Cabins and lodging in the Smokies
The Lil' Red Caboose in Bryson City, NC

Train lovers can now stay in this authentic caboose camper in Tennessee

All aboard! This one's for you train lovers! If you've ever stayed in a vacation rental or cabin in the Smokies, you may have noticed several commonalities: black bear-themed decor, fireplaces and log furniture, just to name a few. But every once in a while ...
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Unplug in this "plugged-in" smart cabin in the Smokies (photo courtesy of VRBO)

Guests can now stay in this incredible ‘smart’ cabin in Pigeon Forge

Every month, we select one special cabin rental in Sevier County as our "Featured Cabin of the Month." Each cabin is hand selected because of its unique features, popularity and overall excellence in aesthetics. And this month, we decided to go high tech. When you ...
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Built in 2014, the Margaritaville Island Hotel is considered to be one of the most luxurious hotels in Pigeon Forge (photo courtesy of Margaritaville Island Hotel)

These are the best hotels in Pigeon Forge, our top 5 ranked

While a cabin is often the go-to place to stay on a Smokies vacation, sometimes you just want to check-in and checkout without all the fuss. Luckily, in Pigeon Forge, there are still plenty of luxury hotels available that offer the Southern hospitality mountain experience ...
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Sasquatch Inn

Now guests can stay in this Sasquatch-approved Pigeon Forge cabin

Every month, we select one special cabin rental in Sevier County as our “Featured Cabin of the Month.” Each cabin is hand-selected because of its unique features, popularity and overall excellence in aesthetics. This month, we took some advice from one of the "locals" with ...
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Bearfoot Escape ranks No. 2 on our top cabins list and features 3 king suites, incredible views, a game room and a fire pit (photos by Bearfoot Escape/VRBO)

3 bedroom cabins in Gatlinburg TN: Our top 10 ranked

Renting a 3-bedroom cabin in Gatlinburg can be quite the difficult task, especially with so many to choose from. Luckily, our staff knows exactly what guests are looking for when it comes to the best 3-bedroom cabins in Gatlinburg, Tenn. We've ranked the following 10 ...
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A beautiful 4-bedroom cabin in Gatlinburg TN

4 bedroom cabins in Gatlinburg TN: Our top 7 ranked

In a booming vacation rental market like Gatlinburg, Tenn, finding just the right cabin for you and your family's upcoming trip to the Smokies can feel like a daunting task. Fortunately, we can help. Our team has taken the time to put together what we ...
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The following cabins have been handpicked by our staff at TheSmokies.com for aesthetics, amenities, location, uniqueness and affordability. All are available for rent on VRBO (pictured: Our #1 pick, photos courtesy of VRBO)

Affordable cabins in the Smokies: Our top 8 ranked

Let's be honest, renting a cabin in the Smokies can sometimes be a bit cost-prohibitive depending on your budget. But our staff at TheSmokies.com believes that everyone deserves to enjoy a quality cabin experience without breaking the bank. Which is why we've put together the ...
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Each of the cabins on our list have been hand-picked by our staff and are available for rent on VRBO (photo courtesy of VRBO)

Luxury cabins in the Smokies: Our top 9 ranked

Renting a cabin is one of the absolute best ways to enjoy the Smokies. Sure, there are a lot of things that make the area a tourist hot spot — from the amusement parks and abundance of mini golf to the dinner shows and pancake ...
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This "Tiny Cabin" is located in Newport, Tenn and sleeps up to three people (photo courtesy of VRBO)

Quirkiest cabins in the Smokies: Our top 10 ranked

If you've stayed in a cabin in the Smokies more than once, first of all, congratulations, you lucky person, you! Second of all, you may have noticed that most of them have similar features: Natural wood, black bear-themed decor, fireplaces and log furniture. And personally, ...
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Mountain Splendor, No. 6 on our list, offers some of the best unobstructed views of any cabin in the Smokies (photo courtesy of Mountain Splendor/VRBO)

2 bedroom cabins in the Smokies: Our top 8 ranked

Picking out just the right cabin with a 5-star rating, incredible views and incredible amenities can feel like a daunting task in the Smokies. With so many to choose from, the options, at times, can be a bit overwhelming. Fortunately, we are here to help ...
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