Tune In to Gatlinburg’s Music Scene

Set Your Gatlinburg Getaway to Song! Music lovers, listen up! Gatlinburg doesn’t miss a beat with entertainment, from live shows to road trip playlists. Here are some suggestions for getting in the Gatlinburg groove. Choose from several Spotify playlists curated by Visit Gatlinburg for your…

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BearWise Vacation Tips

You are in bear country, so there’s a good chance you’ll see black bears here, even if you never go into the woods. Don’t leave food, trash or pet food outdoors when no one is around. A few seconds is all it takes for a hungry bear to swipe it. Feeding bears or using food to encourage bears to…

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Bear Encounters: Ways To Avoid, How To Respond

There are lots of simple steps you can take to discourage bears from getting into your stuff and avoid bear encounters. Teaching bears to associate cars, trails, campsites and people with food doesn’t just put a damper on your outdoor fun. It also creates unnecessary risk for you and your family and…

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Bear Safety Tips: Be Bearwise on Vacation

Here are some safety tips and ways you can be bear wise while staying in your Gatlinburg cabin or hotel. Enjoy bears from a distance and never approach them. Feeding bears (intentionally or unintentionally) trains them to approach homes and people for more food, and you may be ticketed and fined…

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Where to Eat on Mother's Day in Gatlinburg, TN

Mother's Day is a special occasion to honor and celebrate the incredible women in our lives. Whether it's your own mother, grandmother, wife, or any maternal figure, treating her to a memorable culinary experience is a wonderful way to show appreciation. From cozy cafés to elegant restaurants with…

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8 Gatlinburg Gifts to Make Mom Smile on Mother’s Day

Make Mom’s Mother’s Day extra-special with a Gatlinburg gift. From handmade mountain treasures to experiences fit for a queen, you’ll find something just right for Mom. Flowers never fail to show Mom how much she means. Count on Cupid’s Petals Florist, in business for more than 40 years, to deliver…

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10 Swiftie-Approved Gatlinburg Travel Eras

Tennessee treasure Taylor Swift’s songs and life are influencing everything from fashion to travel. Bring Swiftie energy to your Gatlinburg stay with Era-aligned outings. Whether you float through the Smokies on a Lavender Haze or rock your vacation like an Anti-Hero, we have ideas for every vibe…

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Best Spring Outdoor Activities in Gatlinburg

Spring in The Smokies is nature’s best invitation to strike out and explore the mountains. Whether you’re seeking adventure or just here to find your bliss, Gatlinburg has outdoor activities to suit all energy and ability levels. Make a Splash on a Raft Oars up! It’s water adventure time in the…

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Spring Guide to Gatlinburg

When the chill of winter melts away, Gatlinburg flourishes with festivals and opportunities to enjoy its scenic wonders. Whether you’re planning for a weekend getaway or a full-blown spring break, we’ve got plenty of activities to keep you busy. Here's our guide to upcoming spring activities you can…

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