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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
Phone Number: +1 865-436-4307
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Riding the Sky Lift

We visit Gatlinburg on a regular basis and, about once a year ride the Sky Lift. The ride is fun and the view of Gatlinburg at the top is very good. You will be asked to smile for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Bob H
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Semmes, Alabama
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Semmes, Alabama
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visit Gatlinburg on a regular basis and, about once a year ride the Sky Lift. The ride is fun and the view of Gatlinburg at the top is very good. You will be asked to smile for a photograph as you reach the summit where you can purchase your photo if you so desire. We heard the top of... More 

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Thank Bob H
Kingsport, Tennessee
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The best ride I have ever taken! The people that load you into the chairs were very friendly and helpful. It is the best view of Gatlinburg if you are like me and will not ride in a helicopter. And the shop at the top of the mountain is the best fun ever.

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Thank Connie S
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35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoyed riding the sky lift and taking in the surrounding smoky mountain scenery. A nice thing to do if you have a spare hour during the day. Not much at the top other than a gift shop so it's more about the journey than the destination.

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Thank Lucy L
Centreville, Alabama
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a must be place to visit and ride the chair lift. This is good for all ages. You can see so far and site see all of Gatlinburg and great sites.

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Thank Georgia M
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had such a wonderful time. The view from the ski lift and mountain was absolutely gorgeous. All employees were very friendly.

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Thank susie f
Clermont, Florida
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For a nice ride with a great view, this sky lift is a good picture ride. One problem it is extremely pricey. The staff are really nice and they run the lift efficiently. There was no major hold ups. The price for the amount of time was really too high. Just needs to come down alittle more.

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Thank Denise H
Shelbyville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I visited here with friends awhile back and we thoroughly enjoyed the views from the chairlift and overlooking everything at the top. Prayers are being sent for everyone there and hopes of blessed recovery.

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Thank Vickie Y
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Drove by yesterday and all the cars where sagging as the observation deck and the building houses up top where obliberated by Fire, Im sure looking at it that the entire thing will need to be dismantled and rebuilt as the towers going up went through extreme heat and the bearings and wheels are probably all warped, not to mention... More 

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Thank thomaskN1601MR
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Road the lift on Nov 26th at 3pm. The view was spectacular. No smoke visible from widfire at that time. Highly suggest spending money on this and take as many pictures on the way up & down as you take at the top. Many things we have photos of disappeared 2 days later in the fire (Nov 28th 2016)

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Thank jan b
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's too beautiful not to ride. Taste test the moonshine ( just test) and it settles the "height nerves". It's well worth it.

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