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.

Family back together

Gigetta S
Plymouth, IN

"We found our little bit of heaven on earth in Smoky Mountains in that cabin, and yes we are going back next month for some more time in heaven on earth again. . Read more

We never have a boring day!

Tricia G.

" I moved to TN in 2003. We go every year to stay at least a weekend.... We love Gatlinburg, the Smokies and Cades Cove.... God HAS Blessed us.. Read more

We are coming back!!!

Amy B
Uniontown, Ky

"My husband and I were married in Sevierville,Tn April 9, 1999. This started the Mountain fever. In 14 years we have visited a total of 3 times with this year being #4. If we could be there every year we would.. Read more

Magical Story Book Wedding at the Preserve

Jay H
Sacramento, Kentucky

"I ask my bestfriend and the woman of my dreams to marry me in August of 2008 after 10 years of friendship.. Read more