Location: Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
Step into the tranquility of the Smokies and breathe in crisp mountain air from the moment you arrive at Shades of the Past, your home sweet home in Pigeon Forge, TN! This 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom, pet-friendly cabin can comfortably accommodate up to 4 guests, making it ideal for romantic getaways and convenient for vacations with the kiddos or a couple pals. Offering a cozy and comfy interior with a stone fireplace, flatscreen TV, queen-size bed, and an indoor jetted tub, this Smoky Mountain abode welcomes you with open doors. Even the outdoor spaces are inviting, with a screened-in hot tub, open-air deck, charcoal grill, and charming wooded and valley views! What’s not to love about this dog-friendly cabin less than 4 miles from downtown fun? Pack your bags and bring your loved ones (including your fur baby) for a relaxing time in the Smokies at Shades of the Past.
Inside, you’ll immediately be greeted by the warm living room, featuring a grand wood-burning fireplace, plenty of natural light, a suede sofa with matching recliner, plus a flatscreen TV with DVD player. Curl up with a new book or recent Redbox release with your furry best friend by your feet and love one by your side. On chilly eves, light a toasty fire and grab a mug of cocoa from the nearby kitchen. On summer days, flip on the handy ceiling fan to keep cool with a glass of lemonade in hand. No matter the season, this cozy living area is sure to become a favorite hangout space at the cabin.
Featuring an open-concept kitchen, Shades of the Past makes it easy to prepare and serve meals without pausing conversation or your favorite film. Find all the tools and appliances you’ll need to whip up simple dishes or fancy feasts, including a coffeemaker, toaster oven, range, refrigerator, pots and pans, and a stainless-steel double sink. There’s even a handy dishwasher so you don’t have to waste time cleaning.
Encouraging meals at the cabin, the dining area at Shades of the Past lies just off the kitchen, making it easy to grab seconds or dessert. The table features white tile and wood trim plus 4 matching chairs. Best of all, this space harbors a large, double-pane window and sliding glass door, letting in tons of natural light. Dine and snack anytime, clear the table for board or card games from home, check emails, or sip coffee with the sunrise. Celebrating a special event or anniversary? Romance your love with our Romantic Dinner for 2, one of many gift options with Cabins for YOU.
Ready to hit the hay? Open the elegant French doors to the spacious bedroom, harboring a queen-size canopy bed, wall-mounted mirror, 2 closets, a bureau, nightstand with reading lamp, ceiling fan, and an indoor jetted tub. This master suite even comes with a private en-suite bathroom with a stand-up shower, perfect for a quick cleanse after a hike in the national park. If little ones or additional guests tag along, the living room’s sleeper sofa provides an extra comfy place to rest.
Pull back the sliding glass door and venture into the bubbly hot tub for a soothing soak rain or shine on the screened-in deck. On bright days, head onto the sun deck and fix barbecue spreads with the charcoal grill on the sun deck. With seating for 2, this space is also perfect for sipping hot tea with morning songbird tunes. When you’re ready to head to town, easily walk down the ramp to the car parked in the flat, gravel driveway.
Besides a fully equipped kitchen, cozy living spaces, and a romantic master suite, this cabin also features comforts of home like a CD player, ironing board, and complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi to make your Pigeon Forge stay as convenient as possible. Our Cabins for YOU blog will keep you up to date on local events, hot attractions, and must-try foods in Pigeon Forge, so stay connected and make the most of your Pigeon Forge stay with Cabin for YOU! Oh, want to know the best part about staying at Shades of the Past? That’s an easy one — this cabin is pet friendly! Yep, no more boarding or pet-sitter fees, it’s time to bring Fido along for a relaxing cabin stay in the Smokies.
Shades of the Past is conveniently located less than 4 miles from downtown Pigeon Forge, which means you’ll have easy access to tons of delicious restaurants, unique shops, and popular attractions!
Less than 4 miles from Shades of the Past is a family-friendly attraction you must visit at least once during your Pigeon Forge stay. With shops, restaurants, live music, and world-class roller coasters, Dollywood has a little something for everyone.
The Old Mill Square
For a relaxing afternoon of good food and shopping, head to the The Old Mill Square right off the Parkway in Pigeon Forge. You can take a quiet walk around Patriot Park before enjoying a delicious brunch or dinner at The Old Mill Restaurant.
Another versatile attraction is The Island. Here, you’ll find Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen, Ole Smoky Moonshine, and the 200-foot Great Smoky Mountain Wheel, offering amazing views at every turn!
