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.


Elaine S
Smyrna, GA

"My best and favorite memory of Gatlinburg is from April 2006. Me and my son were up there for Spring Break. At the end of the week, my now husband came up for a couple of days.. Read more

We are coming back!!!

Amy B
Uniontown, Ky

"My husband and I were married in Sevierville,Tn April 9, 1999. This started the Mountain fever. In 14 years we have visited a total of 3 times with this year being #4. If we could be there every year we would.. Read more

We love our annual trip to Gatlinburg

Becky Y
Hamilton, Ohio

"Our most favorite thing to do every time is go up into the mountains early morning for views & photos. This yr we especially liked the warm pool with our fireside chalet we had a great time!. Read more

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