Category Archives: Advice

For YOUR Gatlinburg Cabin: Easy Grilling Ideas this Summer


It’s summertime in the Smokies! That means you’re almost obligated to grill out at your Gatlinburg cabin! And with everything from charcoal to electric to gas options, it’ll be easy to toss on burgers, steaks, kebabs, and more. And when you’re on vacation, we know you want something easy, so we’ve found some tasty and easy grilling ideas for you to try at your Cabins for YOU cabin!

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Relax in the Smokies for National Hammock Day

It’s National Hammock Day! July 22 is another one of those wacky “holidays” we love to celebrate, and it may be one of our favorite yet. When we’re not playing in the Smokies, we love relaxing in the Smokies, and this is the day to take that to the max! And even if you don’t have a hammock to call home for the day, there are plenty of other ways to relax and unwind – which is what a hammock is all about! Read on to see our top ideas for relaxing in the Smokies – from your Gatlinburg cabin to downtown Pigeon Forge.

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Honor National Parents’ Day in the Smokies

Whether you were raised by both parents, a single mom or dad, adopted family, grandparents, or another cherished person in your life, a special day awaits to show your beloved parent figures a little (or a lotta) extra love — National Parents’ Day! Established in 1994 and celebrated annually on the 4th Sunday in July, this holiday gives everyone the opportunity to honor their parents together. And what better way to enjoy this beautiful holiday than by gifting or taking a memorable trip to the Great Smoky Mountains?!

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Girlfriends’ Day Getaway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Always there when you need them for belly laughs, a shoulder to cry on, and supportive advice, girlfriends are special indeed. Rightfully so, an entire day has been dedicated to celebrating gal pals — National Girlfriends’ Day will be here before you know it on August 1! While you could send a handwritten letter, gift homemade fudgy brownies, or grab a bite together in honor of this awesome day, why not make it extra special with a memorable trip to the Great Smoky Mountains? Spend quality time and forge stronger bonds with your best girlfriends on a weekend getaway — filled to the brim with fun attractions, charming boutiques, fine wining and dining, plus a relaxing cabin stay in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, TN. Be they mothers, sisters, aunties, cousins, classmates, teammates, or coworkers, your girlfriends deserve a break, and so do YOU!

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Luxury Trips to the Smoky Mountains

Working nonstop, always saving, never spending…it’s time to take a piece of your hard-earned pie and enjoy a luxury trip to the Great Smoky Mountains! Sample fine wine, see stunning performances while you dine, play at top attractions, and shop until you drop in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tennessee. And don’t forget to unwind at your luxury cabin with high-end amenities — splash in the private indoor pool, soak tired muscles in the steamy hot tub, sip morning coffee with priceless mountain views, watch films in the home theater, host game tournaments in the fully loaded rec room, relax with an in-cabin massage, and snooze in the master suite’s king-size bed. The best part? That’s just the start of your luxurious Smoky Mountain trip! Continue reading

Be a Tourist in the Smokies for National Tourism Day!

Zooming right around the corner is National Tourism Day on Tuesday, May 7, 2019! Celebrated during National Travel and Tourism Week (aka the first full week of May annually), this awesome holiday began in 1983 under President Ronald Reagan’s proclamation. Spend this National Tourism Day planning your Great Smoky Mountain trip, where you’ll experience breathtaking landscapes, choice shopping and dining options, fun attractions, and top cabin rentals! Better yet, make last-minute plans to be a tourist in the Smokies on National Tourism Day — it’s not too late!

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The Beginner’s Guide to Gatlinburg

Getting ready for your first trip to Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. We’ve been managing vacation rental cabins, exploring, living in, and loving the Smokies for a long time. We LOVE the attractions, the cozy cabins, the gorgeous scenery, the annual events, the variety of food, the music…well, EVERYTHING about the Smoky Mountains! We’ve also spent a lot of time playing tourist, so we know the ins and outs of vacationing here too.

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