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Free Activities in the Great Smoky Mountains

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Free Activities in the Great Smoky Mountains with the Xplorie Program

Natural Retreats is pleased to offer free tickets to some of the most popular activities and attractions in the Great Smoky Mountains. Called the Xplorie Program, our guests will receive one free admission ticket, per each night stay, to a select list of activities in the area. 'The Traveler' is offered for those who've booked 1 and 2 bedroom cabins. 'The Explorer' offering is for those who are staying in a 3+ bedroom cabin. The details for each program are provided below:

Traveler Program

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Ripley's Aquarium, located in Gatlinburg, houses an amazing collection of over 10,000 exotic sea creatures, and is fun for the whole family!

Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show
This show is all about the longest running feud in American history! Full of singing, dancing, comedy, stunts and feats of strength, the show is perfect for the whole family.

Smoky Mountain Opry
The largest musical variety show in the Smokies, the Opry features music from Big Band Swing through contemporary country music. Come and see the most talented cast of singers, dancers comedians and musicians in the area. The costumes, laser lights and pyrotechnics are a sight to see!

Darren Romeo: Magic Beyond Belief
Darren Romeo brings his Las Vegas caliber magic show to Pigeon Forge, so that you can be amazed by his illusions!

Comedy Barn Theater
This is one of the funniest and successfully clean comedy shows in the world! At the Comedy Barn, the whole family can enjoy magicians, jugglers, ventriloquists, comedians, animals and live country and gospel music.

Smith Morning Variety Show
Start your day in the Smokies with this wonderful morning variety show, starring Charlie Bob Smith and friends, performing Country, Pop and Gospel hits. World class impersonations and comedy round out the show, making it one of the best tickets in town!

Amazing Animals
Spend some time with a cast of furry, fuzzy and feathered animals at this side splitting show that will have you laughing out loud!

This museum is fun for all ages. Guests can enjoy more than 100 interactive exhibits like the Space Zone, Xtreme 360 Bikes and Bubble Lab; just to name a few. There's also a 50 foot indoor ropes challenge course, which includes 50 different obstacles and activities.

If you're interested in more information, frequently asked questions, or to book your activities, visit the Traveler Xplorie Program Page>>>, or call 877.805.7794

Explorer Program
Members of the Explorer Program are able to visit all of the aforementioned activities, as well as the following additional activities:

USA Raft
USA Raft offers whitewater rafting for all experience levels, accommodating children as young as four years of age. The views of the Cherokee and Smoky Mountains from the rivers are spectacular!

Adventure Park Zip Lines
The zip line at Adventure Park Zip Lines is over 2,000 feet long. Imagine breathing in the clean mountain air as you sail high above the trees!

Legacy Mountain Zip Lines
Legacy Mountain Zip Lines has 7 lines that range from 1800 to 2500 feet in length, for a total of 4.5 miles of zip line cables! You will witness breathtaking views as you sample the various mountain-to-mountain lines.

If you're interested in more information, frequently asked questions, or to book your activities, visit the Explorer Xplorie Program Page>>>, or call 877.805.7794. Please be advised that some activities are seasonal and may not be available year round.


  • Free Activities Every Day of Your Stay!

About the Retreat

Nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains, our Tennessee cabin rentals are surrounded by picturesque, natural beauty. Gorgeous, handpicked homes, cabins, and chalets in the spirited towns of Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville, offer vacationers the unique opportunity to marry the great outdoors with vibrant culture. Visitors to the "Smokies" can enjoy a wide range of entertainment, from the kid-friendly WonderWorks Museum, to Dolly Parton's world-famous Dollywood. Treat yourself to a cabin vacation, our vacation rentals in Tennessee are sure to help to unwind and relax.