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.

First Trip to Gatlinburg

Lacey F.
Plainwell, MI

"My first time there was about 2 months ago..it was the most amazing place ever I didn't wanna leave it was like magical.. 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

Gatlinburg is our 'all about us' place :)

Katy P
Atlanta, Ga

"My husband and I began our biannual trips to Gatlinburg in 2009 shortly after we started dating. We fell in love in Gatlinburg & we became in engaged in February 2011 on the SkyLift (yup, got the pic of him proposing!). . Read more

Married in Gatlinburg

Phil T
Dearborn, MI

"My wife and I were married in Gatlinburg in October, 2009. We continue to come back every year to celebrate our anniversary, and enjoy some time alone in the mountains. There is something new to discover every year!. Read more

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