The Appalachian TrailThe Appalachian Trail is one of America's most treasured gems. The trail that runs over 2,000 miles throughout 14 states is a footpath for the people that inspires millions to take a hike each year. Our hotel was created as a homage to not only the trail but also to all of the dreamers that worked to make the Appalachian Trail a reality. While staying with us, you'll have the opportunity to learn about the history of the A.T, the different sections that you would experience on a thru-hike and immerse yourself in the beauty of the Appalachians. Our hope is that during your time with us, you'll find yourself inspired to also explore the trail. That's why we have put together five tips for hiking the Great Smoky Mountains section of the AT. The following tips will help you to have the best experience possible while at The Appy, in the Smokies, and on the trail.
Planning a trip to Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains? A vacation in the Smokies isn't complete without spending time at the many attractions that Gatlinburg has to offer. At The Appy Lodge, we're far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the city to be quiet and cozy. However, we're close enough to still be within walking distance of some of the most loved attractions in Gatlinburg. Our hotel also offers free parking and a trolley stop on our property. During your stay with us, you'll have easy access to not only the following 4 attractions but many others as well.
During your stay at our hotel in Gatlinburg, TN you'll find many amenities that will add to the enjoyment of your vacation. Our hotel is an excellent place to make the most of your vacation to the Smoky Mountains. We offer free guest parking, a trolley stop on our property, a fitness room, gift shop and much more. The Appy Lodge is also within walking distance of many local attractions. Below, we have shared with you 4 amenities that our guests love about our hotel in Gatlinburg.
Our downtown Gatlinburg hotel, The Appy Lodge, is one of the most unique places that you can stay in the Smokies. Our hotel stands on the foundation of one of America's most treasured gems, The Appalachian Trail. Within the walls of The Appy, you will find displays that pay homage to the dreamers that first envisioned a footpath for the people. A trail that would run from Georgia, through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and then north to Maine. Throughout our halls are photographs from the trail and stories of those that have hiked among the hills and valleys. Our hope is that during your stay with us, you too will be inspired to hike your own hike. We hope that during your time with us that you will find an unwavering love and appreciation for the Appalachians. We have put together 5 things about our downtown Gatlinburg hotel that we are certain you will love!
Gatlinburg is a small town surrounded by the Smoky Mountains that is rich in history. When you stay at our Gatlinburg hotel, you'll have the opportunity to learn more about it, from the Ogle family to the Appalachian Trail. Here are some interesting facts about the history of Gatlinburg for you to learn: