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.

Walk to town

Ricky T
Phenix City, AL

"Last year the family was in Gatlinburg for the Christmas season and it was cold at night. We were staying at the BlueGreen Resort, several miles up the hill. . Read more

Family Fun in the Mountains

Steve R
Atlanta, GA

"My family and I visited Gatlinburg during the fall, which at that time of the year is was absolutely beautiful.. Read more

First time

Kristal W
Rossville, Ga

"I had Never been to Gatlinburg TN. Until my now husband took me in August of 2003. I have to say it was A THOUSAND times better. Read more

Best week of my life

lacey m
Otsego, MI

"when im feeling sad or overwhelmed i think of Gatlinburg and all the beautiful things i saw and experienced there with my family.. Read more