Top 8 Family Resorts In Gatlinburg, Tennessee - Updated 2022


Tennessee is a must-visit state for a vacation, especially if you are looking to enjoy a superb getaway with loved ones. Visit Gatlinburg, a mountain town that is famous not only for its Great Smoky Mountains National Park, but also other family-friendly tourist attractions. Enter the world of underwater animals by visiting Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. Meet face-to-face with sharks, rays, and turtles, among other animals. Spend a day of fun with your family at Anakeesta Theme Park. You will need to take a ski lift to get there so take advantage of the breathtaking sights. Ziplining and dining on the mountain are among the popular activities to do. You can also experience riding a roller coaster across a wooded area if you visit Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster. While in Gatlinburg, stay at a family-friendly accommodation. Keep reading to learn about the top family resorts in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

1. Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Spa (from USD 119)

Situated within a quick drive from the majestic Great Smoky Mountains National Park, this contemporary mountain resort promises a superb stay with loved ones as it has a variety of amenities that can be enjoyed right on site. Have fun at either an indoor or an outdoor water park during your vacation. if this is not enough, you can take your kids to the swimming pool. There is also a game room and an indoor play area for children. If you are up for some mini golf, there are facilities that can let you enjoy just that.

Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Water Park

Address: 915 Westgate Resorts Rd, Gatlinburg, TN, USA, 37738

2. Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg (from USD 379)

Located a few minutes from Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg is known for its cozy indoor pool as well as a seasonal outdoor pool. For the best experience, choose from one of the family room types available such as a king deluxe with a sleeper sofa and a double queen one-bedroom suite. If you are looking for dining options, you can take your children to the on-site restaurant that serves a delectable selection of American dishes.

Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg

Wifi Available

Address: 539 Parkway
Accommodates: 6

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Garden Non-smoking rooms

3. Gatlinburg Town Square by Exploria Resorts (from USD 83)

Welcome to this modern resort that is set in the heart of Gatlinburg where attractions, shops, and restaurants are only minutes away. You can enjoy an indoor pool that is open all year round with your family. The accommodation also features a seasonal outdoor pool. Other facilities include a hot tub, a playground, and barbecue facilities.

Gatlinburg Town Square by Exploria Resorts

Wifi Available

Address: 515 Historic Nature Trail
Accommodates: 6

Parking 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Free parking

4. Bent Creek Golf Village By Diamond Resorts (from USD 169)

Situated at the edge of the Great Smoky Mountains, this family resort promises a wonderful stay with the facilities and amenities it offers. For starters, you and the little ones can spend quality family time playing golf at a a professional 18-hole golf course. There are also indoor and outdoor pools for your enjoyment. If you want to relax, chill outside and feel free to use the barbecue facilities. In addition, the resort has a game room and a pretty garden for a leisure walk.

Bent Creek Golf Village By Diamond Resorts

Wifi Available

Address: 3919 East Parkway
Accommodates: 4

Parking Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Family rooms Games room

Nearby family resorts

5. RiverStone Resort & Spa (from USD 199)

Set in a strategic location adjacent to Gatlinburg Golf and Country Club and Little Pigeon River, this contemporary resort features all the necessary amenities you will need during your trip. You may want to bring your kids to the playground area and while watching them play, you can unwind and enjoy your favorite drink. Then, you can all head to the lazy river and indoor pool for a relaxing swim. After a whole day of exciting activities, you can relax and refresh at the on-site luxury spa.

RiverStone Resort & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: 212 Dollywood Ln, Pigeon Forge, TN, USA, 37863
Accommodates: 10

Parking Pets allowed 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Children's playground

6. Dollywood's DreamMore Resort (from USD 249)

This resort has great amenities you will surely love. Offering door-to-door transportation to the theme parks, you would not have to worry about transportation. The accommodation also features an indoor pool and an outdoor pool along with on-site dining and spa. Your kids can also play with the other kids in the indoor game room or the outdoor playground area.

Dollywood's DreamMore Resort and Spa

Wifi Available

Address: 2525 DreamMore Way
Accommodates: 6

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Garden

7. The Resort at Governor's Crossing (from USD 279)

A delightful stay is what you are going to have at this modern resort, located not far from Pigeon Forge. In the morning, you and your loved ones may want to start slow by watching a movie in the living room. Try the high-speed water slides and indulge in the huge lazy river. In total, there are five swimming pools available for your enjoyment. There are also other facilities such as a sun deck, outdoor fireplace, picnic area, and a variety of family activities like movie nights, kids’ club, and mini golf.

The Resort at Governor's Crossing

Wifi Available

Address: 225 Collier Drive
Accommodates: 18

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace Non-smoking rooms

8. Mountain Meadows by Exploria Resorts (from USD 149)

Another amazing family resort by Exploria Resorts in Gatlinburg is Mountain Meadows. This charming resort is surrounded by mature trees and lush gardens to make you feel relaxed during your stay. You can refresh and recharge in a hot tub after indulging in exciting activities such as having a barbecue with your family, taking a dip in the outdoor swimming pool, and watching your kids having fun in the game room or playground area.

Mountain Meadows by Exploria Resorts

Wifi Available

Address: 2813 Rolling Hills Drive
Accommodates: 6

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Laundry Family rooms Games room Free parking

Have an awesome holiday with your family in Gatlinburg

The attractions mentioned above are just a small part of what is actually offered by Gatlinburg. You need to find out for yourself. Start planning your trip to Gatlinburg now. Also, book your favorite family resort.

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