Only one month away…Thanksgiving will soon be here! Can you believe it?! Gearing up and getting into the holiday spirit, we’ve dug deep to discover what we love most in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. While the obvious may hit the forefront, such as fun attractions, high-end restaurants, and quaint country shops, we’re thankful for so much more: the top entrance to the national park, Christmas year-round, choice cabins, the friendly locals, handcrafted keepsakes, and unforgettable memories.
Ah, the Great Smoky Mountains in good ole Tennessee…so much to do, so little time. Whether you’re an outdoorsy person or a city lover, the Smokies has something for everyone. From trekking through the national park and paddling down Little Pigeon River to playing at downtown attractions and dining with a mesmerizing show, there are many ways to answer the call of the Smoky Mountains. And the best part is — nothing but good times await! Continue reading
Wonderful news! After 10 patient years, exciting NEW additions are coming to Dollywood, Dolly Parton’s famed amusement park filled with Southern flair in Pigeon Forge, TN. As the largest capital investment for the park at $37 million, this “new land,” dubbed Wildwood Grove, will harbor a 55-foot magical tree, 6 imaginative rides, live music, play and dining options, plus a few creative characters. Set to open in 2019 next to the park’s Timber Canyon, guests can expect new thrills, brilliant performances, captivating experiences, and treasured memories to last a lifetime. Whether visiting with family, friends, coworkers, teammates, or the person you bumped into on the Parkway, there’s something for everyone at Dollywood — the new home of the enchanting Wildwood Grove! Continue reading
Pumpkin spice lattes are almost synonymous with fall now, but pumpkin spice goes well beyond the favorite hot drink. When the leaves start changing, the weather gets cooler, and apples are the star of the show, pumpkin spice is infused in almost everything – from muffins, donuts, and cookies to pretzels, cereal, and fudge. When you’re not exploring downtown Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge, try whipping this favorite flavor into some made-in-the-cabin recipes! Continue reading
As one of the newest area attractions, the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel has become a staple of the Pigeon Forge skyline enjoyed from hundreds of cabins in the surrounding mountains and the point at which those on the Parkway know to turn. You are here, past the big sign reading, “The Island in Pigeon Forge,” now what? What is the parking situation? What is all the age-appropriate entertainment, (and, by all means, that could also mean the state of mind for those young at heart)? What kind of food can you find to ease your current cravings? At Cabins for YOU, we like to consider ourselves something of Pigeon Forge experts (check out our extensive blog!, so here is an entire day planned down to time of the day!
For your romantic weekend or fun family getaway with little ones…
This cozy 1-bedroom, 1 ½-bathroom cabin for 6 is a classic cabin escape, with wood interiors, rocking chairs on the front porch, a grill and plenty of padded seating overlooking the Smoky Mountain trees, a soothing hot tub, and more in the Bear Creek Crossing Resort of Pigeon Forge. Enjoy access to indoor and outdoor community pools and a miniature-golf course, along with plenty of fun in the cabin. It’s romantic enough for a couple – with a king-size bed, fireplace, and jetted tub in the master suite – but also designed with kids in mind. There’s a TV on the deck; the loft rec room has a pool table, arcade games, and a kids’ play area with interactive rug and pint-sized chairs and a table; and there is a smart TV for everyone’s favorite shows!
Feel the cool crunch beneath your feet as you meander through fallen snowflakes in spring, summer, fall, or winter — indoors at Pigeon Forge Snow! As the 1st indoor snow park in the United States, Pigeon Forge Snow offers a winter wonderland year-round, no matter the season, temperature, or weather in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Create imaginative snow characters, teach your little ones how to make snow angels, build countless snowmen with friends, dream up innovative snow forts, and best of all, race down the snowy slopes in the snow tubing zone! With icy fun for all ages plus a snack bar and viewing deck, Pigeon Forge Snow is a must-experience on your Smoky Mountain vacation.
It’s hard to believe school is starting soon and summer is almost over! While the first day of autumn is technically September 22, Labor Day weekend (September 1–3, 2018) usually marks the unofficial change from our laid-back summer schedules to the hectic school-year pace. So why not book one last trip to the Great Smoky Mountains for Labor Day? Use this refreshing, reenergizing, and restorative 3-day weekend to get ready for school events, sports calendars, and project due dates to come!
Rolling into Pigeon Forge, the 2018 fall car shows in the Smokies are almost here! You know what that means…planning your Smoky Mountain vacation is more vital than ever as accommodations begin to run slim closer to the autumn car-show craze. Why, you ask? Simply put, these car shows are some of the best in the nation, bringing in a huge mix of classic models and modern hot rods as well as vendors and gearheads from across the country. See what the hype’s all about with our 2018 list of fall car shows in the Great Smoky Mountains. Continue reading
Mark your calendars — National Grandparents Day is less than a month away, on Sunday, September 9, 2018! Since our grandparents have doted over us for as long as we can remember, why not take some time to do something extra special for them? And what could be more fun than planning a weekend trip to the Smokies?! Cabins for YOU has plenty of 1-2-bedroom cabins with homey conveniences and bonus amenities, perfect for an early September getaway to Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Sway on the porch swing, whip up homemade recipes in the fully equipped kitchen, watch feature films in the home theater, relax in a king-size bed, and wake up to a steaming cup of joe with breathtaking Smoky Mountain views.