When you are staying in Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains, you are probably looking for the rustic cabin experience. There is nothing more exciting than spending some time to relax in the woods. However, your lodging options do not have to take you back to the turn of the 18th century and instead should keep you comfortable with modern upgrades. Our Momma Bear Cabin is one of our favorite vacation properties as it offers everything expected of a cute cabin in the woods while also including fine amenities.
Momma Bear Cabin is the perfect lodging option for a small family or group of friends to escape to the mountains. This mountain cottage is located in between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg just a few miles off “the spur,” the interconnecting road allowing for easy travel options. Your eyes will light up as you pull up to this rustic cabin. The front of the property is accented with vaulted windows and tall pine trees. The driveway features plenty of space for two or more vehicles to easily park. The property is surrounding by forest, letting you escape from the city hustle.
You will be delighted when you walk inside Momma Bear Cabin. This unique property features natural wood flooring, wall space, and ceilings. The natural wood interior helps provide a rustic ambience that is further enhanced by the cabin’s décor. Guests will find themselves in the living area as they walk inside Momma Bear Cabin. This room will be your headquarters for all things comfort. The plush sofa and loveseat are placed around the gas fireplace that is made of rustic brick. A large flat screen TV can be found mounted above the fireplace where you can use the property’s satellite dish to find your favorite programming. This cozy room is perfect during winter or summer to hang out whenever you’re ready to unwind from your day. A bathroom can also be found on the first floor just around the corner.
The dining area can be found on the other side of the fireplace complete with a natural wood dining room table, chairs, and bench. You can easily dine with four or more individuals at once in this spacious room that also has direct access to the back patio. Of course, you will need access to a kitchen to be able to cook up your own meal, and Momma Bear Cabin does provide one. The adjacent kitchen features all of the expected appliances of a full-size home including a stove/oven combo, fridge, dishwasher, and microwave. The home comes with all of the cooking utensils you need and even coffee for the coffee maker.
Bedrooms and Bathrooms
The second floor of Momma Bear Cabin features the two bedrooms. The master suite comes with a king size plush bed with fresh linens. The bathroom is shared between both rooms on the second floor and features a shower/tub combo. However, the master suite has a spacious soaking tub in the room so you can relax in the water before you head to bed. The second bedroom feature a queen size bed with fresh linens for extra comfort. The décor of both bedrooms continues the natural wood theme with the dressers and drawers.
Since Momma Bear Cabin is located on an incline, you will be overlooking the surrounding wilderness when you step out onto the back patio. This spacious patio deck features a variety of comfortable patio furniture. The patio wraps around to the front of the building for easy access from the front or back of the property. We recommend having your morning cup of coffee out on the patio where you can take in the beauty of nature surrounding you. Gatlinburg is known for some chilly nights and winters, so you will want to warm up; a hot tub can be found on the patio complete with hot water and jets to help your muscles relax. Now that is the perfect way you can unwind up here in the Smoky Mountains!
As you can see, Momma Bear Cabin has everything you need for a comfortable stay in an authentic cabin setting. The property is perfect for those traveling with four to six individuals. Momma Bear Cabin is just south of Mt. Le Conte with clear views of the peak. Guests can take advantage of their prime location on “the spur” and take a short drive to either Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg. The Smoky Mountain National Park is approximately 24 minutes away where you can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, white water rafting, and so much more. Momma Bear Cabin is one of our most popular vacation properties, so do not hesitate on booking your stay!
