The region that includes the Smoky Mountains is known far and wide for its amazing views. Regardless of the time of year you visit, the Smokies are gorgeous. Green in the spring and summer; orange, red, and yellow in the fall; and white with snow in the winter. The rolling landscape and winding roads give you some great scenic drives, and Great Smoky Mountains National Park has hiking, fishing, waterfalls, wildlife…all kinds of outdoor options to enhance your vacation experience.

Mountain Views and More

If you’re planning a family trip to the Smokies this winter and are looking for that perfect Gatlinburg chalet with the perfect view, you can’t go wrong with Life’s a Bear Retreat by Ski Mountain Chalets. This 3 BR, 3 BA cabin in the Smoky Mountains provides panoramic views not only of the Smoky Mountains, but also of the lights of Gatlinburg – a particularly charming scene during the holiday season. You can also watch the tram go up and down Ski Mountain. Wave to the people as they go by and see if they wave back!

There are stunning mountain views in every direction near Gatlinburg!

Sun setting in valley in Smokies as snow covers the branches of trees

Equipped with the “Bear” Necessities

Life’s a Bear Retreat is tastefully decorated with a black bear motif throughout. It’ll get you in the mood to watch the woods and see if you see real bears! There’s lots of wildlife in the area, and bears are just one of the many species you might spot from the deck of this Gatlinburg chalet. Keep your eyes open and a camera ready in case you spot something picture-worthy!

This amazing chalet has everything you need for comfort and convenience while you’re here. Each bedroom has its own bathroom space, so everyone has privacy. No need to fight over showers in the morning, or wait for brother to get out of the way so sister can dry her hair and put on her makeup. The fully equipped kitchen gives you dining options. Have a quick bowl of cereal at the breakfast bar before you go exploring for the day; or cook up dinner and sit down together around the table to laugh over the day’s adventures. Mom and Dad will appreciate being able to brew coffee each morning before heading out to explore the region.

Special Touches

In the evenings you can choose to watch cable TV, play a game of pool in the lower level game room, cuddle in front of the electric fireplace, or take a dip in the outdoor hot tub. This chalet is also equipped with Wi-Fi service, so you can take a few minutes each evening to plan out your next day’s excursions before retiring for a good night’s sleep.

Make this Your Den while You’re Here

Make Life’s a Bear Retreat your home while you’re here in the Gatlinburg area this winter. Give Ski Mountain Chalets a call today to reserve it. Or visit the website and take a look at some of their other available cabins in the Smoky Mountains.Also don’t forget to view our Specials page for the latest deals! You’ll return home refreshed, relaxed, and ready to come out of hibernation!