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“This is great. The view excellent. You can stay up on the viewing deck as long as you like.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gatlinburg Space Needle

Gatlinburg Space Needle
115 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
865-436-4629
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Ranked #16 of 48 Attractions in Gatlinburg
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers, Landmarks
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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!
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“This is great. The view excellent. You can stay up on the viewing deck as long as you like.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012 via mobile

When you purchase your ticket it is good for 24 hours. I suggest you go up once during the day and once at night. The view excellent both day and night.

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Bristol, Tennessee
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“A Must”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

Every time we down to gatlinburg, I always have to take a ride to the top of the needle... Admission is cheap and gets multiple rides up, the view from the top is amazing, On each side they have information plaques tell you what is visible in that direction, the Mt. Leconte side is Great! One thing to mention is, if you have any fear of heights , just be ready as you walk up to the edge of the platform, it'll really get your heart racing. Oh and Dont forget your Camera.. Grab some nice shots of gatlinburg as well as some good family pictures.

Visited March 2012
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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“Space Needle tourist for around 40 years”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

One may get good views and layout of Gatlinburg, and surrounding areas.It sways a liitle and our 11 year old daughter who is scared of heights got used to the tower real quick.I have always enjoyed the needle all of these years spotting locations where I have been, what has changed, where I would like to go, and other various locations.Within a 24 hr. period, one may take a second trip adding the the option of day and/or night viewing.

Visited August 2012
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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“Take the ride..”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

Good view on vacation take the ride something to do the kids will love it lots to see from above they also have a arcade for family fun...

Visited May 2012
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“bill gladwell ;headcase;”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

my experience at the show was great go and watch this show and take a friend we took 6 and we all enjoyed our show take a friend and watch the sow you will enjot it.

Visited August 2012
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