One of our favorite times to invite visitors to see Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains is the early summer season. The kids will have just gone on summer break, allowing the whole family to make the journey. The temperature will still be nice and cool, and all outdoor activities will be open. The late summer crowds will not have arrived just yet, letting you explore Gatlinburg with as much space around you as possible. Take a look at some of our early summer activities you can find in Gatlinburg:
Visit Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies
You will find all kinds of underwater thrills and critters when you stop by Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. This local aquarium features a variety of sea creatures such as turtles, sharks, barracudas, and much more. Their habitats are completely viewable from large glass walls. Watch as many of the animals are fed during opening hours of the day. Come see the over 10,000 sea creatures that are housed here. Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is typically open daily from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
Visit SkyLift Park
One of the area’s most popular attractions is SkyLift Park. This local park features a variety of entertaining features that must be seen to be believed. North America’s longest pedestrian bridge can be found here; it even features glass paneling in the middle so you can look down underneath you. The SkyLift itself is a huge gondola ride that will take you up the mountains for unbelievable views at the overlook. The entrance can be found right in the heart of Gatlinburg, making it easy to get to and enjoy.
Visit Ober Gatlinburg
Ober Gatlinburg is a local attraction that features tons of winter activities during the colder parts of the year. Even after the snow has melted, Ober Gatlinburg has plenty of fun for you to experience. Enjoy summer tubing down the hills or jump in the many different water rides and chutes. Synthetic snow is used to slide down their 250-foot hill for a real tubing experience but in the summer! Indoor ice skating lets you hit the ice and practice your spins or runs from the comfort of being inside. Last but not least is the ice bumper cars that slip around on the ice for a unique spin on this amusement park ride.
Go White Water Rafting or Tubing
While the water might be a little chill at the start of summer you will find river activities more than enticing. Head over to Little River for tubing down the river. This nearby river offers more relaxed rapids that are perfect for beginners. Local companies such as River Rat Tubing will take you on a guided tour for scenic views and thrilling tubing. White water rafting is another exciting activity and is perfect for all ages. Smoky Mountain Outdoors is your go-to rafting company for guided tours that let you cool off with speeding rapids. Some of their tours also give you plenty of quieter moments where you can hop in the river yourself for a quick swim!
Visit Outdoor Gravity Park
Come experience a unique attraction that is one of its kind here in the United States. The Outdoor Gravity Park is a unique theme park that features incredible outdoor activities. Jump into a huge inflatable sphere so you can race on downhill tracks. These courses can be straight downhill or feature zig-zags, making for some exciting races with family and friends. No other park in the country features this type of entertainment, so don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!
Go Horseback Riding
Another way to experience Gatlinburg in a unique way is by booking a horseback ride experience. Local stables such as Sugarlands Riding Stables and Smoky Mountains Stables offer guided tours of the backcountry. Beginners will be able to learn the ropes while experienced riders can start off on their trail right away. The early summer season is a great time to ride with these majestic creatures!
Hit Up the Distilleries
Gatlinburg has plenty of local spots where you can enjoy an adult beverage in the beautiful weather. Tennessee is especially known for the creation of moonshine that has become a national hit. Visit one of the local distilleries to try out handcrafted spirits made into a delicious cocktail. Local spots such as Sugarlands Distilling Company and Ole Smoky are some of the most favorite locations. Some of the distilleries even allow children to accompany you.
More Fun in Gatlinburg This Summer
You will find Gatlinburg is open and ready for all visitors this summer season. Come visit early so you can beat the late summer crowd. Reserve one of our vacation rentals today and see how much fun you can have in Gatlinburg!
You can experience a little gratitude once you see one of our most beautiful vacation rentals right in Gatlinburg. Gratitude Cabin is a full size, yet cozy vacation cabin right here in the heart of Gatlinburg. Everything about the property, including its rustic décor, will be inviting the moment you lay eyes on the property.
Your Cozy Cabin in the Woods
Gatlinburg is known for its great location in the beautiful Smoky Mountains and the various outdoor activities that come with it. You will feel like a local when you book a stay at Gratitude Cabin; this property is a favorite for many of our guests. It’s inviting appeal makes it welcoming as soon you walk up. Gratitude Cabin is an authentic cabin that is located just outside of town. Guests will arrive on an incline driveway with plenty of outdoor space surrounding you. Guests will notice the house itself is made with actual wood logs for a rustic feeling. The home sits on an incline, so you can peek down below at the forest ground from the safety of your window or patio.
