What is “Ober Gatlinburg”?

Ober Gatlinburg started with a vision in which people could view Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains while heading safely up to the Gatlinburg Ski Resort. The lower terminal of the Aerial Tramway was constucted in 1972/73 on the original site of The Hemlock Motel (open in the 60’s and early 70’s). In the beginning, the Gatlinburg…

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How To Maypole Dance

Another big German tradition for Oktoberfest is a Maypole dance! With just three simple steps, you can create this dance for many to enjoy during the celebration. Put the maypole together. To do this you will need a tall pole and strong ribbons. First, plant the pole in the desired spot. Second, attach the ribbons…

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Summer Tubing

June, 2019 — GATLINBURG, TN       Ober Gatlinburg is proud to announce Summer Tubing as an additional mountain-top activity nestled in the valley of Mt. Harrison. Offering guests an activity of this caliber will increase enjoyment for all visitors who are seeking a new thrill with fantastic views.   The new attraction will be adjacent to…

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“Shoulder Season”

Winter along with our Ski and Snow Tubing season may be over, but the fun does not need to stop! While we transition to warmer weather, our activities will also be changing. As the snow continues to melt off the slopes, Ober will be adding in its Maze, Kiddie Rides, our Mini Golf Course, and…

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