Gatlinburg, Tennessee Area Information
Wildfire Update 2016
Gatlinburg is OPEN and waiting for YOU!
Contrary to numerous media reports, Gatlinburg is open for business as usual and is just as beautiful as ever. All attractions, restaurants, shops and businesses are ready to welcome you in the Smoky Mountains and ensure that you have a wonderful vacation experience!
Additionally, all of our Gatlinburg cabin rentals and all others listed on our website are ready and awaiting your vacation arrival. We look forward to seeing you soon in the Smoky Mountains!
Gatlinburg Cabin Rentals
Our beautiful and amenity filled Gatlinburg cabin rentals are a great place to spend your next Smoky Mountain vacation or last minute getaway. Choose from 1 to 7 bedroom Gatlinburg cabins near downtown, tucked in the woods or offering a majestic mountain view.
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Things to Do in Gatlinburg
From the shopping and dining of downtown to all of the things to do in the Smoky Mountains, there's no end to all you can see and do when you getaway to Gatlinburg. The city and surrounding areas offer some of the most fun things to do in Tennessee. Walk with the sharks in the enormous underwater tunnel of Ripley's Aquarium in the Smokies. Hit the slopes at Ober Gatlinburg. Take in a sky-high view from the tramway or Space Needle. Take the kids go-cart racing, or test your skills at some of the wildest mini-golf courses you'll ever find. There are arcades, shows and amazing Gatlinburg attractions around every corner.
Things to Do in Gatlinburg, Tenn
Rocky Top Sports World Gatlinburg
Gatlinburg, Tennessee is the perfect destination for sporting events in the Smoky Mountains. Rocky Top Sports World features 10 basketball courts, 17 volleyball courts, 6 synthetic turf fields, 1 natural surface field and a championship stadium field. We invite you to learn more about this amazing sports facility and be sure to plan a stay in one of our Gatlinburg vacation rentals located nearby.
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Gatlinburg Calendar of Events
We're always looking for a reason to celebrate. The Gatlinburg Calendar of Events has something in every season including parties, craft fairs, concerts, food festivals, and special seasonal events. Come join us for Gatlinburg Winter Magic or the nation's first 4th of July Parade. Take in Gatlinburg’s Fine Arts Festival, or bring the kids for Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales. Tell us when you're planning to visit below, and find out what's happening!
Gatlinburg Calendar of Events
Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort & Amusement Park
From downtown Gatlinburg, hop onto the largest aerial tramway in the U.S. for a ride to this ski resort with a 600-foot vertical drop, eight beautiful trails and an amusement park complete with indoor ice skating, miniature golf, water rides and more!
Ober Gatlinburg Information
Where is Gatlinburg, Tennessee? Gatlinburg is known as "The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains." This quaint mountain town offers a wonderfully friendly atmoshpere, downtown streets lined with attractions, shopping and dining, and year 'round fun!
Google Map of Gatlinburg
Weather in Gatlinburg
Located in the heart of Tennessee and surrounded by the Great Smoky Mountains, Gatlinburg offers a wonderful climate and seasons. There are four distinct weather seasons in Gatlinburg. These include; Spring, Summer, Fall & Winter.
Weather in Gatlinburg
Gatlinburg’s trolley system is the fifth largest mass transit system in the state of Tennessee. The trolley system was established in 1980 with a fleet of only six trolleys. Gatlinburg now has 20 trolleys that service approximately 50 miles in and around Gatlinburg and surrounding areas.
Gatlinburg Trolley Info, Routes & Fares
Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts Community
The largest group of independent artisans in North America. This historic 8-mile loop has been designated a Tennessee Heritage Arts & Crafts Trail. Established in 1937, these artisans whittle, paint, sew, cast, weave and carve to create original collectibles such as candles, baskets, quilts, brooms, pottery, jewelry, dolls, ceramics, scrimshaw, silver smithing, leather, stained glass, wearable fashions, fine photography, frameable art, oils and watercolors, also lodging, restaurants, cafés, tea room, soda fountain and candy shops. Make plans to visit the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community.
Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts Community Info
Ole Smoky Distillery
Ole Smoky is the first federally licensed moonshine distillery in the state of Tennessee. A visit to Ole Smoky is the true moonshine experience. As you approach the entrance, you can detect the distinct smell of our grains cooking and fermenting. You’ll see authentic working moonshine stills and experience the process from beginning to end. Our distillers will take the time to visit with you and answer any questions about the history and lore of moonshining in East Tennessee.After you see, smell and hear about the process, we offer you a taste of our shine for free. Samples of our Original Unaged Corn Whiskey, White Lightnin’ and Moonshine Cherries – plus we offer seasonal and special flavors that aren’t available in package stores. And of course, you’ll be able to buy plenty of moonshine and Ole Smoky merchandise to take home with you
Ole Smoky Distillery Info
No Gatlinburg vacation would be complete without a yummy stop in one of our popular restaurants. From steakhouses to pizzas and everything in between, this list of the popular Gatlinburg restaurants will help you plan the perfect breakfast, lunch or dinner in the Smoky Mountains.
Restaurants to Visit in Gatlinburg
When the sun sets over Gatlinburg, the fun just begins at these area hot spots. Gatlinburg is a perfect place to unwind and let your hair down. Enjoy dancing, karaoke, live entertainment, and much more when staying in the Smokies. Click below for the most popular nightlife spots in Gatlinburg and the surrounding area.
Nightlife in Gatlinburg, TN
Downtown Gatlinburg Parkway
Stroll the streets of Gatliburg and browse the aisles of countless souvenir shops and specialty boutiques offering something for everyone. Also located along the downtown Parkway are fun and exciting attractions for children and kids at heart. When the time comes for a delicious meal, you'll find plenty of great restaurants in Gatlinburg, from deli sandwiches to mouth watering steaks. Any time of day is a perfect time to experience the hospitality, beauty and wonders of downtown Gatlinburg, TN!
Winterfest in Gatlinburg - Winter Magic
Millions of twinkling lights adorn downtown Gatlinburg during Winterfest. Beginning in late fall and ending the first week in February, Gatlinburg transforms into a magical holiday town. Holiday shows, snow skiing at Ober Gatlinburg, live entertainment, carriage rides and other family friendly mountain traditions are showcased during Gatlinburg's winterfest. Check out our special cabin rental rates during the entire Gatlinburg Winterfest celebration!
Gatlinburg Grocery Stores
Gatlinburg has one major grocery store located in town:
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