Category Archives: Advice

Summer in Cades Cove: It’s Bear Time!

Sunny skies, lush greenery, dense meadows, impulsive showers, rushing waters, grazing wildlife, foraging bears…summertime at Cades Cove, one of the most visited sites in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, is beautiful to say the least. With temperatures ranging between the mid-70s and 80s, it is certainly cooler than most places in summer, making it a great location to take an early morning cycle or a leisurely evening drive. Get ready for breathtaking valley views, incredible historic structures, adventurous nature trails, wild animals all around, and best of all — higher chances to spot a Smoky Mountain black bear! Continue reading

Happy Birthday to YOU — Celebrate in the Smokies

Blow out the candles and make a wish — it’s time to celebrate YOU! Make this birthday extra-special with a private cabin in the Smoky Mountains, complete with breathtaking mountain views and endless amenities. Plus, with so many indoor attractions and outdoor activities nearby in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, the celebration never has to end. In fact, you can extend your birthday by a week or more — dream big! Continue reading

Love Is in the Air: Romantic Spring Getaways

The scent of wildflowers all around, a glimpse of a heartfelt smile, genuine laughter mixed with captivating conversation, candlelit dinners and spa nights…love is in the Smoky Mountain air! As winter recedes and spring blooms forth, you and your dearest will surely be itching to get out of the house and away from it all. So why not enjoy a romantic spring getaway together? From outdoor activities and indoor attractions to entertaining dinners and romantic cabin nights, the Smokies is the perfect spring vacation destination!

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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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