Gatlinburg's Best Restaurants
Eternally framed by hazy blue peaks, Gatlinburg is as close as it gets to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. While the local population may hover around a mere 4,000, that number swells with the tourists who come here for the great views, endless hiking and affordable skiing at Ober Gatlinburg.
Downtown’s Parkway area may reflect this influx -- all neon lights and range of restaurants -- but there’s still much to discover off the beaten path. Luckily, with more than 150 Smoky Mountain trails covering 800 miles of unspoiled backcountry, you’re going to have quite the appetite.