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.

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

Gatlinburg Wedding

Lisa T
Rose City,Michigan

"In 1995, I decided to marry my best friend and man of my dreams so it was only right to choose a place like Gatlinburg to get married. Read more

The Greatest Place on Earth

Joe H
Dayton, Ohio

"We plan on vacationing at THE GREATEST PLACE ON EARTH every year. Thank you for the memories Gatlinburg.. Read more

Our love of Gatlinburg

Battle Creek,MI

"My Husband and I honeymooned there in 1994. We loved it so much that we vacation there a least once a year, more if we can squeeze it in. Gatlinburg is always at the top of my list!. Read more