Category Archives: Advice

Mother’s Day Getaway

Every mother deserves a relaxing vacation, and what better time to surprise her with a cabin getaway to the Great Smoky Mountains than on Mother’s Day — a time-honored holiday on which the most important women in our lives are honored for all their time and effort spent not only looking after but also guiding their children through life?! Make this Mother’s Day (May 13, 2018) special with fun activities, fine dining, endless shopping, spa evenings, and breathtaking mountain views! Continue reading

Book Direct with Cabins for YOU

Booking vacation rentals through a third party seems to be all the rage these days…but have you ever considered the benefits of reserving your home away from home with a vacation rental company directly? With a passion for customer service, vast knowledge of the local area, special deals and discounts, and other bonuses, vacation rental companies can help you plan from the day you browse to the day you book, and from the day you arrive at your vacation home to the day you depart. Cabins for YOU, a cabin rental company based in the Smoky Mountains, is no exception!

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Plan Your Winter Cabin Getaway Today!

A delicate snow to blanket the pines, a cooling wind to clear the mind, a warm fireplace to ease the cold, and a still quiet to sooth the soul: the beauty of winter is truly a treasure to behold. From snowmen creations and cozier-than-ever cuddles to happy holidays and marshmallow-filled cocoas, winter is a time to play, a time to romance, a time for celebration, and a time for sweet treats, but most of all, it’s a great time to get away! What better way to spend your winter vacation than in a quaint cabin nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains?

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4 Christmas-movie-inspired Treats for the Cabin


One of my favorite parts of Christmas is watching holiday movies. There is nothing better than curling up on the sofa in front of the tree and watching those movies that put me in the holiday spirit. In fact, my husband buys me a new Christmas movie each year. My other favorite part of Christmas? (besides spending time with family, of course) Eating all the holiday foods! And if you’re cozied up in a Gatlinburg cabin with your family today, this will be an extra-special treat!

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More than Fall Colors: Have Year-Round Fun in the Smokies

If you’ve done any research or had friends or family who’ve visited the Great Smoky Mountains, you’ve probably heard about the changing of the leaves in fall or the sparkling holiday lights in winter. But did you know that the two mountain towns of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge offer fun all throughout the year? While fall and the holidays are popular times for visitors, so are spring and summer.

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10 Reasons You Should Be Grateful for the Smokies This Fall

1. Fall Colors
First on our list are the unparalleled colors of the Smoky Mountains each fall, making this season one of the most popular for visiting Pigeon Forge. The variety of trees dotting the Smoky Mountain hills and the mild climate of East Tennessee make for a perfect combination when it comes to enjoying the oranges, golds, and reds of the changing leaves on the trees. For one of the best seats in the house when it comes to fall colors, we recommend a ride on the 200-foot Great Smoky Mountain Wheel at Pigeon Forge’s The Island.

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