Anakeesta and Ober Gatlinburg are both attractions near the Smoky Mountains 

And they are frequently compared to one another 

Both offer views of the mountains, family fun and shopping and dining 

So how are they different? Here's a quick comparison ... 

You can drive up to Ober Gatlinburg and pay to park. But at Anakeesta, you must pay full admission to visit 

Getting up the mountain 

It depends. Ober Gatlinburg offers more individually priced items 

Which is more expensive? 

Parents tend to think Ober has more for the little ones. But Anakeesta is more modern 

Which is better for kids? 

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