: Knoxville Airport (McGhee Tyson Airport)
: Knoxville, Tennessee
: Route 321 (left, Pinnacle Vista from Pigeon Forge)
: Douglas Lake
: Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort
: Bent Creek Golf Resort
: Pizza Restaurant & Video Store
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Greenbrier entrance) is close by (as our views attest), as is the famous Arts and Crafts Community, and the Bent Creek Golf Course and Resort. Not too far to Ober Gatlinburg Skiing, Ice Skating, and Tram; the Hard Rock Cafe, Miniature Golf, Pigeon Forge theaters, Dollywood shows, Dixie Stampede restaurant, Tangar Shopping, NASCAR Racing, Sevierville, and all of Sevier County activities, etc. Easy access to Interstate 40 via Cosby TN and Newport, Tennessee. Great views of The Smokies and the GSMNP, including Greenbrier Mountain and Mt LeConte. Call for more detail.
Other Activities: Take walks through the exclusive Pinnacle View area. Visit The Glades, the famous Arts and Crafts community of Sevier County TN with 150+ Artisans.
Golf: BENT CREEK GOLF RESORT: Yes, you actually drive through a Gary Player designed golf course on the way to The Gatlinburg Lodge at SmokyMountainViews! This beautiful par 72 course, set near The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, opened in 1972. Bent Creek Golf Resort has been rated one of the 'Top Fifty Golf Courses in the South' by Southern Living Travel Guide. Bent Creek Golf Village offers Creek Side Grill, Putting Green, Group and Tournament Rates, Full-Service Golf Shop, PGA Staff, Golf Lessons (Group and Private), etc.
GATLINBURG GOLF COURSE: After a recent half-million dollar renovation, it shouldn't be surprising that Golf Digest named the Gatlinburg Golf Course The Best Municipal Course in Tennessee in August 2009. Also nearby (located near Dollywood, just 5 miles from Downtown Gatlinburg), the Gatlinburg Golf Course offers breath-taking views of The Smoky Mountains, and is home to the legendary 'Sky Hi', number 12, which drops 200 feet, tee-to-green.
LAUREL VALLEY GOLF COURSE (702 Country Club Drive): A little further away in Townsend TN, the Laurel Valley Golf is well worth the drive. Within range of Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Sevierville, and Knoxville, this challenging course can be enjoyed by golfers of all skill levels.
OTHER SMOKY MOUNTAIN GOLF COURSES: Eagle's Landing Golf Course in Sevierville (Old Knoxville Hwy). Smoky Mountain Country Club (1220 Golf Course Rd) in Newport. Royal Oaks Country Club (4411 Legends Way), Maryville
Ski: Did you know that you can ski in Gatlinburg? It's true. At the Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort and Aerial Tram-Way. Ober Gatlinburg's 8 Trails are open from approximately early December until early March. Lift Tickets and Rates: Lift Tickets are available for either 1 or 2 days. Rates vary by day of the week, time of day, and on holidays; also, by Adult, Junior (ages 7 to 11; 6 and under Free with adult), and Senior (50 and over). Adult rates for 1 day range from $15 to $47; Junior and Senior rates range from $20 to $37. For 2 days, rates range from $55 to $89 for Adults, and from $35 to $69 for Juniors and Seniors. Ski Equipment Rental: Both Skis (includes Skis, Boots, Poles and Breakage Insurance) and Snowboards (includes Snowboards and Boots) are available for rental. Rates range from $19 to $22 for Skis for a single session, and are $30 for Snowboards. Ski Lessons and Snowboard Lessons: group skiing lessons are available for $1, and a 1-hour Private Lesson cost $65. Ski Gatlinburg toda