Open for Adventure
When your neighbors are covered in fur and spend their days captivating 11 million visitors a year, when your backyard is the inspiration for world-class artists and craftsmen, when your sidewalks lead to the best memories that last a lifetime — you tend to make the news. Check back often to find the latest on Gatlinburg.
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Our wide variety of lodging options combine affordable comfort, service, and convenience with a heap of Southern Appalachian hospitality.
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We're still going strong
Though the area around Gatlinburg suffered a tremendous loss last November, the downtown you know and love is still going strong. The unique attractions, restaurants, hotels, shops, and distilleries are standing strong, and most importantly, awaiting your arrival.
The Park is open and greater than ever
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most visited National Park in the country, was involved in the wildfires in late November but only .003% was affected. The areas include the popular the Chimney Tops trail along the Bull Head Mountain into the Twin Creeks area. So most of the hiking trails, scenic drives and fishing streams you love are still open and unaffected. Cades Cove was also untouched and all the historic structures in the Park were preserved. For more information on the Great Smoky Mountains, click here.
New Attractions & Upcoming Events
This 72-acre outdoor adventure development features a downtown shopping complex, adjacent to the Chondola Station, that takes visitors to Anakeesta. Once on the mountain, visitors will enjoy dining and shopping in Firefly Village, racing ziplines, mountain coasters, tree canopy walks, scenic overlooks and a children’s playground.
New Lodging in Gatlinburg
Margaritaville Resort (2018)
Fairfield Inn and Suites (2017)
Hampton Inn (2017)
Courtyard by Marriott (2016)
Holiday Inn Express (2016)
Landshark Bar and Grill
Mama’s Chicken Kitchen
Joe and Pop’s Sub Shoppe
Split Rail Eats