Gatlinburg Blog

Wheel of Time: Ely's Mill In Gatlinburg

Off the banks of Roaring Fork Road dwells one of Gatlinburg’s most deeply rooted treasures - the long-established and untouched Ely's Mill. Erected in 1925 by Yale law school graduate-turned printer, Andrew Jefferson Ely, the mill served as both mill and community advocate for local craftsmanship, a…

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Top 6 Places to View Fall Leaves in Gatlinburg

Fall is upon us! And that means there’s no better place to be than Gatlinburg for the changing of the leaves. Surrounded by Great Smoky Mountains National Park, a stroll through downtown Gatlinburg is the perfect segue to fall leaf-peeping pleasure. In fact, the Smokies are home to more than 100…

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5 Secrets to Discover in Gatlinburg

Whether you’re traveling to Gatlinburg for the first time or you’re a seasoned veteran of the Smokies, there may be a few places in Gatlinburg that you haven’t been able to explore yet. These 5 secret spots are worth more than a passing glance. If you’re looking for something special to do while…

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10 Fun (and Free) Things To Do While In Gatlinburg

Find Adventure Along The Parkway Put on your walking shoes, get out of the car, and join in the great family tradition of the downtown Parkway stroll, also known as the center of excitement to those who visit Gatlinburg frequently. Explore every nook and cranny where you find more than 200 unique…

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#GatlinburgEats: Midday Meal Hot Spots

Gatlinburg offers a varied selection of lunch spots with great menus at affordable prices. Whether you are looking for ambience, fast and causal or just a quick bite on-the-go, the list below covers some of the best places for lunch in our mountain town. The Park Grill is famous for its rustic…

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Anakeesta’s Largest-Ever Expansion

Anakeesta’s NEW TreeVenture Opens above Gatlinburg Next Phases of Anakeesta’s largest-ever expansion include NEW Gatlinburg Observation Tower, Restaurant, Scenic Plaza, and Water Play Area (Gatlinburg, TN – June 11, 2020) – Anakeesta’s TreeVenture is the newest way to explore the Smoky Mountains in…

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