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.

Fall Break in Gatlinburg

Pam K
Indianapolis, IN

"We went into Cades Cove for a picnic and to drive the loop. My oldest boy (at the time he was 17) wanted to drive so the youngest (age 10) and I rode in the back of the truck.. Read more

Best Friends Forever!

Heather G
Fort Myers, FL and Charlotte, NC

"My best friends & I meet in G'Burg every fall for our annual girls weekend.. Read more

Amazing experience

Fernanda D

"Hi. I visited Gatlinburg in winter of 2010. Its breathtaking and I love the beauty of the mountains. Hope I get to visit 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