Lots of people pay a visit to Gatlinburg every year. Some come for the seemingly endless list of fun activities in the heart of town and nearby Pigeon Forge. Others come to spend many hours wandering the scenic beauty of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Naturally, many do a mix of both, and some just wish to get away from it all and press the pause button in one of the gorgeous Gatlinburg cabin rentals.
While the area is popular with those who enjoy condos or classic resort or hotel stays, it is the savvier travelers who know that Gatlinburg cabin rentals add that extra special something to a visit. The good news is that they can be found in many different sizes and styles - from one- or-two bedroom properties that are part of a larger community (and offer access to Association amenities) to large and private affairs tucked high into the hills and designed for groups and family gatherings.
What is it that makes Gatlinburg cabins such an appealing alternative? For one thing, most have the kind of scenic views that most of us only dream of when planning a holiday. The classic cabin design allows for many kinds of covered decks to be incorporated into the floor plans. So, you might find Gatlinburg cabin rentals with two or three decks, a hot tub or two tucked cozily outdoors, and fire pits on stone terraces, but all looking out towards stunning views.
Another of the reasons that Gatlinburg cabin rentals are so appealing is that they have that wonderful rustic feel and look, but are packed with premium amenities. Game rooms, luxury bathrooms, top-of-the-line entertainment systems, and modern kitchens loaded with the best gear make these properties appealing to all.
However, what really adds to the appeal of Gatlinburg cabins is the fact that they are so close to everything. As already noted, many people come to enjoy the shopping, dining, sightseeing and recreational fun of Gatlinburg, and you can find Gatlinburg cabins a mere mile or two from town. They can also be just ten minutes by car, but most have the benefit of being private and scenic while also so close to town.
For instance, My Valentine sits less than 30 feet from a river and in a quiet and wooded lot, but you are just a short drive into the heart of town. Creeksideis a larger property that is less than a mile from town, but is surrounded by woodland and amazingly private. Guests can walk to town or hop on at the nearby trolley stop!
If you need one of the Gatlinburg cabins for a larger group, Above the Mist sleeps ten and is but minutes from four of the National Park entrances and five miles from town.
In other words, when you opt for Gatlinburg cabins, you do get the quiet and private setting you want, but not at the expense of being in the middle of nowhere, even if it is inarguably beautiful. Instead, you are in the heart of the gorgeous scenery and landscape, but always just a short walk, drive or even trolley ride to something fun, exciting and enjoyable.