Gatlinburg sits on the doorstep of the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which borders North Carolina and is a popular romantic getaway in the southern US noted for its beautiful forest scenery and mountain backdrop.
Visiting Gatlinburg, Tennessee is the very best way of getting up close and personal with nature at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, popular for weddings as well as quick stops on a self-drive tour between Knoxville and Asheville.
Things to do in Gatlinburg
It’s all about the outdoors in Gatlinburg and it is a focal point for great fishing, hiking, river rafting, camping, pony-trekking, mountain biking are or just taking in the verdant hills and forests. The city of Gatlinburg itself is great for walking as the Downtown Parkway and River Walk run the entire length of the town, allowing for a very relaxed-style shopping experience.
When to go to Gatlinburg
Gatlinburg, TN sees highs of around 29.4C in July and lows of -3.8C in January. Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s only ski resort and in autumn gets popular with hikers due to the beautiful colour variations in the forests.
Gatlinburg hotels such as the Quality Inn Creekside hotel, enjoy having the great outdoors literally on their doorstep and are perfectly situated.
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The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Little Pigeon River
Shark Tunnel at Ripley’s
Gatlinburg zip line family adventure
Gatlinburg Space Needle