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8 Ways to See Breathtaking Views When You Stay in Our Smoky Mountain Cabin Rentals

Stunning mountain views from the deck of the Rocky Top cabin in Pigeon Forge.
May 2, 2018

One of the best parts about taking a vacation to the Smoky Mountains is the gorgeous views that are waiting for you around every corner. When you stay in our cabins, you’ll have so many opportunities to take in the scenery. Here are 8 ways to see breathtaking views when you stay in our Smoky Mountain cabin rentals:

1. Outdoor Deck

One of the best places to take in the views is on the deck of your cabin! We have beautiful cabin rentals that offer mountain views or river views for you to enjoy. Gather on the deck and relax in a rocking chair with a cup of coffee as you stare at the scenery, or soak in the bubbling hot tub as you watch the sunset at the end of the day. You can even cook a meal in the fully equipped kitchen or on the grill and dine with a view outside at the table on your deck!

2. Glass Windows

The stunning living room of the Gatlinburg Views cabin.

Many of our cabins have cathedral windows or large glass windows that allow you to enjoy the view from the comfort of inside your cabin. If the weather is too chilly to be outside, curl up in front of the fireplace and take in the scenery through the window. Wherever you turn, you can look out the window and admire a view of the mountains.

3. Gather Around the Fire Pit

Another way to see breathtaking views when you stay in our Smoky Mountain cabin rentals is by gathering around the fire pit! This is the perfect thing to do in the evenings. Not only will the fire feel great as the temperature starts to cool down, but nothing will compare to the sunset view. As the sun starts to set, it casts a beautiful glow behind the mountains. Make sure you bring your camera outside to capture the scene.

4. Great Smoky Mountain Wheel

The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel at The Island in Pigeon Forge TN

If you want to venture into town to catch the views, head to The Island in Pigeon Forge to ride the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel . This 200-foot wheel offers spectacular views of Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains. You’ll ride in a glass gondola that seats up to 8 people, so they whole family can enjoy the experience together! After enjoying the view, check out some of the other affordable activities at The Island.

5. Gatlinburg Space Needle

The Gatlinburg Space Needle is another great place to see the sights. You’ll ride in a glass elevator to the top of the observation tower, where you’ll be able to see a 360-degree view of Gatlinburg from more than 400 feet in the air. You can visit during the day or at night to see the town twinkling with lights.

6. Anakeesta

Anakeesta views

Anakeesta is one of Gatlinburg’s newest attractions and has many opportunities for visitors to admire the beauty of the Smoky Mountains. You can ride in a scenic Chondola that takes you up 600 feet to the summit of Anakeesta Mountain, do the Tree Canopy Walk and cross 16 sky bridges that have observation platforms where you can take in the view, or relax in Firefly Village as you watch the mist roll out of the mountains early in the day. There is even a special spot for you to take a selfie with the Smoky Mountains in the backdrop!

7. Gatlinburg Sky Lift

Another way to enjoy the scenery is to ride the Gatlinburg Sky Lift ! The sky lift allows you to see lush forest and mountain views. You’ll ride 1,800 feet in the air to the top of Crockett Mountain before turning around the wheel and experiencing an exhilarating ride back down. This is a popular activity for all guests visiting Gatlinburg, from couples, to families, to groups of friends.

8. Go Ziplining

Young lady on zipline at Legacy Mountain Zip Lines in Pigeon Forge Tn

If you’re looking for an adventurous way to take in the views, go ziplining! There are a number of great places to go ziplining in the Smoky Mountains, and you’ll be close to all of them when you stay in our cabins. One of the best places to go ziplining is Legacy Mountain Ziplines , which has 7 thrilling lines for you to try that range from 1,800 feet to 2,500 feet long. In addition to ziplining, you’ll get to travel over 3 rope bridges and ride an ATV! You’ll have a bird’s eye view of the mountains that will provide an unforgettable experience. When you stay in our cabins, you’ll get 1 free adult admission per paid night stay to Legacy Mountain Ziplines!

Come experience all the breathtaking views in the Smoky Mountains on your vacation! Browse our Smoky Mountain cabin rentals and start planning your trip.

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