Best time to visit Gatlinburg, TN, USA?

  • The best time to go to Gatlinburg is in the late summer when temperatures are hot but hotels are a lot cheaper. During this month, the nightly cost of a small rental is approximately $105. That's 55% less than what you would have paid in June. Temperatures hover in the low 80s, just a bit warmer than the average 75°F you would experience during high season.
  • The busiest season in Gatlinburg is in the summer so expect hotel and rental rates to surge during this period. The Holiday week (June 30th to July 8th), the New Years week (December 24th to January 2nd) as well as the Thanksgiving week (November 22nd - 26th) are particularly busy dates that you should avoid if you don't like crowds.
  • When visiting Gatlinburg from January through March be prepared to encounter some snow.

Avoid the crowd

The best time to avoid the crowd in Gatlinburg, TN, USA is January.

June

Most crowded

January

Least crowded


Save money

The cheapest time to travel to Gatlinburg, TN, USA is February.

$218
JUL
$157
AUG
$144
SEP
$213
OCT
$194
NOV
$231
DEC
$128
JAN
$115
FEB
$163
MAR
$160
APR
$186
MAY
$236
JUN

Approximate nightly cost for a one bedroom vacation rental.

Events

Busiest dates.

09/01 - 09/05
Labor Day 133.5
11/01 - 11/06
Holiday 57.5
11/22 - 11/26
Thanksgiving 167
12/17 - 12/26
Christmas 142
12/24 - 01/02
New Years 173
01/12 - 01/16
Holiday 86
02/09 - 02/16
Valentines 2018 71
03/28 - 04/08
Easter 95.5
05/25 - 05/29
Holiday 155.5
06/30 - 07/08
Holiday 174.5
08/31 - 09/04
Labor Day 142

Weather

In Gatlinburg, TN, USA, July is the sunniest month and July the warmest.

82
28
JUL
80
27
AUG
75
24
SEP
63
17
OCT
52
11
NOV
49
9
DEC
41
5
JAN
43
6
FEB
54
12
MAR
62
17
APR
69
21
MAY
77
25
JUN
UV index
1
7

5.8
15cm
JUL
5.6
14cm
AUG
4.4
11cm
SEP
3.4
9cm
OCT
5.7
15cm
NOV
4.7
12cm
DEC
5.0
13cm
JAN
4.2
11cm
FEB
4.2
11cm
MAR
4.0
10cm
APR
5.7
14cm
MAY
5.0
13cm
JUN
Rainfall/month
inch/centimeter