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Top 6 Virtual Smoky Mountain Attractions You’ll Enjoy at Home

We know when you aren’t in the Smokies, you’re probably missing them and wishing you could be here! There are plenty of ways you can feel like you’re in town with these virtual Smoky Mountain attractions. You’ll love being able to see some of your favorite activities from the comfort of your own home! Here are the top 6 virtual Smoky Mountain attractions you’ll enjoy at home:

1. National Park Webcams

Beautiful mountain views from the Cades Cove Loop Road.Did you know there are webcams set up throughout the national park so you can see beautiful mountain views even when you aren’t in town? There is one webcam set up along Newfound Gap right on the state line between Tennessee and North Carolina. Another webcam with beautiful views is at Look Rock, which is off Foothills Parkway. There’s another webcam set up on the North Carolina side of the national park at Purchase Knob. There’s nothing quite like enjoying the view of the Smokies, even if it is virtual!

2. Adventures of Sasquatch at Anakeesta

When there are no people at Anakeesta, Bigfoot comes out to enjoy himself! Watch Bigfoot as he walks around Firefly Village and looks through the shops. His adventures are caught on camera and shared on Anakeesta’s facebook page so you can enjoy watching him have fun by himself!

3. Virtual Tour of Gatlinburg SkyLift Park

Is the Gatlinburg SkyLift one of your favorite things to do in the area? Now you can enjoy it from home! The hour long tour takes you up the side of the mountain on the chair lift. Then you will get off on the SkyDeck and explore a little bit while enjoying the mountain views. Then you will make your way across the SkyBridge and even look down at the glass panels!

4. Titanic Museum Virtual Tour

The Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge is taking you and your kids on a virtual tour of the museum! A staff member shows you around the museum, providing educational information about the exhibits. You’ll get to see the displays that are actually in the museum, from replicas of the ship to actual artifacts taken from the wreckage. The tour is broken up into multiple videos, and the museum is providing educational resources if you want to enjoy the tour with your kids so they can learn.

5. Rocky Top Mountain Coaster Virtual Tour

mountain coaster in the smoky mountainsIf you enjoy thrill rides, then you’ll love experiencing a virtual tour of the Rocky Top Mountain Coaster! The video is only part of the ride, so if you want to experience the entire thing, you have to ride in person! You’ll love watching the twists and turns on the video while you’re at home!

6. Virtual Escape Game

If you love puzzles and mind games, you should play the virtual escape game at The Escape Game. It is called Unlocked: The Heist. You play a spy trying to catch an art thief through solving puzzles and finding clues. The Escape Game is also offering other online adventures, like virtual field trips and an online scavenger hunt and mystery game.

Now you know about some of the great virtual Smoky Mountain attractions you can enjoy from home. Want to know more about our facilities? Read about Rocky Top Sports World before you come!

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