Gatlinburg Hotels & Vacation Rentals for Christmas

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Spending Christmas At Gatlinburg

The mountain town of Gatlinburg, which is the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, is the perfect place to celebrate Christmas. The gorgeous pines covered with snow make for a breathtaking sight. The street lamps of the pretty walkways are decorated with sparkling, multi-colored lights, and the frosted window sills of your accommodation allow you to peep out into the night.

Christmas in Gatlinburg: Top Accommodations

Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennessee, United States
from $86
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4.6
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennessee, United States
from $80
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3.9
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennessee, United States
from $80
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3.4
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennessee, United States
from $80
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3.6
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennessee, United States
from $108
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5.0
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennessee, United States
from $108
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4.5
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennessee, United States
from $89
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3.7
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennessee, United States
from $65
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5.0
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennessee, United States
from $80
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Where to Dine for Christmas in Gatlinburg

Celebrating the holiday season in Gatlinburg also means having a wide array of choices when it comes to dining out for Christmas. There are many restaurants that offer the finest servings of delectable dishes.

  • 1. Smoky Mountain Brewery

    The food and drink selection offered by this eatery is vast and sumptuous. Diners can choose from the signature steak which is a mouth-watering sirloin marinated in garlic, mustard, and Cherokee red ale, or dig into the delicious baked macaroni or calzone. The exotic lineup of cocktails, like the freshly squeezed citrusy options, make the Christmas meal even more delightful.

  • 2. The Cherokee Grill

    Whether it's the herbed rice served with rotisserie herbed chicken or the portion of sirloin marinated in butter, Worcestershire sauce, pepper, garlic, and olive oil, you are in for a lip-smacking Christmas treat at The Cherokee Grill. Don't miss out on their special crab cakes.

  • 3. Calhoun's

    This restaurant is known for their bespoke special supper, customized according to a family of 5 or 10, which includes tasty preparations like ale pork chops and smoked ribs that come before sweet treats like the triple chocolate cake and Tennessee corn pudding. The portions are generous and ample for those who come to eat after a long day of Christmas activities.

Best Places to Stay for Christmas in Gatlinburg

Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennessee, United States
from $68
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4.2
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennessee, United States
from $80
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4.3
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennessee, United States
from $87
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4.0
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Best Holiday Attractions in Gatlinburg

There is a lot to do in the Gatlinburg area during Christmas, and you won’t find yourself having a dull moment. It's a good idea to go through the Gatlinburg vacation rentals for Christmas in advance so that you have a confirmed accomodation during your trip.

  • 1. Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival

    This park becomes lit up with more than four million Christmas lights, making for a magnificent spectacle. See the Carol of the Trees where Rivertown Lake is transformed into a holiday symphony with synchronized music and lights. The nightly event The Parade of Many Colors is a treat for the eye with interactive characters and bright lights on floats. Visitors can also watch amazing shows like Christmas in the Smokies and It’s a Wonderful Life at the festival, besides meeting Rudolph and his entourage at the Holly Jolly Junction – something that doesn’t fail to cheer up the children.

  • 2. Trolley Tour of Lights

    You can see the Winter Magic Light displays from the Gatlinburg Trolley which takes passengers through some of the town’s most notable areas lit up through LED lights.

  • 3. Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

    The Tennessee Smokies Baseball Stadium becomes a fun holiday venue when it hosts a drive-through, synchronized music, and light show. To complete the holiday excitement, make sure to visit Santa’s workshop.

Recommended Accommodations for Christmas in Gatlinburg

Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennessee, United States
from $79
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4.0
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennessee, United States
from $68
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4.5
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Pigeon Forge, Sevier County, Tennessee, United States
from $64
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Things to Do With Your Family During a Christmas Vacation in Gatlinburg

Christmas vacation in Gatlinburg spells fun for the whole family. Choosing from one of the cozy Gatlinburg hotels for Christmas in advance means that you'll get good deals on your stay. The ambiance truly feels right out of a storybook and you can enjoy it in one of the pretty Gatlinburg hotels for Christmas.

  • 1. Ober Gatlinburg

    Spending Christmas in the vicinity of the Smoky Mountains is not complete without tumbling in the snow, and the best place to get your fill is at Ober Gatlinburg. Here, visitors can participate in numerous winter activities like snow tubing, snowboarding, and skiing – and there is also a snow zone for kids.

  • 2. Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade

    Gatlinburg’s downtown hosts the annual parade, an event for the entire family. The streets are taken over by floats and fanciful balloon characters. You'll also spot Santa Claus much to the delight of the kids. The marching bands that participate in the parade assemble from various U.S. states.

  • 3. Christmas Shows

    There are numerous Christmas shows that take place in Gatlinburg during the holiday season. You can catch Christmas at the Smoky Mountain Opry which features sugar plum fairies, elves, and nativity scenes, or go for other family-friendly productions like Dixie Stampede Christmas, among lots of other choices.

Top Offers for Christmas in Gatlinburg

House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennessee, United States
from $134
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4.2
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennessee, United States
from $130
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4.8
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennessee, United States
from $193
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5.0
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