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Going out to dinner is one of the best parts of being on vacation! When you visit Gatlinburg, TN, you’ll find a variety of wonderful restaurants to try. Whether you’re in the mood for burgers, Mexican food, or a nice juicy steak, you are sure to find exactly what you’re craving in town. To help you make the most of your next getaway, The Appy Lodge has put together a convenient guide to five of the best places to have dinner in Gatlinburg.

Downtown Gatlinburg can feel like a world unto itself! Commonly known as “The Strip”, the downtown area is jam-packed with amazing attractions, shops, and restaurants. To help you make the most of your next vacation, The Appy Lodge has put together a guide to six of the best things to do in downtown Gatlinburg.

The Mountain Mall is one of Gatlinburg’s most popular places to go shopping. Located in the heart of the city across from Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, this indoor mall is the perfect rainy day destination. To help you make the most of your next vacation, The Appy Lodge has put together a guide to six can’t-miss stores in the Gatlinburg Mountain Mall.

Each morning at The Appy Lodge, guests can start their day off right with a mouthwatering complimentary breakfast. However, being on vacation is a great excuse to follow up breakfast with a delicious brunch at one of Gatlinburg’s fantastic restaurants! Our Smoky Mountain city is world-famous for its pancake houses and brunch spots. To help you make the most of your next getaway, we have put together a guide to the top three places to have brunch in Gatlinburg.

Museums, aquariums, shopping, oh my! There are so many incredible things to do in the Smoky Mountains, that you’ll want to keep coming back to try them all. When you stay at The Appy Lodge, you’ll be near all the best attractions in the area. Here are the top 4 things to do in the Smoky Mountains on your next vacation: