Location: Gatlinburg, Tennessee
From covered and open deck spaces outside to modern mountain furnishings inside, Worth The Wait lives up to its name. Once you’re finally away for a cabin vacation, you’ll truly appreciate this lovely Gatlinburg cabin. Newly constructed, Worth The Wait features 2 cozy bedrooms, 2 convenient bathrooms with walk-in showers, and space for up to 4 guests. It’s perfectly suited for a family vacation, a weekend with friends, or a romantic couples’ getaway.
When you’re not busy exploring downtown Gatlinburg — not too far from your cabin — you’ll be relaxing and enjoying quality time with family or friends at this charmer. The living room features soaring ceilings with exposed wood beams, lots of natural light through the windows, a big screen TV you can unwind in front of, and reclining sofas for the ultimate in afternoon relaxation. Gather around the fireplace with cocoa or wine on cool mountain evenings and let kids play on the black bear rug while hanging out.
The fully equipped kitchen offers plenty of counter space — along with the tools and appliances you’ll need — to prepare snacks, drinks, and meals in the cabin. Two can sit at the breakfast bar, while the other 2 guests can enjoy eating at the table in the kitchen. Worth The Wait also has a gas grill for cookouts, a soothing hot tub with jets, nice deck space with valley and tree-studded views, gliding chairs and a dining table outside, flatscreen TVs in the bedrooms, and free wireless internet for your convenience. After a long drive to the Smokies, this cabin will be Worth The Wait!
Windows reaching to the heavens beckon you into the open concept living space that features hardwood floors, modern cabin walls, adorable black bear knick-knacks, an elevated ceiling with exposed beams, and a stacked stone (gas) fireplace. Rest on the reclining sofas after your travels or shopping adventures in The Village while the kids pal around on the area rug. The loveseat even has built-in drink holders for added convenience. Grab popcorn from the nearby kitchen, place soda pops on the tables and in the drink holders, pop in your favorite romance, horror, comedy, or drama DVD, and press play for fun movie nights at the cabin! Or use this space to enjoy the valley scenes, catch up on emails, or chill with an enticing book by a crackling fire. It’s also a nice spot to take a load off and chat with loved ones, sip coffee or wine, and spend romantic evenings with your partner.
Kitchen + Dining
When you’re ready to eat, head into the fully equipped kitchen that boasts major appliances (including a dishwasher), cookware, plates, utensils, glasses, mugs, and more. Just bring ingredients and your favorite recipes so you can eat well in the comfort of your cabin. There’s even bar seating for 2 at the counter and a nearby side table with 2 additional seats for dining. This table is also useful for setting up a laptop, playing card or board games, or setting out coloring books or arts and crafts for the kids.
Drifting to dreamland in the Great Smoky Mountains is made extra cozy at Worth The Wait. There are 2 comfy bedrooms to choose from. One bedroom boasts a queen-size bed, a mounted flatscreen TV, a ceiling fan, an overlook into the living space, and even a private deck space tucked into the trees, ideal for reconnecting with nature and grabbing a piece of quiet while away. The other bedroom features a king-size bed, a ceiling fan, and a larger flatscreen TV. Enjoy entertainment in bed, take naps whenever you like, and cuddle with your partner. There are also 2 full bathrooms in the home that have walk-in showers for convenience, making it easy for guests to get ready to paint the town red or just head to bed.
With an expansive deck, Worth The Wait is a great semi-private option for guests wishing to spend time outdoors during any season at their cabin. Relax in the summer sun, admire the fall leaves, catch snowflakes in winter, and inhale the sweet spring air. Enjoy meals at the outdoor dining table with grilled meats and veggies from the gas grill. Soak in the steamy hot tub with massaging jets and take in the lovely valley and tree views anytime! There are also tall gliders on the deck, perfect for sipping coffee, chatting with a friend, and gazing at the beautiful scenery. And when you want to venture into town, walk 6 steps from the front porch to the driveway that’s paved and steep with parking for 2.
This 2-bedroom cabin in Gatlinburg provides even more convenient amenities that include complimentary Wi-Fi and a washer and dryer. You can hop online anytime to browse local attractions, write your next blog entry, post trip pics and vids, or video chat with loved ones back home. And if you want to pack light or need to wash items after sweaty activities in the mountains, toss in a few loads of clothes and towels as needed throughout your Smoky Mountain stay.
Around 5 miles to the heart of Gatlinburg, Worth The Wait is an ideal choice for those wanting to stick near the exciting attractions, hearty bites to eat, and shopping galore! Duel zip line at Anakeesta, play mini-golf for fun, visit a haunted mansion, stroll across the continent’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge, ice-skate year-round at Ober, and see all the sea critters at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies.Riverside dining is a must, and there are so many unique boutiques to visit in the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community. Plus, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park features hiking and biking trails, horseback riding in Cades Cove, and fly fishing in the sparkling rivers.
Hungry for more? Slip away to Pigeon Forge that’s only a short drive from Gatlinburg. There you’ll find even more fun things to do in town. Ride roller coasters at Dollywood, drive go-karts, stroll The Island (a popular shopping and entertainment complex), play escape games, visit The Old Mill District, touch a real iceberg at the Titanic Museum Attraction, attend a dinner show with pirates, watch lumberjacks compete, and take a peek inside The Incredible Christmas Place! Not to mention, there are more pancake houses, Southern eateries, candy and homemade fudge shops, and country chic boutiques.
Ripley’s Davy Crockett Mini-Golf
Putt-putt to victory at this classic Ripley’s attraction in Gatlinburg. Made to copy the adventurous nature of Davy Crockett, this mini-golf course is an Appalachian blast for family and friends!
Rowdy Bear Mountain Adventure Park
Featuring 2 thrilling rides, Rowdy Bear Mountain Adventure Park in Gatlinburg is a great option for those with a need for speed. Sail through the treetops on the world’s first mountain glider or zoom aboard the mountain coaster that reaches up to 35 miles per hour!
Hollywood Star Cars Museum
Tucked into the center of Gatlinburg is the Hollywood Star Cars Museum that harbors a stunning collection of famous cars from movies and television shows — including 2 batmobiles, the DeLorean from Back to the Future, and more.
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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 6 months of stay.
1-3 bedroom cabins: No cancellation or change of cabin or dates within 3 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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