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.

Moving to the country!

Rahna B
Canton, MO

"I am 50 years old and have been married for 30 years. We have 2 grown married children and even a new granddaughter. I have lived in City limits my entire life. Next week moving to the country and . Read more

Gatlinburg is Special to me!

Burlington, KY

"I have have visited Gatlinburg my entire life and I love it. It is my favorite place to visit.. Read more

A promise kept

Regina P
Snellville, GA

"My husband, Shaun, promised our 2 sons that he would take them to Gatlinburg this fall to see the beautiful fall colors. I've been to see them one time. . Read more

Fall Break in Gatlinburg

Pam K
Indianapolis, IN

"We went into Cades Cove for a picnic and to drive the loop. My oldest boy (at the time he was 17) wanted to drive so the youngest (age 10) and I rode in the back of the truck.. Read more