Celebrate Dad by heading to the Smokies and experiencing the beauty of Gatlinburg, Tennessee. We’ve compiled a list of fun activities perfect for having a great Father’s Day!



See a Ballgame

Take Dad out to the ballgame at the Tennessee Smokies Baseball Stadium. Grab some hot dogs and beer and enjoy a great day of sports!



Take a Hike

No visit to the Smokies is complete without a nature walk through the Great Smoky Mountains. Clingman’s Dome is a popular hiking destination that provides a fantastic view of the beautiful Smokies and the forest of trees below.




Dad will really enjoy a night of stargazing at the Tennessee skies at the Sugarlands Visitor Center. Do some research on the internet and Google some popular constellations so you both can have fun searching.



Mountain Bike

If Dad is the adventurous and athletic type, consider taking him to CLIMB Works. The expert guides here provide the trails, bikes and the awesome experience of whizzing through the Smokies on a full-suspension TREK bike.



Go Kayaking

If white water rafting seems a little extreme, take Dad on a fun kayaking adventure. With a variety of rivers and lakes, Gatlinburg is a perfect spot to try something new and fun outdoors.



Grab a Beer

Gatlinburg has a multitude of outdoor activities, but sometimes it’s great to relax with a beer or two with Dad. Smoky Mountain Brewery is a classic choice and serves up a menu of delicious burgers to go along with a celebratory pint for Father’s Day.


Celebrate Father’s Day in the Smokies and book your visit to Gatlinburg Town Square by Exploria Resorts, a beautiful resort nestled in the midst of the Great Smoky Mountains and conveniently located within walking distance of downtown Gatlinburg. Visit our Destinations Tab at the top of this page and come explore Gatlinburg with us!