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. Splash Mansion

Just a few minutes away from Ripley’s Aquarium, Splash Mindoor pool at gatlinburg cabinansion is a great place for you and your kids. This 5-bedroom cabin can sleep 18 guests in complete comfort. Perfect for families with children, this cabin features a special “kids retreat” downstairs, a pool table, and an indoor pool. You will love being able to cook meals in the fully equipped kitchen or easily go out to one of the local restaurants. Plus, you’ll have an incredible mountain view at Splash Mansion!

2. Life of Luxury

Life of Luxury certainly lives up to its name! This fantastic cabin is 10 minutes from Ripley’s Aquarium and the other great attractions on the Parkway. With room for 22 guests in 8 bedrooms, this spacious cabin is ideal for multiple 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 flat screen TV in the living room.

3. Angler’s Perch

anglers perch a gatlinburg cabin

If you’re planning a romantic retreat, you can’t do much better than Angler’s Perch. This cozy two 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 with screened in porch, hot tub, and flat screen TVs. Angler’s Perch 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! 

5. River Dream

Hot tub on the deck of Bear Cabin in Gatlinburg.

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!