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.

Gatlinburg Snow

Ivette A.

"We went to Gatlinburg in February hoping to see real snow but didn't snow those days . I saw in the national weather that you got some snow yesterday , enjoy it !!! . 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

A family's love for the mountains

James V
Elba, Al

"In May 2006, my wife and I took our first trip to Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains for our honeymoon. This began our love affair with this magical place. . Read more

Our Favorite Place!

Cheryl S
Summerfield, NC

"We had a wonderful time - it was perfect, & he was so happy to be there. He passed away July, 2007; but we still talk about our last vacation - it was perfect! . Read more

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