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Gatlinburg

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.

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

Can't Get Enough of this Place!

Ginny S
Greenville, IL

"My husband and I traveled to Gatlinburg for the first time in June of 2004, for our honeymoon. We didn't know what to expect, what awaited us, but we knew it would be special. . Read more

Special Place

Lisa P
Murfreesboro, TN

"Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg hold a special place in my heart. I have been visiting Gatlinburg since a child. . Read more

From marriage & beyond <3

Terri W
Greenville, Ohio

"My husband & I married at the Heart of Gold chapel in Gatlinburg in 2001 and spent our honeymoon staying in the mountains in a cabin.. Read more