Giant Home Interior
The second you walk into Gratitude Cabin you will notice just how much space this property has to offer. The entry way takes you right into the spacious living area complete with a plush sofa and loveseat. The black furnishings immediately draw your eyes in especially with the homes all-natural wood paneling on the walls and ceiling. Speaking of the walls, you will also immediately notice the vaulted ceiling in the living room. The second floor of the home has an overlook where individuals upstairs can still talk with anyone down below. The living room is complete with a stone fireplace that lets you cozy on up during the colder months of winter; a metal fireguard keeps all of the little ones safe from any sparks or flickers in the fire. Right above the fireplace is the large flat screen TV. You will have access to satellite programming, a rare commodity here in the wilderness! Stretch out your legs and enjoy this inviting living area.
The rest of the first floor at Gratitude Cabin is made up of the kitchenette and bedroom. The kitchenette is a quick and convenient spot to make a cup of coffee or a quick meal before you head out the door. The kitchenette features a black refrigerator and washing machine so you can easily store any leftovers and enjoy them at a later time. There are plenty of mugs, cooking utensils, and anything else you need to put together a bite to eat. The kitchen pantry offers tons of space for any ingredients you want to stock up for your stay. Sit down at the spacious dining room table located between the kitchenette and living area where you will have beautiful outdoor views from the window.
The first-floor master suite is where you can find a spacious room complete with plush bedding and linens. The natural wood theme continues into the bedroom and the quilt bedding. The closet lets you unpack all of your belongings so you can feel right at home. What will really win you over is the corner bath tub that is huge. Soak up the hot water, especially after an exciting winter outing in the area.
Bedrooms and Bathrooms
The remaining two bedrooms can be found up on the second floor. Gratitude Cabin comfortably sleeps up to 8 individuals. The upstairs rooms come complete with a bunk bed perfect for little children and a queen size bed allowing plenty of space to sleep on. Flat screen TVs can be found inside each bedroom allowing everyone to unwind from their day. There is a total of three full-size bathrooms found in Gratitude Cabin. You can find a shower or bathtub inside each bathroom so more than one person can get ready for their day. Bathrooms are found on both levels, making it easier for everyone to have quick access.
The best part of Gratitude Cabin can be found when you step out onto the spacious patio. You can access the patio from the living room where you will find plenty of outdoor seating. The wood railing lets you gaze out onto the wilderness floor safely. Walk around the corner of the patio to find a hot tub that is calling out your name during the winter. Plenty of people can fit in at once and enjoy the luxury features such as jets. The patio comes complete with a BBQ grill and outdoor fireplace so you can grill up the perfect steak.
There is no bad way to spend your time at Gratitude Cabin. If you still need more activities to enjoy, you will be a short drive away from Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Book this popular rental for the perfect stay in Gatlinburg!
2021 is starting to take shape and look a lot better than what 2020 had to offer. Get your summer season started this year with an exciting vacation getaway to Gatlinburg. The Smoky Mountains are the perfect destination for those looking to escape the everyday beat and find something exciting. Take a look at what to expect from a Memorial Day getaway here in Gatlinburg:
Perfect Time to Travel
If you are like most, you have probably been stuck at home over the past year. The country was practicing social distancing and slowing down the spread of the virus. Fortunately, things are slowly returning to normal, allowing families to travel safely and enjoy some much-needed time off. Memorial Day Weekend is typically a busier time of year around Gatlinburg, ensuring you will find plenty of fun activities from which to choose.
Professionally Cleaned Vacation Rentals
You will be able to rest easy knowing that our selection of vacation cabins is professionally cleaned prior to your arrival. This allows us to make these properties as safe as possible for you and your family. No one wants to spend their much-delayed vacation getaway worrying about any contamination at your vacation rental. Our vacation cabins are also spacious, including several full-sized homes from which to choose.
