All the Details About the 2020 Expansion at Anakeesta in Gatlinburg
Just when we think Gatlinburg is maxed out on fun and great things to do, our local attractions add on even more opportunities for locals and guests. Anakeesta is one of those spots and we’re always excited to see what tricks they have up their sleeves! 2020 is going to include non-stop memory making days in the Smokies, and with Anakeesta’s upcoming additions this year, many of those days will be spent on top of Gatlinburg’s favorite mountain destination! Here are a few of the exciting details to their expansion!
5 Reasons to Visit Ripley’s Aquarium in Gatlinburg When You Stay with Us
Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is one of the top attractions in the Smoky Mountains and one of the most highly rated aquariums in the country. In the heart of downtown Gatlinburg you’ll find 10,000 ocean creatures representing 350 different species. An experience that is certainly unique and one that is filled with family fun. Here are 5 reasons to visit Ripley’s Aquarium during your stay with us at The Appy Lodge!
3 of the Top Coffee Shops in Gatlinburg TN
Coffee lovers rejoice! We have great news for you! If you plan on visiting Gatlinburg this year, not only do we have some incredible spots to grab a cup of joe, but 3 of the top coffee shops are in our beautiful downtown area. This offers up an opportunity to also experience the charm of taking a stroll through the shops while many guests are still sleeping. Folks that love sleeping in and a little hustle and bustle with their day, will also get their fix as well, so no worries if you choose to snooze! Here are 3 of the top Gatlinburg coffee shops to add to your list for your next vacation in the Smoky Mountains!
5 Top Spots For Photos in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a photographer’s paradise! Everyone from beginner level photographers to the pros will find plenty of opportunities to capture endless beauty in the Smokies year-round. It’s also a wonderful place to photograph your vacation and capture moments with your family and friends that will be treasured for years to come. Here are 5 of the top spots for photos in the park and a few tips to help you have a great experience in the Smokies!
4 Restaurants in Gatlinburg TN Within Walking Distance of Our Hotel
Do you love a nice walk and a great place to eat? If so, we want to share with you 4 fantastic restaurants that are within walking distance of our hotel. From one of the newest dining locations in Gatlinburg to a local favorite that’s been around since 1974, we’ve put together some of the best spots in town! We hope you’ll give a couple of them a try the next time you’re in the Smokies!
5 Reasons to Go Gatlinburg Snow Tubing
Thinking about planning a winter getaway to the Great Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg? If so, make sure you leave some time for snow tubing at Ober Gatlinburg! Here are 5 reasons why it’s an experience that you don’t want to miss!
Everything You Need to Know About the Gatlinburg SkyLift Park
In 1954 the Gatlinburg SkyLift carried the first guests to the top of Crockett Mountain in the Smoky Mountains. Over the next 66 years taking a ride to the top became a tradition for generation after generation and continues to be a part of their time Gatlinburg today. However, since the grand opening of the new and improved Gatlinburg SkyLift Park in 2019 the fun and adventure that awaits is much different than in previous years. To help you plan your trip and make the most of your time, we’ve put together a guide to assist you in having the best experience possible!
10 Top Things to Do in Gatlinburg for Adults
Gatlinburg and the Smokies are well known for being family vacation destinations but they are also filled with plenty of fun things for adults to do as well. If you’re heading into town for a romantic getaway or an adventure trip with good friends, you’ll want to check out these top 10 things to do in Gatlinburg!
3 Reasons Families Love Our Gatlinburg Hotel with an Indoor Pool
A vacation in Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains isn’t complete without a home away from home! Here at The Appy Lodge we know that comfort and great amenities add to your experience that’s why we wanted to share with you a few reasons that families and all guests, love our hotel and one especially of it’s features, an indoor pool and hot tub!
Top 5 Gatlinburg Restaurants You Have to Try
Gatlinburg is filled with top notch restaurants that will keep even the most extreme foodie happy. If you’re traveling to the area with friends, family, your significant other or even solo you’ll want to take time to get a little game plan together for where you want to dine while you’re in town! At The Appy Lodge, we want you to enjoy your time as fuss as free as possible, so we put together a list of spots that you’ll want to check out while you’re vacationing in the Smokies!
6 Reasons to Visit Ober Gatlinburg in the Winter
If you’re heading the Smoky Mountains for some wintertime fun, you’re going to want to add Ober Gatlinburg to the top of the list of things to do! Tennessee’s only ski resort sits just above the downtown Gatlinburg. The resort can easily be accessed by hopping on the Aerial Tramway from the main strip of the city or by taking a drive up to the top. Here are a few of the reasons that you’ll want to visit Ober during your winter getaway to the mountains!
10 Ways to Celebrate Christmas in Gatlinburg
Are you planning on celebrating Christmas in Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains? If so, we have a few events that you’ll want to add to your itinerary for a perfect holiday season in the mountains!
3 Fun Facts About Our Hotel in Gatlinburg TN
Are you heading to the Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg on your next vacation and looking for a hotel that’s unique much different than your average “cookie-cutter” hotel? If so, then we think our hotel is the perfect place for you to call your home away from home! Here are 3 fun facts about The Appy Lodge that we think will add to your stay with us!
20 Can’t-Miss Things to Do in Gatlinburg for First Time Visitors
Are you planning a trip to Gatlinburg for the first time? If so, chances are you’ve already looked up things to do in the area. At The Appy Lodge, we know how overwhelming that can be. Gatlinburg and the surrounding areas, are filled with wonderful attractions, unlimited dining options, beautiful places to see and countless shops. Plus, right in our backyard is America’s most visited national park, The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. During your time in the area, we want you to enjoy your visit and make the most of the time that you have with us! That’s why we’ve compiled a list of 20 things to do during your vacation to get you started with making an itinerary that fits your interests and needs.
3 Perks of Staying in the King Suite at Our Gatlinburg Hotel
If you’re planning a trip to the Smoky Mountains and you’re looking for the perfect room as a single, for you and a partner or even your family that includes young children, then our King Suite is a perfect match for you! Here are 3 perks of staying in Our King Suite on your next trip to Gatlinburg and the Smokies!