If you're staying in a Gatlinburg bed and breakfast, you're benefiting from your proximity to some of the most beautiful scenery in the eastern United States. The south end of the city lies at one of the main entrances to Great Smoky Mountains National Park-a massive outdoor playground offering hundreds of miles of hiking trails, fish-filled streams and other recreational opportunities like camping and historic auto loops. The national park hosts some of the highest peaks in the Smokies, so be sure to bring your camera along for lots of great photo opportunities.
The city of Gatlinburg itself is a scenic location, wedged into a deep mountain valley and surrounded on all sides by mighty mountain fortresses. One of those peaks, Mt. Harrison, is a popular destination thanks to Ober Gatlinburg, which offers snow skiing, snowboarding and ice skating in winter and warm-weather family fun activities in summer.
Staying at a B&B in Gatlinburg, Tennessee also gives guests access to dozens of crafts shops and studios in the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community as well as downtown points of interest like a school of arts and crafts as well as shop after shop offering unique, hand-crafted merchandise. Of course, the Parkway downtown is packed with attractions like a music theater, go-cart tracks and amusements, unique family-themed museums and the world-famous Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. Learn more about Smoky Mountain Bed & Breakfasts in Pigeon Forge and Sevierville