When it comes to planning for the perfect vacation getaway you know you can always count on a great time here in Gatlinburg. The Great Smoky Mountains surround our travel destination and offer plenty of activities and attractions nearby. The summer kicks off this year with Memorial Day for a long weekend of fun and excitement. Spend your Gatlinburg Memorial Day weekend with us and experience the area with the warming weather and plenty to see and do. Take a look at why you should stay in Gatlinburg for Memorial Day this year:
Ober Gatlinburg Mayfest
While Gatlinburg does not typically host any specific Memorial Day events over the holiday there are plenty of events in the area to join in on. Each year Ober Gatlinburg, where you will find some of the best ski slopes in the state during the winter, hosts their Mayfest Celebration. Mayfest is a traditional German event that highlights the history and culture of German heritage while also highlighting the natural beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains. The festival features plenty of authentic German food and drinks such as brats, sauerkraut, and plenty of German beer on tap. Obergarten is the event’s beer garden where you can also find plenty of domestic beer too. Ober Gatlinburg will be decked out in beautiful wildflowers all over the property. This year’s Ober Gatlinburg Mayfest Celebration will take place from May 20th through the 30th ending just over the Memorial Day Weekend.
Hike the Great Smoky Mountains, National Park
The biggest attraction in Gatlinburg will always be the Great Smoky Mountains National Park making it a must-see during your Memorial Day stay. This expansive park features several different areas to hike and explore. The warmer weather around Memorial Day is completely inviting and the shady trees will always keep direct sunlight off of you. The park features windy hiking trails of various difficulty levels but most not being too challenging. Visitors can pay their respects during their hike along the Cades Cove Loop where the Pearl Harbor Tree is located at. Expect to see incredible views such as wildflowers, lush forests, waterfalls, rivers, and much more. Best of all, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park never has an entrance fee so you can visit for absolutely free. The park will most likely be on the busier side during the holiday weekend so make sure to hit the trails early!
Visit Nearby Attractions
Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge both offer a variety of attractions that will be open during the holiday weekend for you to visit. This includes Ripley’s Aquarium which features some incredible aquatic animals and fish on display. You can pair a visit to the aquarium with other Ripley attractions such as the Haunted Adventure or Believe It or Not! Odditorium. The neighboring city of Sevierville offers some thrills with its Soaky Mountain Waterpark. This 50-acre waterpark has a variety of slides, rides, and pools for you to splash off in. Memorial Day weekend is when the park starts its extended summer hours. You can explore the outdoor playground that is Anakeesta right here in Gatlinburg. This adventure hub has everything you want to keep you entertained such as zip lines, gondola rides, suspended bridges, treetop walkways, and so much more. Anakeesta typically offers a special discount for service members for Memorial Day so make sure to take up their offer. Additionally, Anakeesta also provides honorary ceremonies for the holiday too.
Host Your Own Memorial Day BBQ
Of course, the one activity that most people think of Memorial Day with is a BBQ. Most of us around the country celebrate Memorial Day with friends and family around the BBQ grill to make a delicious meal. Just because you are visiting Gatlinburg does not mean you have to skip out on this typical tradition. Our vacation rentals offer a variety of amenities to keep you comfortable all stay long. This includes most of our rentals offering gas BBQ grills located in spacious yards. Each grill is ready to use so you can purchase your meat of choice in town and grill it to perfection back at the vacation rental. Large backyard spaces allow everyone in your group to hang out in the beautiful weather of Tennessee. These rentals also have plenty to enjoy inside too, such as gourmet kitchens where you can prepare a variety of side dishes. Dining room tables let you all sit down at once. Do not miss out on these special amenities exclusive to our rentals!
Memorial Day is Almost Here
Memorial Day is a popular travel weekend so make sure to book your vacation rental in advance. Browse our selection of rentals today and see which rental is calling out your name in Gatlinburg.
There is just something different about escaping the hustle of the city and relaxing in the peace and tranquility of the forest. A vacation getaway to the Great Smoky Mountains can be the escape you are looking for. The mountain park offers plenty to see and do while being nearby Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge so you can still be a part of the local society. For the guests that want that quiet secluded experience look no further than our Hunter’s Moon vacation cabin. This property is located in the heart of the forest providing you with a treehouse-like cabin that still features modern amenities inside. Hunter’s Moon is the perfect spot for those who want to enjoy the natural scenery around you without sacrificing on the finer details available in most of our rentals. Take a look at what you can find inside our cabin in Pigeon Forge TN, Hunter’s Moon:
Hidden House in the Forest
While Hunter’s Moon is not an actual hidden house in the forest you will appreciate just how quiet this property can be. Guests will arrive and immediately notice that Hunter’s Moon has plenty of forested areas between and the nearby neighbors. A spacious driveway provides more than enough room for your vehicles during your stay. As you head to the entrance guests will notice that Hunter’s Moon has a cabin like style and ambience. Inside you will be greeted by natural wood paneling that covers all of the walls. The property features a vaulted ceiling that extends up to the second story of the home.
