Latest News about Gatlinburg

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.

New Lodging, Dining and Attractions

New Lodging in Gatlinburg

Margaritaville Resort (2018)
Fairfield Inn and Suites (2017)
Hampton Inn (2017)
Courtyard by Marriott (2016)
Holiday Inn Express (2016)

New Restaurants

Landshark Bar and Grill
Mama’s Chicken Kitchen
Joe and Pop’s Sub Shoppe
Split Rail Eats

Ole Red Gatlinburg
Ole Red Gatlinburg means great food, cold drinks, and the best country music stage outside of Nashville, Blake Shelton style.

Anakeesta
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.

Gatlinburg SkyLift Park
The SkyLift Park has offered Gatlinburg’s best views and most memorable experience since 1954, and will get even better beginning May 17 with the opening of the spectacular new SkyBridge – the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in North America – and the expansive new SkyDeck overlooking Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains.