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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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This is an extra opportunity to get further up the mountain, which will give you a much better view. The negative aspect is that you have to pay extra if you wish to travel... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Paul G
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Tucson, Arizona
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Texas
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I wanted and wanted to go so badly. I am afraid of heights. It follows along the ground closely so it wasn't as bad as I thought. As I was lollygagging, trying to make up my mind, I saw another family with a woman that wanted to go and none of them would go with her. I ended up riding... More 

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Thank lazuliani
Tucson, Arizona
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546 reviews
247 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an extra opportunity to get further up the mountain, which will give you a much better view. The negative aspect is that you have to pay extra if you wish to travel, Your tram ticket is only good for the tram.

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1 Thank Paul G
Saginaw
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28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

staff was friendly and informative. departure times from the ground to top and back were quick. felt very safe

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Thank Ann W
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37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The fire got'em but they are rebuilding All new equipment they hope to be running no later than labor day. 2017

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Thank Greg R
Evansville, IN
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38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Sky Lift is still closed, but looks like will be ready soon. The chairs look quite a bit bigger than before. I read where they are auctioning off the old chairs.

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1 Thank lighthouser41
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is perfect for a couple, I felt a little sick from the chairs moving back and forth, it stops few times along the way, but it's worth it!

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Thank renflorida
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

SO SAD at what happened here with the fires in Gatlinburg. HOWEVER we just saw this past weekend (April 2017) and saw that the new lift they are building to replace the last one and looks like it is going to be AMAZING. Cannot wait to see and go on it when it re-opens.

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Thank Jeff H
Copperas Cove, Texas
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36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

great way to relax and see the beautiful view, just wish it was a little longer. View from top of lift is beautiful.

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Thank angelika a
TN
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97 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views of the city on the cheap. Hopefully their new renovations update the ride. It was getting a bit old. Still worthwhile once it opens again.

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Thank redneckITengineer
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looks like it would have been a fun activity if it weren't damaged by the fires back in November...there was work being done to it while we were visiting.

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Thank Christina W

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