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

Romantic Getaways and Weddings

Come to a higher love. Gatlinburg is a magical place to light your fire.

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.

Unforgettable Honeymoon

Lisa W
Lake in the Hills, IL

"We truly enjoyed our little cabin in the mountains...and then got 15 inches of snow overnight on day 3.. Read more

Wedding in Cades Cove

Nancy D
Salina, Kansas

"In October of 2009 our Daughter and Son-in-law got married in the Missionary Baptist Church in cades Cove.. Read more

Our Great Vacation

Gary E
Naples, FL

"We were in Gatlinburg in August and had the greatest time. We did alot of hiking, the restaurants were great, people very friendly and there is so much to do.. Read more

Memorable Meeting on Abrams Falls Trail

Debbie B
London, KY

"My young man and I continue to return to the Smokies to enjoy the peace and joy we found there so long ago. Even though we have since traveled and lived all over the world, the Smokies are still our absolute favorite spot on earth!. Read more

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