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.

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

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

Family Ties

Jennifer P
New Albany, IN

"My 4 year old LOVED every minute as well! She always asks if we can go on "vacation" again to the fun place-referring to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge!. Read more

The Mountains are calling again!

Karen T
Westfield, IN

"My husband and I took our two boys to the Smoky Mountains for the first time in April 2012. I had been before, but my husband and kids had not been before. . Read more