How To Plan the Perfect Fall Getaway

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It’s fall, and you have a long weekend and are looking to plan the perfect getaway. Where do you begin? Well, that’s where we come in! In this blog, we will tell you how to plan your getaway, where to go, what to do and more. Let’s start by suggesting where you should stay in order to ensure your getaway is perfect!

Gatlinburg Cabins

If you are planning a getaway to the Smoky Mountains, it goes without saying that you MUST stay in an authentic mountain cabin. Imagine a long weekend filled with privacy, stunning views and fall foliage all around. If that sounds like something you’re interested in, our Gatlinburg cabin rentals are the place for you!

What kind of Gatlinburg cabin will you need? How many people will be staying with you on this fall getaway? We have cabins romantic enough for two, or cabins large enough for the whole family or group of friends. The choice is yours! Do you want a cabin with a view? Is location a factor? We have cabins with spectacular views, only 5 minutes from downtown Gatlinburg. We even offer pet-friendly cabins for your convenience. Explore ALL of our Gatlinburg cabin rentals here.


You’re visiting the Smoky Mountains during the fall season--do you know how many people wish they were you? The Smokies are truly special during the fall months with the leaves changing colors. Fall, similar to spring, is a popular time for visitors in the mountains. Plan your hikes ahead of time to ensure you will see everything you hope to see on your getaway! Do you want to see waterfalls? Consider hiking Abrams Falls, Grotto Falls or Ramsey Cascades. All of these hikes listed consist of a waterfall and are rated moderate in difficulty. If you prefer an overlook to observe the fall colors, consider Charlie’s Bunion, Mount LeConte, Alums Cave, etc. These hikes are longer in length, however, offer a bird's eye view of the Smoky Mountains! Don’t forget to bring your camera!


Gatlinburg is known for its festivals and activities during the fall months. Whether you are embracing the German culture and partaking in OctOberfest, or attending fright nights at Ripley’s haunted adventure, you are in for a treat this fall! Be sure to check out the Gatlinburg calendar of events so you don’t miss a beat! The area has pumpkin patches, arts and crafts fairs, fall festivals, farmers markets, Halloween inspired events and more. Plan ahead!

It looks like you are ready to plan the perfect fall getaway! Time to pack your bags and head to Gatlinburg for your long weekend. Book your stay with us and enjoy all the area has to offer during the fall months! We look forward to seeing you!

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