Anakeesta, Gatlinburg, TN
River Terrace Resort & Convention Center, Gatlinburg, TN
Please note, transportation is not provided for this event. Welcome Party may be replaced by a dining certificate to Drafts.
Enjoy a chondola ride or a ridge rambler vehicle ride to spend the day at the beautiful Anakeesta theme park – an outdoor adventure like no other in beautiful Gatlinburg, TN. Journey through the tree tops on North America’s longest tree-based bridge with the Treetop Skywalk and allow children to learn and play in the Treehouse Village which boasts educational elements throughout the interconnected houses in the trees.
Check out the view from AnaVista Tower, downtown Gatlinburg’s highest point with 360 degree mountain views, the best photo spot at Anakeesta! This one-of-a-kind structure stands 60 ft. tall overlooking the garden below and providing a birds eye view to park and far beyond! Explore our TreeVenture Challenge Course with interactive play and multi-level treehouses! Enjoy special events like live music and outdoor movies from our new plaza and stage overlooking scenic views of the great smoky mountains! While you are there, you can also experience a thrilling single-rail coaster, go gem mining, and you’ll find many places to eat and take photos throughout the park.
Now is your chance to embrace the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains and enjoy the high ground entertainment of Anakeesta. Included in your theme park package is a 3-night stay at River Terrace Resort and Convention Center in Gatlinburg. The 205-room River Terrace Resort and Convention Center is conveniently located in downtown Gatlinburg. River Terrace is right next door to Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies and features majestic views of the Great Smoky Mountains and the Little Pigeon River as well as easy access to Gatlinburg’s wide range of family attractions, specialty stores, arts & crafts shops, cafes, art galleries and more. We’ll also provide you with personal concierge services throughout your stay at Westgate and you’ll enjoy a late check-out on your final day.
In addition to luxurious accommodations and special amenities at Westgate Resorts, you’ll enjoy VIP treatment throughout the length of your event vacation, including:
– VIP Check-in
– Welcome party (dinner, open bar, DJ, prizes)
– Personal Concierge Services
– Late check-out on final day
Anakeesta, the word for high ground by the Cherokee Indians, is located high above Gatlinburg, TN. Located on 70 acres of forested land downtown Gatlinburg, the theme park provides visitors the chance to experience the Smokies heritage throughout its’ many things to do, such as ziplines, treehouse village adventures, a single-track rail-runner and more.
The beautiful River Terrace Resort & Convention Center is conveniently located in downtown Gatlinburg right next door to Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. Offering more than 200 spacious hotel rooms, the resort features majestic views of the Great Smoky Mountains and the adjacent Little Pigeon River. Guests also enjoy easy access to Gatlinburg’s wide range of family attractions, specialty stores, arts & crafts shops, cafes, art galleries and more. Simply step outside and stroll down the beautiful Parkway.
Enjoy some of the best views of the surrounding Smoky Mountains! Guests enjoy private balconies overlooking the scenic Little Pigeon River and the exceptional Smoky Mountains. Our onsite restaurant, Drafts Sports Grill, offers a fun-filled atmosphere and an extensive menu featuring gourmet burgers, sandwiches, salads and more as well as an extensive array of ice cold beers and other refreshments. Other amenities include two seasonal heated outdoor swimming pools.
• Gatlinburg trolley stop
• Picnic area
• Feed the ducks
• Next to Ripley’s Aquarium
• Drafts Sports Grill
• Duck Blind Lounge
• Two heated swimming pools (seasonal)
• Interior corridors
• Adjoining rooms
• Laundry facilities
• Complimentary high speed WiFi
• Motorcoach parking
• 24-Hour Front Desk & Security