Celebrate the Traditions of Germany by Attending Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg!

Friends having fun at an Oktoberfest celebration.

As the summer winds down and the cool breeze of the autumn air begins to arrive in the Smokies, this can only mean one thing… it is time for the annual Oktoberfest festival at Ober Gatlinburg! This beloved event celebrates the traditions of the original Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, as Ober Gatlinburg comes alive with […]

Enjoy Free Live Music at the Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival

Man's hands playing on guitar at Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival

If you are planning a vacation to Gatlinburg and hope to hear some of the great music of the Smoky Mountain region, you are in luck! The Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival is coming to town with five days of live music performances where you can listen to some amazing tunes and learn the stories behind […]

Everything You Need to Know About Attending the Gatlinburg Easter Arts and Craft Show

hands of a potter making a clay bowl

Springtime has almost returned to the Great Smoky Mountains, which means the return of beautiful wildflowers, longer days and delightful weather! This also signals the return of spring events to the region, including the Gatlinburg Easter Arts and Craft Show! Here is everything that you need to know about this fun event in Gatlinburg:

3 Fun Ways to Celebrate the 4th of July Weekend in Our Cabins for Rent in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge TN

A July 4th fireworks display near our cabins for rent in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge TN.

Now that it’s officially summer in the Smokies, vacation season is in full-swing and visitors are flooding the area in a steady stream looking for fun ways to spend their time. One of our favorite summer holidays in the Smokies is Independence Day, and if you’re planning to spend your 4th of July weekend in […]

4 Reasons to Spend Valentine’s Day in Gatlinburg

Happy couple celebrating Valentine's Day in Gatlinburg.

We all love spending time with our significant others, especially around Valentine’s Day. This year, you wish to do something extra special for your loved one by planning a Valentine’s Day getaway. You have been searching and searching for the perfect location to take them and now you have finally found it. Gatlinburg is one […]

4 Benefits of Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg

Red and yellow fireworks celebrating New Year's Eve in Gatlinburg.

The year is coming to an end and you are very excited to see what the next year brings you, your family and friends. This year, you want to start a new New Year’s Eve tradition by taking a trip away with your loved ones. You have been searching for the perfect location that will […]

6 Smoky Mountain Winterfest Events You Will Love

Smoky Mountain Winterfest Christmas lights display.

In the Smoky Mountains, winter comes early – and that’s a good thing! The annual Winterfest celebration in the Smokies starts in November, and brings a variety of exciting activities that the whole family will enjoy. Gatlinburg Cabin Rentals has put together a convenient guide to six Smoky Mountain Winterfest events we know that you […]

6 Benefits of Celebrating Thanksgiving in Gatlinburg

Delicious turkey dinner on a table for vacationers celebrating Thanksgiving in Gatlinburg.

Gatlinburg Cabin Rentals has everything you need to enjoy a wonderful Thanksgiving getaway with your family and friends! Whether you want a 1 bedroom cabin in Gatlinburg for an intimate Thanksgiving for two, or a 5 + bedroom cabin in Gatlinburg for a large family gathering, we would be delighted to host you this November. […]

4th of July in Gatlinburg

gatlinburg 4th of july midnight parade

Welcome to Gatlinburg, home of the “First July Fourth Parade in the Nation!” In this 38th annual showcase we will be saluting the brave men and women of our military services. To begin this fine Independence Day the parade starts at the stroke of midnight! Gatlinburg’s downtown sidewalks will be filled with some 100,000 people […]

Gatlinburg Farmers Market

gatlinburg farmers market

Nothing pairs better with the crisp, clean Smoky Mountain air and living than farm fresh vegetables sourced locally at the Gatlinburg Farmers Market. When heading out to Gatlinburg for the weekend, make sure to add this to your “must do” list. The best way to get to know a culture is through your stomach and […]

The Smokies: Wildflower National Park

Blooming White Trillium and Bishop's Cap

Spring is in the air again, awakening nature from its winter slumber with its warmth. There is no better place to witness this yearly celebration of life than the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. As the Appalachian mountainsides change from unsightly brown to brilliant hues of green, dogwoods bloom, black bears and other animals emerge […]

