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Gatlinburg Space Needle

115 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
865-436-4629
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Ranked #25 of 70 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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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Thank you to Betty who made our trip to the Space Needle informative. She took the time to point out attractions and give us valuable advice on other hotels, restaurants and other things to do in Gatlinburg. This was worth the expense!

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

I'm terrified of heights & this was pretty crazy! The elevator ride is scary. We went on a dark, rainy evening. There was a nice view from the top, but this was not my favorite experience in Gatlinburg. Overall, it just made me nervous & I've been to the top of many lighthouses, the Seattle space needle, Top of the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The view of downtown Gatlinburg at night is beautiful. We were the only ones up there!!!! All I can say is breath taking. If you love arcade games this is located right inside of the place!

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Dayton, Ohio
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We played a few games ate some amazing pizza. And to my surprise this place had the nicest bathrooms I have ever seen in a public facility!

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Porters Falls, WV
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

This location offers a breath taking view of the city of Gatlinburg and the surrounding mountains. There's even free viewers for a better view of the things in the distance. The cost is quite reasonable even without a coupon! Doubt you'll be disappointed.

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Dalton, Georgia
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This was just ok. It was something to add to your bucket list. You just go up an elevator and check out the view. You can stay up there as long as you want. It was fun and average. I had more fun doing the skylift buckets. But still glad we done it.

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Severna Park
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed the Space Needle. The price was reasonable and you get 2 rides to the top within 24 hours. We took our first ride in the morning on a bright and sunny day. The panoramic views of Gatlinburg and the Smokies are breathtaking. The gentleman who took us up was very knowledgeable and informative. There was also good... More

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Ferndale, Pennsylvania
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

Great view of Gatlinburg and the surrounding mountains. The guide at the top was very informative and freindly. The only con was the price that seemed a bit pricey for several minutes of sightseeing.

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Gatlinburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The Gatlingburg Space Needle was an awesome adventure to be able to go up and look out over the city and view all of the attractions and houses in the mountains was wonderful. I was a little unsure at first glance but my nephew convienced us to do it and we did, we even went back the next day.

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

You could see for miles. Go during the day and ticket is good for the night too. You can play video games after. The view is amazing. Definitely worth the price.

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