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.
The cheapest time to travel to Gatlinburg, TN, USA is February.
Approximate nightly cost for a one bedroom vacation rental.
09/01 - 09/05
11/01 - 11/06
11/22 - 11/26
12/17 - 12/26
12/24 - 01/02
01/12 - 01/16
02/09 - 02/16
03/28 - 04/08
05/25 - 05/29
06/30 - 07/08
08/31 - 09/04
In Gatlinburg, TN, USA, July is the sunniest month and July the warmest.