Man hiking in the forest

Hiking

Vacations in Gatlinburg TN must include hiking in the National Park. It's the first reason why Gatlinburg became a tourist attraction – for the beauty of the mountains. Read more

Friends Hiking

Unforgettable

Most hotels in Gatlinburg TN have re-opened to the public after the city was closed for ten days due to a wildfire at the end of November. It has been a quieter than usual holiday season, but now things are picking back up again, as people start planning their spring break. Read more

Downtown Gatlinburg At Night

What's left after the wildfires? More than you think.

What is in Gatlinburg Tennessee after the wildfires? A lot more than you might think. The downtown is intact and so are most hotels and cabins. Yes, a lot of devastation happened, but the town is here and most of the structures stand proudly. Read more

Babbling stream in the forest

Hotel Rates in Gatlinburg, TN

All hotels in Gatlinburg TN are not created equal. Some are older, some are newer. Some have extra amenities, others offer the barebone minimum one can expect in a hotel. Some have balconies overlooking a mountain creek, others have balconies overlooking the busy Parkway. There's something for everyone. Read more

Smoky Mountain landscape

Thanksgiving in Gatlinburg

Is there life after such a contentious, demoralizing election season? Yes, there is. Our Gatlinburg Tennessee news is that the mountains are still here, albeit drier and smokier than ever. The town is still here and the locals go to work every day, making vacations memorable for fellow Americans. Read more

Fall decorations with decorated pumpkins, corn, hay bales and ribbons

Fall Decor

As you walk through downtown and pass by the many Gatlinburg hotels on the strip, you will notice fall decorations popping up. The calendar may still point to summer, but folks in our mountain resort like to stay ahead of the game. Read more