The first floor is where guests will find all of the spacious living areas that are connected by an open floor plan. As soon as you step inside you will find yourself in the charming living room where you can easily spend your downtime at. A natural stone gas fireplace is the center piece of the room and has a wall mounted flat screen TV hanging above it. Relax on the authentic leather sofa of the charming floral print loveseat. Follow the natural wood flooring behind the living room to reach the full size kitchen. Here guests will have access to full size appliances that include a stove/oven combo, dishwasher, fridge, and microwave. Additional convenience appliances are also available including a coffee maker and toaster to help cook up a quick breakfast in the morning. The cabinets come stocked with everything you need to prepare a gourmet feast. Once you are ready to dine simply walk a few steps over to the dining room table that has room for the whole family. A washer and dryer can be found in the nearby cabinets as well in case you have any laundry to do during your stay.
Bedroom and Bathroom
Hunter’s Moon is a property that features a single bedroom and bathroom but can comfortably sleep up to 6 guests at once. The single bathroom can be found on the first level right behind the kitchen. It features a shower/tub combo allowing you to easily rinse off; essential toiletries are also provided during your stay. The single bedroom is also found on the first floor and provides a comfortable night of sleep with the brand new queen size mattress and bedding. A flat screen TV in the room helps whisk you off to sleep at night. Don’t forget to take advantage of the drawer and closet space allowing you to unpack all of your belongings. The remaining guests will have more than enough room on the second floor loft accessed from the stairs by the entrance. The vaulted ceiling allows Hunter’s Moon to have a cozy loft that features additional seating arrangements along with an additional 2 queen size mattresses. Hunter’s Moon takes advantage of all the space given to ensure everyone has room to stretch out.
Patio Deck and Outdoor Amenities
Hunter’s Moon features a spacious patio deck that wraps around the building with plenty of additional amenities to enjoy. The front patio can be seen when you first arrive and has plenty of lounge chairs to relax on. Below the deck guests can also find a swinging bench too. The patio continues off to the side with a covered section that includes a full size billiards table; the billiards table will eventually be replaced with a hot tub later on in 2022. Unwind with a friendly game of pool in between your outings out into the area. Speaking of which, guests will find Hunter’s Moon to be just minutes away from Pigeon Forge where you can find plenty of restaurants and attractions. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is also 14 miles away with plenty of hiking trails and more to enjoy. Hunter’s Moon offers everything you need for the perfect stay in the area. Book today to ensure your reservation with us in the Smoky Mountains!
Each year families all over the country get excited for the arrival of spring and with it comes warmer temperatures and plenty of reasons to get out and explore somewhere new. If you are looking for the perfect vacation destination look no further than Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge right here around the Great Smoky Mountains. You will find plenty to do for Easter Weekend giving families access to all ages events and wonderful spring time activities. Here is how you can celebrate Easter in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge this year:
Easter Arts & Crafts Show
This upcoming Easter holiday the residents of Gatlinburg will be hosting their annual Great Smoky Easter Arts & Crafts Show inside the Gatlinburg Convention Center. This event features a variety of handcrafted gifts and unique products for you to browse from local vendors and artists. Live demonstrations will also be given so you can see some incredible art work created right in front of you. The Great Smoky Easter Arts & Crafts Show is completely free to attend and will take place April 13th through 16th.
Bunny Hopper Express
Neighboring city Bryson City is the location where you can find the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, a popular attraction in the area. This year the railroad will host their annual Bunny Hopper Express Easter Train that travels down the Nantahala Gore River for some beautiful scenery. Tell the kids to keep a look out for some Easter bunnies who have snuck aboard the train for a free ride and to hand out goodies. Guests of the train will also be able to enjoy an Easter egg hunt, tasty snacks, and photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny. The Bunny Hopper Express is a 4 and a half hour ride that departs at 10:30 AM on April 15th and 16th. Tickets are required to ride this holiday themed train ride.
Easter Egg Hunt at Wear Farm City Park
Pigeon Forge gets on with the Easter celebrations too with their annual Easter Egg Hunt located at Wear Farm City Park. This annual event always takes place the Saturday before Easter with an exciting Easter egg hunt for children ages 0 to 12. The egg hunt is staggered, allowing specific age groups to hit the fields to join in on the fun. This year’s event will take place on April 16th with the first age group starting at 11:00 AM. Guests will find the hunt taking place on the four baseball fields at the park. The Easter Egg Hunt is completely free to attend making it a great activity for your Easter weekend in Pigeon Forge.
Easter at Mama’s Farmhouse
Most Easter events taking place in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg take place on the days leading up to Easter. For a celebration on Easter Sunday look no further than Easter at Mama’s Farmhouse right here in Pigeon Forge. This special event will be held at Mama’s Farmhouse where a delicious Easter dinner will be hosted. The meal will complete Easter dinner specialties such as honey baked ham, turkey with dressing, fried chicken, veggie soup, chicken and dumplings, casserole, deviled eggs, and a variety of tasty sides. Don’t forget about dessert with sweet treats such as banana pudding and peach cobbler. Guests will be able to enjoy their dinner between 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM so you can plan your day accordingly. Easter would not be complete without an Easter egg hunt. Mama’s Farmhouse will host two separate Easter egg hunts that day at noon and 2:00 PM. This allows guests and their children to take a shot at finding the many hidden eggs for some delicious treats. Easter at Mama’s Farmhouse is an Easter celebration like no other!
Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies also gets in on the Easter fun with their annual Easter Eggstravaganza taking place April 16th. This fun event takes place at the Ripley’s plaza located in front of the aquarium and is free for all to attend. KinderJoy Candy Company sponsors the event providing everyone with delicious candy and treats along with arts and crafts. The Easter Bunny will be on hand to taking photos with all the little ones. The event will take place from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Once you are done with Easter Eggstravaganza use the rest of the day to explore Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies to see some truly incredible fish and other marine life; a must see attraction for all of Gatlinburg!
Easter Fun in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge
As you can see there is quite a bit of fun planned for Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge for Easter this year. Start preparing for your journey by reserving a vacation rental right here in the area. Be just a short drive from these events while having access to comfortable amenities.
When you visit the Great Smoky Mountains you will want a vacation rental that offers plenty of space and keeps you comfortable every night during your stay. We offer a selection of exclusive properties that do just that while offering authentic cabin settings that fit for the area. Each vacation cabin is nearby all of the exciting attractions of the area. Bear Necessities is one of our Sevierville cabin rentals that is perfect for a small family to enjoy. This 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom home can comfortably sleep up to 8 individuals at any given moment. This property allows you to enjoy the serenity of the nearby mountains while allowing you to experience a bit of the lake life. Take a look at what a stay at Bear Necessities will look like for you:
Rustic and Authentic Cabin Setting
There is nothing better than staying at a real and authentic cabin here in the area. Bear Necessities is the perfect stay for those wanting to experience a rustic cabin setting that offers fine furnishings and features. Bear Necessities is surrounded by tall trees and just down the road from the lake offering a beautiful outdoor setting. Guests will step inside this spacious property and be amazed at how the open floor plan breathes life into the building. Bear Necessities features natural wood wall paneling and flooring for the rustic and authentic cabin feel. As you step inside you will find yourself in the spacious living area that connects the living room, kitchen, and dining area into one open space. The living room is able to keep you comfortable in between your exciting outings out in the community. The room features two plush sofas that feel like you are sitting on air. The gas fireplace keeps the entire floor nice and warm even during the colder months of winter. The flat screen TV has access to cable channels so you can find something to watch and unwind to. The décor around the room drives the cabin ambience in further.
Of course, you will get hungry at some point during your stay at Bear Necessities. You will not have to worry about dining out for every meal as the property features full size appliances such as a fridge and stove/oven combo. The microwave and coffee maker allow you to whip up something quick in the morning just in time for breakfast. Extended countertop space provides plenty of room to prepare your meal. Once everyone is ready to sit down the dining room table is just off to the side.
Bedrooms and Bathrooms
As mentioned, Bear Necessities is able to comfortably allow up to 8 guests to stay any single night in the home. The two bedrooms come complete with plush queen size beds that are fitted with quality linens. For additional sleeping arrangements you will find a futon bed and an air mattress located up in the common loft space. This additional space provides plenty of privacy for a restful night of sleep. Two full bathrooms are located in the home conveniently located near the bedrooms. Each bathroom comes with a shower/tub combo and any essential toiletries and towels.
Guests will enjoy the additional amenities found inside Bear Necessities. The common loft space also includes a flat screen TV that is connected to the complimentary DirecTV service. A video arcade game is also found up here so you can try out some vintage gaming with the family. The property also includes central heat and air conditioning so you can always be comfortable no matter what season it is.
While you will have plenty of fun indoors at Bear Necessities you will find that the outdoor area has even more to celebrate. Enjoy the beautiful weather found in Gatlinburg with the wrap around patio deck. There is plenty of patio seating so you can sit back in the shade provided from the tall pine trees surrounding the home. When it does get cold out make sure to hop in the hot tub. This is the perfect way to relax and soak your legs after an adventurous day of exploring the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The park is just a 30-mile drive from Bear Necessities making it quick and easy to get to. Pigeon Forge is only 16 miles away while Gatlinburg is 24 miles away; each city offers a variety of restaurants and shops that are definitely worth checking out. As you can see a variety of fun waits for you at Bear Necessities.
Book Today for Gatlinburg
There is no better time than the present to start planning for your next vacation getaway to Gatlinburg. Book a popular rental such as Bear Necessities to experience the best stay in the area. Come see what Gatlinburg is all about!
We can feel it, spring is almost in the air so now is the perfect time to start planning for that spring break you have always wanted. Hit the road this spring season with a road trip to the Great Smoky Mountains. Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge both have a variety of wonderful activities and attractions that will make your spring road trip one to remember. Take a look at how you can plan for the best experience with your road trip to Tennessee:
Visit Ober Gatlinburg
Part of the wonders of spring here in Gatlinburg is seeing the snow melt away and give life to the local trees and flowers. The spring season is absolutely beautiful here in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge as the trees spring to life with vibrant green tops. You can get some of the best views in the area by visiting Ober Gatlinburg. This attraction is typically known for its winter sports as the slopes allow for some incredible skiing and snowboarding. During the spring and summer seasons you will find that the fun does not stop. During your visit ride the Aerial Tram that will take you to the height of Ober Gatlinburg. Your ascension will show off the beautiful scenery all around the Great Smoky Mountains. Ober Gatlinburg also features a variety of thrilling outdoor activities. Try out the Ski Mountain Coaster as you zip along the rail lines. The Alpine Slide will remind you of your favorite Winter Olympic sport but under the sunlight. Mini golf, bumper cars, and a rock wall round out the kid friendly activities. You can even try out ice skating with their indoor rink! Now that is a lot of fun you can expect to find when you make a road trip pit stop at Ober Gatlinburg.
