10 Tips for Staying Connected with Gatlinburg

When it comes to vacationing in Gatlinburg, the possibilities are nearly limitless. Between dozens of family attractions and an ever-expanding list of upcoming events, it’s easy to feel like you’re missing out on all the action. But never fear! We’ve got 10 tips to keep you connected with all things Gatlinburg during your Smoky Mountain stay.

  1. Watch the Gatlinburg Visitors Channel. All of our Smoky Mountain cabins come with TVs—usually several. So keep at least one of them turned on the Gatlinburg Visitors Channel (channel 192) so you can get up-to-date info on what’s going on in Gatlinburg. You can also watch the channel online at Gatlinburg.com/tv192. Watch videos anywhere, anytime, whether you’re in Gatlinburg or planning to come soon.
  2. Keep your radio on local Gatlinburg channels. Another easy way to keep up with Gatlinburg news, weather, road closures, etc., is to keep your cabin radio or car radio (or both) tuned in to local channels. Try WSEV (105.5 FM) in Gatlinburg, for instance, for contemporary music and info on upcoming events.
  3. Download the Gatlinburg app. Yep, there’s even an app for Gatlinburg. Created by the Gatlinburg Convention and Visitors Bureau, this FREE app provides tons of information about special events, festivals, popular attractions, unique restaurants, and more in Gatlinburg. There are even special sections on the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Loop. Download it for yourself today at Gatlinburg.com/app.
  4. Sign up for the Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce’s monthly newsletter. An easy way to keep up with everything that’s going on in Gatlinburg, including attraction deals and upcoming events, is to sign up for the monthly newsletter created by the Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce. All you have to do is go to their website (Gatlinburg.com) and type in your email under the “eNews Signup” icon at the bottom of the screen.
  5. Subscribe to the Downtown Gatlinburg blog. To be in the know with all things downtown Gatlinburg, subscribe to the Downtown Gatlinburg blog. You’ll find basic information about downtown Gatlinburg, Gatlinburg events, shopping, and attractions—plus a few extra tidbits on things like how to get around with a dog or the best spots to fish.
  6. Keep up with our Cabins For You blog. Our Cabins For You blog is a great choice for keeping up with Gatlinburg events and attractions, because we not only have the scoop on downtown Gatlinburg, but also surrounding areas. We’ll keep you up to date with seasonal events, provide special tips on how to plan Gatlinburg weddings or how to entertain a large group, and so much more!
  7. Become our Facebook friend and/or follow us on Instagram. If you’re on Facebook or Instagram, be sure to check us out! Cabins For You will keep you up to date with what’s going on in Gatlinburg as well as our newest and hottest properties in the area. We’ll help you make your next trip to Gatlinburg the best one yet!
  8. Subscribe to the Cabins For You newsletter. For an easy way to get Gatlinburg info without having to search for it, sign up for our Cabins For You newsletter. You’ll get everything you’re wanting to know about Gatlinburg attractions and properties right to your email. Simply click here and scroll down until you see the box to subscribe on the right-hand side of the page.
  9. Tag #SmokySelfie on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. This is just a fun thing, but if you’re in Gatlinburg and you want to capture your best selfie in the national park or on the Ober Gatlinburg chairlift, then be sure to tag it with #SmokySelfie. You’ll be entered to win a gift from the Gatlinburg Visitors Bureau. They pick a new winner once a month!
  10. Ask the locals. Probably the simplest way to get the very best information about Gatlinburg—including its top restaurants, most popular attractions, and best deals—is to ask the locals. They know the ins and outs of the city, and we think you’ll find them pretty friendly, too. So don’t be shy about speaking out!

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