5 Fun Places to Play a Round of Miniature Golf in Gatlinburg TN

hillbilly golf in gatlinburg

Grab your putter and get ready to experience some of the best miniature golf courses in the country right here in Gatlinburg, Tennessee! Whether you are new to the game or consider yourself a mini-golf pro, you will love playing our local courses that feature beautiful landscaping, unique theming and challenging holes! Here are 5 […]

Top 5 Things to Do in the Smoky Mountains to Beat the Heat

The swimming area at one of our cabins in Gatlinburg with pool access.

Summer in Tennessee usually brings some of the hottest weather of the year. It also brings in a lot of tourists taking their families on a fun summer vacation during their breaks from work or school. Fortunately, when the temperature gauge is rising to record levels, you don’t have to suffer in the heat. That’s […]

Top 4 Fun Attractions You Need to Experience at Anakeesta in Gatlinburg

firefly village anakeesta

One of the newest entertainment destinations in the Smokies is Anakeesta, a magical theme park situated among the treetops at the summit of Anakeesta Mountain! The adventure starts with the scenic Chondola, a unique transportation system with both enclosed gondola cabins and traditional ski lift style chairs with a safety bar. Once at the top […]

5 Signs That You Need a Smoky Mountain Vacation

sunset over the smokies

At Gatlinburg Cabin Rentals we understand the value of taking a vacation. It re-energizes you and, you get the chance to relax and have some fun with your family and friends.  We believe it positively impacts your life in many ways! So have you had vacation on the brain? Here’s five signs to tell that […]

5 of the Best Romantic Things to do in Gatlinburg This Winter

close up on a couple's ice skates

Gatlinburg is a great place to spend time because it offers a romantic setting for couples looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. You and your sweetheart can forget about work and just relax together. When you book a stay with Gatlinburg Cabin Rentals you’ll be close to all the […]

5 Absolutely Free Things to Do in Gatlinburg TN

Skyline of downtown Gatlinburg.

The best things in life are free doesn’t just apply to everyday life. It can also be a great phrase to live by when you are on vacation. You want to save money, so you can spend it on great Gatlinburg attractions and even better shopping trips. We’ve listed 5 absolutely free things to do […]

The Best Place to Visit is Gatlinburg TN! Here’s Why.

Aerial photo of Gatlinburg Tn

You want to visit somewhere that offers you more than just a getaway from your usual life. You want to experience new things and explore new activities while you are away from home. The Smokies, one of the oldest mountain ranges in the U.S., can offer you a unique experience that you will love! Here […]

3 Awesome Day Trips from Gatlinburg

car driving on road in Smoky Mountains

If you are planning a vacation to Gatlinburg and are interested in exploring some sights and activities outside of town, there are several great day trips you may want to consider from downtown Gatlinburg! These trips are all within a two hour drive of the Smoky Mountains so that you can easily head out in […]

5 Fun Things to Do in Gatlinburg When it Rains

A scenic photo of Gatlinburg in the mountains.

If you happen to experience a rainy day during your Smoky Mountain vacation, don’t let that spoil your fun! There are plenty of great activities to enjoy near our cabins on those days of inclement weather. You might be surprised to discover that these rainy day activities become a highlight of your vacation! Check out […]

4 of the Best Things to Do in the Smoky Mountains in the Summer

Stunning photo of the Smoky Mountains.

Summer vacation season will be here before you know it! From Memorial Day to Labor Day, the Great Smoky Mountains become one of the most popular family getaway destinations in the country. Blessed with beautiful scenery and a variety of fun attractions and events, the Smokies truly offer something for everyone. To help you make […]

3 Vacations to Plan to Our Secluded Cabins in the Smokies

A secluded cabin in the Smokies surrounded by trees.

The Smoky Mountains are a popular vacation spot for people from all across the globe because of their spectacular beauty and friendly atmosphere. No matter what time of year you vacation or who you choose to travel with, there’s not a better place for a few days of peace and relaxation. Read below to learn […]

Our Favorite Fun Things to do in Winter in Gatlinburg TN

Scenic photo of winter in Gatlinburg TN.

Just because the temperatures are chilly and the leaves have all fallen doesn’t mean that it’s not a good time for a mountain vacation. As a matter of fact, winter is a very popular time to spend time in the Smokies! From spending a few days in a cozy cabin to exploring the city, there […]

Top 5 Things to Do in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg with Toddlers

toddler watching fish at the aquarium

There is nothing better than sharing your love of the Smoky Mountains with the ones you love, especially if they have never been before. That is why we have put together a simple guide of all our favorite things to do in Gatlinburg with toddlers that both kids and parents are sure to love!

