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.

Our love of Gatlinburg

Battle Creek,MI

"My Husband and I honeymooned there in 1994. We loved it so much that we vacation there a least once a year, more if we can squeeze it in. Gatlinburg is always at the top of my list!. Read more

Family Traditions

Leslie B
Rochester, IN

"We had an incredible time in Gatlinburg in May of 2011 celebrating my Aunt's 50th wedding Anniversary.. Read more

Our Gatlinburg visit

Levi L
Okeechobee, FL

"It was me and my family. We wanted to do something fun for the winter and we hadn't been to the smoky mountians in a few years so one night while watching the fire that we biult in our fireplace we de. Read more

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