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 Family Guide

Here's where family vacations become family traditions

The Outdoorsman's Guide

Wanna dip your fishing pole or take a mountain stroll? Everything's here.

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.

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

A promise kept

Regina P
Snellville, GA

"My husband, Shaun, promised our 2 sons that he would take them to Gatlinburg this fall to see the beautiful fall colors. I've been to see them one time. . Read more

Happily Ever After...

Justin & Melena B
Hagerhill, KY

"I met the man of my dreams in 2007 and we both love Gatlinburg, TN!!! As children, our families took us on vacations to Gatlinburg every year.. Read more

Home Away From Home

Crystal F
Martinsville, IN

"My husband and I first experienced Gatlinburg during our honeymoon in July 2007. We fell in love with Gatlinburg and its beautiful scenery. This town offers so much for couples, families, young and old alike. . Read more