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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.

Smoky Mountain Love Affair

Marsha S
Scottsboro, AL

"I have been coming to Gatlinburg since I was a little girl with my parents and sister. As I have grown and married and had a child of my own I continue to come here. . Read more

Engaged 2006

Jaime and Ryan D
Luray, Tn

"Our 2 children and ourselves went on vacation to gatlinburg with my husbands parents on May 14 2006, my mother-in-law had cervial and colon cancer, and while on vacation there, my husband proprosed to me at the hard rock cafe'. Read more

Married in Gatlinburg

Phil T
Dearborn, MI

"My wife and I were married in Gatlinburg in October, 2009. We continue to come back every year to celebrate our anniversary, and enjoy some time alone in the mountains. There is something new to discover every year!. 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