Gatlinburg Wintertime Fun

Gatlinburg Wintertime Fun – Gateway Hotel in Gatlinburg | Edgewater Hotel

For most people, the perfect vacation or long weekend getaway is a mix of fun and stress-free relaxation time. This is exactly what Gatlinburg offers during the winter months.

Since winter is considered the off-peak season in Gatlinburg, not only can vacationers enjoy fun and relaxation, they can also get it at a discount. For example, Edgewater Hotel and Conference Center, in the heart of downtown Gatlinburg, offers special vacation packages during the winter months. Their Valentine’s Special focuses on relaxation and romance featuring a specialty room with a cozy fireplace, private hot tub, and a “sweet” surprise for guests.

The Edgewater Hotel and Conference Center also offers several Mountain Fun value packages featuring room specials together with tickets to Gatlinburg’s finest attractions. The Aquarium Experience package is perfect for those who enjoy one of Gatlinburg’s favorite attractions, Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. The Aquarium is open year-round and features salt water creatures like sharks and rays. Their penguins are sure to be a hit for the animal lover in your family.

The Dixie Stampede package from the Edgewater Hotel and Conference Center features tickets to the perfect wintertime attraction. Dixie Stampede is an indoor experience, dinner and a show, Dolly Parton-style.

Gatlinburg visitors who select the Edgewater Hotel and Conference Center’s Titanic Experience special package can enjoy’s the area’s newest attraction, the Titanic Museum. This Museum is a must-see for vacationers who enjoy a little fun with their history.

Another popular destination in the Gatlinburg area are the outlet malls. Visitors flock to big name outlet stores such as Nike, Under Armour, Reebok, Polo, Nautica, Coach, American Eagle, Aeropostale and more. Many of these retail centers offer clearance sales so that you can stock up at a fraction of the price.

A visit to Gatlinburg isn’t complete without a Smoky Mountain experience. While the weather may be a little chilly, typically, it is still moderate enough to enjoy a hike or a picnic in the mountains. Cades Cove, one of the Smoky Mountains most popular and scenic drives, is the perfect winter destination to enjoy the mountains is a peaceful, serene environment.

Seeing Gatlinburg’s attractions during the winter has many advantages. First, the traffic to and from these attractions is at it’s minimum. Fewer visitors during off-season means fewer cars and less traffic headaches. Another advantage is there are fewer visitors at each attraction. In the Smoky Mountains, when there is fewer visitors, there are more opportunities to see wildlife.

Fewer vacationers during the off-season usually means shorter lines to the area’s famous attractions. Some of these attractions and restaurants also feature winter specials and discounts to attract off-peak visitors.

To take full advantage of the benefits of vacationing in Gatlinburg during the off-peak season, it’s best to stay close the the action. The Edgewater Hotel and Conference Center offers convenience and all the amenities you enjoy from a mountain vacation or long weekend.