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 family had a blast!!!

Dalton, GA

"We took our little girl to Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies for her 3rd Birthday, had it planned for about 2 months to go so by the time we finally got there she was super excited!. Read more

My passion for The Great Smokies

Brandi S
Gallman, Mississippi

"Every since I was little my grandparents always took us to the Smokies for at least a week or two every summer. We always stayed in a camper at River Edge RV Park in Pigeon Forge. This is a place I highly recommend if you are a camper.. Read more

Girls' Weekend

Sue S
Gatlinburg, TN

"Love my G-burg condo where my 2 "daughters" & I meet up for shopping, gossip, & fun every year. . Read more

Family back together

Gigetta S
Plymouth, IN

"We found our little bit of heaven on earth in Smoky Mountains in that cabin, and yes we are going back next month for some more time in heaven on earth again. . Read more