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Gatlinburg Sky Lift

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Address: 765 Parkway, Center of town at traffic light # 7, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Phone Number: 865-436-4307
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View of the city

Dude at the beginning of the ride was a little gruff, the ride itself was nice. Great view of the city, kids enjoyed it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Westlake, Louisiana
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Dublin, Ohio, United States
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The way up isn't anything special but so great on the way down to see the lights especially since it was all lit up for Christmas

Thank Daisha O
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44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family of three (me, husband and grade school child) really loved this attraction. We visited right before Thanksgiving, and while it was chilly and windy, we still loved riding up the mountain and enjoyed the views. We all three fit into one seat going up the mountain, although we were snug. We decided to split up for the ride... More 

Thank AJinWV
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a very short ride and pricey, but once you were at the top looking down onto Gatlinburg, you kind of forget about how it was a little more than you would've paid for. The view is worth it.

Thank Ivory H
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30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the ride up and down. Just like a ski lift minus the snow and skis! The view was amazing! Very relaxing break during a busy sight seeing day!

Thank Starship1967
Augusta, Georgia
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55 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Catch a ride to the top of the mountain.. get your picture taken and enjoy browsing in the little store atop the mountain. We ride this attraction each year on vacation.. gives you a chance to take in awesome views of the city.. day or night!

Thank OrangeReb
Westlake, Louisiana
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Dude at the beginning of the ride was a little gruff, the ride itself was nice. Great view of the city, kids enjoyed it.

Thank Izzabella123
Sacramento, California
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63 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The ride up and down gives you a nice view of Gatlinburg and once on top you have a nice view of the Smokey Mountains. However, the only thing besides the views at the top is a bathroom, gift shop and a place to purchase your lift photo. The sky lift was fun but for two adults it was 30.00... More 

1 Thank jmomiller
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not on top of my list of great moments. Somewhat freaky in a ski-lift type of seat with a ride up the mountain. Staring at ground on way up-nice view coming down but nothing at top except a platform and people trying.to sell you pictures of yourself on the lift prior to disembarking. Whatever.

Thank Deanna J
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Going up wasn't as scary as coming back down. I don't like heights but my 9 year old daughter had a blast and loved every minute of it!! That made it worth it.

Thank jrimel
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ride with my husband.. I was a lil afraid but it's very safe!! Amazing view once u get to the top of the mountain! You can seat relax and take lots of pictures!

Thank Yarismar R

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