Your Packing Cheat Sheet for a Vacation at Our Log Cabins in Pigeon Forge

Packing for vacation in Pigeon Forge doesn’t have to be stressful! While figuring out what you need to bring, and how to make everything fit in your trunk, can seem challenging, it’s really not that difficult when you have a little direction. To help make the packing process as smooth as possible, Timber Tops has put together this cheat sheet for a getaway at our log cabins in Pigeon Forge.

Know What is Provided for You

The great thing about staying at a Pigeon Forge cabin is that many items will already be waiting for you in your cabin! The following items are provided in all of our vacation rentals:

  • Basic pots and pans
  • Dishes
  • Utensils
  • Flatware
  • Coffee maker
  • Towels
  • Washcloths
  • Bath mats
  • Bed linens
  • Pillows
  • Bar soap
  • Dish soap
  • Dishwasher detergent (starter supply)
  • Laundry detergent (starter supply)
  • Paper goods (starter supply)

Bring the Following Items to Your CabinThe beautiful living room of the Bellagio Bear cabin in Pigeon Forge.

Now that you know what you can expect to find at our log cabins in Pigeon Forge, it’s easy to figure out what you have to bring with you. Here are some suggested items for your vacation:

  • Foil
  • Plastic wrap
  • Food
  • Condiments
  • Spices
  • Cooking oil
  • Coffee filters
  • Charcoal and kindling (for the grill)
  • Matches or a lighter
  • Extra blankets
  • Cribs (if applicable)
  • Extra soaps and detergents
  • Toiletries

Keep These Things in Your Car

If you’re like most visitors to Pigeon Forge, you will probably be driving here. While some items can be left in the trunk, there are other things that you want to keep accessible during your road trip. Here are a few items to have in your vehicle:

  • Sunglasses
  • GPS
  • Cell Phone
  • Car chargers
  • Medications
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • iPad or handheld video games
  • Stuffed animals or toys for kids

Happy couple hiking in the forest.Take These Items on a Hike

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers over 800 miles of beautiful trails, so you will definitely want to go for a hike during your vacation! Whether you’re looking for a half mile stroll or an epic 11 mile journey, you are guaranteed to find the perfect trail for your family. Be sure to take the following items with you on your hike:

  • Map of trail
  • Backpack
  • Hiking boots
  • Flashlight
  • Compass
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Binoculars
  • Water bottle
  • First aid kit
  • Lighter
  • Bug spray
  • Camera

Follow These Tips for Packing Clothes

Packing clothing is one area where some people tend to go overboard. Remember, there is no reason to bring your whole wardrobe for a week long vacation! To cut down on overpacking, keep the following tips in mind:

  • Our cabins come with washers and dryers, so you can bring fewer clothes and do a load of laundry during your vacation.
  • Bring versatile clothing that you can explore nature in but dress up for a night in town.Rolled clothing packed in a suitcase.
  • Only bring one pair of jeans.
  • Roll your clothes and arrange them vertically in your suitcase, like a filing cabinet.

To start planning your vacation, check out our complete selection of log cabins in Pigeon Forge!