A gateway community to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg has approximately 4,000 residents and welcomes millions to its attractions each year. Spring and fall weather is a little cool with lows around 40 degrees. Summer temperatures are in the upper 80s and it can be a bit humid. Winters can be cold with lows in the 30s, but it is important to note that the weather at lower elevations can be much different than those at higher elevations.
The Gatlinburg Pigeon Forge Airport is a fairly small airport which means you may need to fly from a larger regional or international airport. Gatlinburg has a crime rate of 55 per 1,000 residents which means the crime rate is higher than many cities in the United States of its size. Most crimes are property crimes, however, such as burglary, car theft, and theft.
For more than seven decades, Gatlinburg has offered Appalachian hospitality to people from around the world. It is surrounded on three sides by the Great Smokey Mountains, offers a wide range of accommodations and many fun, inexpensive activities for the entire family.