Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Go Green in Gatlinburg for Earth Day

Celebrating the beauty that is all around us is not something we only do once a year in Gatlinburg. However, being surrounded by the scenic Great Smoky Mountains on Earth Day is a special occasion that makes us appreciate it that much more. If you want to put your green thumb to use this Earth Day…

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Gatlinburg Celebrates National Park Week

As the gateway city to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg has always had a close connection with the National Park. Our forefathers settled in these mountains, and we are grateful for the preservation of our ancestor’s homesteads, mills and farms and mountain ways for future generations…

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Getting Married in Gatlinburg

Love is in the mountain air in Gatlinburg, the South’s top destination for weddings. Whether you’re planning a romantic elopement or including the whole family on your big day, venue and package options abound here. Gatlinburg is known for many things, and bringing people together tops the list…

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Trail Spotlight in the Smoky Mountains

With over 800 miles of trails to travel in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, there’s an endless array of winding pathways, panoramic views, cascades, and ecological communities to discover. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned hiker, the Smokies offers something for everyone. It’s always…

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Spring Wildflowers in the Smoky Mountains

With over 1600 species of flowering plants, there is certainly no shortage of opportunities to discover why Great Smoky Mountains National Park is sometimes called the “Wildflower National Park.” With the spring blooming season approaching, a weekend getaway might just be the excuse you need to see…

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Plan Your Spring Break in Gatlinburg

When it comes to spring break getaways, Gatlinburg checks all the boxes. Family fun, breathtaking beauty and adventures await in this beloved mountain town. Whether you’re looking to explore Great Smoky Mountains National Park, relax and recharge, or stay in go-mode from sunup to sundown, Gatlinburg…

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7 Kid-friendly Gatlinburg Winter Adventures

No need to wait for warm weather to find family fun in Gatlinburg. Kids of all ages will get a kick out of these winning winter activities. Adventures await, from slopes to trails, while skill-building classes, mind-blowing curiosities and friendly competitions can’t lose with the young at heart. Go…

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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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Watch the Big Game in Gatlinburg

Calling all sports lovers! It’s that time of year again where the chicken wings are plentiful, and the brews are ever flowing. Tradition runs deep in these mountains, and celebrating this American sports event is no exception. This weekend, one of the largest and most anticipated football games will…

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