Hotel rooms often just offer a single room with a bed or two and bathroom. There is no way a family can comfortably stay in a single room, let alone have enough room for extra amenities. Our properties are full-sized homes that offer plenty of space and amenities inside. You will find spacious living areas and a kitchen. Multiple bedrooms and bathrooms throughout the home allow your family plenty of privacy. We provide comfortable linens for each bed and the necessary toiletries in each restroom. Additional amenities found in most of our homes include complimentary Wi-Fi, flat screen TVs in the living area, cookware for the kitchen, full size appliances, AC/heating, and more. The rentals offer a rustic cabin feel that is perfect for the area. Do not pass up on the chance to stay in these rentals that provide much more than your standard lodging!
Summer Time Fun
Everyone knows that Memorial Day Weekend is the start to a much-needed summer season. It has been a cold winter this year, so be sure to come warm up with us in May. The Smoky Mountains experience all four seasons of the year, and you can expect warm but not hot weather when you visit for Memorial Day. Average daily temps are usually in the high 70s with nightly lows in the 50s. This means you can relax with a light jacket and even shorts during your stay. This weather also means that all of the fun activities of summer will be ready for you.
Memorial Day Activities
You will have all of Gatlinburg and the surrounding area open for you to explore this Memorial Day Weekend. Enjoy your days exploring the outdoor playground of the Smoky Mountains. Little Pigeon River is a few miles away and offers incredible rafting experiences. The Smoky Mountains National Park offers nearly endless opportunities for fun. Head up Clingmans Dome for a short hike that takes you to the top of the mountains. The park also provides over 2,000 miles of streams where you can jump in the water and cool off after a long hike.
Downtown Gatlinburg is also a great place to explore. Go window shopping as you walk by all of the unique restaurants and boutiques that are open. Many of the local restaurants continue to offer dine-in and take-out services, letting you pick which dining option you are most comfortable with. Once you have seen everything downtown, make sure you head over to SkyLift Park and the famous SkyLift gondola. You will see a whole new view of Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains. Adults will love stopping by the local distilleries and wineries that produce hand-crafted spirits and wines. There is no end to the fun you can have here with us in Gatlinburg!
Book Today for Memorial Day
There has never been a better time to start planning for your Memorial Day vacation. Our rental properties will keep you comfortable throughout your stay and keep you close to all of the exciting activities in the Smoky Mountains. Book today before they’re all reserved for Memorial Day!
It has been one heck of a year, but 2021 is now in full swing and allowing things to return to normal. If you are like most, you are itching for a getaway. Travel restrictions have finally been lifted, allowing you to make your way to beautiful Gatlinburg. Our wonderful travel destination sits in the heart of the Smoky Mountains and offers a variety of activities to enjoy. With the Easter holiday just around the corner, you have the perfect excuse to come enjoy our fun town. Take a look at why Easter weekend is the perfect time for your well-deserved vacation getaway to Gatlinburg:
The Spring Season
It has been a colder winter than usual this year but luckily winter is just about to end. Come celebrate the spring season with us here in Gatlinburg. The weather is finally warming up with average high temps in Gatlinburg around 71 degrees during April. This allows for warm and enjoyable days and cool, crisp evenings.
Clean and Safe Vacation Rentals
The cleanliness of our vacation rentals will help any concerns you have about traveling this Easter. Each of our vacation rentals are professionally cleaned before any arrival. We make sure that any risk of contamination is taken out of the picture. Our rental services will also be on hand for any assistance you need during your stay.
Spacious Homes Perfect for Families
Easter is a family holiday; however, spending Easter cramped inside of a hotel room is not fun for anyone. Reserve one of our spacious vacation rentals that will allow everyone in the family plenty of room to move around. The rentals come in a variety of sizes, from smaller 2-bedroom homes up to large homes that feature multiple bedrooms and bathrooms. Each bedroom has linens provided so everyone in the family can have a comfortable night of sleep. The bathrooms also feature all the necessary toiletries so you will not need to make any trips to the market. Living areas and dining rooms are spacious and allow everyone to spend time around each other.
