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A great day trip especially with kids.

A wonderful vacation destination for families, I went with some girlfriends for a day trip and had... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lavongia H
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Miami, Florida
The views from the tram are breathtaking!

It’s a beautiful ride up on the tram! The view of the mountains is gorgeous.there is a lot to do up... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
NickieMarcLucas
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Sulphur, Louisiana
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From downtown Gatlinburg, hop on to the 120 passenger aerial tramway for a ride to this ski area with a 600-foot vertical drop, nine beautiful trails and an amusement park complete with indoor ice skating, wildlife encounter, Alpine Slide, water...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While the ride on the tram up was awesome, the stuff at the top was not; very outdated and kinda boring if you aren’t planning on skiing or tubing. I do not recommend for someone who is just curious as to what’s at the top—like...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank knschwieterman
Reviewed yesterday

I've never been on skis a day in my life until my visit to OberGatlinburg. The staff was great getting me the right equipment and getting me on the slope. I took lessons from Larry who is really patient and really shows you the best...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Delta767
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the people in our party was in a wheel chair and the staff went out of their way to make things easy for us. They were so friendly and entertaining and it really made our Gondola Trip special. We enjoyed walking around the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank chriswE962QF
Reviewed 5 days ago

The tram ride up was the best part, the scenery was great and the "conductor" was hilarious! We got there and it was not what I remembered at all from Jan 2015 - it was drab, the food was not that great and the scenery...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A wonderful vacation destination for families, I went with some girlfriends for a day trip and had a wonderful time. I have a feeling that it is a much better experience when snow is covering the mountain, but it was wonderful to see how the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lavongia H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It’s a beautiful ride up on the tram! The view of the mountains is gorgeous.there is a lot to do up top. From shopping, to a few carnival type rides, Ice skating, snow tubing. Animal sanctuary, Live music ,food and fun for the whole family!!...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank NickieMarcLucas
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our trip on the Ober. The facility could use some updates and the staff was not very friendly. But the ride up and down were great.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mark B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When you get to the top of Ober Gatlinburg, you must take the chairlift ride to the top of Mt. Harrison. You can see all over the mountains. Beautiful view.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Paid for tubing and tram and sky coaster..had a lot of fun..the staff were great did the 11:00 time slot and got more than 10 runs in..we had a blast and would recommend

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 398sonyac
Reviewed 6 days ago

The tram terrified me. Yes, the views were amazing, but I couldn't enjoy it because of the swaying and the height in general. We had to wait 20 minutes at the skl or amusement area before riding another tram back to Gatlinburg and this building...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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GrandTour68437646317
8 December 2018|
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Response from KenFromIllinois | Reviewed this property |
Ski rental, snowboard rental, and tube rental are available at Ober Gatlinburg. I would suggest you visit the Ober/Gatlinburg websites and call the rental places with your specific questions, like best time to show up... More
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Ambassador619051
5 December 2018|
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Response from traveltradealum | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can definitely ski. Buy a gondola ticket from town rather than drive up the mountain. It was a harrowing drive in the summer. Can’t imagine what it’s like in winter.
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trffp
5 November 2018|
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Response from Ober G | Property representative |
While the tram does offer some great views if you are near a window, it is hard to get great photos through the glass. For awesome photos, take the Scenic Chairlift from Ober's mountain (Ski Mountain) up to the top of Mount... More
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