Ober Gatlinburg

4 Radical Roadschoolers and a Fat Cat

One of the items on my bucket list of things to do while we’re traveling was to take the kids to an alpine slide.  I remember my parents taking me to those in New England when I was a kid and I knew my kids would just love it.  So while in Gatlinburg we visited the Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort.  During non-ski season the resort has all kinds of other fun activities to do like an indoor ice skating rink, mini golf, scenic gondola rides, water slides (summer only), and our favorite — alpine slides!  The beautiful fall colors were an added bonus.

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The alpine slide was not open first thing in the morning because they had to clean the rain and leaves off the slides, so we started the day with a maze where Chris & Jesse teamed up against Jake & me and Jake and I won!  We had…

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Ober Gatlinburg Getaway – A mountain ski retreat that’s fun for the whole family

Great summary. Ober Gatlinburg has a lot of things to do besides skiing. Thank you

Southern Scrawl

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I am caught in a sea of cars eager to escape the Atlanta’s grey sprawl of buildings and return to their cold garages for the weekend, while mine revs up for the 200-mile drive to the little mountain town of Gatlinburg, Tennessee nestled at the edge of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Gatlinburg welcomes more than 11 million visitors a year to its hundreds of family-friendly activities, oddball museums and unique shops selling arts and crafts made by the nation’s largest organization of independent artisans. But I plan to spend my time riding down the snowy slopes of the ski resort at Ober Gatlinburg.

While Ober Gatlinburg’s nine ski trails covered in man-made snow are no match for the huge resorts in the West, Ober Gatlinburg is a popular destination for beginner to advanced skiers and snowboarders alike. The slopes get packed during weekend and twilight times, so it is…

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Ober Gatlinburg

From downtown Gatlinburg, hop onto the largest aerial tramway in the U.S. for a ride to this ski resort with a 600-foot vertical drop, eight beautiful trails and an amusement park complete with indoor ice skating, miniature golf and water rides.  Ober Gatlinburg is a popular attraction for skiing and snowboarding.  It also has a 400 foot … Continue reading Ober Gatlinburg