5 Reasons to Book a Cabin for Business

Why Cabins Beat Hotels for Business Travelers

While families vacationing in the Smokies make up the majority of our guests, we want you to know that, at Cabins For You, our cabins are the right choice even if you aren’t traveling for pleasure. And with Gatlinburg’s large convention center, the central location of the Smokies, and easy access to hundreds of restaurants and attractions, it’s no wonder businesses choose Gatlinburg for company-wide meetings and retreats.

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Celebrate Freedom in Pigeon Forge

July Fourth is only the beginning when it comes to celebrating America’s heroes in the Smokies. For those planning to visit Pigeon Forge this summer, the whole month of August will be dedicated to those brave men and women who fight for, protect, and serve our country with an event called Celebrate Freedom!

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9 Spots You’ll Love if You’re a Nature Nut

The Great Smoky Mountains area is one of the most scenic places in the country, and arguably, the world. It’s home to a huge diversity of trees and wildflowers, along with wildlife and incredible mountain vistas. Whether you’re in the heart of downtown or out among the trees and on the trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you’ll find yourself surrounded by the beauty of the Smokies.

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Savvy in the Smokies

How to have a budget-friendly Gatlinburg vacation

There are so many things to do, see, and taste in the Smokies. And unlike some vacation destinations, the city is not known for being overpriced. When you travel to some cities, you know beforehand that you will be paying an arm and a leg for food, getting around town, souvenirs, and attractions. But in Gatlinburg, there are tons of attractions, shops, and restaurants that will be easy on any wallet. Travel is also budget friendly, with a city trolley that costs just a few dollars for an entire day! If you’re headed to the Smokies for vacation, read our 10 ways to save. You’ll have fun and go home with a little extra cash in your pocket. Continue reading

5 Secrets for Planning a Stress-Free Getaway to the Smokies

  1. Pick the right time to visit. For most people, sitting in traffic and working your way through a crowd is anything but relaxing. If that includes you, then our #1 secret for planning a stress-free getaway to the Smokies is to book your stay during the off-season. The most popular times to visit the Smoky Mountains are the summer months (when the kids are out of school and families can travel) and October (when the beautiful fall foliage is at its peak). The holidays can also be a crowded time in the Smokies. So if you want to avoid the high fees, long lines, and bumper-to-bumper traffic, try planning your visit sometime between late January and April instead. Or if you have your heart set on seeing the changing colors of the leaves, try early to mid-September instead of October. Every season in the Smokies is a good time to visit, but if you’re looking to minimize stress, you’ll definitely want to avoid the most popular ones.

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5 Ways Gatlinburg Beats the Beach this Summer

When many people think of summer vacation, they think of the beach. The beach is great, but it’s not for everyone. Some people don’t love the sand everywhere, the jellyfish and sharks in the water, or the super hot days on the beach. Maybe the beach isn’t for you, or maybe you’ve just been each summer and want something different. Gatlinburg is an awesome summer vacation spot for lots of reasons, but here are just a few of our favorite reasons why a vacation to Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains beats a vacation to the beach this summer. Continue reading

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