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Gatlinburg Sky Lift

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Address: 765 Parkway, Center of town at traffic light # 7, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3205
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I have always loved sky lifts but this was my first trip to take my children on the sky lift. Even though I was anxious it was a great experience and the people helping us on and... read more

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Cedar Bluff, Alabama
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have always loved sky lifts but this was my first trip to take my children on the sky lift. Even though I was anxious it was a great experience and the people helping us on and off were more than happy to be helpful getting us on and off safely!!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Disappointed only because the lift is shut down indefinitely due to the fire damage. Gatlinburg it's self was very impressive. They have done a great job in cleanup and getting everything back up to its old self. Hopefully the lift will be able to be operational soon also. It was always a nice thing to do when visiting.

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Texas
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I wanted and wanted to go so badly. I am afraid of heights. It follows along the ground closely so it wasn't as bad as I thought. As I was lollygagging, trying to make up my mind, I saw another family with a woman that wanted to go and none of them would go with her. I ended up riding... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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554 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an extra opportunity to get further up the mountain, which will give you a much better view. The negative aspect is that you have to pay extra if you wish to travel, Your tram ticket is only good for the tram.

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Saginaw
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28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

staff was friendly and informative. departure times from the ground to top and back were quick. felt very safe

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Thank Ann W
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The fire got'em but they are rebuilding All new equipment they hope to be running no later than labor day. 2017

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Evansville, IN
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38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sky Lift is still closed, but looks like will be ready soon. The chairs look quite a bit bigger than before. I read where they are auctioning off the old chairs.

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3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is perfect for a couple, I felt a little sick from the chairs moving back and forth, it stops few times along the way, but it's worth it!

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Thank renflorida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

SO SAD at what happened here with the fires in Gatlinburg. HOWEVER we just saw this past weekend (April 2017) and saw that the new lift they are building to replace the last one and looks like it is going to be AMAZING. Cannot wait to see and go on it when it re-opens.

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Copperas Cove, Texas
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36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

great way to relax and see the beautiful view, just wish it was a little longer. View from top of lift is beautiful.

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