Visit SkyLift Park
Another incredible outdoor attraction that will wow you here in Gatlinburg is SkyLift Park. The local community has been entranced by SkyLift Park now for years and it continues to add on new and exciting parts to the park. Ride the name sake SkyLift up to the park where you will find panoramic views of the area. Getting up there is easy as the lift can be located in the middle of Downtown Gatlinburg. Once you make it to the park make sure to brave a walk across the stunning SkyBridge, the longest pedestrian bridge in the state! The middle even features a glass section where you can look down thousands of feet below you as you walk across. The SkyTrail will take you on a walk through the tree tops with incredible views. The SkyCenter has plenty to pick from for lunch so you can stay fueled. You will find no better views of The Great Smoky Mountains than here at SkyLift Park.
Visit the Local Museums
When you stay in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge you will have access to a variety of local museums each with something unique to offer. Of course, Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is a stunning display of some unique and incredible aquatic animals. Their tanks feature beautiful habitats where these critters will be on display. Some of the more popular animals here at Ripley’s include various sharks, sea turtles, and rays. Everyone has seen a vehicle that they immediately fall in love with in the movies. Visit the Hollywood Star Cars Museum to see some of the actual car props used in some of Hollywood’s biggest films. Iconic vehicles such as the Batmobile is on display in all of its glory. This in a great way to see just how big these cars are in real life! For a more quirky and unique offering, the Salt & Pepper Shaker Museum features exactly what you would expect, a bunch of salt and pepper shakers. This fun spot features over 20,000 different pairs of shakers making it the largest collection in the world. Don’t miss out on these unique and fun museums here in Gatlinburg!
The Best Vacation Rentals Available
Staying comfortable during your spring road trip means you will need the ideal lodging option for you and your family. Look no further than our own vacation rentals. Each private home has a variety of amenities that can include common features such as flat screen TVs, gourmet kitchens, fine linens, plush bedding, and much more. You may even find hot tubs and game rooms in our most luxurious offerings available. The spring season is the perfect time to stay as our selection will be more available than other parts of the year. All of this sounds like the perfect combination for a spring road trip. Get your travel plans started today by reserving one of our rentals right here in Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge.
There are many things that one must keep in mind when planning to travel. After all, a vacation is a chance to relax and forget about our other worries for a time. However, one of the biggest questions isn’t just location, but where specifically you will stay and call your own. Well, here at Kaizen Rentals we have gone ahead and done some of that research for you. So, read on discover our choice for the best places to stay in Pigeon Forge, TN during your next trip to the Great Smoky Mountains!
Baby Bear Cabin
For those who are looking to travel alone, or perhaps with a special significant other, you are sure to find this cabin the perfect place. Not only is it easy on the wallet, but the studio-style layout is perfect for those looking to have some intimate time with their loved one. Featuring great views that look out into the forest around you, it is the perfect place for those looking to relax amongst the trees and natural world. Furthermore, despite the studio layout, you’ll also find a jetted tub just off the living room and tucked against the wall. This allows for the unique ability to not only allow the warm jets to massage your muscles after a day of exploring, but also watch a movie on the provided television in the living area. You’ll also find that this cabin also comes with a full kitchen that is perfect for cooking up a romantic feast for you to dine on as you listen to the cricket’s chirp outside your windows. If you walk outside, you’ll also find this unit comes with a patio that has a wonderful view and is perfect for waking up with the world as you sip a warm cup of coffee and listen to the twittering of birds around.
Covemont Way Cabin
This 2-bedroom cabin is one of the best places to stay in Pigeon Forge, TN for the small family looking to enjoy the mountains and forests and do so while feeling tucked away. This feeling is only accentuated when one considered the use of wooden floors, walls, and ceilings which truly give it the feel of a cabin. You’ll also find that with the large comfortable sectional and gas fireplace, the living room is the ideal area to relax and unwind while you enjoy a film or the warmth of the fire. You’ll find the kitchen comes with plenty of counter space as well as all you’ll need to whip up a feast, and the open floor plan means you can do it while still interacting with the rest of your group. In addition to the two bedrooms, you will find a large upstairs loft that comes with three beds, making it the perfect place for any teens in your group. In addition to the sprawling lawn outside, you’ll also find a wood-burning fire pit which is perfect for those late nights under the stars while a marshmallow turns golden over the fire. All in all, you are sure to find Covemont Way Cabin the perfect place for you to relax during this vacation time.
For those looking for a secluded stay in the forest and mountains, then Mountain Laurel is for you. Tucked into the woods, this newly renovated rental comes with an open floor plan that ensures plenty of space for you and your guests to relax. Further, you’ll find the unit is perfect for the slightly larger family and features three bedrooms, as well as two full bathrooms with jetted garden bathtubs that are perfect for relaxing after a tiring day of exploration and adventure. You’ll also find a large bunk room featuring six beds which makes it perfect for any little ones who came along and lets them have their own space within the home. Further, you’ll find that this unit comes with not only a Roku Television for those lazy afternoons where a good streaming binge is in order, but also a foosball table so that the competition can flare well into the night, and very well might give you a slight taste of nostalgia. In the living area, you will also find a gas fireplace which is the perfect way to warm your new home on those cold winter nights. You’ll also find the kitchen is quite spacious and comes with more than enough counter space for you to create the feast for you and your guests to gather around and enjoy. Altogether, with the spacious layout and secluded woods view, you are sure to find that Mountain Laurel is the perfect place for a large family or group of friends to stay when you head out on your Smoky Mountain adventure.
Tickled Trout Lodge
Here we start to come to our larger and more elaborate rentals, and the Tickled Trout Lodge is truly the perfect place to stay in Pigeon Forge, TN for those with many guests, and who wish to have a taste of luxury. One thing that truly makes the lodge one of the best places to stay is the game room which comes with shuffleboard, darts, an arcade game, and a small kitchenette for the stomach rumbles but the competition cannot be stopped. As well, you will the lodge comes with breathtaking views that can be enjoyed from the multi-level deck. You’ll find this is the perfect place to either visit or perhaps curl up under the sun as you lose yourself in a good book. Further, you’ll discover it comes with sitting areas and dining areas for those afternoons enjoying the fruits of your culinary nature out in the fresh air. Outside, you will also find a firepit which is ideal for late-night bonfires as you sit under the twinkling stars and chirping crickets. One will also find a private hot tub which is always a nice perk and ensures that after a tiring day of exploration and seeking adventures, you can come home and allow the warm jets to massage the stiffness away.
In addition to the large yard, you will find the inside is spacious, warm, and welcoming. As well, you are sure to find the strategically placed bear décor that truly reminds you that you are in the forest. The indoor fireplace in the living space always makes for a special kind of ambiance, and you’ll find the furniture quite lovely, nice, and the perfect place to plop down and enjoy a movie or show on the provided television. The large dining table is perfect for gathering around during mealtimes, and the full kitchen boasts a large cooking island that ensures you will never be wanting in more counter space. As for sleeping quarters, you will find that the master comes with a walk-in shower, which is always a nice perk, as well as a bunk room. To finish things off, you’ll also find a loft bedroom upstairs that also comes with a small couch to relax on while you wait for your next exciting activity to begin.
Big Bear Lodge
For those looking for not just a spacious and luxurious rental, but also some of the best views you can find, make sure you check out Big Bear Lodge. You’ll find the lodge is not only tucked away but comes with breathtaking views of Mt. Leconte in the distance, not to mention the sprawling forest around. As you explore the outside, you’ll find one of the bigger perks of this unit which is the private waterfall pool which is ideal for those warm summer days floating upon the surface as your loved ones relax poolside and work on their tans. You’ll further discover a private hot tub that is perfect for winter night as the steam rises into the air as you unwind in the warm waters. The wrap-around deck provides breathtaking views of the surrounding forests that one can call their temporary home. You’ll also discover a gas grill that allows for those summer cookouts that we all remember from our own youth. To allow the best of both worlds, you’ll even find a screened-in portion that is perfect for those summer months where some shade away from the bugs is what is needed.
If you head inside, you’ll notice quite a few other perks that make this one of our best places to stay. Besides the open floor plan which always helps to make a home feel even more spacious, you’ll also find a quant games room featuring the good-old classic arcade game of Pac-Man, as well as a foosball table. This makes it ideal for those afternoons where hanging around the house is ideal. As you explore further, you’ll even find a quant theater room that even comes with a small popcorn maker, after all, can it really be called a movie without some salty and buttery popcorn? Sleeping 14, you’ll find that there are more than enough bedrooms and space for your large party of friends and family. You’ll find though that the master is especially nice as it comes with not only a private walk-out deck but also a fireplace so you can sit comfortably in bed as the dancing flames cast a flickering light upon the walls.
In the living area, you will find a further gas fireplace that is sure to make for the perfect ambiance as you all relax and watch a film on the provided television. You’ll also find the modern kitchen to be a perk as well, after all, cooking for that many people requires a proper place to work your magic! As well, you’ll find that the kitchen comes with a rather large breakfast bar, which is perfect for those moments when you just need to grab a quick bite before rushing off for another adventure. This also ensures that you will never be lacking in counter space and that while you create your feast, you’ll have plenty of company to keep you entertained and ensure that you can connect with your guests even while doing the duties of a host.
For those looking for the best view around, you really and truly can’t beat the view of Vista Infinita, which roughly translates to “the infinite view,” and it’s named this for good reason! You’ll find that when relaxing upon the deck you’ll be able to see over 60 miles into the distance with the sprawling mountain forest stretching out before you. To make it better, you’ll find this multi-level home is perfect for those coming with a large family considering it can sleep a staggering 12 people, making it one of the best places to stay in Pigeon Forge, TN for large groups. When you walk in, you’ll first notice the open floor plan which gives the inside as spacious of a feel as the incredible view. However, if you explore, you’ll start to find the perks that make this rental one of our best. For instance, you’ll find a game room complete with a foosball table, Golden Tee (a golfing arcade game), a poker table complete with chips, a large TV, and a selection of board games. This ensures that at no point will you be hanging around bored as there is sure to always be something to do in the game room. You’ll even find a separate living area/cinema room which comes with a dartboard for those moments where you are waiting through an ad or commercial.
