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.

The Girls

Gloria M
Lansing, MI

"Best time I have ever had with my three sisters in Arpil of 2012. We shared memories,lots of laughter and love there in that mountain town.. Read more

Love Story

Sarah A
Dayton OH

"Gatlinburg is both of our favorite place, the place we were going to when we proposed, and a beautiful place for an outdoor wedding. Read more

A Perfect Setting

Jennifer L

"As a child, my family would visit for thanksgiving every other year. Several years ago we had to cancel plans and we haven't been able to return as a family. . Read more

Heaven on Earth

Julie C
Saint Johns, MI

"Our family has been coming to the Gatlinburg/Smoky mountain area for over 4 decades. I grew up coming here as have my children and soon my grandchildren.. Read more