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Anakeesta Admission Ticket
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Relax, shop, play, and enjoy the beauty of the Smoky Mountains with your family, all in the magical treetop setting of Firefly Village on Anakeesta Mountain. Admission to Anakeesta includes a Chondola ride via a 4-person open air chair or a 6-person...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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576 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3202
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best First time zip line experience, good place, Hadrid, Heather and Taft were great, made this first time experience even more enjoyable. I suggest to add a option for tips when first paying for the zip trip. Had a great time here in TN Gatlinburg.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank michaelvJ1712CH
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went at night and the place was decorated so nice for the holidays. The view was awesome and the staff was great. My son loved the tree canopy walk. We were too late to ride the mountain coaster but it looked fun. We plan...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joel M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have been a few times and each time there seems to be more to do, they are getting there with each trip, we enjoy the ride and will be back

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank hokie728
Reviewed 3 days ago

We ended up in this area due to a hurricane in our beach destination. We had no idea what to do or see and were very pleased to find this. We ate at the top and several of our group hiked around on the paths....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bjmazz
Reviewed 4 days ago

Love! Love! Love! While on a girl's trip, we took a chair lift up to Anakeesta. The ride up was great. You can take a chair lift or a gondola. There are several cute shops and a couple places to grab a bite to eat....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BamaGal83
Reviewed 4 days ago

Like Ober Gatlinburg, but different - less people and civilization, more nature. Beautiful views and walk through a different world. No issues getting tickets and jumping on the lift up, but we went during the week, and off-season. We didn't do the Rail Runner; it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank bethgvinson
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice lift trip to the top where there were good restaurants, shops and a few attractions. We had the bbq and it was quite good.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RandyM-0001
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

See and learn about the Gatlinburg fires of 2016!! What an awesome job of seeing the destruction and continued remains of destruction as well as the positives of what’s to come! Gatlinburg Strong !!! Well worth the money!!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank countrygal97
Reviewed 5 days ago

Just the ride up to Anakeesta is breathtaking. Quite a view of the entire valley where Gatlinburg is housed. This new attraction is quite nice - very clean and sharp attention to the buidlings. We also did the mountain coaster ride which was a lot...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alan P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We come to gatlinburg all the time but this is the first time this place was finally open! Beautiful view but cold ride going up unless there is a closed in cart available! But on top it’s a beautiful view has a restaurant small stores...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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908mee
31 December 2018|
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Response from daisyferret1 | Reviewed this property |
It generally does NOT stop. It slows down. I did see it stop when people got in and out of the Chondola that needed assistance with a wheelchair.
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Meander242622
14 November 2018|
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Response from Blank_Screen_Name | Reviewed this property |
You cannot drive up. The open chair lift or enclosed chondola are the two ways to get there and certainly add to the whole Anakeesta experience.
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Paulette A
13 October 2018|
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Response from Passenger606855 | Reviewed this property |
Parking varies by what lot you find. The treehouse for littles is awesome!
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