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.

I left my heart in the Smoky Mountains

Angela J
Pembroke Pines, Florida

"My family's first trip to the Smokies and Gatlinburg was camping at Elkmont in the early 1960's. There were 6 of us: Mom & Dad, 2 boys & 2 girls. . Read more

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

Great place to relax

Jackson, MO

"I've been to Gatlinburg many, many times and always enjoy going back. Gatlinburg was our favorite summer vacation spot growing up. We now try to make it down every Fall. In fact, we just returned f. Read more

What a Place

Ronnie F
Paducah, Ky

"It's been a few years since we took a trip to Gatlinburg but man "what a place"! I loved it, from walking the strip, to riding the chair lifts and tram up the mountain.. Read more