Fine Amenities in Our Rentals
Our vacation rentals also offer fine amenities that will help make your stay as comfortable as it can be. You will notice that each rental offers full-size appliances so you can wash clothes or prepare a delicious dinner. Living areas come furnished with comfortable furniture and flat-screen TVs. Complimentary Wi-Fi access lets you stay connected to your favorite shows or school work. Spacious yard areas are perfect for children to run around and play; some rentals even allow dogs, so your canine companion can join you for a vacation too. These yard areas are the perfect spot to create your own Easter egg hunt for the younger children to enjoy. Since the weather is nice, you can easily grill up dinner on the BBQ grills. You will not find any of these amenities in most hotels in the area!
Spring Activities in Gatlinburg
Easter weekend is the perfect time to enjoy some of the spring activities found around Gatlinburg. Now is the perfect time to enjoy the 150 trails found around the Smoky Mountains. Over 800 miles of hiking terrain lets you get incredible views of the area. Dad will love the beautiful green fairways found at Gatlinburg Golf Course. Take the kids out for a day of mini-golf or to a local aquarium. Adults will find plenty of adult beverages to enjoy. Gatlinburg features plenty of breweries, wineries, and distilleries. Grab a bottle of your favorite vintage of wine or a 6-pack of local craft beer to take back to your vacation rental.
While most large gatherings will not be allowed this year, you can still find some enjoyable Easter events in Gatlinburg. Head over to the Gatlinburg Convention Center where you can find the Great Smokey Easter Arts & Crafts Show take place from April 1st through the 3rd. Enjoy hands-on activities that are perfect for children of all ages. The adults can have plenty of fun too. The Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament will take place Easter weekend, where you can visit local rivers to reel in a trophy-sized catch. Plenty of prizes are available for those looking for some competition. Easter weekend is a great time for spring events!
Get Ready for Easter in Gatlinburg
As you can see, there are plenty of reasons why you should spend your Easter weekend here in Gatlinburg with us. Reserve one of our vacation rentals in the area today to have a safe and enjoyable time here in Gatlinburg.
The perfect vacation getaway is located right here just outside of the Smoky Mountains in Gatlinburg. Our travel destination features all kinds of incredible activities and attractions that will make for an exciting vacation. During your stay, make sure you treat your loved one to a romantic date that shows how much you care for them. Gatlinburg has a variety of romantic activities that are frequented for date nights. Take a look at these hotspots in Gatlinburg:
Spend the Day at Ober Gatlinburg
One of the most popular attractions right here in Gatlinburg can be seen when you simply look up. That’s right, Mount Harrison offers one of the best date spots here in the Smoky Mountains. Ober Gatlinburg features one of the best ski resorts in the country. You can find a variety of ski slopes with various experience levels. Winter sports enthusiasts will find all they need for a romantic yet exciting date as they glide down the mountain trails together. If you need a little more romance on your Ober Gatlinburg date, simply walk inside and see what else is offered. Take your loved one on a shopping spree in one of the two malls located in the complex. Onsite restaurants offer delicious food. The best part of a date at Ober Gatlinburg is the ride on the gondola. The aerial tramway takes guests from downtown Gatlinburg up to the top of Mount Harrison. You can expect amazing views from this altitude. Cuddle up with your loved one and enjoy the ride!
Sharing an amazing view together is one of the greatest ways to spend a romantic date here in Gatlinburg. Another great spot where you can find unbelievable views is over at SkyLift Park. This local landmark features the SkyLift, a gondola ride that will take you up to Crockett Mountain. The ride has you elevated 500 feet above the ground for majestic views. At the top share a quiet moment together as you overlook the SkyDeck where you can enjoy a panoramic view of Gatlinburg. Another great part of SkyLift Park is the SkyBridge. This recent addition is the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the world; when you get out to the middle you will find glass panels let you look down below. You can find a combination of thrills and beautiful views when you take your date to SkyLift Park!
