Snowcapped peaks, twinkling lights, cocoa by the fireplace, gingerbread cookies…it’s never too early to plan your Christmas vacation in the Great Smoky Mountains. In fact, Dolly Parton (our local lovely) is taking her holiday plans up a notch by appearing in an all-new Christmas movie with Hallmark — featuring her very own Dollywood theme park! Centered around a blossoming love story between two unlikely characters that must work together to create a hit show for the 20th anniversary of the Smoky Mountain Christmas festival, Christmas at Dollywood will show just how magical Christmas truly is at Dollywood. Sound like a beautiful Christmas story? Write your own when you experience the magic of Smoky Mountain Christmas at Dollywood during your holiday stay in the Smokies!
If you’re bummed that summer’s finally over, no worries. We have something to cheer you up. How about some gorgeous new Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg cabins that boast games, private indoor pools, amazing mountain views, lodge-like interiors, and so much more?!
When summer turns lush and fall paints the leaves in the Great Smoky Mountains, one of the best ways to enjoy the picturesque landscape is to go on a lovely picnic with your loved ones. Plop on a blanket under a tree, dine at a table by a flowing river, or throw a picnic party at a pavilion! Picnic areas are aplenty in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and in nearby Gatlinburg, TN. Simply choose which spot best suits you and enjoy an affordable and fun experience in nature. Need a few suggestions? We’ve listed our fav picnic spots for YOU!
Missing the awe-inspiring beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains, the pine smell throughout the log cabin, the sound of bluegrass beats lining the mountain air, the excitement of unique attractions in town, and the Southern flavors that make your mouth water? Yeah…Smoky Mountain withdrawals are real, and you’ve got ‘em bad. But there’s good news — you can always return! And if you haven’t been to the Smokies in a while, check out what’s NEW in the Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg area.
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!
As the first hints of yellow and red begin to creep through the Smoky Mountain forestry and the cool morning air lingers just a little longer, it’s time to make your way to the Smokies for our favorite time of year: fall! Beyond the famous fall foliage, autumn ignites a 12-week season of festivals, harvest time décor, events in the Smoky Mountains.
Love hearing your little ones laugh, seeing your teens crack a smile, watching your parents play with the kids, or catching your grandparents steal a sweet kiss? Family is special — and spending time with them is so important, which is why a national 31-day holiday was established. Celebrated across the nation annually is Family Fun Month in August! This year create priceless memories with your loved ones in the Great Smoky Mountains. There’s tons to do, more to explore, and lots of fun to be had together! Splash in your cabin’s private pool, wander through a multi-level aquarium, play mini golf on a rooftop, cheer for your favorite pirate crew at dinner, enjoy Southern favs from Paula Deen, hike to waterfalls in the national park, and bring home country chic souvenirs! And that’s just the start to your family getaway in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, TN.
There are SO MANY attractions and shows in the Smoky Mountains, it can be hard to decide what to do while you’re exploring Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, TN. From comedy shows to moonshine distilleries to laser tag, there truly is something for everyone. But lucky for YOU, we’ve experienced it all and can give you the inside scoop!
Accio an awesome birthday bash for Harry Potter in the Great Smoky Mountains! Wait, when’s Harry’s birthday again? C’mon, you know this — it’s July 31! Celebrate the birth of this beloved character in an enchanting place filled with candy creations, displays of magic, oddities of all sorts, wandering spirits, and a spellbinding party for the wizard of the hour.
From romantic couple’s weekends to fun family vacations to group retreats, these beautiful, spacious, and fun cabins that are new to our program this summer are just the ticket for great getaways! Read on to find the best cabin for YOU, and keep checking back each month to see what’s NEW again! Continue reading