Built on tradition and quality, The Peddler Steakhouse serves flavorful food in a comfortable, intimate setting surrounded by the Great Smoky Mountains. The restaurant is pretty popular, so we highly recommend calling ahead.
The Ole Red Gatlinburg has only been open since 2019 but has quickly become a wonderful hangout for adults. The Ober Gatlin-burger and Champagne of Fried Chicken are two of its popular dishes. While you eat, rising stars in the country music scene perform on a state-of-the-art stage.
Horseback riding can be a fun activity for kids, but it’s also a relaxing and romantic activity for adults visiting Gatlinburg. Fortunately, there are a couple of riding stables in the city.
Whitewater rafting is one of the most exciting activities and adventurous things to do in Gatlinburg for adults, especially groups of friends. You can choose different places to raft in the Pigeon River based on how adventurous you feel or your level of experience.
Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery might be the most well-known moonshine maker in the city. Established in 2010, it was the first federally licensed distillery in East Tennessee.