4 Tips for a Magical Christmas in Gatlinburg

Holiday light display celebrating Christmas in Gatlinburg.

The holidays are right around the corner, so now’s the time to start planning your family’s Christmas in Gatlinburg. There’s no better place to experience the spirit of the season while spending time with your loved ones, so follow these 4 tips for the most magical Christmas imaginable!

5 Gatlinburg TN Activities to Enjoy this Fall

Incredible fall colors in the mountains near Gatlinburg TN.

Fall break is around the corner, and it’s time to start planning your Smoky Mountain vacation! Your kids are ready for a break, and you definitely deserve one too, so we think a weekend full of Gatlinburg TN activities is the best way to get away and have fun with the whole family!

4 Tips for Seeing Smoky Mountain Black Bears in the Wild

Smoky Mountain black bears in a tree.

If any animal is the official mascot for Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains, it’s definitely the black bear. With between 1,500 and 1,600 black bears in the national park, there are roughly two bears per square mile in the Smokies. Many visitors come to the area so they can see these majestic creatures from a distance. […]

4 Gatlinburg Halloween Activities for a Frighteningly Good Time

A glowing jack-o'-lantern in the forest.

Few cities celebrate Halloween quite like Gatlinburg, TN! Whether you’re looking to add some chills and thrills to a romantic getaway, or you want to plan some spooky fun for the whole family, the Smoky Mountain area has got you covered. Gatlinburg Cabin Rentals has put together a guide to four of our favorite Gatlinburg […]

4 Fun Things to Do in the Smoky Mountains in the Fall

Fall in the Great Smkoy Mountains National Park

The fall season is fast approaching! From the school supply aisle at WalMart to the end of season sales in our favorite stores – there is no doubt that the season of all things pumpkin spice is just around the corner! With that in mind, it’s never too early to start planning your vacation to […]

Top 3 Things to Do When You Stay at Our Gatlinburg Cabins Close to Downtown

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in downtown Gatlinburg.

When it comes to fun attractions and activities, you just can’t beat downtown Gatlinburg! Although The Strip is only a few blocks, there is so much going on in the area that you could easily spend your whole vacation on the Parkway without running out of things to do. Gatlinburg Cabin Rentals is pleased to […]

Top 5 Things to Do in the Smoky Mountains for Nature Lovers

Top 5 Things to Do in the Smoky Mountains for Nature Lovers

The Smoky Mountains are home to some of the most beautiful natural elements on the Eastern seaboard and should definitely be on the “must visit” list for any nature lover. With a number of lakes and rivers, not to mention the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the possibilities for exploration are endless. Whether you enjoy […]

3 Perks of Taking a Spring Getaway at Our Gatlinburg TN Vacation Rentals

Beautiful violets growing near our Gatlinburg TN vacation rentals.

While every season offers something special, spring is one of our favorite times for an escape to Gatlinburg! When the last traces of winter melt away, the Smokies come to life again with beautiful scenery and a variety of special events. To help whet your appetite for a vacation, we have put together three of […]

The 4 Best Places to Visit in the Smoky Mountains

Horses grazing in Cades Cove, one of the best places to visit in the Smoky Mountains.

The Smoky Mountains is the most visited national park in the country. Every year, people come from all over the country to see the beautiful sights of this national park. Of course, during their trip, these people will want to experience the very best the Smoky Mountains has to offer. To guarantee that you get […]

The 4 Best Winter Activities in Gatlinburg

Photographing the snow covered mountains is one of the best winter activities in Gatlinburg.

You are looking for a great family getaway weekend spot this winter, you have been searching for a place that is a great place to unwind while providing you with a ton of great activities to check out. You have been searching high and low for a great location, well now you have found it. […]

6 Activities for a Snowy Day at Our Gatlinburg Vacation Cabins

Mom and daughter having fun in the snow near our Gatlinburg vacation cabins.

A winter getaway to Gatlinburg, Tennessee is the perfect way to enjoy this delightful season in the Great Smoky Mountains. Although the winters in Gatlinburg are generally mild, we do get snow throughout the winter months. The great news is that there is plenty to enjoy in the comfort of your cabin on a snowy […]

5 Tips for Hiking in the Smoky Mountains in the Winter

A group of friends with a map preparing to go hiking in the Smoky Mountains in the winter.

