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Gatlinburg Space Needle, Gatlinburg
(3.5/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web)
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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TripAdvisor
  • We always go here on every trip to Gatlinburg. There's no other place like it and the views are amazing. 
  • My husband and I go to Ober Gatlinburg every year and love it, we alway's have a blast on the Alpine slide and this year we did the mountain coaster for the first time and loved it. 
  • This is one of the attractions that, despite having visited several times a year for years, we'd not every visited until recently. I loved it. I loved the elevator ride up, I loved the views, I loved ...  more »
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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.