7 Ripley’s Attractions in Gatlinburg You Should Try

outside of Ripley's Believe It Or Not!

Your family will love going to all the Ripley’s Gatlinburg attractions! You can find sea creatures, strange oddities, work through a mirror maze, and even play mini golf. You’ll love the variety of activities to choose from. Take a look at these 7 Ripley’s attractions in Gatlinburg:

1. Aquarium of the Smokies

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in downtown Gatlinburg TN.

Kids of all ages love to learn about creatures of the deep. Spend all day in the Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies watching fish and sharks swim. They also have penguins that run around and play and manta rays you can touch. Unique sea creatures at the aquarium are cool to look at, as well as animals from the tropical rainforest. You have opportunities to do special events throughout the year with your kids, too! It’s no surprise that the aquarium is one of the most popular Ripley’s Gatlinburg attractions.

2. Believe It or Not Odditorium

With over 500 exhibits and artifacts, the Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditorium is a place your kids will be talking about for ages! You’ll see all kinds of cool, weird, and neat things. You’ll find things like authentic shrunken heads, a Mexican vampire woman, and The Last Supper painting made out of lint. You won’t be able to believe your eyes!

3. 5D Moving Theater

Ripley's Moving Theater sign with t-rex

You’re in for a bumpy ride at Ripley’s 5D Moving Theater! You’ll feel completely immersed in 2 new films they show with 6 channel digital surround sound, digital effects, and motion seating. It feels like it’s really happening to you! Kids and adults alike will enjoy this attraction, so head on over and check it out!

4. Haunted Adventure

Do you enjoy the thrill of being frightened? For those who want to get their adrenaline pumping, go to Ripley’s Haunted Adventure. Live actors are around every corner, waiting to scare guests out of their wits in the old renovated mansion. Kids must be over 6 years old to be able to go in this attraction. At the Haunted Adventure, they have a game called Laser Strike that runs from open to 5 p.m. every day where you use laser weapons to suspend zombies and monsters, like a real life video game! The regular attraction runs from 5 p.m. to close every day.

5. Marvelous Mirror Maze

Ripley's Mirror Maze sign

Want to see if you can make your way out of the Marvelous Mirror Maze? Ripley’s claims 1,000s have been lost but then found going through! Go alone to see how well you do or go as a group for even more fun! Everyone will love trying to figure out how to get out of the maze. Once you’re out, head over to Ripley’s Candy Factory to get yourself a treat for figuring it out!

6. Guinness World Records Adventure

See hundreds of exhibits at the Guinness World Records Adventure! As one of the new Ripley’s attractions in Gatlinburg, it’s sure to be popular and something you don’t want to miss! They also have trivia, galleries, authentic memorabilia, and a ton of displays for you to see. Plus, there are a bunch of interactive games to keep you and the kids entertained for hours!

7. Davy Crockett Mini Golf Course

Davy crockett mini golf

For an outdoor activity, go to Davy Crockett Mini Golf Course! They have 2 unique courses with a ton of features. There are cartoon animals dressed like they are from appalachia for a different theme. You can see who is the putt putt champion of your family after going through the challenges throughout the courses!

Ultimate Fun Pass for Ripley’s Gatlinburg Attractions

If you want to try more than one of these Ripley’s attractions in Gatlinburg, consider taking advantage of their Ultimate Fun Pass! The Ultimate Fun Pass gets you unlimited access to all of the Ripley’s Gatlinburg attractions for one full year. You can also enjoy benefits like 15% off food and merchandise and discounts at other attractions like Dollywood. This pass allows you to experience all the fun that the Ripley’s attractions offer for one price!

Your and your family will have a blast if you only go to one or all of the Ripley’s attractions in Gatlinburg. Learn more information on other fun things to do in town!