Magnificent Views of the Smokies on Ober Gatlinburg’s Aerial Tramway
Gatlinburg, Tennessee, the Gateway to the beautiful Smoky Mountains, offers numerous activities which all provide tremendous views of the surrounding mountains. One of the best views can be found on a ride along the Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway. This scenic cable car ride takes passengers up 2.1 miles through the beautiful Tennesee mountains. Each season offers its’ own unique setting, from the striking colors of autumn to winter’s majestic snow capped mountains.
At the mountaintop, a multitude of activities await guests of all ages including: snow tubing, indoor ice skating, skiing, wildlife encounters, restaurants, shopping, and more! Ober Gatlinburg is an ideal place for beginning skiiers as various terrain for all levels is offered.
The huge indoor skate arena measures 140 by 75. Skate rentals are available or you can bring your own. A 3 hour session is $9.
A view of the ski slopes (Ober offers 100% snowmaking on all their slopes)
Ober Gatlinburg is located at 1001 Parkway #2 in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. A round trip ride on the Aerial Tramway is $12 per person (check travel brochures for a $1 off coupon). The tram operates year round from 7:30am-10:40pm on Sundays, Mondays, and Thursday-Saturday. Operating hours on Tuesday are from 7:30am-2:00pm and on Wednesday from11:30am-5:00pm.
Visit the Ober Gatlinburg website for more information on each activity offered at the resort.