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.

Family Traditions

Leslie B
Rochester, IN

"We had an incredible time in Gatlinburg in May of 2011 celebrating my Aunt's 50th wedding Anniversary.. Read more

October Bliss

Daniel J
Lakeland, TN

"Day 1 consisted of Ripley's Aquarium and eating in town. Day 2 was all about going into the park and going to Cades Cove to see all the deer and take a carriage ride!. Read more

A dream that always comes true!

Gary D
Hoover, Al.

"My wife and I first came to Gatlinburg in 1983. We thought this must be heaven. It is by far the closest thing to it. . Read more

Walk to town

Ricky T
Phenix City, AL

"Last year the family was in Gatlinburg for the Christmas season and it was cold at night. We were staying at the BlueGreen Resort, several miles up the hill. . Read more

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