Destination guide

The captivating area of Gatlinburg awaits your stay

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Gatlinburg. This scenic city is known for its aquarium, mountain views and hiking. Dollywood and Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Gatlinburg

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Gatlinburg a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dollywood (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Fannie Farkle's Family Fun Parlor (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Earthquake the Ride (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • World of Illusions (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Treasure Quest Miniature Golf (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Gatlinburg

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gatlinburg is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mynatt Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Herbert Holt Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Baskins Creek Falls (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Roaring Fork (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Roaring Fork (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Mills Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Gatlinburg

The nearest airport is in Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), located 27.3 mi (44 km) from the city center.

Where to stay near Gatlinburg?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 7,643 house rentals near Gatlinburg. From 5,595 Cabins to 316 Chalets, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gatlinburg for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Gatlinburg?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Gatlinburg:

  • Chalet Village: 2,113 vacation rentals
  • Smoky Mountain Village: 331 vacation rentals
  • Chalet Village North: 1,845 vacation rentals
  • Hemlock Hills: 123 vacation rentals
  • Black Bear Falls: 318 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Gatlinburg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Gatlinburg. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Fort Fun: 7,767 home rentals
  • Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail: 7,865 home rentals
  • World of Illusions: 7,796 home rentals
  • Sugarlands Valley Nature Trail: 7,820 home rentals
  • Alum Cave Trail: 7,824 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gatlinburg listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Gatlinburg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 5,595 Cabins in Gatlinburg. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gatlinburg include:

  • Chalets: 316 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 5,595 lodging choices
  • Houses: 410 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gatlinburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3,806 vacation homes with pool available in Gatlinburg.

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