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Next to Heaven Adventure

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Address: 1239 Wears Valley Rd, Townsend, TN 37882-3416
Phone Number: +1 865-448-6947
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The staff was amazing, so polite and friendly. The actual horseback ride was incredible! It was unguided, so it was quiet and peaceful just my husband and I laughing and enjoying... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
missiann37
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Monroe, North Carolina
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Monroe, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff was amazing, so polite and friendly. The actual horseback ride was incredible! It was unguided, so it was quiet and peaceful just my husband and I laughing and enjoying the beautiful day, When you get to the top and see that view, it almost takes your breathe away! We will be back and will recommend you to all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best views and only unguided ride in the Smoky Mt. Gatlinburg area. Best value for your money. The staff is great! They took pictures of us up on the mountain on our horses.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went horseback riding at Next to Heaven Stables and had a fantastic time!!! It was encouraging and uplifting as there were Bible verses posted along the trail!!! The owners are amazingly sweet and kind! The horses were a little slow but overall it was great!!! It was an unguided ride and one of the workers came up and took... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Both my husband and I enjoyed our horseback riding adventure. We liked the fact that it was private and unguided which made for great honeymoon memories. My husband has never been horseback riding and handled it just fine. They guys that work there are very friendly. One even met us at a look out point and took pictures of us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time horseback riding! Staff was friendly and accomodating. Horses were very easy going and sure footed on the trail. Only draw back was we wish it were longer!

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Crozet, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to say this was the best experience of my whole trip and it was a good one. The owner of this establishment is the most genuine honest man that truly wants you to enjoy your adventure. I went on an unguided horseback ride up the mountain and it was absolutely beautiful. The view at the top is breath... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

WE went to Next to Heaven for the zipline and ended up riding the horses up and back down the mountain. The view at the top is absolutely Tremendous! The staff was very nice and accomodating. The horses were perfect. I rode Stormy and my husband rode his brother. I have rode all my life and own a few horses... More 

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Alma, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

I took my two teenagers and 2 young ones horseback riding and 1 of my little ones ziplined! First let me tell you the views are Amazing! The help loaded us on and off our horses and the staff were really friendly. The horses are well behaved and in great shape, these horses really know what they are doing on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

So many time when you visit a place that has large animals, you expect the place to smell bad and look like it has large animals all over the place. Well... not at Next To Heaven! from the moment you drive up you are greeted with a welcome friendly smile, The owners Donnie and Angie Heil work Monday - Saturday... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Awesome place beautiful views beautiful horses.The most wonderful People Donnie & Angie & staff . You will find out why it's called NEXT TO HEAVEN... ENJOY !!!!!!

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