Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is one of the most popular places to visit in Gatlinburg. Located in the heart of the city, this excellent attraction is consistently rated among the top aquariums in the country. If you want to be close to this great vacation destination and all of the other fun things to do in the downtown area, check out these five cabins near Ripley’s Aquarium Gatlinburg.

1. Mountain Top View

Just five minutes away from Ripley’s Aquarium, Mountain Top View boasts an unparalleled location at the Mountain Shadows Resort. This 3 bedroom cabin can sleep 10 guests in complete comfort. Perfect for families with children, this cabin features a special “kids retreat” in the loft, a pool table, and a carriage seat swing on the porch. Parents will love the indoor jacuzzi tubs in two master suites, the fully furnished kitchen with granite countertops, and the fact that the kids will always be entertained!

2. Downtown Delight

Downtown Delight certainly lives up to its name! This fantastic cabin is within walking distance of Ripley’s Aquarium and the other great attractions on the Parkway. With room for 8 guests in 3 bedrooms, this spacious cabin is ideal for two families to share. When you’re not out and about in the downtown area, you can play billiards, foosball, or air hockey in your cabin’s game room, relax in the hot tub, or watch a movie on the 51 inch flat screen TV in the living room.

3. Hidden BearA bedroom in the Downtown Delight cabin in Gatlinburg.

If you’re planning a romantic retreat, you can’t do much better than Hidden Bear. This cozy one bedroom cabin is less than 5 minutes away from downtown, yet it offers a secluded, woodsy feel. Couples will love this cabin’s wraparound deck, bubbly hot tub, and flat screen TVs. Hidden Bear also comes with a gas grill, so you can share some steaks or grilled vegetables during your getaway. It’s easy to see why this is one of our most popular cabins near Ripley’s Aquarium Gatlinburg!

4. Bear Cabin

Bear Cabin offers an authentic Smoky Mountain experience unlike any other. This 2 bedroom cabin was built in the 1800s with native logs and features a charming mountain decor. In addition to being located within walking distance of downtown, Bear Cabin is also right on the Little Pigeon River. With a local fishing license, you can fish from your backyard; or you can just visit the fish in Ripley’s Aquarium! 

Hot tub on the deck of Bear Cabin in Gatlinburg.5. River Dream

When you stay at River Dream, your vacation fantasies become a reality! This lovely 2 bedroom cabin on the Little Pigeon River is the perfect place to kick back and relax for a week. With a screened in porch, a soothing hot tub, and a romantic fireplace, River Dream is guaranteed to help you unwind. Fishing along the river is a popular pastime at this cabin, and all of the fun of downtown Gatlinburg is just a walk (or trolley ride) away.

To learn more about any of our cabins near Ripley’s Aquarium Gatlinburg, don’t hesitate to give our friendly vacation specialists a call!