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.

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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.

Our Great Vacation

Gary E
Naples, FL

"We were in Gatlinburg in August and had the greatest time. We did alot of hiking, the restaurants were great, people very friendly and there is so much to do.. Read more

Family Vacation

Brittani M.
Clio, MI

"Hi. I visited Gatlinburg in fall 2009. The scenery is breathtaking and I love the beauty of nature and the mountains.. Read more

Family Tradition

Erica T
Aiken, SC

"My story begins when I was about 3 yrs old, I am now 33. My grandmother took me to Gatlinburg every Summer up until I was about 12 years old.. Read more

The Smokies

Rebecca B
St. Louis, MO

"The first time we visited Gatlinburg was about 4 years ago. Its was the best experience we've ever had.. Read more