The master also has a rather unique and special perk hidden in the private bathroom. You’ll find yourself doing a double-take when you see the vast walk-in shower that comes with both an overhead/waterfall style showerhead above, and a normal one to the side ensuring a relaxing, and unique, experience. The living area, of course, is the ideal place to relax as a group and you’ll find the beautiful blue couch just calling your name to relax within its embrace as you watch something on the large television in front of you. It even has a gas fireplace which is sure to add that extra touch of warmth to your home’s ambiance. In addition to the large full kitchen, there is even a small wine bar for those sommeliers in your group. As well, the final touch that makes this home so lovely is the large floor-to-ceiling windows which ensure not only plenty of natural light but also ensures no matter where you stand, you’ll have access to a beautiful view.
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, many couples are starting to look for the perfect romantic getaway. If you want to treat your loved one to a magical trip look no further than Gatlinburg. Our vacation destination has everything you need for the best time imaginable including romantic activities and of course our comfortable vacation rentals that offer luxury amenities. Take a look at how you can plan for some romantic activities right here in Gatlinburg:
Ride the SkyLift
There is nothing more romantic than sharing a quiet moment with your loved one as you gaze out onto the beautiful Gatlinburg landscape. You can do just that with a ride aboard the SkyLift. This infamous Gatlinburg landmark takes you up to the SkyLift Park but first you catch a ride from Downtown Gatlinburg. This iconic lift will quietly take you up as you gain plenty of elevation for incredible views. Once at the top make sure you and your loved one explore the entire SkyLift Park (lift fees include access to the park). The SkyBridge features panoramic views of the Great Smoky Mountains and is the perfect place to snap a pic or two; the 30-foot glass center on the SkyBridge will have you holding each other tight. Sit back and relax with your loved one as you take in the views that only SkyLift Park can provide.
Go Wine Tasting in Gatlinburg
Whenever you think of a beverage that helps make any moment more romantic you probably start picturing wine. While Gatlinburg is typically known for its moonshine and other spirits we do have a few wineries in the area. Head over to Sugarland Cellars for a historical piece of Gatlinburg. Visiting with your loved one can have you enjoying a vineyard tour and then stopping by the tasting room. There are plenty of varietals available including many different reds, whites, and rosé. Purchase a bottle or two to take back with you to your vacation rental!
There is nothing quite like relaxing with your loved one, so make sure to hit the local spas during your time in Gatlinburg. A romantic day can be enjoying with a couple’s massage available at local spas. Fox Place Salon and Spa offers a variety of services including massages, facials, and hair services. Heated beds make the massages even more magical and will have you relaxing like no other experience has provided. Additional spas in the area to also try out include Wanderlust Salon and Spa and Relaxation Oasis Massage.
Find the Local Waterfalls
Another great place where you and your loved one can snap a pic or two is around the many different falls in the area. Gatlinburg has some incredible hiking trails that will take you around the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Here visitors will be able to find many different falls such as Grotto Falls, Cataract Falls, Ramsey Cascades, and many others. The spring season is a perfect time to find them as the snow begins to melt allowing the falls to flow even more. No matter what time of year you visit you will find some majestic views found only in the Great Smoky Mountains.
Fine Dining in Gatlinburg
Create the perfect date night with a fine dining experience here in Gatlinburg. Visitors can enjoy a rustic yet romantic meal when dining with The Peddler Steakhouse. This woodsy steakhouse features a delicious menu including prime cuts of steak along with grilled chicken and trout. The wine list has something to pair with every entrée on the menu too. Additional romantic dining options in Gatlinburg include The Melting Pot where the intimate ambience and fondue menu are always a winning combination.
Vacation Rentals for Couples
If you are looking to find the perfect vacation rental for your romantic stay in Gatlinburg, you have come to the right place. Our selection of properties include cozy homes that offer a true sense of luxury. These vacation rentals offer everything you could want for a romantic and relaxing stay such as soaking tubs, fine linens, gourmet kitchens, comfortable furnishings, and even hot tubs. You will not find cramped hotel rooms that have no room for you to move around. Instead, these cozy rentals have just enough space for two while not skipping out on the luxury features you’ve come to expect of our rentals. Make sure to book one of these private homes today for the best time in Gatlinburg.
Your Time in Gatlinburg
There is no better time than the present to start planning for your much deserved getaway for two. Gatlinburg is the perfect place to celebrate your romance with our incredible vacation rentals and romantic activities in the area. Make sure to book your rental today to ensure its availability this season.
