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Next to Heaven Adventure

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Great place for horseback riding and zip line!

I had never zip lined before coming here. The staff is great and very friendly! My fears were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Knoxville, Tennessee
The highlight of our trip!

My husband and I knew we wanted to ride horses on our trip to the Gatlinburg area, but I did not... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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“zip lining”(40 reviews)
“horseback ride”(35 reviews)
“unguided tour”(8 reviews)
1239 Wears Valley Rd, Townsend, TN 37882-3416
+1 865-216-8604
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Reviewed yesterday

I had never zip lined before coming here. The staff is great and very friendly! My fears were calmed by the way they instruct on safety and demonstrate how to do it. The last line was 55 mph and exhilarating! I've ridden horses on several...More

Thank dcole13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I knew we wanted to ride horses on our trip to the Gatlinburg area, but I did not want a standard line trail ride since I am an experienced rider. We stumbled across this place and their unguided rides - amazing! We...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time with the family on this unguided horse ride. Horses are so gentle. Great for all ages. The employees were wonderful. Definitely would come back. I rode Big Ben and he was awesome. Would have taken him home with me if I...More

1  Thank okeydockee
Reviewed August 30, 2018

This place is a must-do when in the Smokies. They are the only unguided ride I know of there. The horses are so well trained and the trail is amazing. At the top, the views truly make you feel as if you are "next to...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018

a few of us girls stayed at the cabins right next to Next to Heaven and thought a horseback ride would be a lot of fun. The staff was very friendly and told us everything we needed to know for our unguided tour. About 5...More

Thank Tory P
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Came here to zipline and was not disappointed! They were knowledgeable and friendly! The zip lines and views were great!

Thank jjtjet10
Reviewed July 17, 2018

My husband and I enjoyed our ride. It was fun to go without a guide. We both know how to ride and used to own horses of our own. The area is real pretty!

Thank Susan S
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We absolutely loved our experience with them. They made us feel at home and were very personable. The horses were excellent. We have two children, 2 and 8. Our eight old had his own horse and our 2 year old rode with my husband. All...More

2  Thank lfarkas0301
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Great views, staff was excellent, horses knew what they were doing. A great activity. And to go on your own is the best!

Thank Rob17578
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Very nicely ran place. The gentlemen for the zip line course made it fun even though a couple in our group were scared. They helped us relax and laugh. Thanks Philip and Joe, your enthusiasm was amazing even though we could have been your last...More

2  Thank jmgilbert2018
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Donna B
July 24, 2018|
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Response from Tammy W | Reviewed this property |
We were there in April and my daughter and I rode without a guide. They advertise they are guideless, horses know where to go. It’s a nice trail, pretty scenery, great people. I. Sure you’ll enjoy it.
April 7, 2018|
Response from Davistravels | Reviewed this property |
They really want to go at their own pace. Also the workers want you to let them go at their own pace. We took our time and someone came up the hill to find out why we were taking so long. We also galloped a little.
Chelsea P
January 28, 2018|
Response from Davistravels | Reviewed this property |
We did not notice a weight limit. You would have to check with them about that. The price was $40, for self guided tour. We took our time and enjoyed every bit of the ride.