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Where to Find the 6 Best Mountain Views in Gatlinburg and the Smokies

Incredible mountain views from Clingmans Dome.

Located on the border of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the city of Gatlinburg, TN offers some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world! Over 11 million people visit the Smoky Mountains each year to admire the area’s natural beauty. To help you make the most of your next vacation, Clarion Inn &

5 Kid Friendly Hikes in the Smoky Mountains

Happy family on a hike in the woods.

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited national park in the United States! With over 800 miles of gorgeous trails, the Smokies have a hike for visitors of every age and ability. When you’re hiking with children, you’ll want to choose a trail that is easy, short, and full of beautiful scenery.

Your Complete Guide to the Shows in Gatlinburg TN

Photo of the Gatlinburg Space Needle.

Seeing one of Gatlinburg’s great shows is the perfect way to spend an evening during your vacation! Our Smoky Mountain city is home to a number of popular theaters that are just a short walk from Clarion Inn & Suites. Like the rest of the attractions in the Smokies, Gatlinburg’s shows are very family friendly,

The Top 5 Gatlinburg Ice Cream Shops

Three ice cream cones with sprinkles.

Going out for ice cream is a vacation tradition! On a warm spring or summer day, nothing is better than cooling down with a refreshing ice cream cone or milkshake. The Gatlinburg area is home to a number of ice cream shops that are guaranteed to please your whole family. To help you make the

3 of the Best Gatlinburg Walking Tours

Visitors walking through The Village in Gatlinburg.

Taking a walking tour is one of the best ways to get a behind the scenes look at Gatlinburg, TN. Whether you’ve never visited Gatlinburg before or you’re a returning Smoky Mountain vacationer, it’s always useful to get insider information about the city from a local expert. There are a number of excellent walking tours

4 Advantages of Staying at Our Gatlinburg Hotel Near Ripley’s Aquarium

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg.

When you stay at Clarion Inn & Suites, you will be minutes away from one of the very best aquariums in the United States! Located in the heart of downtown Gatlinburg, Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is an extremely popular destination in East Tennessee. Ripley’s is ranked among the top 10 aquariums in the nation

Top 5 Reasons You’ll Love Spring in Gatlinburg

Stunning photo of downtown Gatlinburg surrounded by the mountains.

Spring is one of the very best times to take a vacation in Gatlinburg, TN! When the weather starts to warm up, the Smoky Mountain area comes alive with a number of great seasonal activities and special events. To help you prepare for your getaway, Clarion Inn & Suites has put together a guide to

5 Benefits of Staying at Our Hotel on The Strip in Gatlinburg TN

Cars driving down The Strip in Gatlinburg TN.

Downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee is like a world unto itself. Although it is only a few blocks long, the heart of the city is jam packed with some of the best family entertainment in the Southeast. Known as “The Strip”, the downtown area is the most popular vacation destination in the Smoky

4 Fun Ways to Spend Time During Your Stay at Our Hotel in Gatlinburg TN

Sunrise over Gatlinburg TN and the mountains.

When you spend a few days of peace and relaxation at our hotel in Gatlinburg TN, your options for fun are seemingly limitless! From soaking in the amazing mountain views to spending an unforgettable evening at a dinner show, you’re guaranteed to have fun from the moment you wake up til you lay down at

4 Reasons Your Family Will Love Staying at the Clarion Inn – The Best Hotel in Gatlinburg

One of the beautiful suites at the best hotel in Gatlinburg.

Gatlinburg TN is a wonderful place for a family vacation because of all the fun attractions, delicious restaurants and entertaining shows. It’s easy to have hours and hours of fun exploring the city, and that makes it especially important to have a convenient and comfortable place to rest at the end of each day. Luckily,