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Gatlinburg's Downtown Parkway


River Terrace Resort & Convention Center

Gatlinburg Trolley Ride of Lights

Soak up the spirit of the Gatlinburg Winter Magic season from the comfort of a Gatlinburg Trolley by taking the relaxing Trolley Ride of Lights. The specially designated trolleys carry guests on a memorable journey through downtown and adjacent Hwy. 321, allowing everyone to experience the magical wonder of Gatlinburg Winter Magic.

Along the way, you’ll see spectacular lighting displays featuring animals indigenous to Great Smoky Mountains National Park including deer, foxes, squirrels and rabbits. Other displays include fanciful snowmen, dancing fountains, a group of international children and a shiny rocking horse.

This special three-night getaway offers a unique opportunity to experience the winter wonderland of Gatlinburg – a quaint mountain village filled with diners, galleries and boutiques as well as dozens of one-of-a-kind arts & crafts shops. You’ll also enjoy exceptional accommodations at River Terrace Resort & Convention Center. Your getaway also features a special VIP welcome party with dinner, open bar, prizes and an entertaining DJ, plus a late checkout on your final day.

Located in the heart of downtown Gatlinburg, adjacent to the Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, River Terrace offers a convenient location and scenic views, all just a stone’s throw from the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Step outside and discover the many wonders of downtown Gatlinburg, from the beautiful lIttle Pigeon River to the long list of quaint shops, diners, galleries and other attractions such as Ober Gatlinburg ski resort.




VIP Experience

In addition to luxurious one-bedroom villa accommodations and special amenities at Westgate Resorts, you’ll enjoy VIP treatment throughout the length of your event vacation, including:

– A fun-filled VIP Welcome Party complete with DJ, open bar, dinner and prizes

– Personal Concierge Services

– Trolley Pickup at Ripley’s Aquarium next door to River Terrace

– Late check-out on your final day.

Downtown Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN

Experience the excitement of Gatlinburg’s downtown parkway where you’ll find dozens of shops, restaurants, galleries, and awesome attractions. The main road through this beautiful mountain village, the parkway offers a variety of sights, sounds and smells – ranging from unique museums and theaters to mini golf, arcades, distilleries and even a ski resort atop nearby Ober Mountain.

Resort Information

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.


River Terrace Resort Amenities

• 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

River Terrace Resort Restaurants

  • Drafts Sports Grill
  • Duck Blind Lounge

River Terrace Resort

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Event Package Includes

  • - 3 nights at River Terrace Resort
  • - Welcome Party (dinner, open bar, DJ, prizes)
  • - Gatlinburg Winter Magic Trolley of Lights
  • - Late check-out on final day
Package Itinerary


4:00 PM

VIP Check-in


Welcome Party (dinner, open bar, DJ, prizes)



Trolley Ride of Lights (trolley pick up at Ripley's Aquarium)



Breakfast & VIP Resort Preview



Late check-out

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