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Why an Overnight Rental Cabin in the Smoky Mountains is Better Than a Hotel

Beautiful mountain views from the deck of a honeymoon cabin in Gatlinburg.
March 1, 2021

Imagine looking out of every window and seeing an open vista of indescribable beauty — trees and mountains in every direction. When you choose to stay in a cabin in the Smoky Mountains, you’ll be tucked away in the middle of all the gorgeous views. The deck of your cabin will provide mountain vistas as far as the eyes can see and privacy you won’t find at a busy hotel. Who wouldn’t rather stay in a cabin? For more convincing, we’ve listed the top 3 reasons why an overnight cabin in the Smoky Mountains is better than a hotel below:

1. Cabin Amenities

When you visit Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, staying in luxury cabins with numerous amenities is the best choice you can make. Cabins come with a variety of special amenities, like a Jacuzzi, a hot tub, a pool table, a fireplace, flat-screen TVs, gorgeous, rustic wood interiors, sweeping porches with porch swings and rocking chairs, and so much more. They are the best way to experience the beauty of the Smoky Mountains, with fun amenities both inside and outside of your cabin rental. You can relax in a rocking chair on your private deck while you watch the sunrise, or soak in the hot tub as you watch the sunset.

2. Privacy

outside of A Stone's Throw Pigeon Forge cabin near Parkway

In addition to all this beauty, there are many other aspects of staying in a cabin that are superior to staying in a hotel: autonomy, privacy, peace and quiet. A beautiful cabin in the Smoky Mountains can certainly become a home away from home, except perhaps better! You won’t have to worry about hearing the busy traffic on the Parkway, or noisy neighbors keeping you awake at night. It will be just you, your loved ones and the Smoky Mountains. You’ll also have privacy within your cabin! Instead of being cramped in a single hotel room, your family can choose a cabin with enough bedrooms so that everyone has their own room. Spend quality time together in the common areas before retreating to the privacy of your own rooms to get a good night’s rest.

3. Saves Money

Another advantage of staying in a cabin in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg is the amount of money one saves on food by having a full kitchen, a real refrigerator and stove. If you don’t want to cook, you can go to any of the nearby Smoky Mountain restaurants featuring every type of food imaginable. But, think of the convenience of being able to prepare meals and snacks without leaving your cabin! We recommend getting groceries at a nearby store and enjoying 1 or 2 meals a day in your cabin. You’ll be surprised at how much you’ll save cutting back on at least one meal out a day.

You can also save money by parking outside your cabin for free! Imagine just walking outside and your car is right there, beside your cabin. You step into your car (or rental car) and take a casual drive around the countryside or mountains. No ridiculous parking fees or searching for your car in a parking garage.

Find Your Cabin in the Smoky Mountains

a bear's alpine paradise Pigeon Forge cabin near Parkway

You decide whether you want your cabins close to attraction, restaurants, shopping outlets and even Dollywood or if you would like to be one with nature on the mountainside taking in the breathtaking views of the Great Smoky Mountains. Stay in a Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge for a casual weekend, a family vacation, a writer’s getaway, a honeymoon, or rent several cabins for the best family reunion ever. Take a look at our selection of cabins to choose the perfect cabin in the Smoky Mountains for your vacation!

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