Category Archives: Things to Do in Gatlinburg

4 Amazing Attractions Within Walking Distance of Our Hotel in Downtown Gatlinburg TN

A father and son admiring fish at an aquarium.

Black Bear Inn & Suites prides itself on offering clean, comfortable, and spacious hotel rooms for an affordable price. We want our guests to have the best experience when they book a stay with us. One of the best benefits of booking a stay with us for your Smoky Mountain vacation is that you’ll be

Top 4 Fall Festivals in Gatlinburg TN to Visit on Your Next Getaway

Pumpkin fall display

With fall just around the corner that means Gatlinburg is gearing up to host a number of fun fall events. Tons of visitors come to the Smokies to see the breathtaking fall foliage. They also come to enjoy the fall festivals in Gatlinburg TN. It’s a great way to bond with the local community while

4 of the Best Places for Gatlinburg Karaoke

Three women and one in the middle is singing karaoke.

You grab the microphone, pick out your favorite song, and prepare to sing your heart out. That’s what Gatlinburg karaoke is all about. Karaoke is a really great activity on vacation because it is fun and memorable. You don’t have to be a professional singer to enjoy a night of Gatlinburg karaoke. You’ll also create

Eagerly Anticipated Attraction Opens This Summer: Anakeesta in Gatlinburg

The Anakeesta Chondola station on the Parkway.

A hotly anticipated new attraction is set to make its debut in Gatlinburg this summer! Anakeesta is expected to open its doors on August 18, 2017 or sometime the following week. Located in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains overlooking the city of Gatlinburg, Anakeesta will feature a variety of fun outdoor activities, a number

Top 4 Rainy Day Activities in Gatlinburg TN

The outside of Fannie Farkle's in Gatlinburg TN.

While sunny skies are always the most preferable forecast for a vacation in Gatlinburg, TN, a little rain certainly won’t spoil your trip! Our Smoky Mountain city is home to a number of awesome indoor attractions that provide hours of entertainment when the weather is less than perfect. To help you make the most of

Adventures in Gatlinburg: 4 Awesome Activities You Don’t Want to Miss

Ripley's Haunted Adventure in Gatlinburg.

Gatlinburg, TN is one of the most exciting places to visit in the United States! Our Smoky Mountain city is full of fun adventures that your whole family is sure to love. To help you make the most of your next vacation, Black Bear Inn & Suites has put together a guide to four of

3 Fascinating Historic Sites Near Gatlinburg TN

Historic Ogle Cabin in Gatlinburg TN.

Gatlinburg, Tennessee is a place that values its rich history. The Smoky Mountain area is filled with well-preserved homesteads and buildings that were constructed during the pioneer era. To help you make the most of your next vacation, Black Bear Inn & Suites has put together a guide to three fascinating historic sites near Gatlinburg

Top 5 Indoor Activities in Gatlinburg TN

The Hollywood Star Cars Museum in Gatlinburg on The Strip.

A rainy vacation day is nothing to fear when you’re visiting Gatlinburg, Tennessee! Our Smoky Mountain city offers a number of wonderful indoor attractions that are perfect for a day with less than ideal weather. To help you make the most of your getaway, Black Bear Inn & Suites has put together a guide to