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Will you be in town this holiday season? If you are, you probably want to see some snow while you’re in town. Although there’s no guarantee it will snow, you can check out some artificial snow while you’re in town at Ober Gatlinburg! This Gatlinburg attraction is a family favorite, especially when it comes to winter sports! Keep reading to find out about how you can have snow fun for Christmas at Ober Gatlinburg:

Skiing and Snowboarding

ski equipmentSome of the most popular winter activities at Ober Gatlinburg are skiing and snowboarding. Starting in early to mid December, the slopes will open. You will be able to go race down the slopes and have a blast with family and friends. If you’ve never been skiing or snowboarding before, Ober Gatlinburg has lessons you can attend to learn more before you head out on the slopes. Plus, you can rent ski and snowboard equipment instead of having to bring your own.

Snow Tubing

Another way to have snow fun at Ober is to go snow tubing! Snow tubing starts in November and usually ends in March. This is a fun activity for people of all ages. You will grab an inner tube, then head to the “Magic Carpet” that transports you to the top of the hill. Then, you’ll pick a lane and slide down the hill on your inner tube! You must be at least 6 years old and 42 inches tall to ride by yourself, but no one under the age of 3 is allowed to ride the tubes.

You may be wondering how you can tube, ski, or snowboard if there’s no snow in the forecast. Ober Gatlinburg has its own snow machines! They create lots of snow so people can still enjoy these winter activities even when there’s no snow on the ground in the rest of the Smoky Mountains.

Ice Skating

empty ice rinkAlthough you can ice skate at Ober Gatlinburg any time of the year, it’s a fun holiday activity! Your whole family can get a pair of skates and head out on the ice. You’ll love making memories of learning to stand up on the skates and maybe do a couple of small tricks as you skate around together on the ice.

Ice Bumper Cars

Another fun activity you can do at Ober any time but is especially fun in the winter is ice bumper cars. They are also located on the ice rink. You’ll pick one out, hop in, and control your car to knock into other people. It’ll be a blast trying to bump into friends and family on the ice!

Other Fun Activities

arcadeYou may be wondering what else you can do at Ober Gatlinburg, and there’s plenty! They have an arcade where you can play games, or you can see some animals in the Wildlife Encounter. See the city in the a new way on the chairlift or take a ride on the aerial tramway over the mountains towards downtown Gatlinburg.

Ober Gatlinburg is a fun place to go for some snow fun at Christmas. Your whole group will love visiting this attraction. Are you ready to plan your holiday getaway? Look through our Smoky Mountain cabins and book one today!