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.

The magic meets the mountains

Susan C
St Clair shores, Michigan

"We go to Gatlinburg every year and fall in love with it more and more every time! From walking the strip to hiking the mountains, it's never dull or boring!. Read more

Mary B

Our vacation
Tennessee and North Carolina

"We traveled to Pigeon Forge for a two night stay. We arrived on Sunday evening. Choosing to come in through Maryville. Taking time to make Cade's Cove Loop, before going into Pigeon Forge. Sure glad. Read more

Home Away From Home

Crystal F
Martinsville, IN

"My husband and I first experienced Gatlinburg during our honeymoon in July 2007. We fell in love with Gatlinburg and its beautiful scenery. This town offers so much for couples, families, young and old alike. . Read more

Family Ties

Jennifer P
New Albany, IN

"My 4 year old LOVED every minute as well! She always asks if we can go on "vacation" again to the fun place-referring to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge!. Read more

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