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Gatlinburg was recently put at the top of Southern Living Magazine’s list of “12 Last-Minute Spring Break Trips to Book Right Now.” Gatlinburg comes alive in the spring with gorgeous wildflowers and exciting events! When you’re planning your last-minute spring break trip, there is no better place to choose than Gatlinburg. Read on to find out more about Southern Living’s list and why you should visit Gatlinburg for spring break.

Jack o’ lanterns, corn mazes, haunted houses, oh my! There is nothing quite like spending Halloween in the Smoky Mountains. There is no better way to get in the spirit of the Halloween season than by experiencing a ghost tour! Halloween brings about a certain chill in the air that is perfect for a frightful night of learning about the spooky history of the Smoky Mountains. We’ve put together a list of the top 3 ghost tours in Gatlinburg that are perfect for celebrating Halloween:

If you need a reminder of why you should always lock your car doors, we have just the video! Last week, a construction site in Gatlinburg was visited by a hungry black bear who decided to help himself to whatever goodies he could find inside one of the crew member’s trucks. The entire incident was captured on video and has since become a viral sensation on the internet.

From being on top of attractions to visiting restaurants, it’s no secret that more and more black bears have been seen around Gatlinburg! To protect the safety of both the bears and the people, the City of Gatlinburg is introducing bear-proof trash cans to the Gatlinburg Parkway. Visit My Smokies has all the details on the new “smart” trash cans and the recently spotted black bears in Gatlinburg.

You can’t beat summertime in Gatlinburg! With the sun shining down on you and the warm breeze blowing through your hair, the temperature will feel perfect. There are so many ways to enjoy the weather, from outdoor adventures to soaking in a swimming pool. To help you plan an amazing vacation, we’ve put together all you need to know about Gatlinburg TN weather in the summer.

We've already gotten to experience some warm temperatures in Gatlinburg, and more warm weather is on its way! In Gatlinburg, weather typically starts getting warmer in March, and temperatures raise as the spring months go on. The average high during spring last year was 71 degrees, with a low of 62. That’s perfect weather to try all the amazing outdoor adventures Gatlinburg has to offer! When spring hits, we want you to enjoy the beautiful weather. We’ve put together a list of 8 of the best outdoor activities for warm weather in Gatlinburg TN:

Architectural Digest magazine recently released its picks for “The 25 Best Small Towns in America,” and we’re pleased to report that Gatlinburg, TN made the list! Our Smoky Mountain city took the #16 spot, beating out well-known destinations like Mystic, CT, Breckenridge, CO, and Hot Springs, AR. Although it attracts over 11 million visitors each year, Gatlinburg is indeed a small town, with only around 4,206 permanent residents.

From warm summer temperatures, to chill fall mornings, weather in Gatlinburg is always beautiful. You might be planning a warm, sunny to explore the sights and go for a swim, or maybe you want to vacation in the colder months and go on a winter hike through the snow-covered mountains. Depending on what type of vacation you’re looking for, we’ve put together the average Gatlinburg weather conditions throughout the year so you can plan the perfect vacation.