Gatlinburg Space Needle
One thing you will notice about most of Gatlinburg’s date night hotspots is the incredible views they provide. The same can be said when you take your date to the Gatlinburg Space Needle. This iconic landmark found right here in the city stands over 407 feet tall. A date spent on top of the observation deck allows you and your loved one to enjoy panoramic views of the city down below. We recommend enjoying this sight at sundown when the sun starts falling in the backdrop creating a splash of beautiful colors across the sky.
Go Wine Tasting at a Local Winery
Gatlinburg features various places where you and your loved one can share a nice bottle of wine together. Visit a local winery to slow down your evening and enjoy locally crafted wines. Gatlinburg Wine Cellar is a local favorite that is open daily and offers free wine tastings. Once you have found your favorite wine buy a bottle to bring back with you to your vacation rental. Smoky Mountain Winery is another great option and is the oldest winery in this part of the country. You will immediately notice how their award winning wines have become local favorites.
Of course, you cannot have a wonderful date without having a meal at one of the several romantic restaurants right here in town. Visit Cherokee Grill and Steakhouse where you can find a romantic ambience and incredible food. This restaurant features traditional American food such as seafood, steak, and burgers inside a mountain lodge setting. Each entrée is made to order and absolutely worthy for your date. Try out one of the handcrafted cocktails that can easily pair with a steak. Another great option is the Melting Pot, a fondue restaurant that offers luxury dining and romantic settings. You will enjoy a multi-course meal where you can enjoy items cooked in the fondue pot right in front of you. The selection of wine cannot be beat along with the sweet and delicious dessert options too. Both restaurants continue to serve for indoor dining.
More Romance in Gatlinburg
As you can see, there are plenty of romantic hotspots right here in Gatlinburg. Make the most of your stay by reserving one of our luxury vacation rentals. You will have access to fine amenities and privacy that other local lodging options cannot provide. Call today and find the perfect rental for you.
If you are looking for the perfect location for a luxury weekend getaway, look no further than Gatlinburg. This beautiful location offers wonderful views of the mountains and a variety of luxury activities. Take a look what kind of luxury weekend getaway experience you can have in Gatlinburg:
Luxury Rentals to Reserve
When you book one of our luxury rentals right here in Gatlinburg, you can expect plenty of ways to stay comfortable. Our rentals offer plenty of space for you to stretch out and relax. You can also expect to find spacious backyards that include patios and decks, gourmet kitchen setups, complimentary Wi-Fi access, and more. The kitchens come free modern appliances and everything you need to cook up a feast. You can also expect beautiful views of the Smoky Mountains right here in the backdrop.
Fine Dining in Gatlinburg
You can find incredible restaurants right here in Gatlinburg that offer fine dining experiences. There is nothing better than enjoying an exquisite meal at The Peddler Steakhouse. This luxury restaurant offers a casual spin on fine dining. You can expect to find premium cuts of steak that are cooked to order each time. The drink menu includes handcrafted cocktails and a lengthy list of wine. You can also stop in The Melting Pot for a fondue treat where you cook the food at your table. This popular restaurant offers multiple courses from starters to dessert.
Hit the Spa
End your luxury weekend getaway by hitting the spa right here in Gatlinburg. Local spas include Fox Place Salon and Spa and Relaxation Oasis Massage. These local spas offer everything you need for a relaxing stay including massages, skin treatments, and facials. You will feel completely refreshed and relaxed during each visit.
When you visit Gatlinburg, you can get all of your high-end shopping done by stopping in Marketplace Mall. This local mall offers high end shops with affordable prices such as Trunk of Man and The Jewelry Spot. There are plenty of spots to find the perfect gift to bring back home.
Get Ready for Gatlinburg
As you can see, there are plenty of ways you can enjoy a luxury getaway right here in Gatlinburg. Book one of our upscale rentals and enjoy a spectacular getaway to Gatlinburg. Contact us today!