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Gatlinburg Space Needle

115 Historic Nature Trl, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3321
+1 865-436-4629
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Great views

Worth a visit as the views from the top are tremendous,dont forget your camera! Your ticket also... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lynn p
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Cool attraction

I like that they give you a ticket to see Gatlinburg during the day and another to see the city at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 resort city of Gatlinburg. The view is a panorama of beauty without equal year round. Enjoy Higher Learning, an educational experience from the Space Needle’s perspective, with free view finders!
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  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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115 Historic Nature Trl, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3321
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"elevator ride"
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"observation deck"
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"degree view"
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"hour period"
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"glass elevator"
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"free telescopes"
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"pizza place"
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"afraid of heights"
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"great view of the city"
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"arcade games"
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"surrounding mountains"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit as the views from the top are tremendous,dont forget your camera! Your ticket also allows you to go back at night which is great.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like that they give you a ticket to see Gatlinburg during the day and another to see the city at night.

Thank April T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ride up is so crazy! You can see for miles!! I'm extremely scared of heights. I went anyway. The guy who rides in the elevator was a total delight. He eased my fears, got to the top and was still nervous but excited too!...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This tower provided a nice view of the mountains and the price was inexpensive - $10 for two trips - day and night. We didn't make it back for the night view, but once at that height was enough for me.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

$12 affords you a tremendous view of Gatlinburg....waiting area for boarding needs some sprucing up.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Space Needle provides a wonderful view of Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains. The view is not pleasant if you don't like heights. It is open air which is also intimidating. The admission price allows you to visit twice in one day, so you can...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great way to see the downtown lights. It was an amazing view at night. We never got a chance to go during the day. However, just the night view is totally worth it.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not worth the money. Beautiful views but not for the fee. Very worn out Needs some repair. One elevator which is old and slow. No trash cans up there

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family loved this! Cost a little bit of $$$, but you can use one ride ticket and get on twice in a 24hr time frame. View at night is incredible. All the telescopes are free, so you don't need to carry pocket change. Give...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Gatlinburg visit the Space Needle. After a short elevator ride, you ger 360 degrees of views. It was not crowded. The kids liked the Arcade also.

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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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John C
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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