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A Day in… Gatlinburg, TN

The winter season is nothing short of magical in Gatlinburg. Surrounded by the Great Smoky Mountains, options abound for exploration of the great outdoors. Within city limits, the adventure only continues. Gatlinburg is home to over 50 unique attractions, a diverse range of restaurants and shopping destinations.


Although it may be hard to leave the coziness of one of Gatlinburg’s hotels and cabins, the smell of warm stacks of pancakes makes it a bit easier. Home to 7 pancake houses, don’t miss a stop by Pancake Pantry or Crockett’s Breakfast Camp for a sweet start to your day. 


Home to over 50 unique attractions, the options to enjoy the winter season are endless. Slide down the mountain during ski season at Ober Mountain. Take in sensational views from Gatlinburg SkyPark or Anakeesta. If you want to warm up indoors, take a stroll through one of Gatlinburg’s indoor attractions. 


Beginning November 9, Gatlinburg lights up the Smoky Mountain sky. Take a self-guided tour along over a million LED twinkle lights during Gatlinburg Winter Magic. After that, celebrate the good will of the season with a good meal. Explore Gatlinburg’s tour of food, with mouth-watering options for every taste bud.

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