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.

Family Ties

Jennifer P
New Albany, IN

"My 4 year old LOVED every minute as well! She always asks if we can go on "vacation" again to the fun place-referring to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge!. Read more

A Perfect Setting

Jennifer L

"As a child, my family would visit for thanksgiving every other year. Several years ago we had to cancel plans and we haven't been able to return as a family. . 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

Being in the Smoky's changed my life

Nikki A

"I had been to Gatlinburg once when I was little but didn't think much about the place, I remember riding the aerial tram to Ober Gatlinburg and looking out from the space needle.. Read more