Gatlinburg 101

Smoky mountain scene

Where is Gatlinburg in Tennessee? School children learn about the three Grand Divisions of the Volunteer State: East, Middle, and West. Gatlinburg is in the East Division, about one hour from North Carolina. This small mountain town is the Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

What is in Gatlinburg Tennessee? Attractions, skiing, ice skating, restaurants, shows, log cabins, hotels, resorts – just a wonderful mix of recreation options.

All hotels in Gatlinburg Tennessee brand themselves as “hotels in the Smokies.” They are correct. No matter where you are in town, you are never farther than 10 minutes from the National Park.

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