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Gatlinburg Space Needle

115 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
865-436-4629
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Ranked #25 of 63 attractions in Gatlinburg
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers
Owner description: The Gatlinburg Space Needle is an all steel observation tower served by two elevators with a capacity of 20 persons each. Ride our safe and... more » Owner description: The Gatlinburg Space Needle is an all steel observation tower served by two elevators with a capacity of 20 persons each. Ride our safe and comfortable glass elevators over 400’ to observation deck for 360° view of the Great Smoky Mountains and the resort city of Gatlinburg. The view is a panorama of beauty without equal year round. Enjoy Higher Learning, an educational experience from the Space Needle’s perspective, with free view finders! « less
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Granger, Indiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 NEW

The view was amazing! There were mountains on every side! I was stunned. They provided free telescopes for the mountains. The elevators were promising, though...

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Went to the top with my husband and children ages 4 and 5. I would have felt more safe if there was some kind of enclosure surrounding the deck as I didn't think the railings were high enough. Bought a pass to go 2 times but will only be going once due to the fact that I don't feel it's... More

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Mokena, Illinois
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

During our week vacation, my girlfriend and I visited the Space Needle. The downstairs arcade is pretty cool, if I was still young enough to play around with things there. I got up to the front desk and I'm not sure if it was just the day I went there, but the guy behind the counter was kind of an... More

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Terre Haute
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

My family visited the Space Needle on March 31, 2014. Total cost for three people was $24.00. I thought this was pricey considering this needle is in need of some TLC. We were the only people in line and then the only people at the top for awhile. The trip got a little better once we did get to the... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This is a really cool place to see. It offers an amazing 360* veiw of the mountains and the town of Gatlinburg! LOOOOVE IT!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

A wonderful view from the top. Awesome arcade underneath with plenty of fun games for all ages. Really enjoyed this visit. Slice pizza bakery inside.....amazing pizza. Kind and helpful employees all the way around. A must do for any vacation.

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McMinnville, Tennessee
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

My whole life I have wanted to go up in one of these. I finally get to and it wasn't at awesome as I thought it would be. They need to at least put benches and chairs up top so people can relax and enjoy the view.

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Wheelersburg, Ohio
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Very nice to ride to the top and see Gatlinburg. Not a bad price and we were able to go up in the evening and in the morning on the same ticket. Worth a stop when in Gatlinburg.

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Kingsland, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This was the favorite arcade for the kids. Had the largest variety of arcade games and the best prizes at the end of gaming .. as compared to all the other arcades we visited.

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I went here on a weekend getaway. Very nice and the views are awesome. Cheap price to experience downtown Gatlinburg. Plus you can stay as long as you wish up top. A must place to visit when going to TN.

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