Gatlinburg Getaway

When it’s time to sneak away and find hidden treasures off the beaten path, we’re fortunate to live in a region rich in culture and personality. In the Southeast, even the smallest towns can be home to a bounty of historic sites and alluring attractions. So if you’re hoping to find a perfect getaway, peruse this selection of not-to-be-missed attractions in nearby towns and create your ideal hideaway.

 

Gatlinburg, TN

Whether tackling a trail, tasting new spirits, or taking to the streets of the bustling Parkway, exploration is at the heart of any Gatlinburg getaway. This charming mountain town, conveniently located less than three hours from downtown Chattanooga, offers natural beauty as well as an array of attractions, shopping, and arts and crafts. When it’s time for a break, sit down to a delicious meal at one of Gatlinburg’s established eateries. Plan your adventure at gatlinburg.com.

GO DOWNTOWN

A trip to Gatlinburg isn’t complete without a visit to the Parkway downtown. Here, you’ll find diverse dining, premier shopping, and iconic attractions – all within steps of one another. Many visitors choose to make the Parkway their home base by staying in a hotel downtown.

 

 

TASTE

Sip the day away at one (or several) of Gatlinburg’s many wineries and distilleries. Beyond the generous samples, you can savor each establishment’s unique ambience paired with Southern hospitality.

pancakes from the Pancake Pantry in Gatlinburg, TN

 

GRAB A BITE

From family-friendly joints to upscale dining featuring locally sourced ingredients, Gatlinburg’s restaurant scene has something for everyone. Start your day at one of the town’s traditional pancake houses and end it with hand-cut steaks at The Peddler Steakhouse.

friends at Anakeesta theme park in Gatlinburg, TN

 

ENJOY THE VIEW

Take in the scenery at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, home to the record-breaking Gatlinburg SkyBridge and some of the best views of the Smokies around. Or, relax around a fire pit at Anakeesta – a theme park located above downtown Gatlinburg – at sunset. 

waterfall in Gatlinburg, TN

 

IMMERSE YOURSELF IN NATURE

As the gateway city to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg provides convenience to visitors seeking the outdoors. Spend your morning hiking to a waterfall, or trek to a mountaintop vista for unparalleled views of the country’s most-visited national park.

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