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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 great reasons to plan a getaway to our downtown Gatlinburg hotel, The Appy Lodge.

1. The Great Outdoors

redlight 10 gatlinburgThe most visited national park in America is located just minutes away from our downtown Gatlinburg hotel and is filled with countless opportunities to enjoy the benefits of the great outdoors. Great Smoky Mountains National Park is made up of over 520,000 acres of beauty. You’ll find close to 900 miles of hiking trails, over 2,000 miles of rivers and streams, historical structures throughout the park, overlooks, picnic areas, valleys to explore, and much more. During your stay with us, stop off at the NOC Gatlinburg and our friends there will be happy to help you plan a hike, collect any info or supplies you need, or even set you up for a guided hiking or rafting trip.

2. An Adventure Seeker’s Paradise

Need more adventure in your life? Then you need to spend some time in Gatlinburg, TN. Soar among the treetops on a zipline adventure, visit Dollywood and get in some time on the coasters, go whitewater rafting on the Pigeon River, walk the SkyBridge, and more as you take in all of the great adventure attractions in the Smokies.

3. Love is in the Smoky Mountain Air

downtown gatlinburgA romantic getaway is the perfect reason to book a stay at our downtown Gatlinburg hotel. The Smoky Mountains have been a destination for sweethearts for many decades and it’s no secret that love is the air. Watch a sunset together from Clingmans Dome, have a romantic dinner at The Greenbrier, enjoy an evening of wine tasting, or even get engaged or married at one of the many beautiful locations in town. Our guest rooms are filled with a warm and cozy ambiance that will be the perfect addition to a romantic trip to the mountains with your significant other.

4. Foodie Fun

Tennessee’s biggest cinnamon rolls can be found at Crockett’s Breakfast Camp, there’s a candy store around every corner, Pancake Pantry’s delicious crepes, fine dining at The Greenbrier, steaks at The Peddler, and very soon epic milkshakes at the Crazy Mason Milkshake Bar and others will keep even the most diehard foodie on the planet happy during their time in Gatlinburg. There’s so many different spots that you really might want to consider coming up with a gameplan before you ever even make into town!

5. Shop til You Drop

noc gatlinburg signMaybe you need to shop for friends or family, or maybe you just need a few days of retail therapy for yourself. Regardless of why you’re in the mood to shop until you drop, Gatlinburg and the Smokies have an unlimited amount of unique shops, studios featuring local artists, locally owned shops, and designer shops with brand name items. Visit the Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts Community, take a drive over Tanger Outlets in Sevierville, browse the Ogle Brothers General Store, wander The Village shops, and shop until your heart’s content.

Have you found the perfect reason to plan a getway to our downtown Gatlinburg hotel yet? If not, you can find more by checking out Our Blog. If you have discovered a great excuse to visit us soon, Click Here to browse our guest rooms. We hope to see you soon!

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