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Gatlinburg Sky Lift

765 Parkway, Center of town at traffic light # 7, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
865-436-4307
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Ranked #11 of 48 Attractions in Gatlinburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Trams, Other
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Type: Trams, Other
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

I'm so sad! We were really excited for this and it was awful for the price you pay!!! The view is pretty- yes, but when you get to the top it's one dinky little shop that sells t shirts and magnets. Not worth the money at all!!

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Kosciusko
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This is a walk up ride as parking is at a premium in Gatlinburg. Great customer service from ticket sales to persons helping you on and off the ride. View is really better on your trip back down, you can see Gatlinburg laid out in front of you. While at the top you can shop or grab a snack as... More 

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Benson, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The Sky Lift is something we never miss when we're in Gatlinburg, TN. The ride up and back is peaceful. The views from the top observation areas are terrific and great for photos. A fun, easy activity for any age.

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Quebradillas, Puerto Rico
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5 attraction reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

This ride to the mountain was a little expensive ,15 dollars for the ride up and back ,in addition the photos were also expensive but if you visit Gatlinburg the photo will be to remember the occasion .I visited this place 12 years ago and repeat the experience again on Thanksgiving weekend accompanied by my wife, mother, father and my... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

$30 for 2 adults, without a coupon. Wow, attractions sure are costly. The ride up and back is peaceful and scenic. Views are great. Everything up at the gift shop you can get down on the strip. 2 no name, off brand waters were $5. A 3.5 picture of yourself riding it will set you back $15...highway robbery.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Heard great things. Soon realized $15 per person was too steep. When we got to the top there was only one gift shoppe that also sold ice cream. The money was not worth the view.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Well it was so beautiful to see all the view. I however do not like being that high so I was all too happy to get off, but it was so worth it !

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Everytime we come to gatlinburg my mom and I ride the chairlift to get our picture taken. We come yearly and been coming since I was a baby. If not a few times a year. I'm 27 so we have quite a bunch chairlift photos. My grandparents have their photo on the chairlift back when the seats only held one... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The trip up was fun. Once at the top we enjoyed the views. Got som good photos and had fun browsing the gift shop. Ride down was a lot of fun too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Beautiful ride up, at the top, and down. Just a gift shop at the top but Great views on clear day. Not scary at all. Most the time on a few feet above the ground. Other than when you first leave the station and go over the highway.

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