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7 Kid-Friendly Activities to Enjoy this Summer in Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg is such a great destination for families with kids. There are so many kid-friendly things to do in Gatlinburg that you'll have no worries about boredom setting in. From attractions to unique museums, there's something for every age group. With so many options for entertainment, your kids…

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Top 8 Things to Do This Summer in Gatlinburg

Summer is the most awaited season of the year, and there's no better place to enjoy it than Gatlinburg. This charming town nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains offers plenty of opportunities to make your summer vacation unforgettable. Whether you're a nature lover, an adventure seeker, or a foodie…

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Creativity Reigns in the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community

The origins of Gatlinburg’s arts and crafts community are as creative as its founders. After years of crafting their wares in downtown streets and studios, in 1937 John Cowden and several other local artisans packed up shop and moved home to the Glades. Relocating to home studios on the outskirts…

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5 Fun Things to Do in Gatlinburg Memorial Day Weekend

Gatlinburg offers a variety of activities, attractions, and scenic adventures to get you through the three-day weekend. Here are just a few of the best ways to celebrate Memorial Day weekend in Gatlinburg. Hike a Trail in the Smokies With over 800 miles of trails in the Smokies, there is an…

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How to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Gatlinburg

Looking for fine Mexican dining in the heart of the Smoky Mountains? Gatlinburg has you covered. Sit down at a table and order up fresh fajitas, tasty burritos, delicious tacos and more authentic Mexican food options! With Mexican restaurants located right downtown, no matter where you’re staying…

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Mother's Day Ideas in Gatlinburg

Every mother deserves a relaxing vacation! There is no better time than Mother's Day weekend to surprise her with a trip to Gatlinburg, the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains. Make this Mother's Day special with endless shopping, dining, fun activities and majestic mountain views! Shop for…

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Celebrate a Special Easter Weekend in Gatlinburg

Unless you’re on the search for multi-colored eggs, the hunt is over for the perfect place to spend this Easter weekend. From traditional services to saying a quick hello to the Easter bunny, let us show you the best way to hop around this Easter in Gatlinburg. Smoky Mountain sunrises are definitely…

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Break Away to Gatlinburg This Spring

As winter yields to spring, the Great Smoky Mountains showcase nature’s splendor and Gatlinburg is nestled right in the heart of it all. Spring in Gatlinburg is an ideal time to immerse yourself in beauty while enjoying all Gatlinburg has to offer. Gatlinburg is a hotspot for family-friendly fun…

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10 Tastes of Gatlinburg

We hear it all the time: Gatlinburg is a place like no other. Part of what makes this mountain town so distinct is its flavors. To help you savor the best of the Smokies, we’ve rounded up 10 Tastes of Gatlinburg. We dare you to try them all! Fannie Farkle’s​ Generations of guests have relished good…

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