Best Things To Do In Gatlinburg In Spring


After a few months of cold and grey weather, everyone is looking forward to the warmer days of spring. 

Is Spring A Good Time To Visit Gatlinburg?

YES! Spring is an excellent time to visit.. The weather is slightly warmer and the crowds are smaller than during the peak summer months.

However, big snows in March are possible , so be sure to bring jackets, sweaters when you visit.

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Spring is in the air! And you know what that means, time to get out and enjoy all there is to do and see in Gatlinburg!

Best Things To Do In Gatlinburg  In Spring

Explore Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Spring is a great time to visit and explore the park, as the flowers are in bloom and the animals are active.

Take a Scenic Drive

Some of the most beautiful routes to take are the Newfound Gap Road filled and the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail located just minutes away from downtown Gatlinburg.

Visit Anakeesta

This mountaintop park offers breathtaking views of the Smoky Mountains, as well as a variety of activities such as hiking, zip-lining, and more.

Visit Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

The aquarium is home to a wide variety of sea life, including sharks, rays, and more. 

Take a Ride on the Gatlinburg Sky Lift

 The lift takes you to the top of Crockett Mountain, where you can enjoy stunning views of the Smoky Mountains.

Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Festivals & Events in Gatlinburg in Spring

Ober Gatlinburg Spring Fling

Mountain Man Memorial March

Festivals & Events in Gatlinburg in Spring