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Gatlinburg Space Needle

Closes in 13 min: 09:00 - 00:00
Open today: 09:00 - 00:00
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Space Needle

The people who run the needle are great. We loved the trip up even though it was raining. The views... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
btm8004
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Adelphi, Maryland
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The space needle and Arcadia are always on our list when we come to Gatlinburg however this is the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cgaz86
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Crystal River, Florida
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The Gatlinburg Space Needle is an all steel observation tower served by two elevators with a capacity of 20 persons each. Ride our safe and comfortable glass elevators over 400’ to observation deck for 360° view of the Great Smoky Mountains and the...more
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115 Historic Nature Trl, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3321
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The space needle and Arcadia are always on our list when we come to Gatlinburg however this is the second time we ordered online and each time the cashier is annoyed and not friendly. We came 2017 at Christmas time and now this year the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cgaz86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can see all of Gatlinburg from up there. Its a great attraction. Its been there for a long time and its right in the middle of the strip in Gatlinburg. Its a little oudated but still worthwhile. Try it and see.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lettiedelgado
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the look out tower or “space needle” going up at night is amazing! All of the Christmas lights on display really pop!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brewster0131
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

The space needle is a great place to visit if you don't mind heights. The view is phenomenal and breathe taking. It's also a little scary, could definitely use some renovations. The floor had holes in it and the elevator felt like it could break...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Danya P
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

This is my must see in Gatlinburg. Strangely, you buy your ticket in a loud, garish arcade but the price is right even if the elevator is a little scary. The view from the top is a stunning panorama of city and Smokies. The signage...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ned1977
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We took 2 of our grandsons on the Space Needle and the 16 year old said he’d like to stay up there all day. It’s a great value considering you can go back up the next day free.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen M
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Prettiest place...we love the Smokey Mountains.Went to the top of the space needle...awesome.Our friends took us for Easter.Tennasee is a wonderful county with lots to see and do.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank susiecusie47
Reviewed 21 October 2018

My boyfriend and I took a weekend trip to Gatlinburg, we have done everything we were wanting to do. The space needle was my idea, the views at the top were beautiful!!! On the way up the elevator was a little nerve wrecking. The space...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kayla B
Reviewed 16 October 2018

The people who run the needle are great. We loved the trip up even though it was raining. The views are breathtaking. The arcade is huge and has lots to choose from!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank btm8004
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We did the deal they had going on where you pay for 2 and get to go up twice, once during daytime and once at nighttime, and also included an arcade card which we had fun playing. The views all around are worth going to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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jwilliams5677
10 June 2018|
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Response from TravelGirlNC | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes, after you reach the top you can stay on the platform , or sit in the benches and enjoy it. You see both ways on the main street of Gatlinburg.
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johncB2564QE
29 November 2017|
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Response from aroutte2003 | Reviewed this property |
i think it was like $10 for adults and $6 for kids. You get to return once for free within 24 hours of your first ride to the top so you can go up once at night and once during the day.
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Tommy C
24 July 2017|
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Response from TravelGirlNC | Reviewed this property |
no wait for us, we went on Sunday morning around 11 am.
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