Things To Do In The Smoky Mountains In July

Things To Do In The Smoky Mountains In July

VERAVISE OUTDOOR LIVING

As temperatures soar into the high, tons of outdoor activities and fun attractions await July visitors in the Smoky Mountains.

July is considered to be the warmest month in the Smoky Mountains. This warm, sunny time of the year offers the best time to enjoy the outdoors.

Cool off at a Swimming Hole

Within the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, you’ll find plenty of swimming holes that are perfect to beat that summer heat!

White Water Rafting

White water rafting has been central to outdoor recreation in the Smokies in summer. Visitors will find plenty of white water rafting outfitters in the area.

Lower Pigeon River Rafting Tour

Family friendly rafting tour!

Upper Pigeon River Rafting Tour

Challenging adventure!

Summertime Hike

White water rafting has been central to outdoor recreation in the Smokies in summer. Visitors will find plenty of white water rafting outfitters in the area.

Dollywood’s Summer Celebration

June 15 - Aug. 11, 2024

Features exciting and thrilling rides, spectacular shows & entertainment, and plenty of great food and dining!

Mountain Coaster Ride

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

4th of July Gatlinburg's Fireworks Finale

Celebrate independence day with a bang! In honor of the big day, Gatlinburg offers a spectacular 20-minute firework show 

Rent a Cabin

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

Bear’s Wilderness Lodge

Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales

July 1, 2024 - July 31, 2024 Stroll the streets of Gatlinburg and encounter live performances of music, storytelling, and demonstrations by local artisans.

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