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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Romantic Getaways and Weddings

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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.

We Love Gatlinburg

Nicole R
Honea Path, S.C

"I got engaged at the Sky Lift in 2007. Then we got married and honeymooned there in 2009. . Read more

Part of a lasting relationship

Gayle T
Hillsborough, NC

"We have recently had our first grandchild (grandaughter) and cannot wait to continue now 4 generations of enjoying and showing her Gatlinburg. My kids have very fond memories too!. Read more

Amazing experience

Fernanda D

"Hi. I visited Gatlinburg in winter of 2010. Its breathtaking and I love the beauty of the mountains. Hope I get to visit again. . Read more

A Frozen Honeymoon

Elizabeth H
Wellford, SC

"On December 21, 1989 my husband and I got married and headed to Gatlinburg for our honeymoon. When we left Spartanburg, SC that evening it was the coldest I ever remembered it being. . Read more

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