When one decides to spend their vacation getaway near the Great Smoky Mountains, they might be looking for a restful stay surrounded by the tranquility, or they might be looking to explore the scenic terrain for an adventurous stay. Either way, you will need a vacation rental that will suit all of your needs for such an occasion. You can book the perfect vacation rental with our Covemont Way Cabin, a spacious cabin nestled right in between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. This newly remodeled cabin rental near Pigeon Forge features 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and can easily sleep up to 8 adults at any given time. Take a look at what you will find inside Covemont Way Cabin:
Charming Cabin Interior
When you are planning a stay in the Great Smoky Mountains, it just feels right to reserve lodging that offers the charming features of a rustic cabin. You will find that aesthetic here at Covemont Way Cabin along with luxury features to help keep you comfortable throughout your stay. Guests will arrive at the property and find a gorgeous home surrounding by a large yard. The rustic cabin ambience will be on full display the moment you step through the entryway. Guests will notice the natural wood surrounding them with the flooring, wall paneling, and ceiling all using real natural wood. The first floor uses an open layout that has all of the living spaces sharing one open room. Off to the side guests will be able to relax in the entertaining living room area. Kick back on the large leather sectional sofa; a leather recliner can also be found off to the side. A large flat screen TV is available that has access to exciting channels where you can watch movies and TV shows. The Great Smoky Mountains is known for some colder winters so warm up by the gas fireplace.
Guests will be able to find the spacious gourmet kitchen immediately off to the side. Here you will be able to use the stainless steel appliances that can help you prepare and store any leftovers you have. The kitchen itself sits cozy in the corner providing plenty of open space right in the middle of the home. There is plenty of room on the countertop to prepare your meal and the cabinets are filled with all the cooking ware you need too. When the family is ready to eat a spacious dining room table is off to the side with enough room for everyone. Don’t forget about the convenient appliances too such as the coffee maker, Keurig machine, and the toaster oven to whip up a quick breakfast for the morning.
Bedrooms and Bathrooms
As mentioned, Covemont Way Cabin features 2 separate bedrooms that will provide a comfortable night of sleep. The master suite is off to the back of the home and features an en suite bathroom with a shower/tub combo. The bed is fitted with fine linens that will whisk you off to sleep in no time. Check out the closet and drawer space to unpack all of your items. The second bedroom is just around the corner also features a queen size bed. The second bathroom is also down the hallway that is shared among the rest of the household. What really allows Covemont Way Cabin to cater to so many individuals at once is the spacious loft area found on the second floor. The space can be accessed from the staircase out in the primary living space. Head upstairs to find a queen bed and two twin beds for additional sleeping arrangements.
You will find plenty to relax with when you hang out outside in the spacious yard. Let the kids run around with a variety of games such as tag or football. The adults will fall in love with the Jacuzzi tub that will help your muscles relax. The property is located right next to a creek that you can always hear run at night. Explorers will be happy to know that the Smoky Mountain National Park is only a 5 mile drive up the road. Head on into town to pick up any groceries or hit up the closet restaurant when you visit Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg. You will be happy to know that Covemont Way Cabin is located in the Wear Valley Community, one of the most convenient spots here in the valley.
Book Today for Your Smoky Mountain Cabin
Covemont Way Cabin is just one of many vacation cabins and rentals we offer around Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. This property will not last long so make sure you book this property well in advance for your trip. You will find your new home away home when you book a stay with us here in the Great Smoky Mountains.
If you have been looking for one of the top ski destinations in the country, you have picked right with a visit to Gatlinburg. Our vacation destination has everything you need for a thrilling winter sports journey like no other. If you are new to skiing in the area you may have a few questions about what kind of services are available and where you can find your gear at. Take a look at our handy ski guide to Gatlinburg:
When you arrive at Gatlinburg you will know where exactly you need to do go. Ober Gatlinburg is the primary ski destination here in the area and it does not disappoint. This award-winning park features some of the finest slopes and services available in all of the area. Getting to Ober Gatlinburg is extremely easy too; all guests need to do is board the Aerial Tramway located in Downtown Gatlinburg without having to drive in the snow. This lets you book a vacation rental in downtown Gatlinburg and still have easy access to the immediate mountains. On average, Ober Gatlinburg is open for skiing and snowboarding from around early to mid-December through mid-March. Specific dates always fluctuate year to year depending on Mother Nature and the snowfall that the area has experienced. Ober Gatlinburg is also unique in how it creates snow from the moisture in the area. Their snow making machines ensure the slopes stay fluffy with real snow all season long.
Skiing and Snowboarding
The Ober Gatlinburg slopes are open to all skiers and snowboarder with approved gear and a ski area ticket. In order to use the slopes all riders need to purchase a ski area ticket in advance or at the time of your arrival. Skiing and snowboarding are always popular activities in the area, so prior reservations are always recommended, especially on the weekend. If your gear needs some tune-up or you do not have the necessary gear, you can always visit on the onsite gear shop. All beginner skiers and snowboarders who have yet to hit the slopes will be required to take an introductory lesson from Ober Gatlinburg’s qualified instructors. This way you will be ready to hit the steeper slopes all on your own without going in without experience.
Rental and Gear Shop
As mentioned, Ober Gatlinburg will take care of all your gear needs with their onsite gear shop. Due to the frequent use of the rental shop all rentals can only be made the day of and in person. If you are looking for a pair of skis or a snowboard you have come to the right place. Each rental is made for the day, allowing you plenty of time to carve down the slopes. Each ski rental will include the skis, boots, and poles while all snowboard rentals will include both the board and boots. Other rental shops in the area may make you pay separate fees for each individual rental. A limited number of helmets, jackets, and pants are also available to rent with adult and children’s sizes currently available. If you need rental gear, Ober Gatlinburg has you covered.
