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Gatlinburg Sky Lift

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Address: 765 Parkway, Center of town at traffic light # 7, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3205
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+1 865-436-4307
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Great view but price is crazy high.

No waiting in line and just a handful of people on the lift. The price is why! The lift is always running so why now price it so more people are on it? The view is really good but... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
cdb21175
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Birmingham, Alabama
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Birmingham, Alabama
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82 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

No waiting in line and just a handful of people on the lift. The price is why! The lift is always running so why now price it so more people are on it? The view is really good but alot of people turned away after seeing the price per person. Now with that being said... I was sorry to see... More 

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Thank cdb21175
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36 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Unfortunately they are closed right now do to damage from the fire. Can't wait till they reopen it's a wonderful ride up the mountain!!! Don't forget your camera, awesome views from the top!

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Thank Eileen C
Port Arthur, Texas
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52 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have a fear of heights and I must admit, when the Sky Lift took off, I was very scared. But it is close to the Mountain and once we we cleared the street, I relaxed. A goregous view and smooth ride. The view from the top was breath taking. The ride back down the mountain was fun and not... More 

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Thank jmeyer543
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78 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been riding this lift since I was a little girl. I have lots of memories here. I take both my kids when we visit. Highly recommend!

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Thank KimkellyMedley
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38 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm biased because I am no fan of swinging above the earth on a cable on a mountainside. My wife liked it. But honestly, it's a pretty short, unexciting trip for a decent mountain view. They will gouge you for all you're worth. It's something to do once, and probably just hold on to the memory of and move on... More 

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Thank Nick M
Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great way to see the scenery - fantastic views from the top where there is a gift shop and snack area. Quite pricey though

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Thank vja26
Yorkville, Illinois
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44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend doing this. Great to see the city on the way down and beautiful view once on top. All ages can do this.

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Thank Heather J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has been there forever. It's a must do if you are in the area. You get a good view of the scenery and a nice thrill.

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Thank Linsey H
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This really was worth the money! Just make sure you buy your ticket so you can use it at least twice, once in the morning and once after dark when you can rise above all the pretty lights of town.

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Thank TomWillTravel
Knoxville, Tennessee
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689 reviews
315 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some of the fires were up the mountain where the lift goes. As a result the lift chairs and cables had to be dismantled to inspect and repair damage done to them. They will be looking to get this fixed and back into service before too long.

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