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Gatlinburg Space Needle, Gatlinburg

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Admire a view of the Great Smoky Mountains and the city panorama from the top of Gatlinburg Space Needle. The tower rises 124 m (407 ft) over the city, and two elevators take you to the observation deck on top. Elevators run frequently and can carry up to 20 people at once. Up on the platform, you can learn about the area's history and geography and use free telescopes. You don't have to reserve tickets ahead of time, but discounts are available if you purchase online. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Gatlinburg Space Needle and many more Gatlinburg attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Gatlinburg tourist route planner.
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  • It does provide a great view of the city and surrounding mountains. The Space Needle was in desperate need of updating, which it was getting while we visited January 2017. The decking at the top and e...  more »
  • We were here in January 2017 and were able to see all around. We were able to see the odd paths the wildfires took in 2016. Sad to see all the damage but Gatlinburg is doing a great job cleaning up an...  more »
  • A little costlier than expected but amazing views. It's worth a trip! Ticket is good for a second time as well. 
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  • Great overview of the entire area with free binoculars located at the top so you can zoom into the distance. Price is under $10 for adults and you get a 2nd trip when you come back within 24 hours. We went up at sunset to see the city lights then during the day.