Things To Do In The Smoky Mountains In July

July in the Great Smoky Mountains is a magical time, bursting with vibrant greenery, sunny skies, and endless adventure!

The Best time to visit the Smoky Mountains is during the summer, in June, July, and August.

Is July a good time to visit the Smoky Mountains?

July is considered to be the warmest month in the Smokies so pack accordingly!

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White Water Rafting

Visitors will find plenty of white water rafting outfitters in the area that offer trips that are perfect for beginners to experts. 

Lower Pigeon River Rafting Tour

Family friendly rafting tour!

Upper Pigeon River Rafting Tour

Challenging adventure!

Summertime Hike

From stunning wildflowers and cascading waterfalls to unique wildlife, you’ll surely stumble upon these mountain treasures along your hike. 

Dollywood’s Summer Celebration

June 15 - Aug. 11, 2024 Features exciting and thrilling rides, spectacular shows & entertainment, and plenty of great food and dining!

 Dollywood's Splash Country

Featuring towering waterslides, fun rides, and a lazy river, this is the perfect place to play and cool off on a hot summer day. 

Mountain Coaster Ride

Feel the rush of summer as you coast through the Smoky Mountains on an exhilarating mountain coaster ride.

Pigeon Forge Snow Tubing

It is the first indoor snow facility in the USA, offering the novelty of real snow that never melts. 

See 4th of July Gatlinburg's Fireworks Finale

In honor of the big day, Gatlinburg offers a spectacular 20-minute firework show that starts at 11:00 p.m. from the Gatlinburg Space Needle.

Rent a Cabin

Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts District Less than 10 minutes from Downtown Gatlinburg

Bear’s Wilderness Lodge

Curved Arrow

Great Smoky Mountains Family Resorts

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