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.

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

First vacation of my life

Pam C
Rush, Ky

" enjoyed my first vacation ever in my life in Gatlinburg, and was amazed at the wonderful history. The excitement and hiking was amazing when we seen a black bear.. Read more

Gatlinburg Through the Years

Aylett, VA

"Gatlinburg has been the source of our most wonderful vacation memories over the years. There is no other place that I would rather be!. Read more

Nothing Could Keep Me Away/My Dream Come True

Julie O
New Castle, IN

"My dream was to someday get married in Gatlinburg. Well, the 2nd time around I did...10 years ago! My new husband had never been there, & he loves Gatlinburg! My next dream is to retire there!. Read more