Charm Of

Whether you decide to stay in one of the most beautiful mountain towns around or explore the most-visited national park in America, Gatlinburg is your basecamp for charming getaways and fun adventures in the Smokies.

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  • Downtown Bound

    Park once, take the trolley or walk anywhere.

  • You're Surrounded

    There are three entrances to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park right from the city.

  • Do it All or Nothing at All

    Go crazy or just chill in the shade on the banks of the Little Pigeon River.

  • Going Green

    Gatlinburg businesses help you enjoy the Smoky Mountains and preserve them, too.

Fun in downtown Gatlinburg

Downtown Bound

Park once and hit the streets.

Take a sidewalk stroll to amazing attractions, shops and restaurants or escape into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park right from downtown. Book a Gatlinburg cabin or hotel room on the Little Pigeon River. Pack a picnic or grab a table at one of many great places to eat. Take to the air on the tram, chairlift or zipline. Family fun and outdoor adventure are everywhere.

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

You're Surrounded

You can't get any closer to the Great Smoky Mountains than Gatlinburg. The town snuggles the foothills like a cub to a mama bear and offers both adventurous and charming getaways. There are three entrances leading directly into Great Smoky Mountains National Park from the city, and everywhere you look, the wonder and wilderness of Appalachia is all around.

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Walking in downtown Gatlinburg

Do it All or Nothing at All

Whether you prefer getaways filled with action, or or charming getaways where you take it easy, kick back and enjoy the scenery from your riverside room, it's here. There's never any hurry in Gatlinburg. Stroll the Riverwalk or take a nature walk on the Gatlinburg Trail. Or take a nap in the rocker on your cabin porch. We'll never tell.

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Ranger-guided hike

Gatlinburg Goes Green

Gatlinburg is one of America’s most beautiful mountain towns, and we want to keep it that way. Gatlinburg is proud to support sensible, sustainable initiatives for environmentally conscious travelers. As the gateway to the most diverse and most visited National Park in America, it only makes sense that we do everything we can to help visitors, businesses and our residents reduce their environmental footprint.

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