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 Outdoorsman's Guide

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

The Family Guide

Here's where family vacations become family traditions

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.

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

Magical Story Book Wedding at the Preserve

Jay H
Sacramento, Kentucky

"I ask my bestfriend and the woman of my dreams to marry me in August of 2008 after 10 years of friendship.. Read more

Snowed in!

Teresa J
Dyersburg, TN

"On one trip to Gatlinburg in 1987 we were in a chalet on Ski Mountain on April 3 when a huge snowstorm hung around unexpectedly overnight and dumped what I remember was about 15 inches of know. . Read more

Happily Ever After...

Justin & Melena B
Hagerhill, KY

"I met the man of my dreams in 2007 and we both love Gatlinburg, TN!!! As children, our families took us on vacations to Gatlinburg every year.. Read more