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.

Married in Gatlinburg

Phil T
Dearborn, MI

"My wife and I were married in Gatlinburg in October, 2009. We continue to come back every year to celebrate our anniversary, and enjoy some time alone in the mountains. There is something new to discover every year!. 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

The outdoors? Bah - Humbug?

Todd M
Sevierville, TN

"3 Years later, I have hiked every waterfall (and most other) trails in the area (even a few unknown to most), done ziplines, rafting, kayaking, tubing and even took a horseback ride. Read more

From Norway to Gatlinburg

O Georg
Norway Notodden

"We did not think it was possible to fall in love with a city .. We came from Norway to Gatlinburg in June 2011 and did not believe our own eyes.. Read more