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Find Plenty of Family Fun

A vacation just isn’t a vacation without some fun things to do for the whole family, right? At our Smoky Mountain Resort, you’ll discover fun games, enjoy on-site activities (and off-site tours), or fire up a tasty meal on one of our poolside grills.

Gathering Room

Come hang out and relax as a family or get some work done in the business center.

Hours: Open 24 hours

Location: Third floor (lobby level)

Seating area in the Mountaineer Center at Smoky Mountain Resort

Special Activities

Check out your Activity Schedule for activities offered during your stay. Please make sure an adult is present when children under 18 are enjoying these activities, and just know some activities require reservations 48 hours in advance.

Activities may include:

  • The Mountains are Calling Tour
  • Intro to the Smokies Guided Hike
  • Tie-Dye


  • On-site activities – In the activity room next to Splash Hollow. During the summer time, activities are held by the picnic area next to the outdoor pool.**
  • Tours – Leave resort for the national park and return to resort

*There is a cost to participate in some activities. **Weather permitting.

Jessica's kids sitting in front of fall foliage in the Smoky Mountains

Barbecue Grills

Grill up a tasty meal on one of our three charcoal grills by our outdoor pool. You can get utensils from the Front Desk, but we’re a BYOC resort otherwise (bring or buy your own charcoal!) You’ll find it on the shelves of our conveniently located Marketplace if needed.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m

BBQ food on a picnic table