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If your arrival date is 30 days or more out, you will pay $250 (reservation total less than $3000) or $750 (reservation total more than $3000) at booking, with remainder due 30 days prior to check-in. If your arrival date is less than 30 days away, entire balance is due at booking.
Accepted payment methods: credit card, electronic checks, and OVERNIGHT money orders
This is a great way to protect yourself in the case of unforeseen events that delay you or cause you to reschedule or cancel your trip. You can add it on prior to your last scheduled payment. Want to know more? Check out our Trip Insurance page.
Our basic Property Protection Plan covers unintentional damages to your cabin during your stay and provides $1,500 in protection. Enhanced Property Protection (EPP) increases your limits and may offer an extension to your cancellation policy.
We want to ensure each guest has a clean, comfortable place to stay. The cleaning fee covers housekeeping and property cleanup of your cabin once you’ve checked out.
Yes! We offer a 10% active military discount (phone reservations only) and regularly feature deals for YOU. Just check our Specials + Discounts page to see how you can save. And if you follow us on Facebook and Instagram, you can always be on the lookout for flash sales!
Our Cabins for YOU Partner Program gives you discounts to top area attractions - from mini golf and mountain coasters to dinner shows and beyond - when you stay with us.
4+ bedroom cabins: No cancellation or change of cabin or dates within 5 months of stay 1-3 bedroom cabins: No cancellation or change of cabin or dates within 2 months of stay
Yes, we have quite a few options for pet-friendly vacations! Check out our wide selection online!
Each of our cabins has a fully equipped kitchen (refrigerator, stove/oven, and varying countertop appliances), shared living spaces for guests, a dining table and/or breakfast bar for in-cabin dining, and cozy bedrooms. Most feature wireless internet, flatscreen TVs, washers and dryers, decks with wooded or mountain views, and some games or game tables! You can browse by amenity online to find the perfect fit.
You’ll supply your own food, drinks, toiletries, charcoal and lighter fluid (for charcoal grills), propane (for gas grills; check cabin before purchasing), and any other movies or games you’d enjoy on vacation!
We’ll give you a starter supply of:
We provide all linens, along with 1 towel and 1 washcloth per person (based on property sleeps advertised). Many of our cabins have washers and dryers, so it is easy to use only the towels we provide. If your cabin does not have a washer/dryer, you may want to bring extra towels from home.
Most of our cabins offer high-speed wireless internet, but not all. Please check the amenities list and description, or check with your Vacation Specialist when booking!
Check-in is easy with Cabins for YOU. Each cabin has an electronic keypad, and we’ll supply the unique code for your cabin 2 days before check-in. No keys, no going to an office. You’ll use this to unlock your cabin each time you enter. Checkout is equally simple. Just shut the door behind you as you leave and it will automatically lock!
Check-in/out times: Check-in starts at 4 p.m. EST with guaranteed check-in at 6 p.m. Checkout time is 10 a.m. EST. We can’t guarantee early check-ins or late checkouts, but you can check with your Vacation Specialist. Hourly fees apply for early check-ins.
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Once you’ve made your reservation, you’ll receive directions via email and/or a phone call about 48 hours prior to check-in. Or give us a call at 800.684.7865 or email your Vacation Specialist if you have any questions about getting here!
If you have a medical or life-threatening emergency, please call 911. For mechanical and non-threatening emergencies, call 800.684.7865 and press option 2 to speak with one of our team members.
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Please report any issues regarding cleanliness of hot tubs, swim spas, or pools upon arrival. We will do our best to resolve them right away. To keep these spaces clean and serviceable for all guests, please shower off before using and refrain from using any lotions or oils. If issues are reported more than 24 hours after arrival, any additional cleaning fees will be charged to current guest.
Overall outdated and/or has worn out elements. There is little to no coordination in furniture and decor. Most furniture items are of lower quality such as cloth couches, laminate countertops, and particle board cabinets.
Average quality accommodations. Will have some good quality and some low quality elements. Things such as a mixture of flatscreen and tube tvs, good quality furniture but worn out and not consistent, particle board cabinets and laminate countertops with updated appliances, or updated appliances but not consistent. These properties have elements of a Bronze and Gold level.
Good quality accommodations. These properties are high quality, but all elements might not be considered luxury in nature. There might be more wear on furniture, deck/exterior, etc. TVs are flat screen, but might not be the newest in quality. Might have stone countertops with updated appliances that aren’t stainless steel. These properties have some elements of the Platinum level, but elements are either slightly outdated, worn, or not as high quality.
Luxury accommodations. All elements are of high quality, design, and are up-to-date. Consistent furniture and decor in each room. Unique touches such as stone designs, barnwood/shiplap, full log pillars are often found in these properties.
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