You’ve finally arrived in Gatlinburg for the trip that you’ve been dreaming of for months. However, it’s raining, it’s pouring and you don’t want your vacation to be boring. With the Smokies receiving an average of 55 inches of rain in the lower elevations and up to 85 inches per year around Clingmans Dome, there’s a good chance you may run into a rainy day situation at some point. That’s why we’ve put together the ultimate list of things to do in Gatlinburg in the rain. Bonus, you’ll enjoy doing them on a sunny day too!
When you stay at our hotel in Gatlinburg, you will be treated to friendly service and a ton of marvelous amenities. In addition, our amazing accommodations will ensure that you are well rested for your exciting adventures in the Smoky Mountains. Our goal is to make each guest feel at home, which is why we provide some of the luxuries that you enjoy on a daily basis. Here are 4 comforts of home you will find at our Gatlinburg hotel:
Are you looking for a great excuse to use some of your vacation days? Need a reason to break away from the monotony of the daily grind? If so, you’re in luck because we’ve put together 5 things to do in Gatlinburg for the ultimate getaway!
Every vacation should include stunning views of the Smoky Mountains, barbecue, Beaver Tails, a walk among the butterflies, a zipline trip through the tree canopy, and a friendly game of cornhole. Where can you find a place with all of that and more? At Anakeesta in Gatlinburg! The entry to this “magical theme park in the mountains” is located in downtown Gatlinburg, but the fun awaits at the top of Anakeesta Mountain in the Smokies. We’ve put together 7 tips for visiting Anakeesta, as well as a few exciting plans that they have for this year!
Attracting over 2 million visitors each year, Cades Cove is the most popular section of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Located about an hour away from downtown Gatlinburg, TN, Cades Cove is famous for its well-preserved historic buildings, lovely mountain vistas, and unrivaled wildlife viewing. All of the valley’s major landmarks are conveniently located along an 11-mile loop road, which makes the Cove ideal for auto touring.
When you decide to vacation in the Smokies, you will want to spend as much time as possible outdoors! After all, the amazing scenery of the mountains is one of the biggest draws to the area. Luckily, you can still visit some of the most well known activities in Gatlinburg while also exploring the astonishing scenery. Here are 4 Gatlinburg attractions that provide a stunning mountain view:
On your next trip to Gatlinburg, you may be looking for something to do you’ve never done before or that’s exciting for the whole family. A great activity you should try is white water rafting! People of all ages will have a blast floating down the river, and you’ll make memories that will last a lifetime! Check out these 5 reasons why you should go rafting with Smoky Mountain Outdoors on your next trip:
The Appy Lodge was made for hikers. Whether you’re just passing through the area on your hike along the Appalachian Trail or you’re staying in the Smokies solely to explore the trails near Gatlinburg, we would love to have you stay with us at our hotel! Need more convincing on why you should? Here are 4 reasons to stay at our Gatlinburg hotel on your hiking trip:
Our Gatlinburg hotel has a prime location! We’re just on the edge of downtown, which means you have some relief from the hustle and bustle in the heart of the city. However, we’re still just a short distance from all the fun things to do. When you’re in the mood to do some shopping, you’ll be happy to know you won’t have far to go for souvenirs and more when you stay with us! Here are the top 4 shops in Gatlinburg you can walk to from our hotel:
When the weather is nice, there is no better way to spend your time than outside in Gatlinburg. There are so many opportunities to enjoy the sweet sunshine when you stay at with us. To help you decide what activities to try on your vacation, we’ve put together 4 of the best outdoor things to do in Gatlinburg.
The Smokies are the most popular national park in the country, and with good reason! There are so many fun things to do when you visit, from hiking in the backwoods to enjoying a fresh picnic lunch. But how do you decide what to do when you’re visiting? Maybe you should start with visiting the most popular destinations in the park! Check out these 4 popular places to visit in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park:
The hustle and bustle of the holidays have moved out and the spring frenzy that brings thousands of people to the Smokies has yet to begin when March rolls in. Since there aren’t as many people in the area in March, this is one of the best times to visit Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains! You may be wondering what you can do while you’re in town, so here’s a list of 6 of the best things to do in Gatlinburg in March:
Gatlinburg is full of fun attractions for the whole family to enjoy! But are you having a hard time deciding what your kids will want to do the most while you’re staying with us? We want to share some of the most popular places kids will love in the area. Check out these top 6 kid friendly things to do in Gatlinburg:
Want to surprise your sweetheart with a romantic trip to the Smoky Mountains? Then you need a great place to stay, and our Gatlinburg hotel is perfect for you! You may be wondering what makes us the best place for couples, and there are plenty of perks you’ll both enjoy. Here are 5 things couples love about our hotel in Gatlinburg:
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited national park in America and welcomes double the number of visitors of the Grand Canyon, the second most visited park, every year. With over 11 million people roaming the roads and trails of the Smokies, it can seem as if experiencing the beauty and wilderness of the area could be more hectic than peaceful, but that’s certainly not true. While it is true more people tend to visit in the spring, summer, and fall, the winter months provides a completely different experience. We wanted to share 3 things you’ll love about visiting the Smokies during winter!