When it comes to world-class whiskey, few states can rival Tennessee! The Volunteer State has a long history of distilling spirits, and whiskey is actually one of Tennessee’s top 10 exports. In 2017, the Tennessee Distillers Guild launched the Tennessee Whiskey Trail, a collection of roughly thirty distilleries that stretch from Memphis to the Smoky Mountains.
As you may know, The Appy Lodge in Gatlinburg, TN takes its name from the Appalachian Trail, the longest marked footpath in the United States. Since the Appalachian Trail runs through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for 71 miles, our charming hotel is the perfect place for hikers to stay when they’re in town to conquer the A.T.
Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains are world renowned for their stunning natural beauty. One of our favorite ways to take in the area’s majestic scenery is with a relaxing drive through the mountains. What could be better than admiring the grandeur of the Smokies with the windows down and a refreshing breeze blowing through your hair? To help you make the most of your next vacation, The Appy Lodge has put together a guide to four of the most scenic drives in the Smoky Mountains.
If you're looking for the perfect accommodations in the Smokies to celebrate an anniversary, birthday or other special event, check out The Appy Lodge! Our affordable hotel in Gatlinburg has everything that you need for a romantic escape to the Great Smoky Mountains! Here are the top 4 reasons why couples love staying at our hotel in Gatlinburg TN:
If you’re looking to do some shopping in downtown Gatlinburg, a trip to The Village should definitely be on your vacation itinerary! This charming area set apart from the Parkway is reminiscent of a quaint European village, complete with a brick walking path and a lovely fountain. The Village is home to 27 unique businesses, and there is truly something for everyone among the collection of boutiques and eateries. To help you make the most of your next getaway, The Appy Lodge has put together a guide to six of the very best shops at The Village in Gatlinburg.