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 Love Gatlinburg!

Nicole G.
Augusta, GA

"This is a neat family spot, or a spot for couples. There is so much to see and do for everyone- from fall foliage, to beautiful mountains year round; from aquariums to kitchy, craftsy spots. It's just a great time waiting to happen.. 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


Elaine S
Smyrna, GA

"My best and favorite memory of Gatlinburg is from April 2006. Me and my son were up there for Spring Break. At the end of the week, my now husband came up for a couple of days.. 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