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.

My Favorite Place Ever!

Debbie W
St. Augustine, Fl

"My parents starting taking my sister and I to Gatlinburg back in the 60's. My Dad would ask us every year where we wanted to go on our only vacation, and the answer was always Gatlinburg!. Read more

Family Fun in the Mountains

Steve R
Atlanta, GA

"My family and I visited Gatlinburg during the fall, which at that time of the year is was absolutely beautiful.. Read more

First road trip to Heaven on Earth

Beth W
Westmont, IL

"All I can say is absolutely AMAZING! The smokies are so enchanting and beautiful. Every view Is breathtaking. I couldn't believe I was surrounded by such beauty.. Read more

Home Away From Home

Greg R
Walton, KY

"Whether I'm hiking Charlie's Bunion or simply kicking back on a balcony enjoying the sights, relaxation is a key factor. . Read more