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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With great restaurants, a lively arts scene and unique attractions such as Ripley’s Believe it or Not, Gatlinburg is the perfect town for your next vacation. Stroll through quaint downtown streets and admire the Smoky Mountain backdrop as you browse art galleries and craft boutiques.
Of course, if you have the kids with you, Gatlinburg offers top Tennessee attractions for families as well for those fun and active family vacations.
One of the best ways to explore Gatlinburg and get your first glimpse of the Great
Smoky Mountains National Park is to put on your walkin' shoes. Stroll the Riverwalk
or hit Herbert Holt and Mynatt Parks. Hike past history and homesteads. Or head
down Parkway amid the smell of fudge and the laughter of visitors from around the
world. Shop, take in a museum, or just people-watch against the backdrop of the
There's no mountain destination with this much to see and do. Get your awesome on at Ripley's Believe it or Not, Gatlinburg go-cart tracks and the wildest mini-golf courses you've ever seen. For more relaxed fun, shop unique artisan and craft shops or hop the tram or a chairlift and take in the view from above. Aquariums, mazes, cars, stars and bars- the list is crazy fun. Start planning
or play it by ear. Enjoy thrilling Tennessee attractions for families at every step and around any corner.
Families, couples and groups have been heading to the Smokies to get renewed and
inspired for generations. Gatlinburg has places to stay of every description. Mountainside
cabins, chalets and condos, downtown hotels, family accommodations, secluded, romantic
bed and breakfasts - there's something in every price range, and the mountains are
right outside your door. Look Now
You're gonna need a bigger bag. From original artwork to authentic mountain craftworks,
you'll find everything from the silly to the sublime when you shop the streets of
Gatlinburg. There are over 400 shops and five malls. Jams, jellies, leatherworks,
woodcraft, unique clothing, jewelry and accessories are just the beginning. Shop now
Sit down to some old fashioned country cookin' or enjoy an eclectic, international
dish on a romantic, outdoor balcony overlooking the mountains. Gatlinburg restaurants
offer options for everyone, from families in flipflops to couples out for a special
candlelit evening. Look at all the great restaurants
Park once, take the trolley or walk anywhere.
There are three entrances to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park right from
Go crazy or just chill in the shade on the banks of the Little Pigeon River.
Gatlinburg businesses help you enjoy the Smoky Mountains and preserve them, too.
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