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Camping in the Smokies

1640 E Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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Rochester, New York
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We have been staying at Camping in the Smokies for five years now and still absolutely LOVE it!!! We are here for two weeks in July, and three weeks every October and will be back again next year! The price for full hook up is way below the other options in town, and spaces are not squeezed together like the... More 

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Melbourne Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

Although they claim to give AAA and Good Sam discounts, and despite being asked if that were true on booking, upon arrival the discounts are denied during the months of July and October. Furthermore there is no Wi-Fi, there is no cable, and it's a basic site that is overpriced and definitely not worth the money. This is the last... More 

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

The amenities have been shut off,i.e. WiFi, there is none, cable they say is on but is not( I checked many sites). No One here and we know why. The grass is thin and thinning, in a place where grass just grows. I would not recommend this place to anyone. The management changed and they are taking the money and... More 

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Marietta, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

We just got home from a 4 night stay and we are so relaxed. The campsite is very clean and well maintained! The other campers were friendly and considerate. We will definitely stay there again! The only amenity I missed was internet...but that's what vacation is all about...disconnecting and enjoying life!

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Big Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We have not stayed here since 2014-it just doesn't feel the same without the old managers-Bob & Bonnie. This year 2015, we tried to make reservations but found out they have no WIFI and cable was doubtful. We ended up going to another campground in Sevierville. Kind of a shame, since we camped here 5 years in a row. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

We camped in the smokies and as we pulled in we was expecting to be surrounded by Forrest . Well we was only surrounded by one side of the Forrest, and the highway in front . The big plus though was there is a dollar store very close. We found out that the other camping businesses were not either. they... More 

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2 Thank Larry S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

It was clean and the care taker was very friendly. The Dollar General was handy being a walk away. Pool was clean. The sites are very close together. Water was on every other site with a "Y" connector. We were near the creek - very buggy. For what we needed it for which was to sleep at, it was good.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

With a name like camping in the smokies I expected trees and seclusion, no it's wide open no amenities, kinda run down and eat over priced. Very disappointed. Also the sigh has no light so at night I passed it every time. Will not stay again.

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2 Thank Brent B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

My family and I stay here every year.The owners are friendly,family oriented folks.This camp site is very quiet,clean,and very close to both Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.We love that there is a grocery store just down the street,a dollar store beside the camping grounds for all our supplies we forgot back home and the trolley picks up/drops off at the camp... More 

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Shiloh, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Pros: Excellent location (away from the busy downtown area); Excellent staff/owners; Very well maintained; Easy access to all attractions; Staff very personable; Cable; Cons: Not isolated as compared to other campgrounds (but that's a matter of opinion) we've been to. But in touring around the town most (if not all) of the other campgrounds were not isolated either so we... More 

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