Blog for Zip line Attraction in the Smoky Mountains
Located in Pigeon Forge, TN and near Gatlinburg and Sevierville.
Blog posts for category "Zip Lines in Other Parts of the World"
Ziplining has become a popular recreational and vacation activity in the United States in the last 10 years or so. But it's not a new phenomenon by any means. What is relatively new about ziplines is the notion of riding them purely for fun and excitement. The history of the zipline, however, shows that when they originated, they were used for more practical purposes.
Smoky Mountain Ziplines is taking its annual winter nap right now, but we'll be open for the 2021 season in just a matter of months. Technically, you could measure it days or weeks if you're the optimistic type.
Some holidays are uniquely American. Thanksgiving, for example, is something that only we here in the United States celebrate. Christmas, however, is practically a universal holiday, observed in countries all around the globe. But that doesn't mean that folks in the rest of the world celebrate Christmas the same way we do. Yes, there are some similarities, but there are also many, many differences. Christmas traditions in some countries actually bear little resemblance to the customs we've known all our lives.
We all know why people enjoy ziplining. It's a lot of fun. And it's exciting. And a little scary, but in a good way. How can it not be all those things? After all, you're clipping yourself onto a metal cable and hurtling yourself through the air for hundreds of feet at a time, often with a lot of space between you and the ground. Yes, ziplining is a lot of fun.
One thing we do here at Smoky Mountain Ziplines from time to time is keep up with zipline-related news and events from around the world. We find that there are amazing zipline attractions everywhere you go, and there are lots of interesting people doing unique things on ziplines. We also see stories every now and then about how ziplines are used for purposes other than recreation.
Smoky Mountain Ziplines is taking a break for the winter, but we'll be back in just a couple of months, weather permitting. However, just because things are a little quiet around here right now doesn't mean that the entire zipline universe has ceased to exist. We've dug up tidbits about all sorts of interesting new zipline developments from all over the world.
How would you like to be one of the first people to ride on the world's longest zipline? Your chance could arrive soon, as a brand-new attraction offering that very distinction is expected to open by December 1. The only hitch is that you'll have to travel to the United Arab Emirates to enjoy the experience.
School's out, and Memorial Day is in the rear-view mirror, which means we're in full-on summer vacation mode here at Smoky Mountain Ziplines. We're the highest rated outdoor attraction in Pigeon Forge according to TripAdvisor, thanks to our long-and-fast ziplines, stellar views, awesome guides and the best Pigeon Forge zip line prices you'll find.
When you think about ziplining, the first thing you probably think of is the fun outdoor recreational activity. Just like we do every day here at Smoky Mountain Ziplines, it's the kind of ziplining, where you strap on a safety harness and helmet, clip onto a zipline and go sailing off into the wild blue yonder, soaring among the treetops with the wind in your face.
Here at our Smoky Mountain zipline attraction, we get visitors from all over the country and sometimes from around the world. With a challenging canopy tour set up in the scenic mountains of East Tennessee, we have a lot to offer area visitors in search of thrills and adventure.
Whether your Smoky Mountain vacation has you staying in Pigeon Forge, Sevierville or Gatlinburg, zip line fans and newbies alike need to set their sights on Smoky Mountain Ziplines in Pigeon Forge. Our attraction is known for its scenic canopy tour, with ziplines that take you through our mountain treetops at speeds of up to 40 miles per hour.
We've got a lot going on at Smoky Mountain Ziplines this season. Our existing canopy course and SuperZip lines are giving visitors from all over the country lots of thrills in the Great Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee. Our attraction near Pigeon Forge consistently gets high online customer ratings, because we have so many different zipline experiences and because we offer a lot of action for the price.