Getting the hang of snowboarding and skiing varies for each rider out there. Some may become quick experts while others may need a few extra times of practice. All first-time riders will need to complete an introductory lesson with one of Ober Gatlinburg’s knowledgeable staff members. This allows you to get the hang of winter sports and lower your risk of injury. During your lesson you will learn how to glide, slow down, turn, and stop along the slopes. You can join one of the many group lessons offered each day where you will be paired with other beginners looking to get started. This low-pressure practice will have you ready in no time. Private lessons are also available for those looking for some additional one-on-one practice with the instructor prior to them hitting the slopes. All guests taking an introductory course needs to have a ski area ticket and proper gear to sign up and join any lesson.
If you do not quite feel ready for skiing or snowboarding guests can always try out snow tubing. This thrilling activity at Ober Gatlinburg is available from late November through the end of the ski season. Guests will be able to ride down the slopes on snow tubes for an all-ages activity. Each tubing session is reserved in 90-minute segments and are recommended for weekdays to avoid the heavier traffic on weekends that is the result of skiers and snowboarders being on the slopes.
Your Ski Team in Gatlinburg
Now that you know a little more of the skiing in Gatlinburg you can book ahead for your vacation getaway. Reserve one of our vacation rentals today for a thrilling winter season.
When a log home in the mountain getaway is just what you crave, booking a stay in Parks Edge Lodge promises to check every box on the scenic vacation list. This property promises to provide stunning misty mountain views from just about every window thanks to its prime location along the boundary of Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Whether you’re one for taking time on the trails or you can’t wait to make the most of amazing views, Parks Edge Lodge is certainly a home away from home that can cater to you. The next time you’re in town, be sure that Parks Edge Lodge is your top choice for vacation rentals to call your own.
Exterior Features to Enjoy
Lush tree-filled surroundings can be enjoyed in the fresh air at any time for those who book a stay in parks Edge Lodge. While the log cabin façade is bound to thrill, there’s nothing more refreshing than waking up each day to mountain views that can be savored from the privacy of a rustic-chic and sprawling outdoor patio. Here, guests can sip the morning away with a hot cup of coffee in hand or make the most of an evening under the stars, enjoying their favorite red, white, or sparkling beverage. In fact, Parks Edge Lodge enjoys the addition of multiple decks as well as a screened-in porch for added comfort and convenience. While the many rocking chairs that adorn the decks are inviting, those excited to savor an alfresco meal will love the fact that full table furnishings are to be found here as well. If after a day of exploration and fun you could stand for some well-deserved relaxation, the fact this property has its own private hot tub is bound to please. If roasting marshmallows with your loved ones is top of mind, the outdoor fire pit is the place to gather during your stay.
Interior Amenities to Savor
Stepping into Parks Edge Lodge, guests will find a space built on rustic-chic appeal, natural light and a welcoming ambiance awaiting them. This 3-bedroom, 3-bath property is easily able to accommodate up to 12 guests at a time and showcases a spacious open concept design. Across the floorplan, large windows are included to both promote natural light flow and put a frame on a fantastic mountain view at all times. Lofted ceilings work to enhance the sense of living space available while hardwood floors bring the rustic-elegance to life with style. Wood paneled walls and ceilings give guests the cabin-escape feeling they crave while the amenities bring the modern convenience at every turn.
The living room in Parks Edge Lodge hosts a collection of two plush brown sofas topped with nature-themed throw pillows settled around a natural wood coffee table to match. The hand carved bear lamps found on the end tables are sure to charm guests while the large stone-framed fireplace incorporates the coziness everyone craves from a getaway experience. Just around the corner from the living room, guests can enjoy time in the spacious and fully equipped kitchen. From the natural wood cabinetry stocked with cookware to the collection of modern appliances, serving up a home-style meal during a stay promises to be easier than ever. When it’s time to dine, gather around the formal dining room table just adjacent to the kitchen or head outside and make the most of time on the wrap around deck.
For guests who can’t get enough of friendly competition and fun, the fact that this home hosts a game room is great! Here, visitors can make the most of time around the pool table, on one of two plush leather sofas or enjoying streaming their favorite movies and shows on the large flat-screen television mounted on the wall.
When it’s time to rest up for another day of mountain fun, each bedroom in this home promises to provide a great night’s sleep. In fact, every inviting sleeping space offers an en suite bathroom too as an added convenience. Between the king plush mattresses, nature-themed décor, and ample closet space, you’ll find its simple to settle into the style and comfort you’ve found.
Extras for Guests
Parks Edge Lodge sits only a mile from the Little Greenbrier Trailhead into Great Smoky Mountain National Park, but when you’re cozied up inside, there’s just as much in the way of additional luxuries, fun, and convenience. This property enjoys satellite internet service as well as a washer and dryer combo paired with central heating and air conditioning. Complete with two covered parking spaces and DirectTV options, you’ll find yourself feeling right at home in no time.
Book Your Stay Today
There’s no reason to wait when you’re ready to make the most of a Great Smoky Mountains Getaway. Reach out to Kaizen Rentals today to learn more about booking Parks Edge Lodge or one of our other inspired properties in the area. We can’t wait to welcome you here soon!