Gatlinburg, Tennessee, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Gatlinburg, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Gatlinburg, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Gatlinburg, Tennessee, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Gatlinburg, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Gatlinburg, Tennessee, United States of America by month

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January

January in Gatlinburg is pretty cool. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February here is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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March

If you are traveling to Gatlinburg in March, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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April

If you visit Gatlinburg during April, you might see that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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May

May in Gatlinburg is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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June

In June, Gatlinburg is extremely warm. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) and once in a while jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Gatlinburg, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

In July, Gatlinburg is extremely hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 20s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Gatlinburg, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

In August, Gatlinburg is constantly hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 20s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Gatlinburg, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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September

September in Gatlinburg is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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October

If you vacation in Gatlinburg during October, you will probably see that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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November

November in Gatlinburg is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

If you are traveling to Gatlinburg in December, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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