Gatlinburg is a town of approximately 4,000 people adjacent to Pigeon Forge, in east Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains. Known as the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, many of Gatlinburg’s attractions offer breathtaking views of the 520,000-acre park including the Space Needle observation tower and the Sky Lift, a 2.1-mile aerial cable car that journeys from downtown Gatlinburg to the popular amusement park and ski resort, Ober Gatlinburg. Although, it is filled with many tourist attractions, Gatlinburg is a small community surrounded by seasonal beauty and modern conveniences.
Communities: There are a variety of homes for sale in Gatlinburg, TN, including many private subdivisions, luxury homes, retirement communities, log homes and scenic cabins. For more information on homes for sale in the Gatlinburg area, click here to see an extended version of our preferred communities.
Parks & Attractions: Gatlinburg is located near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park which attracts Tennesseans and out-of-town adventurers from all over the United States. The town also has many local parks, including the Herbert Holt Park, Mynatt Park, Mills Park, and Gatlinburg Recreation focused on residents of the community.
Schools: Residents living in the Gatlinburg area are zoned for Pi Beta Phi Elementary School, Pittman Center Elementary, Middle and High School.
Our Favorite Restaurants in Gatlinburg:
- Crockett’s Breakfast Camp – serves as the legacy of David C. “Crockett” Maples, an original frontiersman, honored soldier, and devoted family man with an inspiring will to overcome any obstacle in his path. The food and service quality of Crockett’s Breakfast Camp stands to honor this true American hero who made his mark in these mountains over 150 years ago. Ranked #1 of 120 Gatlinburg restaurants, Crockett’s Breakfast Camp is known for serving the best home cooked breakfast in the Smoky Mountains.
- The Peddler Steakhouse – sits on the banks of the Little Pigeon River in Gatlinburg, TN. The restaurant operates in the former home of Charles Ogle Sr., a fourth generation Gatlinburg merchant and resident. The restaurant opened in 1976 and has established “a long standing tradition of top quality food, service and atmosphere” that has visitors returning again and again. Add the rustic atmosphere, spectacular view of the Little Pigeon River and this is a can’t miss dinner option in Gatlinburg.