One of our secluded Gatlinburg cabins ovelrooking the Smoky Mountains.

While cruises are a popular vacation choice for some travelers, a luxurious cabin rental in Gatlinburg is a much better option for a getaway! The following are just six ways staying in our secluded Gatlinburg cabins is more enjoyable than taking a cruise:

1. No Crowds

If you are looking for a relaxing and peaceful vacation, keep in mind that almost every cruise ship is booked to capacity with anywhere from 700 people on the smaller ships to over 3,000 people on the mega ships. Imagine dealing constantly with lines at the buffet or trying to secure a lounge chair by the tiny pool! As an alternative, our comfortable cabins are situated in a serene environment surrounded by nature where you will be completely isolated from the stress of everyday life.

2. Spacious AccommodationsSpectacular mountain view from the hot tub of one of our secluded Gatlinburg cabins.

The average cabin on a cruise ship is roughly half the size of your bedroom at home, and usually includes only a double bed and a tiny bathroom. Although some of the more expensive cabins on a cruise ship may have a balcony, many interior cabins have no view at all. However, when you stay at one of our secluded Gatlinburg cabins, you will enjoy incredible views of the Great Smoky Mountains from your window and deck all the time. In addition, our spacious cabins include a variety of fantastic amenities such as a full kitchen, hot tub, game room and much more!

3. Make Your Own Plans

When taking a cruise, you are locked in to a rigid schedule where you will arrive and depart from ports at specific times. If you arrive at your port on a day with rain or other poor weather conditions, there is no opportunity to make alternate plans. In contrast, when you stay at a cabin in Gatlinburg, you have the freedom to come and go as you please. On a rainy day, you can enjoy the amenities in your cabin, whether it is relaxing by the fireplace or soaking away the afternoon in the hot tub under a covered deck. However, when the weather improves, you can head into town to check out the many sights, shows and attractions.

The charming living room in one of our secluded Gatlinburg cabins.4. More Affordable

Cruise lines try to entice potential customers with fares that, at first glance, may seem like a great deal. However, these advertised fares usually do not include taxes, port fees or gratuity for the crew. In addition, be prepared to pay extra for most beverages, spa treatments, fitness classes and excursions. When booking a cabin with Top Cabin Rentals, our affordable prices are disclosed to you immediately and there are no hidden fees. In addition, we offer a number of fantastic discounts throughout the year! For a current list of deals, visit our Gatlinburg Cabin Rental Specials.

5. No Dress Code

Most cruise ships request that their guests dress up to have dinner in the ship’s dining room. However, we feel that when you are on vacation, you should be able to dress in your comfortable clothes. Relax in your sweats as you enjoy a home cooked meal on the deck or lounge around in your shorts before heading out for a hike. It’s your getaway after all!

6. No Chance of Getting Sea SickChairs around the firepit at one of our secluded Gatlinburg cabins.

Imagine paying for a cruise only to find yourself with sea sickness after just a night or two into your trip. At that point, you are stuck for up to a week or more on a vessel that is constantly rocking with the waves. Play it safe and stick to solid ground with one of our secluded Gatlinburg cabins!

To learn more about everything to see and do in Gatlinburg during your vacation, check out some of the most popular Gatlinburg attractions by clicking HERE.