Rocky Top Sports World Blog

The glittering city of Gatlinburg at night

Gatlinburg Named One of the Top 10 Small Cities to Visit in 2015

Gatlinburg was recently named one of the top ten small cities to visit in 2015 by! According to the popular website, our beloved Smoky Mountain destination should absolutely be on your travel bucket list. The ten cities were selected based on their charm and unique things to do, and Gatlinburg certainly has plenty of both! Rocky Top Sports World has put together a few of the great reasons why Gatlinburg is worth visiting. Read More

Rocky Top Mountain in the Great Smoky Mountains

Rocky Top Mountain: The Story Behind Our Gatlinburg Sports Complex’s Name

When we were coming up with a name for our sports campus in Gatlinburg, there was one phrase we knew we wanted associated with our brand: Rocky Top. This legendary mountain in East Tennessee holds a special place in the hearts of both visitors and locals alike. Read on to learn everything you need to know about hiking Rocky Top and how the most famous mountain in the Smokies inspired our name. Read More

Young women playing lacrosse in Gatlinburg.

5 Tips for Planning a Gatlinburg Sports Event

Rocky Top Sports World is Gatlinburg’s premier facility for hosting tournaments and other sporting events for those who live in or are visiting the Smoky Mountain region. We would be delighted to host your next Gatlinburg sports event! Here are 5 tips for planning an event with us: Read More


3 Places to Have Lunch Close to Rocky Top Sports World

One of the unique things about Rocky Top Sports World is our scenic location less than 10 minutes from both the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and downtown Gatlinburg. In addition to the beautiful scenery surrounding Rocky Top, our 80 acre sports complex is conveniently situated just a few minutes from several nearby restaurants. If you’re looking for a great spot to grab lunch before or after a visit to our facilities, you can’t go wrong with these Gatlinburg restaurants near Rocky Top Sports World: Read More