You’ll find fun all over the map in Gatlinburg, whether it’s adventure in the Smokies, art galleries and studios downtown, family attractions or simply the area’s amazing natural beauty. Take a stroll, shop, pack a picnic, or curl up by a fire. Launch an expedition, or start a new family tradition. You've never been closer.

The Family Guide

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Romantic Getaways and Weddings

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Gatlinburg Reviews & Stories

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Every year, thousands of visitors make the trip to Gatlinburg seeking a calming escape, adventure in the Smokies or the stunning art displays that both nature and local artists provide. Read through the Gatlinburg reviews and stories below and you’ll see just how easy it is to find happiness here.

Gatlinburg Through the Years

Aylett, VA

"Gatlinburg has been the source of our most wonderful vacation memories over the years. There is no other place that I would rather be!. Read more

Engaged 2006

Jaime and Ryan D
Luray, Tn

"Our 2 children and ourselves went on vacation to gatlinburg with my husbands parents on May 14 2006, my mother-in-law had cervial and colon cancer, and while on vacation there, my husband proprosed to me at the hard rock cafe'. Read more

Our Favorite Vacation Place

Connie W
Dearing, Georgia

"We look forward to expanding our many memories of Gatlinburg, and we now will experience it through yet another generation of eyes.. Read more

Another Magical Trip

James V
Elba, AL

"As always, Gatlinburg provided us a wonderful time filled with memories of great adventures, great scenery, and great dining. Read more