Best dog friendly cabins in the Smoky Mountains, ranked

Outdoor entertainment area

Majestic City Retreat ranked number one on our list for pet friendly cabins because of its private outdoor entertainment area (photo courtesy of Majestic City Retreat/VRBO.com)

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Anyone who’s ever rented a cabin in the Smoky Mountains knows that it can be hard to find the perfect rental for your vacation.

It can be especially difficult if you’re taking man’s (or woman’s) best friend along with you.

But don’t you worry, there are plenty of dog friendly cabin rentals in the Smoky Mountains, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg area.

Without further ado, here are our top picks for pet friendly cabins in the Smokies:

Outdoor deck of a pet friendly cabin
Almost Heaven is a one-bedroom cabin that comfortably sleeps up to six guests (photo courtesy of Almost Heaven/VRBO.com)

6. Almost Heaven (1 bedroom cabin, Pigeon Forge TN)

This charming one-bedroom cabin is one of the smaller choices on our list, but its clever accommodations still allow sleeping space for up to six people.

The basics: Almost Heaven includes a fully equipped kitchen, fireplace, grill, hot tub, 2-car driveway and is within 15 minutes of Dollywood.

Its clever use of space allows it to sleep up to 6 guests, with a sleeper sofa, king bed and futon in the loft.

Why you’ll love it: Additional amenities for this cabin include a foosball table, an ensuite with a jacuzzi and a card table for entertainment. Bears are known to wander through this area, so you may just spot a black bear while you’re there.

Read Also: 3 cubs in a tub: Bears surprise cabin guests

Dogs under 30 lbs are welcome with an extra fee. Cats are not allowed.

Indoor pool in a pet friendly cabin
Mountain Dream’inn offers a private, indoor pool that is accessible year-round (photo courtesy of Mountain Dream’inn/VRBO.com)

5. Mountain Dream’inn (2 bedroom cabin, Wears Valley TN)  

This luxury cabin is just under 5 miles to the Pigeon Forge city center, and it’s perfect for a couple, a family with kids or a getaway with friends.

The basics: Mountain Dream’inn offers a 6-person hot tub, grill, pool table, electric fireplace, wide covered decks, a fully stocked kitchen and high-speed WiFi.

It’s very close to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Why you’ll love it: This cabin offers its own private indoor swimming pool which can be used all year long. Its cathedral windows will offer unrivaled tranquility.

The attention to detail and rustic charm make this cabin a rare find.

Pets are welcome, but fees may apply. There is a maximum of two pets allowed per stay, and a kennel is provided. Pets are not allowed on the furniture or in the pool.

A pet friendly Smoky Mountain cabin
Smoky Mountain Peaks has unobstructed views of the Great Smoky Mountains (photo courtesy of Smoky Mountain Peaks/VRBO.com)

4. Smoky Mountain Peaks (2 bedroom cabin, Pigeon Forge TN)

This family-friendly cabin offers something other cabins can’t always promise: unobstructed views of the Smoky Mountains.

The modern amenities will give you an experience of a lifetime.

The basics: Smoky Mountain Peaks is located just 13 minutes to the Pigeon Forge city center. It offers a hot tub, a long driveway and an open kitchen.

Why you’ll love it: This cabin has a unique feature for your dogs: An enclosed dog park. It also features a poker table, a Tesla charger, a grill and hot tub.

Extra amenities include a BBQ grill, board games, spacious outdoor seating and a grand, cathedral ceiling.

Pets are welcome, additional fees may apply.

Living room area of a pet friendly cabin
A Point of View is a tranquil, peaceful cabin in the heart of the Smoky Mountains (photo courtesy of A Point of View/VRBO.com)

3. A Point of View (2 bedroom cabin, Pigeon Forge TN)

A Point of View offers a sense of tranquility with its scenic views in a private, yet conveniently located mountain location.

The basics: This cabin offers a fully equipped kitchen, a hot tub, grill, stainless-steel appliances and is conveniently located within ten miles of Dollywood in Pigeon Forge.

Why you’ll love it: The shining star of this cabin is its very own private, indoor swimming pool where you can splash around in any season. The cabin also features an arcade, a pool table and a spa-like master suite.

This 2-bedroom cabin’s clever use of space makes it comfortable for up to 12 guests.

Pets are allowed, but fees may apply.

Ski ball and game area of a pet friendly cabin
Each bedroom in this cabin offers a king-sized bed and its own private bathroom (photo courtesy of Queen of Gatlinburg/VRBO.com)

2. Queen of Gatlinburg (5 bedroom cabin, Gatlinburg TN)

This no-expense-spared custom cabin is aptly named since no one will have to make sacrifices when choosing their room. Each room has its own king-sized bed with a private, spacious bathroom.

The basics: Queen of Gatlinburg features a deck with beautiful mountain views, a walkable commute to downtown Gatlinburg and plenty of precious privacy.

Why you’ll love it: This family-friendly cabin has a puppet theater, an 80-ft projection screen in a private theater room, a nearby river filled with trout and a pool table. Each bedroom has a king-sized bed and its own bathroom.

You’ll never feel cramped in this cabin. Its over 110 windows will make this cabin feel like no other you have seen before.

Pets under 25 pounds are welcome with a maximum of two per reservation. Additional fees may apply.  

Read Also: Top dog friendly destinations around Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg

Outdoor area of a pet friendly cabin
This entire outdoor area is private to cabin guests (photo courtesy of Majestic City Retreat/VRBO.com)

1. Majestic City Retreat (3 bedroom cabin, Gatlinburg TN)

This family-friendly cabin is not only something your pup will enjoy, but the whole entire family will be so entertained, you may not want to leave.

The basics: This cabin offers stunning scenery, a convenient location with beautiful mountain views, a hot tub, multiple smart TVs, a modern kitchen, a spacious driveway and keyless entry.

Its clever usage of space and bunk beds make it very accommodating for large families.

Why you’ll love it: What makes this cabin go above and beyond is its private swimming pool, a game room with over 1,000 games, a putting green, foosball and a swinging hammock on its large outdoor deck.

Pets are welcome, additional fees may apply.

What do you think of these cabins? Let us know in the comments.

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