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Wears Valley Tennessee

There are so many things to do near Glimpse of Heaven cabin that it's overwhelming. Of course, 

relaxing and taking in the beautiful breathtaking mountain view should be on the top of your list.  

Here are few most popular attractions in the area:

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Cabin is located only 10 minutes’ drive from the national park.  Entrance to the park is free. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited national park in the American Park System. The sprawling landscape encompasses lush forests and an abundance of wildflowers that bloom year-round. Streams, rivers and waterfalls appear along hiking routes that include a segment of the Appalachian Trail.

Ripley's Aquarium

Voted Top 5 Aquariums in the USA & World by TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice. Top Destination to See Penguins by USA Today. Experience Behind the Scenes Tours, Educational Programs, Splashing With the Stingrays, Penguin Encounter and Painting programs. Take a Glass Bottom Boat ride over Shark Lagoon. Marvel at 12-foot sharks, a giant sea turtle, thousands of exotic sea creatures and playful penguins in the State-of-the-Art Underwater Tunnels. Touch Horseshoe Crabs, Jellyfish & Stingrays. Play in the 3-Story Discovery Play Center. See Mermaids swimming June & July. Hourly Dive/Feeding Shows.

Dollywood and Splash Country

Dollywood is the biggest "ticketed" tourist attraction in Tennessee. Dollywood hosting over 3 million guests in a typical season from Presidents' Day to the Christmas holidays. In addition to standard amusement park thrill rides, Dollywood features traditional crafts and music of the Smoky Mountains area.

Dollywood's Splash Country is a water park adjacent to the Dollywood theme park. Named Trip Advisor's top 10 US water park. The park's central theme rests around entertainer Dolly Parton’s childhood swimming in the rivers of the Great Smoky Mountains. Dollywood's Splash Country operates from May through September.

Ober Gatlinburg

Ober Gatlinburg is an amusement park and ski area, located in the mountains overlooking Gatlinburg. Established in 1962, the area contains a large mall with indoor amusements, a skating rink, snack bars, a full-service lounge, restaurant, and gift & clothing stores. Outside there is an alpine slide, the ski mountain coaster, a chair swing, a maze, mini golf and a scenic chairlift to the top of Mount Harrison, and kiddie rides.


Relax, shop, play, and enjoy the beauty of the Smoky Mountains at this outdoor award winning theme park. Experience a scenic ride from Downtown Gatlinburg to the summit of Anakeesta on the Chondola’s open-air 4-person chair, enclosed 6-person gondola cabin, or Ridge Rambler military vehicles. From there, guests can enjoy the Treetop Skywalk, soar through the trees on the dual-racing zip lines with rappel drops, or ride the Rail Runner, the first one of its kind in the United States! Climb through Treehouse Village Adventure then discover treasures while mining for gems. Stroll through the Memorial Forest Walk then explore Anakeesta’s beautifully landscaped Vista Garden. Enjoy a craft beer or specialty drink with friends at the Cliff Top Grill & Bar then order dinner, sit back, relax, and watch the sunset while waiting for the lights of Downtown Gatlinburg to come alive. Or, taste the best southern BBQ at the Anakeesta Smokehouse. Save room for dessert at Pearl’s Pie in the Sky! Wrist bands provide all day access to Anakeesta.

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