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During your vacation in the Smokies, you'll find numerous shops filled with souvenirs. However, we wanted to provide you with a list of the 4 best souvenir shops in Gatlinburg to get you started! We hope you have a wonderful time exploring the city during your stay with us!

Gatlinburg and the Smokies offer endless possibilities for places to visit and explore on your vacation. We wanted to help get you started with 6 of our favorite places to visit in Gatlinburg. Staying with us at our downtown Gatlinburg hotel will allow you to access many of the destinations easily, some locations are within walking distance of the hotel.

Our downtown Gatlinburg hotel offers numerous lodging and ticket packages for your stay with us. From favorite shows, Ripley's attractions, Anakeesta and more you'll find the perfect package for your vacation in the Smokies. We also offer the opportunity to customize the package of your choice to fit your trip. To help you decide, we have put together 4 reasons to take advantage of our Gatlinburg vacation packages when booking your room with our hotel.

The Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian Trail is one of America's most treasured gems. The trail that runs over 2,000 miles throughout 14 states is a footpath for the people that inspires millions to take a hike each year. Our hotel was created as a homage to not only the trail but also to all of the dreamers that worked to make the Appalachian Trail a reality. While staying with us, you'll have the opportunity to learn about the history of the A.T, the different sections that you would experience on a thru-hike and immerse yourself in the beauty of the Appalachians. Our hope is that during your time with us, you'll find yourself inspired to also explore the trail. That's why we have put together five tips for hiking the Great Smoky Mountains section of the AT. The following tips will help you to have the best experience possible while at The Appy, in the Smokies, and on the trail.

Planning a trip to Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains? A vacation in the Smokies isn't complete without spending time at the many attractions that Gatlinburg has to offer. At The Appy Lodge, we're far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the city to be quiet and cozy. However, we're close enough to still be within walking distance of some of the most loved attractions in Gatlinburg. Our hotel also offers free parking and a trolley stop on our property. During your stay with us, you'll have easy access to not only the following 4 attractions but many others as well.