chance to watch some of the nation’s most talented artists carve amazing sculptures from ice! You will even get to visit with some of the artists as you marvel at their incredible handiwork. This event is perfect for families because there is no admission cost for the Ice Carving exhibit!
Gatlinburg is the perfect destination for a winter vacation during January because there are a variety of exciting attractions that can be enjoyed indoors during the cold weather months. If you are interested in enjoying some of nature’s beauty indoors, you will love visiting Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, where you will stare in awe at the beautiful marine life. Not only will you get to see sharks and colorful fish, but you will also have a chance to touch a sting ray in the Touch a Ray Bay. You will be fascinated by the beautiful sea life, making your visit to Ripley’s Aquarium and pleasant and memorable event.
With all of the fun activities in Gatlinburg to do during the day, you might want to relax and enjoy a show in the evening during your vacation. Country Tonite is one of the most popular shows that Gatlinburg has to offer, and for good reasons: this show has earned titles like “Best Live Country Music Show in America” and “Show of the Year”. You will love the wonderful performances of some of your favorite country hits and the comedic skits that will have you tapping your toes and giggling all night!