Stay with Gatlinburg Cabin Rentals this winter to enjoy the unique beauty of the season. One of the great things about winter in the Smokies is that the temperatures are relatively moderate, making it a great time to get out and enjoy a hike. However, it is important to be safe while exploring, so here […]

4 Gatlinburg Family Activities You Can Only Enjoy Inside A Gatlinburg Cabin Rental

family staying in a Gatlinburg cabin rental

One of the main reasons families choose to take a vacation to the area is that they want to create new and long-lasting memories with the ones they love. That is why we have put together a list of all of our favorite Gatlinburg family activities that you can experience by staying in one of […]

4 Exciting and Romantic Things to Do In Gatlinburg TN

Couple holding hands in the car in Cades Cove

No matter how many times you’ve visited, Gatlinburg is home to a variety of Gatlinburg attractions and activities that are sure to delight visitors of every age and interest, and they’re guaranteed to never get old. For those looking to spark a bit of romance during their trip, the list is even longer, with plenty […]

Favorite Gatlinburg Hiking Spots

rainbow falls

Favorite Gatlinburg Hiking Spots, with Waterfalls! Everyone enjoys seeing waterfalls, and everyone enjoys hiking. So, why not combine the two? Here are the best locales for hiking that have great views of waterfalls somewhere along the path. Mt. Leconte (Via Rainbow Falls Trail) This trail is unique for its fantastic views and access to both […]

Romance in Gatlinburg

romantic things to do in gatlinburg

Are you looking to Gatlinburg, Tennessee for your Valentine’s Day getaway? With so many romantic things to see and do, it is no wonder that so many love birds flock to this area during this time of the year. Here are a few ideas for you and your sweetheart that are guaranteed to make this […]

Cades Cove

Sunset at Hyatt Lane

A verdant valley refuge among the mountains and a time capsule preserving the history of the early settlers, Cades Cove is a must-visit part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Located only 25 miles from Gatlinburg via a picturesque drive along the Little River Road and Laurel Creek Road, it is one of the […]

Fun Winter Activities in Gatlinburg

winterfest gatlinburg

There is something magical about spending the winter in an iconic white wonderland like Gatlinburg, Tennessee. With so much to do during the cold months of the year, it’s no wonder that so many people are choosing quaint Gatlinburg to spend their winter vacations. If you are looking for that special winter moment, look no […]

Things To Do in the Smokies

clingmans dome

Visiting Gatlinburg and Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers an incredible wealth of activities which should satisfy just about anybody, from the very young to the old but still young at heart. In this entry, I will discuss all the things to do on your trip so that you may start planning it accordingly. Of […]

Gatlinburg Trolley Ride of Lights

Gatlinburg Trolley Lights

Winter months hold special memories, especially for families who visit Gatlinburg Tennessee during the snowy season. Evergreen trees are powdered with white bliss, the snow covered mountains seemingly roll on forever offering the breathtaking views that Tennessee is famous for. While visiting Gatlinburg during the winter is great for enjoying a variety of winter sports, […]

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Newfound Gap

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park straddles the border of Tennessee and North Carolina, encompassing over 500,000 acres of protected land, with the Appalachian trail cutting through its heart. It is the most visited national park as well as a UNESCO world heritage site, honors which it deserves for many reasons. A true American treasure, […]

Why Gatlinburg is Such a Great Family Vacation Hotspot

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Gatlinburg is the perfect spot for any family vacation. The calmness and tranquility of Gatlinburg offers families a peaceful setting to spend time together and bond in the stunningly beautiful outdoors of Tennessee. Multi-generational trips don’t get any better. Find something for everyone with the unlimited number of family-friendly activities. Hiking: Bring your hiking shoes […]

Escape to the Smoky Mountains of Gatlinburg TN!

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Gatlinburg Offers Spectacular Vacation Memories Located at the mouth of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg receives millions of visitors every year. Offering three convenient routes from the downtown area into the park making it easier for visitors to enjoy downtown excitement before heading off to experience adventures in the wilderness. The down-home Southern […]

Gatlinburg Nightlife

hard rock cafe gatlinburg

Gatlinburg TN is renowned for its spectacular array of entertainment that is suitable for all ages. By offering family-friendly entertainment Gatlinburg makes it easy for families to enjoy quality time together after hours. Of course there are also many activities that specifically cater to people in older age groups as well. Offering a wide variety […]

Gatlinburg Biking Experience

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With majestic forests and magnificent peaks, the Great Smoky Mountains lure millions of people each year. Many of these people arrive with intentions of enjoying mountain biking adventures. A lot of visitors enjoy Gatlinburg mountain biking over other Tennessee biking areas due to the panoramic views and the exciting attractions this city has to offer. […]

Fishing in Gatlinburg

fishing gatlinburg

Whether a novice or a pro the fishing spots in Gatlinburg attract thousands of fishermen each year. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is full of popular fishing reservoirs such as the Boone, the Douglas, the Cherokee, the Norris, the Melton Hill, and the South Holsten Reservoir. These fishing hotspots have given anglers an opportunity […]