Category Archives: Advice

I Don’t Want to Leave the Cabin…Now What?

Private indoor pools, game-filled rec rooms, home theaters, mood-setting fireplaces, spacious bedrooms, nature all around, precious memories to last a lifetime — cabins are awesome. And cabins in the Great Smoky Mountains are even better…so why leave? In fact, we highly recommend taking at least one day of your vacation to just hang out and chill at your vacation home in the Smokies. Whether you’re looking for a bit of relaxation, fun for hours on end, or a nice blend of both, our Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg cabins have you covered…and then some! Continue reading


The Smoky Mountains Are Calling — Will YOU Answer?

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


Fall Cabin Recipes: Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice

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


Cherish Your Grandparents with a Trip to the Smokies!

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.

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Stop & Smell the Coffee in Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge

The magic of Christmas lights, snow, and decorations is enough to really warm your heart during this beautiful season of giving, but it doesn’t quite help your cold nose or freezing fingers! While touring the captivating lights and over-the-top holiday scenery of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, escape to some of my favorite little coffee shops in the Smoky Mountain area. There are numerous stops with tons of unique drink flavors you will definitely want to swing through to taste. Or you can enjoy a hot drink on a cold night from the comfort of your Gatlinburg cabin!

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Summer Vacay for Every Style — in the Smokies!

Stuck inside all winter, busy schedules in spring…summertime is vacation time! And no matter your vacation style, be it laid back, high action, luxury, pet-centered, or miserly, the Great Smoky Mountains is the perfect place to host your summer vacay. Unsure what kind of vacation style suits you? Take our mini quiz to help you find the answer with tips and tricks on how to enjoy your best Smoky Mountain vacation! As a bonus, we’ve even listed the perfect cabin amenities according to each vacationer type — after all, you can’t visit the Smokies without a proper cabin experience…it’s tradition.

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10 Reasons You’re a Crowd Avoider — And Why It’s Okay in the Smokies!

If lines make you anxious, bumper-to-bumper traffic isn’t your game, and crowds make you cringe, then you might be a Crowd Avoider. Some people may say you’re too uptight, can’t let loose, or just need to chill, but we get it. Why wait in line forever to enjoy a ride for a few fleeting moments? Why take hours to reach a destination that’s only minutes away? And why let people you don’t even know into your personal bubble? Any of this ringing a bell? Yep, that’s why we’ve put together a list of 10 reasons you’re a crowd avoider and why it’s perfectly okay to travel in low seasons, avoid crowds altogether, and make your Smoky Mountain trip truly worthwhile.

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Say “I DO” to Fall in the Smokies — Fall Weddings and Honeymoons

Gorgeous colors, gentle breezes, seasonal wildflowers — what better time to say “I do” in the Smokies than fall?! While other seasons do have their charms, autumn presents a unique period of nice weather accompanied by natural décor, truly enhancing your wedding experience. The Great Smoky Mountains is not only a beautiful place to tie the knot but also a fantastic location to spend your first days of marriage together. From hiking through the fall-hued forests and attending local festivals to dining at first-class restaurants and spending cozy nights in the cabin, your wedding and honeymoon in the Smokies will be memorable to say the least. Continue reading


Why We Love Gatlinburg — and YOU Should, Too!

As you make your way into the wonderful City of Gatlinburg, surrounded by the breathtaking Great Smoky Mountains, spellbound by exciting attractions, entranced by the aroma of Southern flavors, and mesmerized by endless cabin amenities, falling in love isn’t a choice — it’s a natural response. And we believe once you visit Gatlinburg, you’ll feel the same. That’s why we’ve put together a list of reasons why we love Gatlinburg, from hiking in the most visited national park and tackling every attraction in sight to savoring local food creations and spending quality time in a cozy cabin with an epic mountain view. After exploring Gatlinburg, Tennessee, for the first time, return trips are bound to happen!

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