Take a Scenic Drive Along the Roaring Fork Nature Trail

Rushing water at the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail in the Smoky Mountains.

People come to Gatlinburg from all over the country to see the majestic beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. However, not everyone who comes to enjoy nature is able or willing to hike through the forest. Fortunately, there is a way to take in the sights of the National Park from the comfort of your car. Located minutes away from our Gatlinburg cabins, the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail is a 6 mile long loop road with stunning views of the Smokies.

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Stellar Seafood at the Smoky Mountain Trout House

Seafood restaurant in Pigeon Forge

If you are looking for high-quality seafood close to our cabins in Gatlinburg, the Smoky Mountain Trout House can’t be beaten. Established in 1975, the Trout House is a classic fixture of Gatlinburg’s famous Parkway. This revered restaurant certainly lives up to the boast inscribed on its menu: “If our fish were any fresher, you’d still be talking about the one that got away”!

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See The World’s Greatest Collection of Salt and Pepper Shakers

Salt and Pepper shaker museum in Gatlinburg

Do you like to season your food with salt and pepper? You’re not alone. People around the world have been using salt and pepper shakers to improve their meals for over 500 years. You can find the world’s greatest collection of shakers at the Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum in Gatlinburg, TN. Located minutes away from our Gatlinburg cabin rentals, the Salt and Pepper Museum has over 20,000 pairs of shakers from different centuries and countries. Continue reading

Step into History at Cades Cove

historic cabin in Cades Cove

Cades Cove is a beautiful section of historical sites and amazing scenery located in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. It played home to many American settlers and is the most visited part of the Smoky Mountains National Park today. Stop by the Cades Cove Visitor Center for detailed information about the area, as well as an Auto Tour Guide. There are many amazing things to see at Cades Cove including some of these historical buildings. Continue reading

Save Money by Packing Items for Cabin Cookout

Burgers on the grill for family cookoutEveryone wants to plan a Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge cabin cookout for at least one evening of their Smoky Mountain vacation! To save money on your cookout, make sure you pack these items for your trip, rather than buy them when you arrive in the Smokies! This way, you will have more money to spend when you visit area attractions like Dollywood or Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. Continue reading