A cabin rental is the perfect vacation lodging for anyone that wishes to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The Great Smoky Mountains are well known for the diversity of plant and animal life found within them, and the intriguing history of Appalachian culture. After a long day of hiking, whitewater rafting, skiing, or snowboarding, return to your cozy cabin with the fireplace on, watching the snow gently fall onto the mountains.
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Popular Rental Amenities in the Smoky Mountains
Many vacationers spend more time comparing the vacation rentals including a pool. More than half of the properties have one. Cabin with pools in the Smoky Mountains are a good choice for groups of 10 and have an average cost of $418 a night. If you would also like to be close to the water, two-thirds of the properties with a pool are within 2 miles of the waterfront.
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Vacation Rental Price Information in the Smoky Mountains
The graph shows the average rental prices for the next twelve months in the Smoky Mountains. Vacation rental prices are the highest in December (12/23 – 12/30). Vacation rental prices go down to $282 per night in January (1/27 – 2/3).
Rental availability information in the Smoky Mountains
The graph shows the weekly availability rate in the Smoky Mountainsfor the next twelve months. The week with the highest booking rate in the next 12 months is in November (11/2 – 11/9), where 75% of the vacation rentals are booked. Conversely, 88% of the rentals are still available during a week in February (2/24 – 3/2).
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Where to Eat in the Smoky Mountains
Visitors that want a local and traditional experience while visiting the Smoky Mountains should go to The Old Mill Pottery House Café and Grille. This restaurant is unusual because it uses a historic grist mill to freshly grind the grain they use to bake the bread for their sandwiches. Not only is all the food homemade - so are the dishes it's served on!
Another restaurant that serves fresh local food is the Wild Plum Tea Room, located in the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community. This spot offers unique dishes such as baked salmon burgers and amaretto bread pudding.
For a picturesque and unique experience, Friendly Falls is the spot to be. This place not only has a waterfall for customers to admire while dining, but it is also home to an excellent restaurant and craft store.
Art and Culture in the Smokies
The Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community (also known as the Gatlinburg Community) has been known to have the largest concentration of artisans and craftspeople in North America since 1941. Here crafters create one-of-a-kind baskets, candles, paintings, quilts, jewelry, and ceramics, amongst other things. Visitors are encouraged to check out the Gatlinburg Art Tour, a trail where you can encounter artisans that create collectables and folk art.
The Smoky Mountains also offer a variety of theater, music, and comedy shows all in close proximity to your cabin rental. Check out Pigeon Forge, a mountain resort with a range of country music and southern cultural attractions, including musical dinner shows and Dollywood, a theme park owned by iconic singer Dolly Parton.
Evenings Out in the Smoky Mountains
The Smoky Mountains have a few nightspots for visitors to enjoy during their stay. The Smoking Mountain Brewery, Blaine's Grill and Bar, Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery, Sugarlands Distilling Company, and Three Jimmy's are all good bets for anyone that enjoys a night out with live music.
For a more relaxed evening, visitors are encouraged to catch a lighthearted Gatlinburg show, usually involving magic, comedy, and live music.
For an alternative to the usual night entertainment, why not play a few rounds of mini golf in the evening? Several mini golf joints in the Smoky Mountains offer late night hours, so you can practice putting with your friends before heading out to a bar or returning to your cabin. Ripley's Davy Crockett Mini Golf, Gatlin's Smoky Mountain Fun, Circus Golf, and Cooter's Place of the Smokies all offer late-night mini golfing.
Outdoor Activities in the Smoky Mountains
Visitors will find that the Smoky Mountains have many activities to offer right on the doorstep of their cabin rental. Travelers can hike up to the summit of Clingmans Dome, located at 6,643 feet (also the highest point in the state of Tennessee) to enjoy the view.
Visitors may also choose to go whitewater rafting on the Pigeon River. The Lower Pigeon river area is suitable for families, as it is mostly class 1 and 2 rapids. For more adventurous folks and adrenaline junkies, the Upper Pigeon River has class 3 and 4 rapids.
For travelers that prefer something a little more serene, Sugarlands Riding Stables offer a beautiful nature trail to ride through on horseback.
Local Festivals and Events
The Smoky Mountains are home to many recurring festivals each year. Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival takes place from around September to October, and focusing on craftsmanship and art. During the festival, visitors can browse the displays of painters, potters, quilters, woodworkers, weavers and more artists.
The Smoky Mountain Folk Festival usually takes place during Labor Day weekend. This festival focuses more on traditional Appalachian music, including the fiddle, banjo, string band, and bagpipes. The activities offered during the festivals range from food and refreshments to special shows for the kids.
Information about vacation rentals in the Smoky Mountains
|🏡 Vacation rentals available||3,974 homes|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 62%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$83|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pets allowed, Pool and Internet|
|🐾 Pet friendly homes||465 homes|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||2,333 homes|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the average price per night for a vacation home in the Smoky Mountains?
The nightly price of accommodations in the Smoky Mountains starts at $83. If you are looking for a cabin, the nightly price is $566 on average. A house rental Great Smoky Mountains will cost $496 per night on average.
How many vacation homes are available to book in the Smoky Mountains?
Currently there are 3,974 vacation rentals available for booking for your upcoming trip.
What are the most popular amenities for vacation rentals in the Smoky Mountains?
Most travelers look for Pool, Pets allowed, and Internet when booking a vacation rental in the Smoky Mountains.
How many vacation homes with pools are in the Smoky Mountains?
There are 2,333 vacation rentals across 23 providers in the Smoky Mountains.
Are pets allowed in vacation homes in the Smoky Mountains?
Finding a rental in the Smoky Mountains that allows dogs is easy, with 465 pet-friendly available.
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