No matter what time of year you’re able to treat your family to a weekend getaway, there are always plenty of Smoky Mountain activities to enjoy all year long. Get a few ideas for your next family vacation by reading about our 4 favorite year round activities below!

1. A Day of Hiking

Spring, summer, winter and fall are all beautiful times of year to visit the mountains, and spending a day hiking the trails is one of our favorite Smoky Mountain activities. Hiking is a wonderful activity for people of all ages and abilities because there are dozens of trails to choose from, from short and easy to challenging all-day treks.

During the warmer months, you’ll see an abundance of blooming flowers, lively critters and plenty of other tourists enjoying the scenery. The fall season brings with it the most magnificent colors you can imagine! The trees turn from green to bright golden yellow, burnt orange and fiery red. And during winter, the bare trees and snow covered mountain tops look like something straight from a postcard.

2. Watch Movies and Play GamesA pool table in a Smoky Mountain cabin rental.

Whether you’re escaping the cold temperatures or you need a break from the hot mountain air, spending a day at a Smoky Mountain cabin playing games and watching movies is another of our favorite Smoky Mountain activities. Our cabins are loaded with the most fun games like air hockey, foosball, pool tables and sometimes even darts! Go head to head with your kids to see who the gaming champion will be!

Our cabins also have theater rooms equipped with comfortable recliners, surround sound and a huge screen for viewing all your favorite films! Be sure to pack several fun movies to enjoy, and don’t forget your favorite snacks for a true movie theater experience!

3. Go Sightseeing

Sightseeing is one of the most popular Smoky Mountain activities that can be enjoyed during any season, and we’ve got a couple great ideas to help you take in the views.

The Gatlinburg Space Needle is an observation tower that soars over 400 feet in the sky, providing visitors with unparalleled views of the beautiful Smoky Mountains. This attraction is open 365 days per year, so you can enjoy the sights any time you’d like!

If you like the idea of enjoying the sights while also taking a ride up the mountain, check out the Gatlinburg Sky Lift. You’ll reach heights of 1,800 feet, and you’ll have incredible 360 degree views of the Smokies that can’t be beat! Try riding the lift at night for amazing views of the twinkling city lights below!

A hout tub on the deck of a Smoky Mountain cabin rental.4. Relax in the Hot Tub and Around the Fire

What could be more relaxing than spending your evenings soaking your stress away in a bubbling hot tub or telling stories around a fire pit with your family and friends? Nothing! Which is why relaxing at a Smoky Mountain cabin makes our list of favorite Smoky Mountain activities.

Our cabins have all the amenities and extras that will take your weekend from a normal vacation to the vacation of your dreams! From waking up and enjoying your coffee on the covered porch to ending your night lounging in your private jacuzzi tub and everything in between, we promise to give you the peaceful and relaxing oasis you’ve been craving!

Since our Smoky Mountain cabins are filling up fast, don’t hesitate to book your family’s weekend away today, and get busy planning all the Smoky Mountain activities that you want to experience!