Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Snap a Photo at the Gatlinburg Mural

Everyone wants to see a black bear during their visit to the Smokies. We have made it just this easy (and a whole lot safer)! The mural titled “Standing Strong” features an eight-foot-tall black bear posing perfectly for a friendly photo op. Local artist Pinkie Mistry designed and painted the 12…

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Top 8 Things to Do This Summer in Gatlinburg

It's the perfect time to start planning your Summer Gatlinburg getaway. We've compiled the ultimate list of things to do this summer in Gatlinburg. 1. Outdoor adventures No summer vacation is complete without escaping to the mountains for an adventure. Great Smoky Mountains National Park holds…

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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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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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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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