Student Tours Experience Year Round Fun in Gatlinburg, TN
Regardless of the season, Gatlinburg affords the opportunity to get adventurous, and it’s that promise of fun and memories which bring Student Tours back to Gatlinburg year after year.
Gatlinburg really is the place to be any season. A stroll through downtown or a mad dash to explore the attractions, shops and other unique activities and with a group of friends is an adventure all young people enjoy. For your Lodging choices……Whether you’re looking for a full-service hotel or condo, a roomy cabin, or a quaint mountain inn, Gatlinburg offers it all.
Student groups will enjoy exploring downtown attractions such as Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies (Educational programs available), the Gatlinburg Sky Lift, Ober Gatlinburg’s Aerial Tramway and Amusement Park, Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre where your groups can participate in workshops on “Improv”, “Clowning Around” or the “History of Theatre” or any of Gatlinburg’s dozens of entertainment options.
All this fun can work up a big appetite! From a steak grilled to perfection, a big stack of pancakes, a cheeseburger and fries, or a big chunk of fudge, there is something to please everyone’s palate and preference.
Gatlinburg is at the gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most visited National Park in the country, which features more than 800 miles of trails for casual walkers as well as avid hikers to enjoy. The park is home to 66 different species of mammals including the American Black Bear, 240 species of birds, 100 native tree species and 1,600 varieties of flowering plants. The Smoky Mountain Field School and Ranger Led Programs (offered through the Great Smoky Mountain National Park) provide the unique opportunity for a hands-on exploration of the diversity of life within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Through these student educational programs, your students will discover the wonders of the Smokies and learn of ideas to preserve natural and cultural treasures. These programs are available spring, summer and fall.
Along the scenic byways and trails, you never know when you might spot black bears, white-tailed deer, woodchucks, raccoons, turkeys, birds and other animals, and you can take advantage of picnicking near Abrams Falls, a pleasant drive along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, bicycling around the Cades Cove loop, guided backcountry horseback riding excursions, a short walk on the Gatlinburg Trail to Sugarland Visitor Center. All you have to do is pick the degree of adventure which is right for you.
Whether you are looking for adventure in the great outdoors or some cool fun at our popular attractions….It’s all here in Gatlinburg!