Travel Blogs from Gatlinburg
Oh my it really is hillbilly country here and the flag flies proudly. Today I headed to Dollywood. I think Dolly is fantastic so don't want to say anything too bad, but the word lame continually sprung to mind. Doesn't mean I didn't giggle all day long, but alas it was more at rather than with. Sorry Lou Lou I had such high hopes for a positive report. If anyone's been, and probably most of you haven't, it's a bit like Timbertown ...
... in for a big long coach ride back to Tennessee, this time to the east side to a place called Gatlingburg. I've been told that Gatlingburg is hillbilly country. I don't know if that's true but I know it certainly doesn't disappoint. The accents here are fantastic! I swear the town's shuttle bus driver could have provided inspiration for fog horn leg horn. I promise, no word of a lie, that when ...
After leaving Philadelphia for about 5 to 6 hours we stop in Knoxville, Tennessee at what is called the Best Bagels in Town. They serve over 20 varieties of bagels and 30 varieties ...
While we were in Gatlinburg, Talia and I took a walk down the tourist main street/corridor in the evening while Tony and the younger girls swam in the pool at our lodge/hotel that they thought was AMAZING, because it was 70's style (according to Tony) with rock ledges, and 9 ft. deep areas of the pool.
A big highlight during our stay was getting to ...
... foliage. Leaves in every shade of red, orange, yellow, pink, and peach brightened the landscape and made for a very relaxing and enjoyable hike. We even found another giant tulip poplar, this one with a hole in the back, so it was not as obvious from the trail. And the hole went all the way up with light coming in at the very top. Continuing on, the trail twisted around before starting to head back down ...
Other places to stay in Gatlinburg
402 River Rd, Gatlinburg | 3 star hotelfrom $96
- Nice Hotel - Great Location!
- NEVER again!!
- A Perfect Honeymoon
504 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg | 3 star hotelfrom $87
- Away from home
- Didnt get what promised
- Nice at the Glenstone
610 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg | 3 star hotelfrom $47
- Deceived by brochure
- A great place to stay
- Hated It
440 Parkway, Gatlinburg | 3 star hotelfrom $79
401 Hemlock Street, Gatlinburg | 2 star hotelfrom $55
333 Parkway, Gatlinburg | 3 star hotelfrom $75
- Great deal! I will stay here again!
- Heaven in Gatlinburg
- We stay here every year
1260 Ski View Drive, Gatlinburg | Hotelfrom $78
- Disappointed in the Room, But Had a Good Time
- Good stay at the Summit
- Great budget hotel
125 LeConte Creek Drive, Gatlinburg | 2 star hotelfrom $77
- Will Never Be Back!
- Not the best kept secret in Gatlinburg
- Won't Stay Again
1109 Parkway, Gatlinburg | 2 star hotelfrom $39
200 East Parkway, Gatlinburg | 3 star hotelfrom $51
967 Parkway, Gatlinburg | 2 star hotelfrom $107
- Clean room, comfy beds
- Some problems, but still a nice place
1100 Parkway, Gatlinburg | 2 star hotelfrom $88
- This hotel is a rip off!!!
- Nice Hotel, Staff a little rude
- Nice Hotel
168 Parkway, Gatlinburg | 2 star hotelfrom $94
- Once was enough
- Tucked away haven
- So peaceful, beautiful setting, lovely balcony view, cozy room
414 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg | Hotel
- Bad experience!!
- 6/20/04 town square great rooms, terrible everything else
- Great Place to Stay in the Smokies!
335 East Parkway, Gatlinburg | 2 star hotelfrom $72
1625 Hidden Hills Rd., Gatlinburg | 2 star hotelfrom $90
293 Parkway, Gatlinburg | 2 star hotelfrom $66
310 Cottage Drive, Gatlinburg | 2 star hotelfrom $56
223 East Parkway, Gatlinburg | 2 star hotelfrom $58
- Never Again/ Zoder's Inn Is The Best
- Questionable Quality For the Price
635 River Road, Gatlinburg | Hotelfrom $135
961 Campbell Lead Road, Gatlinburg | 4 star hotelfrom $205
- Fantastic! Go there!
- Great hotel with a few flaws
- The Lodge at Buckberry Creek-a fantastic retreat!
680 River Road, Gatlinburg | 2 star hotelfrom $120
- I Paid It All for Location ... Location ... Location, So U Can Take that Vaca ..
- Best place to stay downtown Gatlinburg
- I definitely reccomend this hotel A+ everything
756 Parkway, Gatlinburg | 3 star hotelfrom $57
- Ramada- Great Location O.K. room
- No Smoke in the Smokies
218 Ski Mountain Rd., Gatlinburg | 1 star hotel
- Night from hell
- Health Hazard
- Very Disappointed
349 E. Parkway, Gatlinburg | 1 star hotelfrom $34