Hotels in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

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Gatlinburg overview

Visitors to Gatlinburg speak favorably about this scenic city's aquarium, natural setting, and riverfront. Activities like hiking give you a chance to enjoy the outdoors while you're in town. Top attractions in Gatlinburg include Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. Popular sights in the surrounding area include Dollywood.

Where to stay in Gatlinburg

With a wide selection of hotels, Gatlinburg has options to suit everyone's style. There are 622 hotels in Gatlinburg and you can shop as many as 423 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 50%. Our room prices start at 40 USD per night and here you'll find a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Gatlinburg as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 531 4-star hotels from 109 USD per night
  • • 746 3-star hotels from 60 USD per night
  • • 82 2-star hotels from 46 USD per night

How to get to Gatlinburg

Fly into Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), 27.3 mi (44 km) from central Gatlinburg.

What to see around Gatlinburg

Here are some local attractions:
  • • Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
  • • Fannie Farkle's Family Fun Parlor
  • • Earthquake the Ride
  • • World of Illusions
  • • Treasure Quest Miniature Golf
A top draw is the area's cultural scene including places like:
  • • Guinness World Records Museum
  • • Ripley's Believe It Or Not Museum
  • • Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens
  • • Iris Theater
  • • Hollywood Star Cars Museum
Nature lovers will appreciate these places:
  • • Mynatt Park
  • • Herbert Holt Park
  • • Baskins Creek Falls
  • • Sugarlands Valley Nature Trail
  • • Roaring Fork
Here are some favorite shopping areas to window-shop or find souvenirs:
  • • Mountain Mall
  • • Shops at Carousel Gardens
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Fort Fun
  • • Mysterious Mansion
  • • Ripley's Marvelous Mirror Maze
  • • Gatlinburg Sky Lift
  • • Gatlinburg Ziplines

When to visit Gatlinburg

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 67°F day, 25°F night
  • • April-June: 89°F day, 39°F night
  • • July-September: 90°F day, 51°F night
  • • October-December: 78°F day, 26°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 12.17 inches
  • • April-June: 12.09 inches
  • • July-September: 10.94 inches
  • • October-December: 10.00 inches

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