Gatlinburg for the Holidays

Holidays in Gatlinburg TN

The holidays are a magical time in Gatlinburg – from the beautiful snow-covered landscapes to the buzzing nightlife and the Gatlinburg festivals, there is joy all around. With so many wonderful winter activities to choose from in Gatlinburg, here are some of the best festive events. No matter how you spend your holiday in Gatlinburg, […]

New Year’s Eve Ball Drop and Firework Show

new years eve gatlinburg

Celebrating a New Year is something we all love to do, especially when in a phenomenal place like Gatlinburg Tennessee. Each year for 25 years running this fantastic vacation destination has put on a spectacular event that attracts thousands of out of state and local visitors alike to bring in their New Year. It is […]

Gatlinburg Winter Magic

gatlinburg winter magic

Among its many themes Christmas is a celebration of light and the many things it represents and each Christmas Gatlinburg welcomes in the season with its own festival of light and song. The Winter Magic Tunes and Tales follows the tradition of the Summer Tunes and Tales where local actors dressed in traditional clothing from […]

The Festival of Trees in Gatlinburg

gatlinburg festival of trees

The Festival of Trees in Gatlinburg TN kicks off the holiday season over Thanksgiving week with the sparkle and glow of beautifully decorated Christmas trees. The festival is hosted by Smoky Mountain Area Rescue Ministries whose mission is to provide assistance to people in the area who need help as well as the city of […]

Great Smoky Thanksgiving Arts & Craft Show

Great Smoky Thanksgiving Arts and Crafts

A visit to Tennessee is one that will likely never be forgotten. There are many interesting places to visit that are packed with excitement and thrills, one such place is Gatlinburg. This city is amazing and has something special to offer everyone. Each year Gatlinburg plays host to exciting events that people travel hundreds of […]

Easter Sunrise at Ober

easter sunrise at ober gatlinburg

Gatlinburg’s Easter Sunrise Service is not just any church service. It is one enhanced by the beauty of the springtime Smokies, and the incredible nature that permeates its roads and countryside. An annual occasion, every year, the entire community and visitors gather at Ober Gatlinburg for a worship service that shan’t be forgotten! This 30-40 minute high […]

Great Smoky Arts & Craft Show

great smoky arts and crafts show

A long standing tradition in the Southern Appalachian Mountains, arts and crafts has long been a main fixture of this wonderful culture. With this in mind, it’s easy to see why the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts show is a huge draw at the Gatlinburg Convention Center.  From delicately sewn dolls, to hand painted and […]

Smoky Mountain Springfest

Smoky Mountain Springfest

The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and wildlife is waking from its winter-long slumber. The weather in Gatlinburg is about as perfect as it can be. We all know what this means! The Smoky Mountain Springfest is here! During this three month long celebration of all the Smoky Mountain’s incredible beauty, the city […]

Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament

Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament

When it comes to the great outdoors, there is one activity that screams “the great outdoors” more than anything else, and that is fishing! Yes, fishing, the age old sport that has delighted so many people, male and female alike. Nothing quite reflects the great outdoors like this relaxing sport; but, sometimes, a little competition […]

Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales

Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales

This seventh annual presentation of Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales is back by popular demand! It will be held in downtown Gatlinburg on June 21, 2013 and run through August 11; and, just like every year, it will bring the music and performances that everyone—Gatlinburg resident or no—truly enjoys! This event is a summer-long street […]

Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage

spring wildflower pilgrimage gatlinburg tn

As the winter months fade, the snow melts into oblivion, and the landscape wakes from its season long slumber, the colors of Gatlinburg begin to sparkle like no other community. Red, green, blue, purple, and colors beyond description blossom into existence throughout the town, and, during this time, Gatlinburg, Tennessee the heart of Tennessee’s awe-inspiring […]

Gatlinburg TN Weather

The problem with some vacations spots is that they’re only worth visiting a few months out of the year. Why go to a ski resort in July or a water park in January? But the Tennessee Mountains are different. Gatlinburg weather offers great opportunities for fun and relaxation no matter what season you choose for […]