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.

The Family Guide

Here's where family vacations become family traditions

The Outdoorsman's Guide

Wanna dip your fishing pole or take a mountain stroll? Everything's here.

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.

Nothing Could Keep Me Away/My Dream Come True

Julie O
New Castle, IN

"My dream was to someday get married in Gatlinburg. Well, the 2nd time around I did...10 years ago! My new husband had never been there, & he loves Gatlinburg! My next dream is to retire there!. Read more

My Home Away From Home

Leslie G
Bloomington, Indiana

"This city holds such a special place in my heart. I would describe it as my 'special place'. Two years ago, my then boyfriend brought be to Gatlinburg and proposed to me. Read more

Gatlinburg Snow

Ivette A.

"We went to Gatlinburg in February hoping to see real snow but didn't snow those days . I saw in the national weather that you got some snow yesterday , enjoy it !!! . Read more

Family Traditions

Leslie B
Rochester, IN

"We had an incredible time in Gatlinburg in May of 2011 celebrating my Aunt's 50th wedding Anniversary.. Read more