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The Appalachian Lodge
indoor swimming pool at The Appy

The Appy Lodge was not only created as a place to pay homage to the Appalachian Trail but also with a hope to encourage guests to fall in love with the great outdoors. We want your family to have a great experience in Gatlinburg and leave with unforgettable memories of your time in our beautiful Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Our Appy family would love to see your children year after year and have the opportunity to see them grow into great stewards of the mountains. We have put together a list of some of the reasons that we believe you will find our hotel to be the perfect place for your family.

Family Friendly Accommodations and Amenities

water slide outside at The Appy LodgeAt our hotel, you’ll find that our rooms are a great fit for families! With plenty of space, a mini-fridge, microwave, flat screen TV and free wifi our guest rooms have everything that your family will need for a comfy stay. We serve a free complimentary breakfast every morning and we have an on-site market for snacks or last minute needs. Our hardwood floors make spills no big deal and we serve cookies every afternoon in the lobby. We have plenty of free parking available and we’re located near many of the restaurants and attractions of the area. You’ll also have access to coin-operated guest laundry, a free downtown parking pass and a trolley stop located in our parking area.

Indoor and Outdoor Swimming Pools

Families love our seasonal outdoor swimming pool! From the twisty slide to the splash pad, our pool is sure to be a hit with kids of all ages. Spend the day at the pool or wrap up a day of shopping and fun with an evening of swimming. We also have an indoor pool and hot tub that’s accessible year around.

Our Location

family going for a hikeOur Gatlinburg hotel is located on the end of town next to the Gatlinburg Spur, making many locations easily accessible by a short drive. You can be in both downtown Gatlinburg and to Pigeon Forge within just a few minutes. Families find it perfect for being able to visit The Island and Dollywood in a convenient amount of time but also being just down the road from the Ripley’s Aquarium and other Gatlinburg attractions. You can also avoid traffic and access the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in multiple areas. We offer guests a free downtown Gatlinburg parking pass and there is a Gatlinburg Trolly stop in our parking area. Ripley’s Davey Crockett Mini-golf is also located right outside of our front door, as is Flapjack’s Pancake Cabin.

Family Friendly Ticket Packages

We want you to experience all that you can while being a guest at our Gatlinburg hotel. To make planning your vacation easier for you, we have put together ticket packages for you to choose from that include Dollywood, Ober Gatlinburg, and Ripley’s Aquarium. All places that are wonderful for a family outing.

We would love for your family to be our guests this year!

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