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Some say it’s because of the food, while others say it’s the adventure or the scenery. Perhaps, it’s a combination of reasons, but the secret is out and Gatlinburg has been named as the Top Travel Destination on the Rise in the US, according to travel website, TripAdvisor.

TripAdvisor research shows there has been a 67 percent increase in reservation bookings in Gatlinburg, which earned this East Tennessee destination a number four ranking in the world.

Travelers are discovering that Gatlinburg is the perfect destination not only for fun and relaxation, but also for adventure. With a variety of restaurants, shows and attractions, there’s something for every type of traveler in Gatlinburg.

Savvy travelers are discovering the best place to stay in Gatlinburg is downtown, near the heart of all the action. Only steps to area attractions and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park entrance, Edgewater Hotel and Conference Center offers visitors all the comfort and convenience necessary on a Gatlinburg vacation.