Gatlinburg, commonly known as "Gateway to the Smoky Mountains," is nestled in the Appalachian Mountains. There are many things to do in Gatlinburg including everything from shopping to snowskiing. There is not enough room to include everything there is to do in Gatlinburg. It is second to Vegas for wedding chapels. There are over 400 shops and five malls to include t-shirt, souviners, arts & crafts and many more There are multiple museums and shows, mini golf courses, an aquarium and restaurants. There are all kinds of events from car shows to hayrides. Christmas time is very beautiful with all of the decorations, and it wouldn't be right not to mention Ober Gatlinburg, where you can go snowskiing or iceskating.
There opputunities to go camping, canoeing, hiking, fishing, golfing and rafting. Gatlinburg is a crowded retreat in the mountains, but you can find places for solitude.