Category Archives: Restaurants

Luxury Gatlinburg — Only the Best for YOUR Vacation

Working hard every day, taking care of house chores on the reg, cleaning up after the kids year-round…YOU of all people deserve a luxurious getaway to the Great Smoky Mountains. It’s past time you indulged in the finer things in life. And luxury Gatlinburg, Tennessee, has you covered — with luxe cabins, ace amenities, top restaurants, and chic boutiques! Opt for rolling mountain peaks, a private indoor pool, and a king suite. Cross the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in North America, book a tee time with stunning mountain vistas all around, and enjoy filet mignon along the riverbank. Taste the

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Best Restaurants for Large Groups in the Smokies

What’s bringing your large group to the Smokies this year? A wedding? A family reunion? A church retreat? A team sports tournament? Whatever the occasion, we know you need at least 2 things to keep your group happy: lots of space and good food! At Cabins for YOU, we have both covered. Whether you're bringing 10 or 50+, we have a Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge large group cabin to meet your needs. And along with the fully equipped kitchens in all our large group cabins in the Great Smoky Mountains, downtown Gatlinburg and neighboring downtown Pigeon Forge have dozens of restaurants with space for a large party to enjoy a casual or fine dining experience.  So if you're planning a large group getaway

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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.  NEW Sevier County Mask Policy Beginning July 10 and going through August 3, 2020, Sevier County (Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville) has put in place a mandatory mask policy inside most public spaces and businesses to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Masks are not required outside, although maintaining

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Where to EAT: Top 10 Restaurants in Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg

Southern sides, tender steaks, whole rotisserie hens, buttermilk pancakes, and sweet tea are just the start to scrumptious eats in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, TN. Bring your best stretchy pants and a bib ‘cause it’s time to chow down at our top 10 favorite restaurants in the area. If you’re looking for local restaurant recommendations for your Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg vacation, stay tuned!  Timberwood Grill — Pigeon Forge — $$ Enter this Smoky Mountain lodge themed restaurant at The Island and savor the incredible entrée flavors, like the salmon and avocado salad, bacon mac and cheeseburger, or the gunpowder

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Pirate’s Voyage Pigeon Forge: NEW Dinner Show

Aargh, get ready to see an ocean battle of epic proportions in the Great Smoky Mountains — at Pirate’s Voyage Dinner & Show in Pigeon Forge, TN! Set to open May 24, 2019, this pirate show extravaganza comes with a 4-course feast plus bonus fun to those who arrive early and treasure to loot after the performance. Dolly Parton continues to wow locals with this new venture in her hometown and has spared no expense with a $28 million dollar property investment + an additional $9 million towards construction. From a grand exterior and souvenir shop to a 15-foot lagoon

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Blake Shelton’s NEW Restaurant in Gatlinburg!

Known for drawing famed celebrities to the area, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, welcomes yet another talented star, Grand Ole Opry winner, and coach from The Voice, Blake Shelton! When seeking a great location for his 3rd restaurant, there was no doubt Gatlinburg would be the place. With country roots, Southern charm, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park next door, Gatlinburg was an obvious choice to host the next Ole Red. And with Dolly Parton’s blessing, Blake intends to take the Smokies by storm, luring even more visitors to the area with a hopping restaurant attraction featuring live music, Southern cuisine, and

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Sweet Treats for Santa: Best Desserts in the Smokies

Snickerdoodle, chocolate chip, gingerbread, macadamia nut, sugar…cookies are traditional and sure mean a lot to Santa Claus. After all, they do add a bit more pep in his step on Christmas Eve so he can make all his rounds with a smile and ease. But what about the rest of the holiday season…what kind of sweet treats do you think ole St. Nick cooks up in his cozy kitchen for Christmas? With plenty of inspiration from around the world, he’s sure to have quite the assortment of sugar-filled recipes. For now, let’s take a look at the best desserts he’s

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Here’s where to get the best BBQ in the Smokies

The South is known for many foods, from fried chicken and sweet potato pie to casseroles and fried okra. But a favorite in the South, and particularly in the Great Smoky Mountains, is juicy barbecue. Whether it’s dry-rubbed ribs or saucy pulled pork shoulder, barbecue is piled high in the restaurants of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. If you’re looking for a hearty barbecue meal in the Smokies – with heaps of mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, and vegetables on the side, check out our list of where to get the best BBQ in the Smokies. Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que | 714

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Local Foods for Homemade in the Cabin

Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg are known for a lot of things: great mountain views, family-friendly attractions, their proximity to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (the most visited national park in the U.S.), Ober Gatlinburg, Dollywood, and…big country breakfasts. From heaping stacks of fluffy pancakes to plates of crisp bacon, getting a big breakfast is a must when you’re in the Smokies. But sometimes you just can’t peel yourself out of bed in the morning (especially when you’re waking up to mountain views). Many restaurants offer breakfast all day, but if you want to stick around the cabin for the

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Top 4 Large-group Restaurants in the Smokies

What’s bringing your large group to the Smokies this year? A wedding? A reunion? A retreat? Whatever the occasion, we know you need at least two things to keep your group happy: lots of space and good food! To help you with the first hurdle, our reservation specialists are happy to set you up with a large-group cabin that’s right for you. Whether you’re bringing 15 or 50, Cabins For You has space enough to keep all your guests comfortable and dozens of amenities to keep them entertained. Some have indoor pools and home theaters, while others offer TVs in

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