Location: Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Area: Sky Harbor
Warm wood interiors, fun games, cozy furnishings, relaxing amenities, a classic log exterior, the conveniences of home, and a location almost equidistant from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge…Think a Little Less has all the ingredients for a great escape for families, couples, and friends in the Great Smoky Mountains. This 1-bedroom + loft, 1-bathroom classic log-and-stone cabin has space for up to 10 guests, with a mix of sleeping accommodations ranging from king-size beds to sleeper sofas to a bunk bed the kids will love. Slip away to the Sky Harbor resort for a one-of-a-kind vacation to remember at Think a Little Less!
Rainy days are no match for this laid-back abode, where you’ll find a big screen TV and DVD player with bear-motif seating in the living room; a pool table and pub-style table by the bunk beds; and an air hockey table in another cozy living area with a flatscreen TV and comfy leather seating. There is even a new multicade table, with classic games everyone will love! Cozy up by a gas fireplace, take advantage of wireless high-speed internet in the cabin, whip up homemade meals in the fully equipped kitchen, or grab a refreshing drink and enjoy tranquil wooded views from the rocking chairs. At night, relax in the soothing outdoor hot tub or climb into the jetted tub inside for a romantic bath. What are YOU waiting for? Head to your vacation home in the Smokies and Think a Little Less for a change.
Step into the charming living room, featuring gorgeous hardwood floors, a stone gas fireplace with beautiful eagle totems, novelty reading lamps, and plush seating. Rest after your travels on the sofa, pick up a new read on the arm chair, or switch on the whopping big screen TV with DVD player for movie night. On chilly evenings, get a toasty fire going, brew a pot of joe in the nearby kitchen, and swap ghost stories on the area rug.
Mealtimes are made easy in the fully equipped kitchen, where full-size black appliances, dishes and glasses, utensils and tools, and a spacious breakfast bar with stool seating for 4 await. There’s even a handy dishwasher to clean up all the mess. Store your favorite drinks and snacks, get ingredients from the local farmers market for homemade meals, or just have a place to keep rich fudge and tasty leftovers after playing downtown.
With an open concept, Think a Little Less presents a homey dining experience, with 4 bar stools in the kitchen, a side table for 2, and living room seating. This means you can keep watching your favorite shows and films without missing a beat at mealtimes. Plus, the open design allows for close-knit conversations between family and friends.
Ready for fun-loving good times? Head downstairs to the rec room, boasting game tables, a media space, and a bunk bed for the kiddos. Play rousing rounds of pool, swiftly followed by a few air hockey matches. Need a bit of luck on your side for the final round? Give the majestic eagle totem a gentle pat on the head. And for those who want to stick close to the action yet relax a little, enjoy a show on the flatscreen TV while chilling on the sofa and matching arm chair.
Time for some shut-eye — in a king-size bed no less! Venture to the spacious loft or cozy bedroom for a restful night’s sleep with entertainment before bed on a flatscreen TV. And don’t forget to hop in the indoor jetted tub for a relaxing spa bath, best taken with rose-scented bubbles, a few lit candles, and classical tunes. For additional sleeping arrangements, there are 2 sleeper sofas in the home plus the bunk bed in the rec room.
The outdoor spaces at semi-private Think a Little Less offer tree-studded views and peaceful thoughts as you reconnect with nature. Barbecue ribs, chicken, and veggies, on the gas grill for a feast, chill with a cup of joe in a rocking chair every morning, and soak in the outdoor hot tub every evening on the screened-in deck. While the roads to the cabin are curvy plus the paved driveway is steep and curvy as well, the parking area for 2 is paved to make unpacking and loading the cars hassle-free.
Located in the Sky Harbor resort, Think a Little Less offers a few homey extras: a washer and dryer to keep clothes and towels fresh and high-speed wireless internet to keep up with social media and post whenever you please!
A great halfway point between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, Think a Little Less is convenient to both famed cities, keeping you within short driving distances to local eateries, shopping centers, outdoor activities, and epic attractions.
Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster
Daytime or night, board the Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster for an incredible ride down the mountain, through the forest, and around daredevil turns for an unforgettable coaster experience!
Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies
Sea life in the mountains is a wondrous sight to see, and Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies does it right, with 2 levels of interactive attractions and enchanting sea creatures.
Salt & Pepper Shaker Museum
The only one of its kind in the world (plus a sister museum in Spain), the Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum boasts 20,000+ sets of display-worthy salt and pepper shakers.
"We own our own cabins we rent out so we have an eye for what cabins should be. Stayed at Think A Little Less. Cabin was clean well stocked with dishes. Hot tub worked great. Driveway was scary. We left car at bottom and walked up. WiFi was excellent. Each cabin is individually owned and getting all owners to keep everything up is hard I am sure.
Staff also graciously let us check in an hour early we really appreciated after driving all night and sleepy"
"We own our own cabins we rent out so we have an eye for what cabins should be. Stayed at Think A Little Less. Cabin was clean well stocked with dishes. Hot tub worked great. Driveway was scary. We left car at bottom and walked up. WiFi was excellent. Each cabin is individually owned and getting all owners to keep everything up is hard I am sure. Staff also graciously let us check in an hour early we really appreciated after driving all night and sleepy"
"Perfect spot for a long weekend! Loved the hot tub!"
Give us a call at 800.684.7865 or go online to browse and book!
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.
Before leaving, please be sure to:
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.
Non-emergency police lines:
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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