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.

Romantic Getaways and Weddings

Come to a higher love. Gatlinburg is a magical place to light your fire.

The Family Guide

Here's where family vacations become family traditions

Gatlinburg Reviews & Stories

View All

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.

Walk to town

Ricky T
Phenix City, AL

"Last year the family was in Gatlinburg for the Christmas season and it was cold at night. We were staying at the BlueGreen Resort, several miles up the hill. . Read more

First Trip to Gatlinburg

Lacey F.
Plainwell, MI

"My first time there was about 2 months ago..it was the most amazing place ever I didn't wanna leave it was like magical.. 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

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