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.

Adventure Time!

Robyn P
Prestonsburg, KY

"My 8yr old son and I love an adventure. Its nothing for us to get in the car and just go. So, we decided one day that we were gonna go to our local Walmart. On the way he said to me " Momma I sure would like to go to Tennessee" . Read more

Best week of my life

lacey m
Otsego, MI

"when im feeling sad or overwhelmed i think of Gatlinburg and all the beautiful things i saw and experienced there with my family.. Read more

Been Enjoying the Smokies for many years

Carolyn H
Martinsburg, WV

"Our favorite time to be there is November because of the beautiful Christmas lights, the Chili Cookoff, and the cooler temperatures. God surely knew what He was doing when He made all of that beauty in the Smokies. :) . Read more

Home Away From Home

Crystal F
Martinsville, IN

"My husband and I first experienced Gatlinburg during our honeymoon in July 2007. We fell in love with Gatlinburg and its beautiful scenery. This town offers so much for couples, families, young and old alike. . Read more