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 Outdoorsman's Guide

Wanna dip your fishing pole or take a mountain stroll? Everything's here.

The Family Guide

Here's where family vacations become family traditions

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.

Married in the mountains in 2006

Deborah C
Chapel Hill, TN

"My husband then (fiance) and I traveled to Gatlinburg on 09/02/06 and got married. We go back every year for a week for our anniversary. The feeling and the air of the mountains never seem to get old. . Read more

Heaven on Earth

Julie C
Saint Johns, MI

"Our family has been coming to the Gatlinburg/Smoky mountain area for over 4 decades. I grew up coming here as have my children and soon my grandchildren.. Read more

Home Away From Home

Greg R
Walton, KY

"Whether I'm hiking Charlie's Bunion or simply kicking back on a balcony enjoying the sights, relaxation is a key factor. . Read more

We love our annual trip to Gatlinburg

Becky Y
Hamilton, Ohio

"Our most favorite thing to do every time is go up into the mountains early morning for views & photos. This yr we especially liked the warm pool with our fireside chalet we had a great time!. Read more