HOURS • DIRECTIONS • PARKING


HOURS

January – February
Monday-Thursday: 9 am – 8 pm, Friday – Sunday: 9 am – 10 pm

March – Memorial Day
Monday-Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm, Friday – Sunday: 9 am – 10 pm

Memorial Day – Labor Day
Monday-Thursday: 9 am – 10 pm, Friday – Sunday: 9 am – 11 pm

Labor Day – New Year’s Day
Monday-Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm, Friday – Sunday: 9 am – 10 pm



DIRECTIONS

From Virginia (Interstate- 45 mins)(City- 3 hours, 45 mins)

Take I-81 South to I -40 East to Exit 435 (Newport) and follow Hwy 321 South all the way into Gatlinburg. Approximate drive time from interstate: 45 minutes.

From Lexington (Interstate- 45 mins)(City- 3 hours, 45 mins)

Take I-75 South to I-640 East, then I-40 East to exit 407 torwards GATLINBURG / SEVIERVILLE / PIGEON FORGE. Stay on Parkway through the Great Smoky Mountains. Approximate drivetime from interstate: 45 minutes. Alternate Route: Take I-75 South to I-640 East, then I-40 East to exit 435 (Newport) and follow Highway 321 South to Gatlinburg. Approximate drivetime from interstate: 45 minutes.

From Chattanooga (Interstate- 1 hour, 40 mins)(City- 2 hours, 45 mins)

Take Exit 81 on I-75 North and follow Highway 321 North through Maryville and Townsend and Highway 73 to Gatlinburg. Approximate driving time from interstate: 70 minutes.

From Nashville (Interstate- 1 hour, 40 mins)(City- 3 hours, 45 mins)

From I-40 take I-75 South to Exit 81 and follow Highway 321 North through Maryville and Townsend and Highway 73 to Gatlinburg. Approximate driving time from interstate: 70 minutes.

From Asheville (Interstate- 45 mins)(City- 1 hour, 40 mins)

Take I-40 West to Exit 443 and follow Foothills Parkway to Highway 321 South to Gatlinburg. Approximate drive time from interstate: 45 minutes.

From Atlanta (City- 4 hours, 15 mins)

Take I-85 North to I-985 North to US 23. Take US 23 to Highway 23/441 to Highway 74/441 through Cherokee, NC to Gatlinburg. Approximate drive time from Atlanta: 4 hours 10 minutes.


PARKING

Traffic Light #5, 88 River Road, Gatlinburg, TN 33738

City owned parking garage located directly behind the aquarium. Maximum Daily Fee: $6.00. CASH ONLY.

Park all day, walk or ride the trolley to all Ripley’s Attractions!

 

*Prices and Hours are subject to change in Season and during Special Events.

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