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Things to Do in Gatlinburg – Beyond the Cabin

Gatlinburg, Tennessee is always bustling. Year-round, there is always something to do, see, hear, smell, taste, and experience. And whether you’re here for a honeymoon, romantic getaway, fun family vacation, special event, work conference, sports tournament, church retreat, weekend with friends, or family reunion, you’ll quickly understand that there is no shortage of things to do in downtown Gatlinburg. And as you extend your radius, you’ll find even more activities, from shopping in Pigeon Forge and driving through Wears Valley to finding outdoor fun in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and more. 

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WINTER TIPS IN THE SMOKIES

Picturesque throughout the year, the Great Smoky Mountains is especially enchanting as winter settles into Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. The mountain peaks are tucked under a shimmering blanket of snow. Christmas lights brighten up seasonal events and shopping windows. Local attractions put a wintry spin on fun activities. And the weather is great for cabin life, snuggling in front of a crackling fireplace or relaxing in a steamy hot tub at the end of the day. Winter is the perfect time of year for couples, families, friends, and groups to vacation in the Smokies! 

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COVID-19 Update: What’s Closed in the Smoky Mountains

We’re Open – and so is the Smokies!
We are thrilled to say that many Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge businesses are open again, including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! Reduced occupancy and additional safety measures will be in place, so you can continue to maintain distance while supporting area businesses. 

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NOW OPEN: Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge – Gatlinburg SkyBridge

Ready to see the Smokies from new heights? Want an experience you can’t get anywhere else in the United States? Gatlinburg is ready for you! Newly opened May 17, 2019, the SkyBridge – the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in North America – is a unique and exciting experience and a great way to enjoy the spectacular views of the Great Smoky Mountains! The new Gatlinburg suspension bridge is a must see!

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10 Ways to Spend Summer in Gatlinburg

Cool breezes brush past and warm summer rays shine down as you stay and play in Gatlinburg, TN! With so many top-notch attractions, shopping centers, and award-winning restaurants, overwhelmed may be your first reaction to all the fun that awaits in this Great Smoky Mountain town. We totally get it! So, we’ve pooled our top 10 ways to spend summertime in Gatlinburg to make planning a little easier for you. While browsing through our list, jot down the ones that really stick out and incorporate them into your next trip to the Smokies. No need to thank us, Cabins for YOU is here to help!

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